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Dunbar qualifies for track championships
Trevor Dunbar will end his college career at historic Hayward Field. The University of Oregon senior qualified for the NCAA Track and Field Championships last week at the West Preliminary meet in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Dunbar will be competing in the 5,000- and 10,000-meters when the NCAA Champi...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 4
May 21, 2014 • At 12:13 a.m., a barking dog was reported on Selief Lane. This was the third person to report the same dog within a few hours. The owner was cited. • Around 2:55 a.m., officers conducted two bar checks. • At 9:22 a.m., police serve papers on East Marine Way. • At 9:28 a.m., a corre...
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Astronaut recruit: Alaska a good analog for space
Jessica Cherry spends her favorite moments looking at Alaska from above. As a new recruit for a class of astronaut candidates, she may someday view the world from miles higher. Cherry, 37, is a pilot and professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks' International Arctic Research Center and Ins...
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David "Rocky" Christiansen
David "Rocky" Christiansen Rocky, 59, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 27. He was a fisherman, merchant marine, & captain of the F/Vs Kiska and Candida Dawn C. Rocky was a bear hunter and subsistence provider. He was born to Ralph and Florence Christiansen of Old Harbor on November ...
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Business spotlight: Keeping up with flooring needs keeps Wood busy
Stephen Wood hesitated at first in describing his future plans for his booming Great Alaskan Flooring Company — his workload is so large these days it leaves little time for vision statements. But then he availed a long-term view: “My ultimate goal would be to have a design center — cabinets, app...
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Roy Albert Ecklund
Roy Albert Ecklund, 79, left us on May 23, 2014, at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, with his loved ones by his side. Roy was a kind and gentle man that will be missed by all those who had the pleasure of knowing him. Roy was born on September 11, 1934, in Port Angeles, Washington, ...
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Track stars shine in Kodiak
After two days of sterling performances at the Brian Young Invitational, officials had the daunting task of picking the two athletes of the meet. How difficult was it? It took the committee more than 20 minutes Sunday evening at Joe Floyd Track and Field to decide who had the best performances. “...
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King derby in full swing, leader at 49.5 pounds
Fourteen salmon have been entered into the Kodiak Association of Charterboat Operators King Salmon Derby, and the winner is likely still out there swimming. Local Kevin Cawley caught the largest king so far, which weighs in at 49.5 pounds and 44 inches long. The second largest is 44 inches long w...
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