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Memorial Day is a time to remember real heroes
Monday, May 25, is Memorial Day. Our Kodiak calendar tells us this is the last day of the Crab Festival. The last chance to savor the palate-pleasing wonders at the food booths. It is the day that captains take their vessels by the city dock to get their boats splashed with holy water in hopes th...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak man accepts plea deal in fatal hit-and-run
A Kodiak man who was charged in connection with a hit-and run that led to the death of a homeless man on Pillar Mountain in 2008 pleaded guilty Wednesday to criminally negligent homicide. Bradford Blondin, 27, faces at least four years in prison as part of a plea deal with state prosecutors for t...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys team to beat at track regionals
Kodiak’s boys track and field team is looking to start a new streak when the Region III Championships begin today at Kenai High School. A year ago, Colony snapped the Bears’ streak of eight consecutive regional titles. This year, Kodiak is overwhelming favorites to stand atop the podium for the n...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playbook: May 22
Friday, May 22 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Wasilla, 3 p.m., and Colony, 6 p.m. at Hermon Brothers Field in Palmer. Soccer: Kodiak at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Colony/Palmer high schools. Softball: Kodiak vs. Dimond at East Addition Field. Junior varsity, 3 p.m.; varsity, 5 p.m. Tra...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dealing with the Kodiak Krud
Here, on my first anniversary of being in Kodiak, I have achieved official status as a resident for two reasons: I have finally experienced the grey cloud surround of REAL Kodiak weather for what feels like 9 months, after I had enjoyed three months of the perfect weather we had last year between...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Port Lions' Christiansen headed to regionals
Port Lions’ Chandra Christiansen will be making her Region II Track and Field Championships debut today. The freshman will be competing in the 100-and 200-meter runs, and the long and triple jumps when the two-day meet begins at 3 p.m. at Susitna Valley High School. “She is very well trained and ...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pickled Willys tastes success
Pickled Willys of Kodiak has started noticing initial signs of an expanding business after winning three People’s Choice awards in three cities and its first-place win in the Food Service category of the Alaska Symphony of Seafood early this year. Barbara Hughes of Pickled Willys said the company...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak children make sandwiches for homeless
When people who stay at Brother Francis Shelter leave in the morning, they take sandwiches, including some made and donated by a number of local children. Hanna Moody, who is almost 10, came up with the idea to make sandwiches on her own, said her mother, Kathryn Moody. “I think when we drive by,...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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