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To the Editor, In late 1974, my family and I were living in Mendham when my husband, Verlyn Geriene, was diagnosed with Acute Granulocytic Leukemia of the stem cell. He was admitted to Morristown hospital where he received care from the very best doctors. After four weeks in the hospital and having had many blood tests and many bone marrow tests, all showing he was totally blitzed with Leukemia cells, I was given ...
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Soldotna wins NLC football crown
The high school football playoffs are set. In the medium-school classification, Juneau-Douglas plays Soldotna and Kenai battles North Pole in semifinal games that begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at Dimond High School. Soldotna (7-0) won the Northern Lights Conference title by holding off Kenai, 21-14, on Saturday. The Stars preserved their 27th straight victory when Kyle Foree picked off a Kardinals pass in the end zone ...
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Kodiak claims first cross country boys title since 2008
For the first time in Levi Thomet’s illustrious running career he stood atop the podium with his cross country brothers. Kodiak ran away with its first boys team title since 2008 Saturday at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Cross Country State Championships at Bartlett High School. Led by a third individual title by Thomet and three runners in the top 10, the Bears crushed the competition with 49 points — 32 po...
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Bigley finishes season with strong performance
Kodiak’s Zoe Bigley capped her junior season with a breakthrough performance at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Cross Country State Championships. Bigley finished 14th with a 5-kilometer time of 19 minutes, 42.6 seconds Saturday afternoon on the Bartlett High School Trail. “That is a significant improvement from last year .. she is very thrilled for that, and so am I,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. Bigley f...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 6
September 23 • Around 12:55 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. • At 8:19 a.m., a caller reported an aggressive dog in Larch Park. It’s under investigation. • At 8:19 a.m., police cited a driver in the 13th Avenue and Rezanof Drive area for having no proof of insurance. • At 8:42 a.m., police cited a driver in the 13th Avenue and Rezanof Drive area for having no proof of insurance. • At 9:03 a.m., a ...
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Borough implements code violation citations
On Thursday, the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly implemented citations for code violations such as animal and trash violations. The borough’s code enforcement officer will now have the ability to write tickets when they see animal violations, littering, waste violations and fireworks violations among others. Currently, violations are generally dealt with only when someone complains, said borough manager Bud Cassidy...
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Quilters show their stuff at annual show
Kodiak’s quilting guild showed off their work, sold quilts, raffled a quilt and held a silent auction to raise funds on Saturday and Sunday. The Kodiak Bear Paw Quilters hold the show annually, and this year’s theme was “Fire and Ice,” based off the color and design of the raffle quilt, sewn by show co-chair Becky Church. Dozens of quilts ranging from small wall hangings to large comforters displayed could be vote...
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DOT announces change in ferry boarding location
Due to construction, passengers and vehicles will now be boarding at Kodiak’s Pier 2, the city dock, a report from the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities announced on Friday. “Beginning Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 passengers will continue to check in at the current terminal facility located at Pier 1 and will be asked to stage vehicles and board (Alaska Marine Highway System) ferries at Pier 2,” the repor...
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Fish Factor: Sullivan held his own against Begich
I must admit that US Senate candidate Dan Sullivan achieved something I have been trying to accomplish as a fisheries writer for more than a quarter of a century: he gave long legs to media stories about Alaska’s fisheries and, more importantly, it attracted unparalleled recognition of the seafood industry nationwide. How did that come about for a fractious industry that bemoans a la comedian Rodney Dangerfield — ...
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Garden Gate: Rose hips are good for the skin
What do papaya, bell peppers, broccoli and oranges have in common? They are all top-notch sources of vitamin C. Yes, even broccoli, though it’s embedded in our brains that oranges are synonymous with vitamin C. But there’s another source of vitamin C, located right at our doorstep. They’re rose hips. Where can you find them? Well, these days you can’t miss them. The same rugosa roses that blessed us all summer wit...
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