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Reading to kids is beneficial
To the editor: If you've ever shared a book with a child, you know the joy and excitement this small but meaningful act can bring. But, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, since 1993 only 53 to 58 percent of children ages 3 to 5 received this joy on a daily basis. We can do better! Simply reading daily with a child does require parents, older brothers and sisters, and other caring adults to ...
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Tree cut down at White Sands Beach
Someone cut down a tree at White Sands Beach and left it behind last week. A freshly cut spruce tree was found Feb. 7 at the beach, which is at the end of Monashka Bay Road, according to Kodiak Island Borough Code Enforcement Officer Neil Horn. “KIB views such acts seriously and if caught a $1,000 fine per tree can be imposed,” he said in an email. “Not only is this vandalism, but it ruins the countryside and beac...
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Parks and Rec: Feb. 14-Feb. 21
Feb. 14-Feb. 21 AQUATICS Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Feb. 14 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7 a.m. Noon Lap 11:30 – 12:15 p.m. Kingfishers 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Evening Lap 8 – 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16 Family 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Evening Lap 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening open 6:30...
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Seminarians inspired by spiritual renewal in Albania
Anastasios, the vibrant Greek Orthodox archbishop who helped Albania awaken from its spiritual slumber after a long, brutal reign of Communism, is calling on Orthodox believers throughout the world to embrace the missionary zeal that once defined their church. A former St. Herman’s Seminary professor and a current student at the school have heard the archbishop’s call. Dr. Jeffrey Macdonald, who taught Church hist...
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Amazing Nature: Love on the evolutionary mistletoe
Nearing Valentines Day the stores are packed with flowers, cards, red heart balloons, chocolates, and all sorts of gifts that are supposed to signal love to another. While commerce has derailed Valentines into a generel exchange of pleasantries to celebrate all sorts of love, there are profound differences between the love a mother feels towards her baby and the courtship of a potential mate. Obviously, these form...
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Capitol Report: Feb. 14
Hello again. We are almost a third of the way through this year’s legislative session and the pace of work has, as usual, been busy around the Capitol. Two items that seem to be drawing the most attention so far are the school vouchers resolution and the governor’s natural gas pipeline legislation. Education Vouchers This session, I have received a great deal of correspondence on the student vouchers resolution (S...
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Fun run, Special Olympics this weekend
The Kodiak High School track and field team is organizing a Valentines 5K Run/Walk at 10 a.m. Saturday. The race begins on Parkside Drive just outside of Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The suggested donation is $10 for adults and $5 for kids. Special Olympics The Kodiak Special Olympic team’s winter games are Saturday. Opening ceremonies begin at 9 a.m. at East Addition Pa...
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Playbook: Feb. 14
Friday, Feb. 14 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Soldotna. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Soldotna. C squad, noon; junior varsity, 1:30 p.m.; varsity, 3 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Kodiak High School. C squad, ...
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Local results: Feb. 14
City League volleyball Monday, Feb. 3  Spiked Punch 2, We Showed Up 0 (25-14, 25-21) Half-A-Step 2, Notorious D.I.G 1 (17-25, 25-18, 15-8) The Unit 2, The Pounders 1 (25-14, 23-25, 15-3) The Unite 2, Juniors 0 (25-23, 25-23) Tuesday, Feb. 4 Big Ballin 2, The Strokes 1 (25-19, 25-27, 15-12) Smoking Kills 2, The Strokes 1 (21-25, 25-12, 16-14) Smoking Kills 2, SOS 1 (18-25, 25-15, 16-14) Big Ballin 2, SOS 0 (25-12, ...
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Nanwalek tops Kodiak ESS
In a blink of an eye, Kodiak Emerging Small Schools’ 3-point first-half lead over Nanwalek turned into a 12-point deficit. The Ravens never recovered after that as the Eagles picked up an 86-51 Peninsula Conference boys basketball victory Wednesday evening at Kodiak Middle School. Behind a balanced offensive attack, ESS built a 33-30 advantage midway through the second period. That was the Ravens’ final lead of th...
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