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GUEST COLUMN: Freedom and conspiracy theorists
“There’s something happening here, what it is ain’t exactly clear.“ — Buffalo Springfield This community is on the back end of a spectacle over a borough planning and zoning code update. The borough’s update proposal had been going on for nearly five years. There had been dozens of meetings of th...
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In heaven, everyone gets to the big leagues
Coming to you from Surprise, Arizona in the midst of a Brewers 8-4 rout of the Kansas City Royals, it’s Chick Priest. I did not want to leave you hanging with your spiritual questions just because it is Spring Break, so I brought along the iPad, and between innings. It was a cool day in Phoenix t...
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Difference between personal mission and passion
Here’s my reaction to Betty MacTavish’s letter to the editor (March 18) about SB-1: 1. Personal mission and passion: Personal mission is using position or power to change something you don't like. TRUE Passion is pursuing something you love and care about, like saving whales or feeding the hungry...
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Thomet’s 2-mile one of the fastest
Nearly a week after his historic performance at the New Balance High School Championships, Levi Thomet would change only one thing from that race — his move to the front. With 400 meters to go in the indoor two-mile race at the Armory building in New York City, Thomet pushed his way to the front,...
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State hoops: Colony girls defeat Wasilla
Wasilla topped Colony three times prior to the state tournament, but it was the Knights who won when it mattered the most. Behind a 19-point second quarter, Colony edged Wasilla, 45-42, in the opening round of the girls’ 4A state basketball tournament Thursday at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. Last...
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Local Results: March 20
Kodiak Island Bowling Association Tuesday Co-ed March 10 Men: Scratch game — Stefan Macahilas, 278; Jeff Kiefer, 268; Alvin Arboleda, 256. Scratch series — Philip Obas, 712; Daniel Kiefer, 690; Alvin Arboleda, 689. Handicap game — Bill Hentges, 304; Stefan Macahilas, 289; Jeff Kiefer, 283. Handic...
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Parks and Rec
Aquatics April Fools Challenge Be the first to swim 40 miles in the month of April and get a free month pass. Everyone that swims 40 miles in April will receive a free week. Stop by for details or to sign up. Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, March 20 Morning L...
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What glacier change might mean for future of salmon fishery
Frozen bodies of ice cover about 10 percent of Alaska, but the influence of glaciers and ice on the environment and fisheries, among other important Alaska relources, is rarely discussed, researchers say. But a new article published this week in the journal BioScience has sparked a conversation a...
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