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Achievers: April 15
Anastasia Skonberg, a Kodiak High School senior, received a Spirit of Youth Award in the category of cultural pursuits for her work teaching Alutiiq to seven elementary school classes. Skonberg has taken Alutiiq classes, studied tribal resources and attended culture camps. She plans to study anthropology and Alaska Native studies at University of Alaska Southeast in the fall. John Dunlop, Anna McDonald, Levi Purdy...
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TAPESTRY: Baptist Mission hosts productive chaos
Chaos doesn’t have to be a bad thing, especially when it comes to kids. Organizers and attendees of the Kodiak Early Childhood Coalition annual children’s fair will tell you that the event can get pretty crazy. But the chaos is channeled in a positive direction. The fair takes place Saturday at the Kodiak Baptist Mission Heritage Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. “Children will enjoy hands-on activities while caregive...
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Kodiak track hosts all-comers meet
Have you ever dreamed of competing against a defending state championship track team? If so, your dreams will be answered Saturday when the Kodiak High School track team hosts the inaugural all-comers meet at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The meet begins at 10 a.m. with the 3,200. The field events start at 10:30 a.m., followed by running events at 11:30 a.m. Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar developed the meet to fill an op...
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Rockin' Out: Inspiration from Eire
Enya was born on May 17, 1961, in Ireland. She has won four Grammy Awards and has become one of the most successful female vocalists in the world. Enya is very popular and has sold over 75 million albums. Her music is peaceful and I like her voice. It is inspiring and beautiful. I listen to her songs a lot. It would be nice to go to her concert. On Monday I will play her songs “Only Time” and “Book of Days.” Chris...
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AMAZING NATURE: Dilution not solution to pollution
Today I was asked a question that I continue to ponder. Someone was looking for a speaker to explain to a class why pollution is a problem in the ocean environment. At first it seemed like this was so obvious that it hardly needs discussing, but as I thought about it more and more, it became clear that there are a number of issues that could be considered here. Pollution is a big topic and has many ugly heads. Nam...
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Volunteers make library work
Preparing the Kodiak Library’s acquisitions for circulation requires a precise touch to put protective coverings on books and DVD cases. Fortunately, a special volunteer has the knack and the will. “My kids are all grown,” Patty Heyes said. “Now I have lots of free time.” Last fall she joined the team of about 40 other Kodiakans on the library’s extra unpaid staff. They carry out a range of tasks including process...
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No good way to test pot on island
A city attorney told council members that, without a testing facility, she is not sure how marijuana cultivation, manufacturing or retail businesses could operate in Kodiak or other areas off the road system. “This is very important because I am very perplexed as to how communities that are off the road system are going to engage in the marijuana industry without having a testing facility on the ground,” said Holl...
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Group looks for Fish Tech funding
The Kodiak Fisheries Work Group wants to keep the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center operating by finding funding from outside the system. The facility’s future is up in the air as the University of Alaska Fairbanks seeks to cut its budget in light of the state’s tight fiscal situation. “We’re looking for ways to keep applied fisheries research within the university budget,” said Larry LeDoux, a member of th...
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Kodiak tops Dimond with 10-run first inning
After sitting through a two-hour delay, Kodiak High School’s baseball team came out blazing in its 2016 season opener. The Bears erupted for 10 runs in the first inning and posted a 10-5 nonconference victory over Dimond on the first day of the Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament Wednesday evening at Baranof Field. Heading into the season, fourth-year coach James Arnold said the defense would will the team...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 14
March 25 At 1:28 a.m., a man reported someone breaking into his residence window in the 1900 block of Mil Bay Road, and it might be his son. It was. Police advised him of his civil options to keep the son off the property. At 3:09 a.m., a woman reported someone pounding on her front window in the 400 block of Lightfoot Avenue, and it might be her relatives’ ex-boyfriend. It was. He was arrested for two outstanding...
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