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Fagan disregards Economics 101
I have been reading the rants of Mr. (Jamie) Fagan for a while now and have generally been able to ignore the simplistic arguments that he propounds. His latest pronouncements on the Gold Standard and “fiat” currency is too much misinformation, ignorance and false facts to ignore and, what the he...
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Family has grave moment with beloved pet
As I stood on the edge of the gravesite in progress, I was suddenly grateful that my husband, Patrick, is an archaeologist and so at ease with digging large holes. Skilled with a shovel, Patrick stepped on the top edge of the blade and broke into the outer layer of the soil so automatically and e...
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Kodiak’s caring people show faith at work
“You must help the weak,” said the Apostle Paul as he bid farewell to his beloved Ephesians, “and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He Himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'" I didn’t see that Jesus quote plastered on the posters that advertised the fund-raisers for ...
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Kodiak marks National ALS Awareness Month in May
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a fatal neuromuscular, progressive neurodegenerative disease. Its cause is still a mystery and a cure is still the elusive butterfly. It was first described in 1869 by Parisian neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot. Kevin Packman of Miami, Florida, wanted to do so...
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Kodiak track hosts Service
Kodiak hosts Service today and Saturday in the Bears’ first home track meet of the season. Today’s meet begins with field events at 3 p.m. with running events starting an hour later. “Our goal is to get the whole team competing together in the same meet,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. “It is s...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 24
April 9 At 8:30 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Rezanof Drive and cited them for having no proof of insurance. At 9:02 a.m., a caller reported a disturbance on Thorsheim Street. It was verbal only. At 2:17 p.m., police arrested a man in the Alder and Natalia ways area on suspicion of vio...
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In the Courts: April 24
James Allen Childers pleaded guilty to assault in the third degree – cause fear of injury with a weapon. Childers was sentenced to 24 months in jail. Valeri Kourenkov pleaded guilty to criminal trespass in the second degree. Kourenkov was sentenced to one day in jail. Jackson Miles pleaded guilty...
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Kodiak baseball begins SCC games
After starting the season with six nonconference games, Kodiak’s baseball team will finally play a game that counts today against Soldotna. The Southcentral Conference opener for both teams begins at 5 p.m. at Baranof Field. The two teams will meet again at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Despite posting a ...
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