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Dealing with fight-or-flight nervous system
In my line of work as a physical therapist, I work with people whose bodies and brains think a bear is chasing them. Quite literally. No, they don't come into me with sweat pouring down their face in frenzy. It’s subtler than that. It’s the fight-or-flight nervous system response gone bananas and...
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KIVC concludes national tournament
The Kodiak Island Volleyball Club finished the 42nd AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships by going 1-1 in bracket play Tuesday in Orlando, Florida. The Kodiak club, competing in the 17-and-under division, edged Hampton Roads (25-13, 21-25, 15-10) in its first bracket match on Tuesday and t...
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Alumni Update: Horn shines down under
Alysa Horn continued her strong start with her new club in Australia on Sunday. The former Kodiak High School and University of Alaska Anchorage star poured in 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Logan in an 89-68 loss to Ipswich in a women’s Queensland Basketball League game. The forward hi...
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Playbook: June 24
Friday, June 26 Baseball: Kodiak American Legion Post 17 vs. Fairbanks 11 at Kosinski Field Complex in Anchorage, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 27 Baseball: Kodiak American Legion Post 17 vs. Fairbanks 30 at Kosinski Field Complex in Anchorage, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday, June 28 Baseball: Kodiak Americ...
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Cathedral experiences generous love, support
In the wake of the recent desecration and vandalism of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral, the Kodiak community and folks from around the world have generously overflowed with love and support. What was meant for evil has been transformed by the mercies of God into an outpouring of bountiful lo...
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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OP-ED: Why criminals target gun-free zones
“Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest.” — Mahatma Gandhi Imagine a cat burglar sneaking stealthily into a home in the wee hours of the morning. He’s halfway through the window and he hears the unmista...
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Homeowner kills 9-foot bear charging him on his lawn
A Kodiak homeowner shot dead a 9-foot bear on his lawn Monday as it came out of the bush and charged him while he was picking up rummaged garbage from his yard, a state trooper said. Hamilton Long, 49, fired six rounds and emptied the cylinder of his .44-Magnum revolver as the bear attacked, said...
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Fort Abercrombie revives historical focus with tours
During the summer, tours are being offered through Fort Abercrombie State Historic Park, and last Saturday’s included a presentation on the military installations there and a tour around the various still existing installations. Dave Ostlund, who used to work at the Kodiak Military History Museum...
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