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AMAZING NATURE: Gulf of Alaska: birthplace of big waves
Recently, Kodiak has seen one big storm after another. One night not long ago, I woke up because twigs and spruce cones were thumping against my bedroom window as if knocking to be let in. I got up and looked at the trees in my back yard, which were swaying and waving their branches while the win...
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Empty cup, eerie cockpit on dark morning
Reporting to you live from Anchorage — okay, I know it’s not really live, but I was alive when I wrote this — I am at the Snow City Cafe in Anchorage, where I finally got breakfast after being up more than four hours. Yes, friends, you read that right. I reported in at 0600 (that’s “0 dark-thirty...
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playbook: Jan. 22
Friday, Jan. 22 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Juneau-Douglas, 8 p.m.; Kodiak ESS at Wasilla Lake Christian, 2 p.m., and Lumen Christi, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak at Kenai. C squad, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Juneau-Douglas, 8 ...
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Results: Jan 22
City league basketball Thursday, Jan. 20 Olson’s Bookkeeping 83, SILA 34 Bjorn Elvehjem 32 points, Pete Dskolkoff 26, Dj Kewan 13 and Grant Elvehjem 12 for Olson’s Bookkeeping. Erik Saliva 15 points, Rehm Mercado 7, Thstian Amodo 6, Alan Strover 4 and Rick Monzon 2 for SILA. AIB 74, St. Herman’s ...
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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KIBSD upgrades perqs to lure substitutes
As children race around the perimeter of Baranof ice skating rink, Levi Black looks on, glancing from the students, to a stopwatch in his hand and back again. Students laugh as they attempt to stop on the ice after he calls “red light.” Black is a substitute teacher for the Kodiak Island Borough ...
Jan 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Retro label trash cans on the way downtown
Colorful labeled trash cans will soon be popping up downtown. At a meeting of the Downtown Revitalization Committee, city manager Aimée Kniaziowski said new trashcans covered in large salmon-can labels had just arrived. The city ordered 28 of them, with some of them purchased by local businesses....
Jan 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stratton takes over KHS softball program
While playing for Colony, Michelle Stratton remembers watching Kodiak High School win its only small-school softball state title in 2008. Nearly a decade later, Stratton hopes she can bring another trophy back to the island. The lifelong Alaskan was named Kodiak’s new softball coach. She takes ov...
Jan 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Week in Words: Doesn’t seem Oscar doing his job
Even with the return of four American prisoners in Iran, President Obama’s State of the Union address, the commencement of a new legislative session, and even (gulp) Sarah Palin back in the news as she throws her support behind Trump, I gotta say: It sure seemed like a slow news week. The biggest...
Jan 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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