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Sallie Rodeheaver Morris
Sallie Rodeheaver Morris, 75, of Anchorage, passed away during heart surgery at the Providence Hospital on Feb. 25, 2015. Sallie was born in West Pittston, Pennsylvania, on July 27, 1939. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Raymond R. Rodeheaver and son Allen R. Rodeheaver. She is survived by her loving husband and best friend, Melvin E. Morris, as well as her mother-in-law, Gladys Morris; daughters, L...
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Council accepts downtown water, sewer plan, gets earful on spending
Two Kodiak residents demanded decreased spending by the city during public comment at the Kodiak City Council meeting shortly before the council officially accepted a multi-phase plan for sewer, water and storm drain upgrades downtown. “I am asking you, I am imploring you,” cab driver Bonnie McDonald told the council on Thursday, “You tell the city you cut your budget by five percent over the next 10 years, five p...
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Rebuttal to "Kodiak Drug War"
Barbara Bellinger’s Letter to the Editor (Feb. 26) drips with ignorance! The “war on drugs” has been an absolute failure! Unless the true intent of this “war” is to put millions in prison, inflate the street price of drugs to astronomical levels, increase violence, militarize police, increase warrantless spying, destroy our Constitution and increase profits for the security/prison complex. If so, then it’s been a ...
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Lawmakers feast, dance with Juneau's Filipino community
JUNEAU — Juneau's Filipino community rolled out the proverbial red carpet for local and visiting lawmakers at its fifth annual legislative reception, and Filipino Community Inc. did not disappoint with the food nor the entertainment. Pounds and pounds of house-made pancit, lumpia, chicken and beef were served at the FCI Hall and the floor was cleared for performances by local talents — including one of Juneau's ow...
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Alaska State Troopers: March 2
Feb. 24 At approximately 3:52 p.m. Alaska State Troopers contacted a 34-year-old man of Kodiak during an investigation. During the contact, AST learned he had an outstanding bench warrant for failure to report to jail to serve 35 days. He was arrested, transported and remanded to the Kodiak Police Department jail. At approximately 5:29 p.m. Alaska State Troopers contacted a 23-year-old man of Kodiak near Rezanof D...
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Garden Gate: Gardeners need to dig into detective work
Several years ago I was picking broccoli when I noticed velvety, green, inch-long worms gnawing on the leaves. Never seen them before. I grabbed my camera, going from panicked gardener to calmer detective. After a quick search on the Internet I discovered that the culprit was indeed a cabbage worm (imported) and that there were several ways to control them. Whether it’s protecting plants from looming frost, gettin...
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Fish Factor: Buyers believe catch shares worth more
Right after the yearly halibut catch limits are announced each January, brokers usually are busy with buying and selling and transferring shares of the catch. But it’s been slow going so far, even with slight harvest increases in nearly all Alaska fishing areas for the first time in nearly a decade. The buyers are there — it’s the sellers that are scarce. “There’s less of a rush this year, but there are less quota...
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Kodiak girls split at Wasilla
Kodiak’s girls basketball team finished the regular season with an unusual road split against Wasilla. The Bears lost 61-52 on Friday and then picked up a forfeit victory on Saturday in the Northern Lights Conference season finale. According to assistant coach Sandra Gregory, had Wasilla played an official game on Saturday, it would have put it over the maximum number of games allotted for the regular season, whic...
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SCORING DROUGHT: Offense comes up short in losses to Wasilla
A pair of offensively challenged quarters kept Kodiak from picking up its first marquee victory of the season. The Bears combined to score a mere five points — two baskets — in the final quarters of both Northern Lights Conference losses to Wasilla. Kodiak lost 35-30 on Friday and 43-30 on Saturday in the final regular season boys basketball games of the season at Kodiak High School. “We have the inability to scor...
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Kodiak ESS drops two games in the Valley
The Kodiak Emerging Small Schools boys basketball team dropped a pair of games in the Mat-Su Valley over the weekend. ESS lost to 83-54 to Wasilla Lake on Friday and 75-73 to Birchwood Christian on Saturday in Wasilla. This week, ESS (2-8) plays in the Peninsula Conference Championships at Lumin Christi in Anchorage. The top two teams advance to the state tournament.
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