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PIGSKIN PICKS: Ushering in Week 3
Madden 17 hit stores this week. Normally, I would have picked up a copy by now, but my XBox is collecting dust in the bedroom. Sad. Since the addition of Gizmo and Pepper Jack, I don’t have any time to game. The pups constantly want to go for walks. Pepper Jack is fascinated with mud puddles, whi...
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TAPESTRY: Lutheran crosses world to study Orthodoxy
If you want to study Orthodoxy in Alaska, the best thing to do is to come to Kodiak, where Orthodox missionaries brought the Gospel more than 200 years ago. And that’s exactly what German pastor Imre Istvan did. He wanted to see how the Orthodox faith remains vibrant and life-changing among the f...
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Kodiak football entertains Homer today
Kodiak rekindles its rivalry with former Northern Lights Conference member Homer at 6 p.m. today at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The all-time series between the two schools is knotted at six wins apiece, with Kodiak winning the last two games, 22-20 in 2014 and 26-8 in 2013. Homer, now part of the ...
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Kodiak XC heads to state preview meet
Kodiak’s cross country team was not home for long. After returning Monday from a 10-day trip to the Mainland, the Bears are back on the road, this time competing at Saturday’s Bartlett State Preview meet in Anchorage. Thirty teams — big and small — will get a taste of the state championship cours...
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MILESTONE MAN: Keplinger scored Kodiak's first varsity home and away touchdowns
On an overcast August evening, minutes after the conclusion of a Kodiak High School football practice, Zach Keplinger pointed to the north end zone, the spot where he scored the program’s first home varsity touchdown in 2003. Keplinger hauled in a 14-yard reception from quarterback Clyde Valdez i...
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ACHIEVERS; McDonald named superintendent of the year
Stewart McDonald has been named “Alaska Superintendent of the Year” for 2017 by the Alaska Superintendents Association, according to a release from the Kodiak Island Borough School District. McDonald received the award during the Aug. 22 regular meeting of the KIBSD Board of Education. Lisa Parad...
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Trusty Tusty, Part 3: Exams and jury-rigging
Editor’s note: This is the third part of a four-part series about the health of the ferry Tustumena and the need to replace the 52-year-old ship. It was first published in the Juneau Empire and has been serialized for your convenience. If it were a car, it would be eligible for the specialty lice...
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Getting it together: Council, assembly agree to schedule joint meetings
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and Kodiak City Council will hold meetings every other month to facilitate communication between the two bodies. On Tuesday, at the two governing bodies’ first joint work session in five months, city mayor Pat Branson proposed the bi-monthly meetings, to which t...
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