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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Cimiyuq - Trade; Exchange
Cimigiuq; Cimiyuq - Trade; Exchange Suuget cimiutut. - People are trading. Alutiiq communities obtained resources and formed alliances by exchanging foods and raw materials. In good weather, people traveled by skin boat to neighboring communities to share their surplus goods and barter for items....
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Music and fun scheduled at Warm August Nights
The weather may belie the name, but there’ll be music, fun and food regardless. The Lions Club sponsors Warm August Nights each year, and gets several local bands to play a set. The music will start at 7 p.m. on Saturday with an acoustic hour. Several local musicians will play and sing a couple s...
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Knik falls in regional semifinal
A spirited rally fell just short for the Alaska’s state champion Major Little League All-Star team. Knik fell, 7-6, to Bend, Oregon in a Northwest Regional baseball semifinal game Thursday afternoon in San Bernadino, California. Knik’s season ends just two wins shy of reaching the Little League W...
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LeDoux to run for Borough Assembly
DAILY MIRROR STAFF A former Kodiak Island Borough School District superintendent is running for the Borough Assembly. Larry LeDoux filed his paperwork Thursday to run for one of the three seats up for grabs during the Oct. 7 election. Incumbent assembly member David Kaplan is the only other perso...
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Boat catches fire in harbor
DAILY MIRROR STAFF A Kodiak Firefighter suffered minor injuries while responding to a fire onboard a boat in St. Herman Harbor Thursday morning. The 32-foot fishing vessel Kahuna, owned by Steven Mathieu, was berthed on the main float near the bottom of Ramp 2 when a fire broke out at a heating s...
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Kiwanis’ annual kids Pink Derby coming up
The Kodiak Kiwanis Club will be holding their annual Kids Pink Salmon Derby on the Buskin River this weekend. The derby has been around for over 20 years, according to Astrid Rose, a Kiwanis Club member who is helping with the event. “It’s a really great event because kids come with their familie...
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Tennis team practices on new surface
Kodiak High School’s tennis team started practice this week with a sparkling new surface to play on. One of the two courts at Baranof Park was recently resurfaced and painted as part of the Baranof Park Improvement Project, a multimillion-dollar project that also included a new track and artifici...
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KEA chief mechanic helps electrical consumers in South Sudan
The American visitor did not know the words of the songs, and, because of a speech defect, the Sudanese boy could not sing them. So they hummed the hymns, as they sat in the hot parking lot that Sunday morning. Randy Erickson, the American, was so moved by the experience that, if he had learned t...
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