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Kodiak-based helicopter saves mariner near Unalaska
A Kodiak-based Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued an injured person from a vessel near Unalaska/Dutch Harbor on Tuesday, according to a Coast Guard news release. The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and its crew were in Cold Bay temporarily for another case when they were notified of the injured person. The injured man was aboard the 360-foot processor Northern Victor, which was located in Beaver Inlet, according to the ...
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POLICE BLOTTER
July 14 At 12:51 a.m., a caller reported an annoying animal on Jackson Lane. It’s under investigation. At 10:59 a.m., a caller reported fraud on West Marine Way. It’s under investigation. At 1:11 p.m., police admonished a speeding driver on Mill Bay Road. At 1:21 p.m., a caller reported forgery on West Marine Way. It’s under investigation. At 1:46 p.m., police criminally banned a man from West Marine Way. At 3:14 ...
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STAGE & SCREEN: You’ve already seen ‘Southpaw’ many times
“Southpaw” (2015) is a conventional, cookie-cutter rags-to-riches to-rags-to-redemption -to-riches film. While a better made film than many of its multitude of lookalike productions, “Southpaw” is, nonetheless, what it is — predictable and pedestrian. Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a high-flying world champion fighter who has won all 43 of his professional fights. He is a physical specimen of estimable proportion...
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Patricia Ellen Simeonoff (Hangstefer), 68
Long-time Kodiak resident Patricia Ellen Simeonoff (Hangstefer), 68, passed away on July 14, 2015, in Anchorage, Alaska. The oldest of five children, Patricia was born on June 27, 1947, to John and Rita Hangstefer in Detroit, Michigan. Shortly after her birth she moved with her parents to western Washington State, before moving to Kodiak as a teenager in 1961 and attending high school here. While in high school sh...
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Eagle River spoils Bears’ final outing
Kodiak Post 17’s American Legion baseball season came to an abrupt end with two straight defeats in the Matson Lines Invitational at Bartlett High School in Anchorage. In the tournament opener on Tuesday, the Bears were done in by errors and walks in a 13-6 loss to West Anchorage. In Wednesday’s losers bracket game, Kodiak failed to hold a late lead and lost 5-3. Post 17 finished its second varsity season with a 9...
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Students win international competition with quake research
A team from Kodiak High School won the top prize in an international competition with their research into earthquake activity. The four-student team entered the NASA World Wind Europa Challenge, the only high school team in the university and professional competition. John Dunlop, Anna McDonald, Levi Purdy and Kyle Ruotsalainen headed to Italy earlier this month with Trillium Learning director Ron Fortunato to pre...
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Strong Cook Inlet quake felt in Kodiak
Kodiakans felt the shaking of a strong earthquake that struck near the shore of Cook Inlet Tuesday evening. The magnitude 6.3 quake hit at 6:35 p.m. and was 73 miles deep, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s website. The earthquake was across Cook Inlet from Homer and was 141 miles southwest of Anchorage, according to the site. According to the website of the Alaska Earthquake Center, part of the University ...
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‘Make yourself at home’
A photo story about the relationship between Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and a remote Kodiak community that helps returning combat veterans deal with the traumas of war.
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Change Kodiak street names only if residents elect to do it
As I recall, the Russian names on some Kodiak streets came about when this community was involved in producing an outdoor play about the early history of Russian America in which Baranov eventually married an Alaskan Native woman who apparently approved of the union. Rezanov came to Kodiak briefly. He encouraged Kodiak classes on bilingualism taught by the Orthodox monk Gedeon. (The monks did beneficially promote ...
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Cyclists to rally, support building of World Peace Bridge Tunnel
Kodiak residents will join dozens of cyclists from around the world Friday as they express their solidarity with citizens of countries in favor of the construction a Bering Strait tunnel linking Siberia and Alaska. David Cooper, board chairman of the Kodiak Family Church, said cyclists will rally at 3 p.m. at the Angel Garden Center on Selief Lane to hear a speech from Dr. Michael Balcomb, president of the Family ...
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