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Kodiak High School alumnus honored
Add “informatics research” to the list of Kodiak’s contributions to the world. The University of Washington School of Medicine gave Kodiak High School alumnus Erik Van Eaton an Early Achievement Award for his writing and software development work. Van Eaton, a graduate from Kodiak High School (Class of ’88), received a technical journalism degree from Oregon State University in 1992. He also pursued a degree in bi...
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Chamber firming up fall debate schedule
The Kodiak Chamber of Commerce said Monday it was preparing a debates schedule for candidates for local, state and national offices that could see the first candidates hitting the stage in early August. First up should be a pre-primary debate for the Alaska House of Representatives District 32 in early August. Kodiak, now part of District 35, will join Cordova, Seldovia, Tyonek and other Gulf of Alaska coastal com...
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The word Parnell refuses to say…'deficit'
Alaskans take pride knowing we are the largest state with the most lakes, tallest mountains and longest summer days. But there are other extreme facts we aren’t boasting about, nor is our governor willingly discussing. Under Parnell, we have blown through 35 percent of our savings and are saddled with the largest budget deficit in state history. Moreover, the U.S. Department of Census recently announced that Alask...
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Horn joins NWAACC school
While all her teammates signed their national letter of intents at Kodiak High School in front of friends and family, Adriane Horn picked a quieter place — her dinning room table. “It was the middle of the day,” Horn said last week, about a month after signing her national letter of intent to play women’s basketball at Wenatchee Valley College in Washington state. Wenatchee is a two-year school that plays in the N...
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Dustin Keith Eisenhauer
Dustin Keith Eisenhauer, 23, passed away June 12 of natural causes in Anchorage. He was born January 7, 1991, in Kodiak, where he grew up. Even though Dustin was taken from us too soon, he will always be remembered for his love of the sea, fishing, boats and the outdoors. His passion for all of these started at a very early age and he grew to be a top hand on many Kodiak-based boats in the fishing fleet. He will b...
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Thomet stars in national meet
After dominating the high school track season in Alaska, Levi Thomet posted an impressive top-10 finish at a national meet over the weekend. The rising Kodiak High School senior placed seventh in the 5,000-meter run at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor track and field championships on Saturday in Greensboro, North Carolina. Thomet clocked a time of 14 minutes, 40.44 seconds in a field that featured 22 of the top h...
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Tusty replacement meeting scheduled next week
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities scheduled its next Marine Transportation Advisory Board to discuss the Tustumena replacement ferry for June 24 at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. MTAB said in a statement other Kodiak region marine transportation updates will also be given at the meeting. The DOT has said it hopes to have a design study report this fall. The final design is schedul...
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Flu numbers higher than normal for Alaska
The Alaska Division of Public Health said Tuesday that the influenza virus is on the move in the state at the moment. It may not have hit Kodiak, but still should serve as a fair warning to anyone in the state because the virus can travel far during high-season tourism months. “This year the reason that we put out the advisory is to alert healthcare providers that we’re seeing flu activity at a time when we don’t ...
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Post 17 splits with defending champs
Kodiak Post 17 opened its first American Legion varsity baseball season in nearly three decades by splitting a four-game series with defending champion Chugiak. On Saturday, the Bears won the first conference game, 8-3, and dropped the second conference game, 7-4, at Baranof Field. Chugiak won the nonconference series opener, 7-2, on Friday, while Kodiak took Sunday’s nonconference game, 14-3. “Anytime you can com...
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City accepts grants to move along pump house and Aleutian projects
At the June 12 council meeting, the council accepted grant money to help complete the Monashka Bay pump house and the Aleutian Homes water and sewer project. The council passed a resolution accepting a $2,955,792 grant from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation for the Aleutian homes water and sewer replacement project. "That's a sizeable grant. As you all know, this is an expensive project," said ci...
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