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Sen. Begich represents Alaskan interestes
To the Editor, The upcoming General Election offers Alaskans the opportunity to make some very important decisions for the future of Alaska. I am sure I am not the only voter who is weary of the many negative campaign ads funded by the mega rich (based on half truths) that we have been saturated with. We have one candidate who has worked very hard to gain seniority and represent Alaskan interests. Senator Mark Beg...
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Senior Blake James chasing breaststroke record
The last thing Blake James sees before he closes his eyes for the night are the numbers 5989. Those numbers represent the Kodiak High School boys’ 100-yard breaststroke record of 59.89 seconds set by Ben Millard in 2004, one of four records from that season still standing in the history books. James has a month left to reel in Millard, something he has been dreaming about since he entered high school four years ag...
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Kodiak author wins book award
As a library technician and a published author, Sara Loewen-Danelski knows books. She works in Kodiak College’s library, and published “Gaining Daylight: Life on Two Islands” a year and a half ago. Now, that book has won the Willa Award for creative non-fiction. “It was great news,” Loewen-Danelski said. “I knew some of the entrants and I really admired their books so that felt doubly exciting.” The Willa Awards a...
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Parks and Rec: Oct.10-17
Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Oct. 10 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. KHS vs. Dimond 4 – 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 KHS vs. Dimond 8 – 1 p.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 Family 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Evening Lap 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 12 – 1 p.m. Evening Open 7 – 8:30 p.m....
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Playbook: Oct. 10
Friday, Oct. 10 Swimming: Kodiak vs. Dimond at the Kodiak Community Pool, 5 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak at the Grace Lady Grizzlies Tournament. Saturday, Oct. 11 Running: KMXT-FM Run the Rock. at the Bear Valley Golf Course. Marathon, 8 a.m; half-marathon and 10K, 10 a.m.; 5k, 12:30 a.m. Swimming: Kodiak vs. Dimond at the Kodiak Community Pool, 11 a.m. Volleyball: Kodiak at the Grace Lady Grizzlies Tournament.
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JROTC program may come to Kodiak
Kodiak may have it’s own Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program in the future. Jay Baldwin, a former National Guard member, is running the effort to get the program into Kodiak High School. Baldwin ran the National Guard unit in Kodiak as the activity duty member for over 20 years, and he retired in October 2013. Before he retired, Kodiak High School brought down an ROTC group from Anchorage, including re...
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Skyler Waite charges dropped
The State of Alaska has dropped the charges against the Kodiak woman whose arrest last year went viral on YouTube. Then 20-year-old Skyler Waite was originally charged with two counts of assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. One of the assault charges was later amended to harassment. All of the charges stemming from the April 29, 2013 incident were dropped on Tuesday. Kodiak’s District Attorney, Steve ...
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Alaska State Troopers: Oct. 9
October 1 • At 9:35 p.m., Alaska State Troopers arrested a man in a residence off Malutin Lane on an outstanding warrant for petition to revoke probation. October 2 • At 6 p.m., state troopers responded to the Sharatin and Spruce Cape roads area after a report of a disturbance between a man and a woman. A man was arrested for fourth degree assault. October 3 • At 6 p.m., state troopers began investigating a report...
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Run the Rock slated for Saturday
Time is running out to register for Saturday’s KMXT-FM Run the Rock. The last day to register for the marathon, the half-marathon and 10-kilometer races is 7 p.m. Friday. Registration for the 5-kilometer event begins 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. All four races are a fundraiser for public radio station KMXT. The marathon starts at 8 a.m. on Trident Way, near the Fisheries Research Center. It ...
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Gail Ann Heitman Paddock
Gail Ann Heitman Paddock A woman of extreme strength, courage and love, who was beautiful, soft and now peaceful and free as a dove. Someone on who our admiration was built around, for her womanhood, daughter, sister, mother, and grandmother since she was brought into this ground, you are loved and will always be remembered. Services for Gail Ann Heitman Paddock daughter of Allen and Merle Heitman will be held Oct...
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