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Around Kodiak: June 6
The Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center’s new program Wildlife Investigation Learning and Discovery starts today at 11 a.m. The refuge will hold the program for kids between the ages of 6-12 every Thursday from 11a.m.-12p.m. from June through August. Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center seasonal Rangers Rory Psotka and Dana Lindauer will lead the weekly programs throughout the summer. The Kodiak Island Borough assembly meets at ...
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Achievers: June 6
• Kodiak College has released its Chancellor’s List and Dean’s List honorees this week. On the Chancellor’s List for the spring 2013 semester are Alisha Broemeling, Heather Kitchin, Alyssa Monce, Amy Wagner and Teri Ward. To be selected for the Chancellor’s List, an undergraduate must earn a grade-point average of 4.0 while completing at least 12 credits. On the Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester are Rose An...
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Northern Exposure will host an artist for First Friday
The Kodiak Arts Council’s First Friday art walks are done for the summer, but Northern Exposure Gallery will carry on the tradition with an art show and book signing on Friday. Northern Exposure Gallery will feature the work of Kodiak artist and writer Stacy Studebaker. “Her glass floats are beautiful photographs,” gallery owner Janet Wente said. Studebaker will be showing her glass float photographs printed on al...
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Ammo shortage puts crimp on organized shooting
On a perfect day for a rifle meet, Salonie Creek Rifle Range was surprisingly empty. With no wind ruffling the red range flags, the sole sounds were the crack of the gun and the soft “pat” as a bullet ripped through the target an instant later. Just three shooters turned out Saturday for the National Rifle Association high-power shooting contest. In years past, the event has collected dozens of marksmen eager to t...
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Sophomore class puts mark on high school sports season
When the final out was made Saturday at the state baseball championships, it not only crowned South Anchorage, it also ended the high school sports season. And what a long season it was — it starts the first week of August and ends the first week of June. After 10 months, I can finally take a breather. This school year provided a ton of excitement, from individual champions to team titles. Kodiak won a total of 15...
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Business spotlight: Eagle View Equestrian surges in popularity
The rain drips through the roof of the Kodiak Island Fairgrounds’ rodeo arena. Quietly, with only the drumming of rain on metal and the soft pounding of hooves in sawdust, Chelsea Tracy exercises her horse. It’s a quiet moment in a busy day for Tracy, who today welcomes instructors Jim and Donnette Hicks to Kodiak. Tracy learned from the Hicks as she grew up in Utah, and now she hopes their arrival will help her o...
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Kodiak softball lands four on all-conference team
Kodiak’s softball team placed four players on the Northern Lights Conference all-conference teams. Junior Kaia Yatsik and sophomore Dannika Catt earned first-team honors, while junior Megan Pyles and sophomore Kaitlyn Clark both made it on the second team. Catt, appearing on the first team for the second straight season, led Kodiak with a .621 batting average (36 for 58), 20 runs batted in and 34 runs scored. “Las...
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Carolyn Rae Haakanson Davis
Carolyn Rae Haakanson Davis of Kodiak went to Heaven on May 29, 2013 with her family by her side. She was born in Kodiak on Oct. 22, 1963. Carolyn graduated Port Lions High School where she received her high school diploma and then continued onto Ayers Institute where she received her certified bookkeeping degree. Carolyn had a quiet, gentle spirit and infectious laugh. She was a joy to be around. Carolyn grew up ...
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Betty “Betz” Boskofsky Lukin
Betty “Betz” Boskofsky Lukin, 69 entered into eternal peace with the Lord on May 31, 2013. She was born in Afognak to Dimitri and Mary (Yurioff) Boskofsky on May 20, 1944. A memorial service was held June 3, 2013 in Anchorage at St. Innocent Cathedral at 401 Turpin St. with Father Alexei Knagin officiating. A repast will take place after the service at the church. A memorial service in Kodiak was June 4, 2013 at H...
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Tustumena's return delayed until late July
The clock said it was just before 1 a.m., but you couldn’t tell that by looking at the activity at City Pier 2. Early Monday morning, lines of cars spilled across the pier, backing up onto Rezanof Drive as tired drivers waited to file their vehicles aboard the ferry Kennicott. It’s a scene that’s likely to repeat for the next two months. On Tuesday afternoon, the Alaska Marine Highway System announced that the fer...
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