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Alaska State Troopers: April 4
Wednesday, March 27 • At 2:30 p.m., Alaska State Troopers arrested a 27-year-old Kodiak man on a $5,000 warrant for third-degree misconduct involving weapons. He was lodged at the Kodiak Jail. • At 9:41 p.m., Alaska State Troopers stopped a green 1997 Subaru Impreza while investigating a report of deer poaching. The 25-year-old Kodiak driver was found to be driving with a suspended license and was violating condit...
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Hans-Joachim “Hajo” Brant
A memorial service for Hans-Joachim “Hajo” Brant will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6 in St. James the Fisherman Church. A repast with light refreshments will follow.
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Kodiak College sociology class and Renaissance fair team up for food drive
A Renaissance fair and a college sociology class decide to work together. This isn’t the setup to a joke — it’s how two wildly different Kodiak groups came together to collect food for local food banks. Brendan Doyle fights with swords in his spare time, but he also studies at Kodiak College, where he’s a student in Thia Falcone’s sociology course. That class focuses on problems and how to fix them. “We’re studyin...
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Kodiak businesses volunteer for Sitka’s Prom Princess program
Three Kodiak women played fairy godmother to students at a boarding school in Sitka by turning the girls into princesses for prom. Deb Eggemeyer of Deb’s Nails and Tans, Emily Salter of Emily’s Alterations and Designs and Summer Wood of Summer’s Spray Tans traveled to Sitka in late March to volunteer with the Prom Princess program. The program was started in 2009 by Terri Bogren of Alaska Airlines in an effort to ...
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Stage and Screen: “Emperor” — A Royal Disappointment
Trailers for “Emperor” (2012) suggested that Tommy Lee Jones played a major role in this semi-historical rendition of the days immediately following the surrender of Japan in 1945. Jones plays General Douglas MacArthur. The film opens on an airplane carrying MacArthur and his staff to Japan. MacArthur has been appointed Supreme Commander of the occupying forces. The film’s title “Emperor” seems to suggest that the...
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11-year-old cast to play Helen Keller
On stage Wetherleigh Griffin plays a blind, deaf and mute 6-year-old girl. Off-stage, she’s just a fifth-grader enjoying acting. Griffin, 11, was cast to play Helen Keller in “The Miracle Worker,” which debuts next week in the Gerald C. Wilson Drama Pod. The play tells the story of a young girl who can’t see, hear or speak, and has a raging temper. Anne Sullivan is hired to serve as Keller’s governess and teacher,...
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Achievers: April 4
• Amanda M. Rhodes, a senior nutrition major at Oregon State University, earned straight A’s in the winter term. • Julie Beehler received the President’s Citation at Missouri Baptist University for the fall 2012 semester. The citation honors qualified students who achieve a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the semester. • Elizabeth Painter won second place in the middle school electrical engineering division...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 4
Friday, March 22 • At 2:25 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 8 a.m., a caller reported a wallet was missing. • At 1:01 p.m., a business reported receiving counterfeit bills the day before. • At 1:08 p.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 1:37 p.m., a woman decided to contact the owner of a vehicle regarding a parking complaint and wanted the KPD to be aware of it. • At 3:32 p...
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Alumni update: Anthony runs a fast 10K
University of Alaska Anchorage’s Dylan Anthony picked up the Red Lion Great Northwest Athletic Conference Player of the Week award for his performance at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival in California. Anthony, a former Kodiak High School running star, posted the sixth-fastest 10,000-meter time in NCAA Division II this spring, finishing seventh in Friday’s race with a time of 29 minutes, 53.28 seconds. He...
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Playbook: April 4
Friday, April 5 Track: Kodiak at the Big C Relays at The Dome in Anchorage, 11 a.m.
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