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Politicians are testing Americans
To the Editor: Fellow Americans, you are being tested! By politicians to see how far they can go, passing laws and etc. to control you, what you eat, what you say, where you go, how much you spend, what you say on the iPhones and telephones, your mail, things like that. Got the idea? It’s going on right in front of your eyes. Wake up! They even had the guts to shut down war memorials even though soldiers went and ...
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Troopers: Oct. 17
Sunday, Oct. 6 At 6:07 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to near Mile 6 of Anton Larson Bay Road for a report of a single-vehicle rollover accident. Investigation revealed the vehicle’s 25-year-old Kodiak driver was rounding a curve in his 1994 Toyota 4Runner when he lost control and slid into a ditch. The 4Runner collided with the steep embankment of the ditch and rolled over. It was estimated to be a total l...
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'M*A*S*H' opens Friday
More than 45 people will take the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium stage this weekend to tell the story of a mobile army surgical hospital unit in the Korean War. “M*A*S*H” kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday night with additional performances Saturday and Sunday. Directed by Jared Griffin and Mike Wall, the play tells the story of a mobile army surgical hospital during the Korean War. “It’s a chance to see an interesting play ...
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Achievers: Oct. 17
• Two Kodiak College Adult Basic Education (ABE) teachers — one current, and one former — were honored at the Alaska Adult Education Association (AAEA) Awards Luncheon in Anchorage on October 9. Natasha Zahn Pristas, a Kodiak College ABE English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher, received the AAEA’s only scholarship award, a $750 check. This scholarship is awarded to a member of the field with specific plans for ...
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Stage and Screen: 'Prisoners' — Dark, gritty and engaging
It’s gritty. There is nothing glitzy about this high tension drama. The characters range from unattractive to chilling. “Prisoners” (2013) is dark and foreboding. Things are not what they appear to be — as bad as things look, things get worse in unexpected ways. Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) is a contractor with a wife, a teenage son and a young daughter named Anna (Erin Gerasimovich). Keller and his family are frie...
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Local results: Oct. 17
Kodiak Island Dart Association Wednesday, Oct. 9 Ah-Shucks 12, Rondy 3; Flying Tacos 11, Dart’in Divas 4; Bar Pros 10, Oo Chuks 5; Banditos 9, Elders 6; Villains 9, Coyote Pak 6; Darty Minds 9, Nightflights 6; River Rats 13, 3 in a Bed 2. High tons: Randy Ensign 140, Terry Hartle 140, William Kenny 124; Keith Morin 123 and 121, William Kenny 120, Jamie Weeks 115, John Peterson 110, Mark Wardell 105, Randy Bishop 1...
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Playbook: Oct. 17
Friday, Oct. 11 Swimming: Kodiak at the Palmer Invitational at Palmer High School. Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Wasilla at Kodiak Middle School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m.
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Trees come down as city cemetery grows
On a grave decorated with flowers and a single pink flamingo, there was a small plaque: “Where gardens grow, God walks.” Until Monday, that grave and plaque were shaded by towering green spruce trees. No more. Tree-cutters have brought down most of the trees that dominated the northern half of the Kodiak City Cemetery, an effort that comes as the city of Kodiak attempts to open more space for graves on Hospital Hi...
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CFEC report: More limited-entry fishermen aren’t Alaskans
A new report by the state’s commercial fisheries division shows an increasing number of Alaska fisheries permits are held by nonresidents. According to the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission, 23 percent of Alaska’s 14,244 limited entry fishing permits were held by non-Alaska residents at the end of 2012. When the permits were issued, just 19 percent were given to non-Alaskans. The report also shows an increase ...
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Man faces burglary, theft charges for taking carts of food from Safeway
A Kodiak man is accused of stealing more than $300 in groceries from Safeway by bagging them to make it look like he had paid for them. Danilo Camama, 59, was arraigned in Kodiak District Court on Saturday on one count of third-degree theft, two counts of second-degree criminal trespass, one count of fourth-degree theft and two counts of second-degree burglary. The burglary charges are class C felonies punishable ...
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