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Alaska Bishop David Mahaffey is 'everyman'
The jeweled mitre looks like a king’s crown and symbolizes the headship of the Orthodox Church. David Mahaffey wears one. Mahaffey was consecrated as the Orthodox Church in America’s Alaska bishop in Sitka earlier this year. He is the diocese’ first resident bishop since 2007, when then bishop, Nikolai Soriach, was forced to resign at the request of the Orthodox Church in America Synod. During the interim, Alaska ...
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Amazing Nature: Tidepools are filled with young animals in spring
It is finally undeniable that spring has sprung in Kodiak. The warm temperatures of the last weekend kissed even the last winter sleepiness out of nature’s ambassadors of the new season. Usually, it’s the flowers and perhaps some trees and bushes that announce spring with their first blooms or tender new green shoots. However, yesterday on a rocky beach we witnessed signs of springtime under every rock. While hard...
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KHS baseball sweeps SoHi
A day after playing for nearly three hours, Kodiak wasted no time in sweeping Soldotna on Thursday. The Bears breezed by the Stars, 12-1, in a five-inning Southcentral Conference baseball game in Soldotna. Kodiak completed the two-game sweep of Soldotna and improved to 5-1 in conference and 8-6 overall. The Stars dropped to 0-3 in the conference. Jon LeVan and Austin Frick supplied the offense for Kodiak, combinin...
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Playbook: May 9
Friday, May 9 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Baranof Field. Junior varsity, 2 p.m.; varsity, 4 p.m. Softball: Kodiak vs. Skyview at East Addition Park. Varsity, 2 p.m.; junior varsity, 8 p.m. Kodiak vs. Kenai at East Addition Park. Junior varsity, 4 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Track: Kodiak vs. Anchorage Christian at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Field events, 3:30 p.m.; running events, 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10 Baseball: Kod...
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Kodiak wrestlers finish season strong
Kodiak’s Bryan Gonzalez earned the triple crown of wrestling this past weekend at the Alaska USA Championships in Wasilla. Competing for Kodiak Kid Club Wrestling, Gonzalez won folkstyle, freestyle and Greco Roman 100-pound titles in the cadet division. Kodiak Club coach Craig Walton said when a wrestler wins all three it is called a triple crown. Nolan Wandersee captured the folkstyle junior 220-pound title, whil...
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Kodiak track hosts ACS
Kodiak will receive a challenge in its final tune-up for the Region III Track and Field Championships. The Bears host small-school power Anchorage Christian Schools today and Saturday in a dual meet at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The Lions’ boys are the defending small school state champions, while the Bears’ boys are the defending large-school state champions. Last week at the Palmer Invitational, ACS got the best...
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City returns from “short, intense” D.C. jaunt
Following a similar trip by borough counterparts earlier last month, representatives from the Kodiak city government lobbied on behalf of local interests in Washington, D.C., April 28-29. The delegation consisted of Mayor Pat Branson, City Council Member John Whiddon and City Manager Aimee Kniaziowski. “It was a very short, intense trip,” she said. Kniaziowski found the atmosphere in the capital still suffering fr...
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Alutiiq Museum to weave past through present in new exhibit
An exhibit opening this weekend at the Alutiiq Museum unites hundreds of years of tradition with the work of five contemporary artists. “Inartalicirpet: Our Weaving Ways” kicks off with a special reception for museum members 6-8 p.m. Saturday. Anyone can become a member at the event. Another public opening is set for noon-3 p.m. on Sunday. “They can see the weavers demonstrate their work,” museum director Alisha D...
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“Exhibition” pictured at the Little School
The Little School of Dance’s spring concert offers moving art with “Pictures at an Exhibition” at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. A family goes to a museum for a nice outing, then meets with a surprise. “A magical janitor sweeps them into different pictures,” Little School director Molly Brodie said. The series of scenes that follow highlight the talents of 180 dancers age 3 years an...
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Alaska State Troopers: May 8
Tuesday, May 6 At 10:05 a.m., troopers were notified by the Coast Guard military police of a civilian causing a disturbance on base housing. Troopers responded and further investigation revealed a 42-year-old female resident of Kodiak had assaulted a 41 year-old resident of Kodiak. She was placed under arrest for domestic violence assault and transported to the Kodiak jail where she was held without bail pending a...
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