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Horn joins the UAA women’s basketball coaching staff
Alysa Horn is headed back to the University of Alaska Anchorage. Horn, a former Kodiak and UAA basketball star, has returned to the Seawolves as an assistant coach on the women’s basketball team. “It is a tremendous honor,” said Horn last week from Anchorage. “I think a lot of people were gunning...
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Kodiak Coast Guard rescues three from boat
Kodiak-based Coast guard members flew to Bristol Bay and hoisted three crew members off a boat shortly before it ran aground Sunday, according to a Coast Guard release. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and an HC-130 Hercules airplane flew to Bristol Bay near Togiak Sunday night after receiving a call ...
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STUTES: September update
Thanks to some helpful weather and diligent firefighters the Chiniak fire, properly called the Twin Creeks Fire, has been declared to be contained. This fire started of unknown causes on the evening of August 27th and has thus far burned over 5,000 acres and claimed a number of structures includi...
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Norman Lynn Hickok
Norman Lynn Hickok, age 79, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at St. Patrick’s Hospital in Missoula, Montana. The son of Mona Lucille (Evans) and Louie Thorn Hickok, Norman was born February 18, 1936 in Kittitas, Washington. He graduated from high school in Moses Lake, Washington and his lov...
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Thomet represents USA in Wales
On Saturday, Kodiak’s Levi Thomet will represent his country at the 31st World Mountain Running Championships in Snowdonia, North Wales. In August, Thomet was selected as a member of the US Junior Mountain Running Team. “I love trail running, and being part of a USA team is something that I’ve wa...
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Cold is just so 10,000 B.C.
You know, despite all this hullabaloo about rising sea levels and lost habitat both for both man and beast, I’ve got a feeling global warming might work out just fine for Alaskans. I mean we’ve had millennia upon millennia of icy cold. Come on. Take my home town of Dillingham for instance; I have...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 16
Sept. 11 Around 12:44 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 1:13 a.m., police conducted a security check on East Rezanof Drive. At 1:35 a.m., police cited a driver in the 1000 block of East Rezanof Drive for having no proof of insurance. At 1:55 a.m., police advised man in the Maple ...
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Alaska Science Forum: Alders go their own way in autumn
With every autumn breath we take, Alaska brightens with yellows, reds and oranges of plants recovering what they can from tired solar panels. But one shrubby tree does not join the party. Alders remain a stubborn green. Many won't drop their leaves until long after the snow falls. This reluctance...
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