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Who Was Lou Gehrig?
Editor's note: May is ALS Awareness Month: He was an incredible baseball player of the 1920s and 1930s who played with the New York Yankees. On this 36th birthday he was thrown the worst curve ball in his life. Doctors at the Mayo Clinic gave him the diagnosis of ALS, the fatal, incurable neuromu...
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Where is our school board?
I am a 34 year resident of Kodiak with 24 years of teaching experience in the Kodiak school district. I also put two children through this system and will be beginning the process with two more in the upcoming school year. I have become increasingly concerned with the educational climate that exi...
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Kodiak bodybuilders flex muscles at state meet
Robbie Bailey and Nick Long went on a high-calorie trip through Anchorage that started Saturday night and spilled into Sunday morning. The two Kodiak Coast Guardsmen earned the right to fill their stomachs with all things good. Bailey and Long competed in their first bodybuilding show, the 31st A...
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Community members reflect on meaning of Easter
Grief seems to have the final say: the death of loved ones, inspiring community leaders, precious pets; the collapse of vibrant dreams; the assault on life-preserving institutions and sacraments; the pall of war. Amidst the eulogizing, the insatiable longing for the touch of a person no longer th...
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Camani – Lower 48 states
Camani – Lower 48 states Camani ilangq’rtuanga. – I have family in the Lower 48. When Alutiiqs speakers talk about the continental United States they use the word camani, which literally means “down there.” In Alaska, the English equivalent is “the Lower 48.” Despite the separation between Alaska...
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Amazing Nature: Eating fish is fast and feast
Once again the store shelves are stocked with sweets and chocolates, trinkets and colorful decorations, flowers and little bunnies. Have you ever asked yourself what the bunny and the little chick have to do with the Christian celebration of Easter? The answer may surprise you. The bunny and eggs...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 11
Sunday, April 6 • Around 12:59, five bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 1:27 a.m., an officer responded to a verbal argument on Center Ave.; parties separated. • At 1:39 a.m., a male was arrested for disorderly conduct on Center Ave. • At 2:37 a.m., a male was arrested for fourth-degree ass...
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In the Courts: April 11
Criminal Trespass • Stanley F. Samuelson, 54, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal trespass. Samuelson was sentenced to 90 days in jail (zero days suspended). • Eric P. Alvarez, 34, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal trespass. Alvarez was sentenced to 90 days in jail (89 days suspended)...
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