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Robert Norman Holt
Robert Norman Holt, 56, passed away unexpectedly at home in Talkeetna, Alaska, on Feb. 18, 2015. Rob was born on Aug. 29, 1958, to Jerry and Norma Holt of Kodiak, Alaska. During his early years, Rob lived with his family in various West Coast locations as well as Taiwan, where his father, a naval...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Walking stick proves worth on hillsides
The calendar may claim it’s spring, but on Kodiak the claim always seems to precede the fact by a couple of months. Rather than March, our spring always comes sometime in May. This year is nonetheless an anomaly. We’ve certainly had more than our fair share of rain, but you have to climb high int...
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In favor of legislation prohibiting smoking in public spaces
To the Editor, I smoked many years ago and I make no judgments of people who smoke. I believe people have the right to do what they want with their own bodies. That being said, I also believe no one has the right to make a decision for themselves that affects my body or anyone else’s body. I have...
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Bowlers compete in Juneau
Joyce Gregory and Ruth Hentges led a contingent of Kodiak ladies at the 55th Alaska State Women’s Bowling Association Tournament. The two combined for five individual top-10 finishes in the tournament that concluded earlier this month in Juneau. Gregory placed fourth in Division II singles (799 h...
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Questioning some of allegations leveled against Father Paisius
To the Editor, I was astonished to read Sam Dank’s comments in the March 23, 2015 article in the Kodiak Daily Mirror (Father Paisius deposed, defrocked as priest.) With a tone of supposed authority he said that Fr. Paisius is not coming back to Alaska. How can he be sure? There are a lot of peopl...
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Crab Fest gets Xtratuf as sponsor, announces new logo
The Kodiak Chamber of Commerce released the logo for the 2015 Crab Fest and announced a big-name sponsor last week. The logo has a crab holding a pair of Xtratufs, the ubiquitous brown rubber boots, and Xtratuf has signed on as a sponsor for Saturday, May 23, dubbed “Xtratuf Day.” The logo was de...
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Dimond, West crowned champs
Dimond’s girls and West Anchorage’s boys were the last two teams standing at the 4A state basketball championships Saturday at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. Dimond ended West Valley’s perfect season with a 54-49 victory in the girls championship game. Rohyn Huss pumped in 21 points — 12 coming on ...
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Council authorizes $2.24 million settlement for Pier 3
The Kodiak City Council authorized $2.24 million to pay for issues that have arisen with the new Pier 3 construction and authorized the design of a new city website. During Pier 3 construction, there have been several issues with the contractor, Pacific Pile and Marine, which the $2.24 million ab...
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