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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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Road service areas debate contracts
If words were tangible things, there would be no lack of paving material for the 2.48 miles of road in the Monashka Bay Road Service Area. For the past month, that service area and others outside Kodiak city limits have been caught in a debate over contracts. For the first time in almost 30 years, Road Service Area No. 1 — the largest of Kodiak's suburban road maintenance districts — is redrawing its contract and ...
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Coast Guard will pick up derelict dock
The derelict dock beached on Zaimka Island will be moved on Wednesday if all goes to plan. Coast Guard Base Kodiak announced on Monday that it would develop a plan to remove the derelict dock, which is on Coast Guard property. “The Coast Guard endeavors to be a good steward of federal lands and a good neighbor to the borough and other land owners in the region,” said Capt. Jerald Woloszynski, commanding officer of...
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Records fall at blue/gold meet
The island’s top track athletes put on a record-breaking performance at last week’s season-opening blue/gold meet. Six meet records were established in Friday’s inaugural meet on the new surface at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Port Lions senior Raissa Boskofsky, the reigning small schools high jump and 300-meter hurdle state champion, was the big performer, shattering two records. She bested Linzee Burcham’s 2008 ma...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 3
Thursday, March 21 At 6:42 a.m., a man used a counterfeit bill to pay his cab fare. At 7:50 a.m., a 911 caller reported a bear in her driveway on Kouskov Street. It was gone when officers arrived. At 7:58 a.m., a 911 caller reported a bear crossed Rezanof Drive toward the Barnof Park track. At 9:10 a.m., a caller reported a package left at her door was stolen. It was delivered to the wrong address. At 10:02 a.m., ...
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Man will serve six months for third-degree assault
A Kodiak man will serve six months in prison after pleading guilty to third-degree assault. Walter Hok, 34, was sentenced to 24 months in prison (18 months suspended), and was fined $3,500 ($2,000 suspended) for one count of third-degree assault. Hok fired six rounds from a semiautomatic handgun in a home during a domestic dispute, scaring a woman inside the home. When police arrived on scene, they found Hok intox...
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