David Anderson to play for Wisconsin Lutheran this fall Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago is where David Anderson first encountered the game of football.
He spent countless hours with his older brother Nathan in their spacious backyard tossing the pigskin.
“His older brother really taught him how to throw and catch the football at a young age,” David’s mother Denise said.
Anderson’s church was big into football, and as he grew older the congregation gathered for ...
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Perspective: Dancers achieve harmony in elusive rhythm “Stomp, stomp, CLAP. Stomp, stomp, CLAP.”
I remember countless basketball games in the Kodiak High School gymnasium as the bleachers erupted with the sound of feet stomping and hands clapping their three-count beat for the Bears. I’ve always thought of the rhythm as the most basic of beats, good for intimidation, encouragement, or a homemade rap.
Thus, when I started working on a dance for a group of young peopl...
Amazing Nature: Computer games teach kids ocean science We hear it all the time: “Kids spend too much time playing computer games and don’t get out and exercise enough.” By spending less time outside and more time in the animated world, kids supposedly loose their connection with nature. These are very general statements and I am sure they contain some truth.
However, the increased development of virtual entertainment is a global trend and it would not be so popular am...
Classen book theologizes in down-to-earth language Father Joseph Classen calls his new book, “The Essentials of Catholic Spirituality,” a catechism for those on the run.
Classen, St. Mary’s Catholic parish priest, said readers seem to appreciate his “down to earth” style in discussing theology matters.
“Essentials” is a follow-up to Classen’s other theological book, “Meat and Potatoes Catholicism.”
In his books Classen wants to “focus on the spirituality of our ...
Rifle contest debuts The first shot of the Kodiak Precision Rifle Competition will go off at 7 a.m. on Saturday.
The Kodiak Precision Rifle Competition is a two-day long-range rifle competition held at the Salonie outdoor range.
Tom Bowes and Josh Harris put the event together to increase interest in long-range precision rifle shooting in Kodiak.
When they lived in the Lower 48, they frequently traveled to competitions on the East Coa...
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Taariq: Steam bath scrubber Taariq: Steam bath scrubber
Taariq taiski: Bring me the scrubber.
No trip to the steam bath is complete without switches and scrubbers made from local plants. Alutiiq people use these tools to enhance the cleansing and healing powers of steam. Switches are made from a variety of leafy branches, including alder and Kenai birch, while scrubbers are fashioned from wild ryegrass roots (Elymus sp.).
To make scrubber...
KEA restores power A faulty cable at the Hartman Substation left some Kodiak residents without power Thursday morning.
Power went out at 8:52 a.m., but Kodiak Electric Association had power restored from Deadman’s Curve to the Monashka Bay area in 30 minutes.
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Work continues on legacy well issue JUNEAU (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has agreed to plug at least one additional abandoned well in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska provided it receives the money to do so.
However, the issue of how or whether to address other so-called legacy well sites in the region remains under discussion between the agency and Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, or AOGCC.
Earlier this year, the state L...
Beauty queen who shaved head wins Miss Alaska ANCHORAGE (AP) — Just three months ago, Debbe Ebben had no hair. On Saturday night, she was crowned Miss Alaska.
Ebben shaved her head in March to raise more than $4,000 for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which donates money for childhood cancer research. She said she did it to let children who lost their hair because of cancer treatments know that it was OK to be bald.
Choosing her words carefully, she said losin...