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Amazing Nature: Maritime Science class teaches skills for life near ocean
If you were not born in Kodiak, ask yourself why life has placed you here. For most readers, the answer has something to do with Kodiak’s place in the productive North Pacific Ocean. People live in Kodiak because of fishing, seafood processing, fishing management or research, the Coast Guard, or to provide the numerous services required by the people who live here because of the fisheries and the ocean. One such s...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Kettle
Cainiik - Kettle Cainiik kallaqsiituq. - The kettle didn’t boil yet. Drinking tea, a favorite pastime in Alutiiq households, has ancient roots. Alutiiqs have long steeped medicinal plants in hot water to create healing infusions. In the nineteenth century, Alutiiqs began drinking black tea obtained in trade from Russian colonists. With European tea came a variety of teapots, cups, saucers, and samovars. Samovars a...
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Kodiak College director to resign
Kodiak College will be under new leadership next year after director Barbara Bolson announced her resignation. Bolson has been the head of Kodiak College for seven years, but said now is a good time for a transition in leadership because the college is stable. With a handful of grants that have a few years left, the budget is in a good place and the college will have a full faculty as of January. “We’ve had a lot ...
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Soccer gaining popularity at KHS
The Kodiak High School soccer club is making a push to establish itself as a sanctioned sport. Members and supporters of the club went to the Kodiak Island Borough School District school board on Nov. 4 to start the groundwork for the potential switch from a club to a varsity-level sport at KHS. The club started with five students two years ago and has swelled to as many as 50. Last season, the self-funded club to...
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AAC optimistic about Kodiak launch schedule
The Alaska Aerospace Corporation has one launch on its 2014 schedule and is pursuing three more for future years, AAC chief operations officer Mark Greby said Thursday. The news came during the state-owned corporation’s board meeting in Anchorage. “Things are coming in,” Greby said. He declined to say what companies have expressed interested in launches from Kodiak’s Narrow Cape spaceport, and the board discussed ...
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In the Courts: Nov. 22
Dismissals • One count of second-degree theft against Walter Erickson, 28, was dismissed Oct. 3. • Three counts of fourth-degree drugs misconduct against Matthew Weber, 35, were dismissed Nov. 14. Theft Walter Erickson, 28, pleaded guilty to two counts of third-degree theft. He was sentenced to 12 months in jail (eight months suspended), and was fined $2,500 ($2,500 suspended). Erickson will be on probation for fi...
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Norman Russell “Russ” Clentimack
Norman Russell “Russ” Clentimack, born March 12, 1923, died Nov. 19, 2013.
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 22
Wednesday, Nov. 20 • At 2:32 a.m., a woman was arrested for driving with a canceled license, and a man was arrested for violating conditions of release. • At 6:57 a.m., a man was trespassed from a property for 30 days. He left when an officer asked him to. • At 8:40 a.m., a caller reported a parking issue on Mill Bay Road. The owner moved the vehicle. • At 9:15 a.m., an officer impounded two dogs on Mission Road. ...
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Nina Gronn
Nina Gronn, 75, died Friday, Nov. 15, at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center. A celebration of her life will take place at the American Legion on Saturday, Nov. 23, between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Mrs. Gronn was born in Kodiak on Oct. 28, 1938, to Margaret Anderson and Isaac Hubley. Later, she took on the name of her stepfather, Fred Deveau. Mrs. Gronn attended school in Kodiak. After completing the 11th grade, she ...
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Island Flavor: Moving disrupts the gastronomical me
As most of my friends know, my family is moving. We’re not moving across the ocean — or even outside of this zip code — but the move is a disruption nonetheless. And if you’re a friend who’s only now finding out about this, I apologize. My life has been chaotic. My writing projects — previously occupying the horizontal surfaces of more than one room at our present address — were some of the first things packed. Th...
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