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‘True Story’ delves into twisted minds
To fully appreciate “True Story” (2015) one must consider narcissistic and sociopathic behaviors, as these disorders underlie the fundamentally true story being related. Jonah Hill plays dishonored New York Times feature reporter Michael Finkel. Mass murderer Christian Longo is played by James Fr...
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Kodiak sweeps Kenai
Playing under an ominous grey sky at the Kenai Little League Fields, Kodiak's baseball team got off to a rocky start Wednesday evening. After plating two runs in the top of the first, Kodiak coughed up the lead with an inning that is not going to be featured in the end-of-the-season highlight vid...
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Alutiiq Museum's top executive resigns, successor hired
The Alutiiq Museum’s executive director is leaving, and her successor has been found. Alisha Drabek, who has served as the executive director since 2013, will be joining the Afognak Native Corporation as the senior vice president of community and government affairs. During her time as top executi...
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CRUISE CONTROL: Hundreds of Crystal Symphony passengers visit downtown Kodiak
Hundreds of cruise passengers dined at local restaurants, visited museums and checked out downtown Kodiak Tuesday as a cruise ship arrived to signal the start of the tourist season. “We walked around. We visited the Alutiiq Museum. We visited the Russian chapel and we had a lovely luncheon at Noo...
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KMXT starts fundraiser with songs for Mom
KMXT 100.1 FM’s spring fundraising drive kicked off this week, and listeners can call or come in to the station to dedicate five songs to their mom in honor of Mother’s Day. Mike Wall, KMXT’s general manager, said a few years ago, the local public radio station had programming called “My Five” wh...
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Griffin appointed Kodiak College's assistant director for academic affairs
Jared Griffin, associate professor of English at Kodiak College, UAA, has been appointed to serve as assistant director for academic affairs by Kodiak College Director Alan Fugleberg. Griffin’s appointment was effective May 3. After spending much of his childhood in Anchorage, Griffin joined Kodi...
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Arnold powers Kodiak baseball past Kenai
KENAI — Kodiak rode the right arm of Jakob Arnold to start a week-long baseball road trip with an 8-2 Southcentral Conference victory over Kenai, Tuesday at the Kenai Little League Fields. After giving up two runs in the first inning, Arnold buckled down and struck out a career-high 13 — eight lo...
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An oasis on the Seward Peninsula
On a recent ski trip across the Seward Peninsula, I followed a trail along the Pilgrim River broken by five friends. Their path led to a subarctic oasis. Beyond the blank white of frozen river was a small settlement nestled in balsam poplar trees 60 feet high. The cleared fields, old farm equipme...
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