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Playbook: Jan. 3
Friday, Jan. 3 Boys basketball: Unalakleet vs. Soldotna, 4:45 p.m.; Kodiak vs. Bristol Bay, 8:15 p.m. at the Joe Floyd/Era Aviation Winter Classic Basketball Tournament at Kodiak High School. Girls basketball: Sitka vs. Dimond, 3 p.m.; Kodiak vs. West Valley, 6:30 p.m. at the Joe Floyd/Era Aviation Winter Classic Basketball Tournament at Kodiak High School. Saturday, Jan. 4 Boys basketball: Bristol Bay vs. Unalakl...
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Tim Routzahn
Tim Routzahn passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31 at home. A full obituary and military services are pending and will be announced as soon as possible.
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Religion: Daria Safronova-Simeonoff discovers church culture in Kodiak
It was suppressed for more than 70 years in her homeland, but when Daria Safronova-Simeonoff came to Kodiak Island, she discovered the Russian Orthodox culture that had been denied her. Simeonoff, the Church Slavonic language and Russian church history instructor and archivist at St. Herman’s Seminary and instructor of Russian at the Kodiak College, said the people of Kodiak Island never lost the faith preached to...
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Duane LeVan
Duane K. LeVan died Dec. 28, 2013, after a short stay at Seward Providence Medical and Care Center. He was 87 years old. He was born at Valley City, N.D. Many in Seward knew his father, Ken LeVan and mother, Annabelle LeVan. He was in the Navy during World War II, serving on LST 458 in the south Pacific. He came to Seward in 1946 after an honorable discharge to be with his parents. Kenneth LeVan, his father, worke...
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Kodiak boys breeze by Unalakleet
Kodiak’s boys basketball team averages 48 points per game. The Bears equaled that total in the first half of their 81-41 rout of Unalakleet on Thursday evening in the 47th Joe Floyd/Era Aviation Winter Classic Basketball Tournament at Kodiak High School. Kodiak kept the scoreboard operator busy in this one. So much so that the scoreboard overheated in the third quarter and wiped out the game clock and score. The g...
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Aleutian Homes project enters eighth year of hidden progress
Open the tap in your kitchen and you’ll the results of a project rarely visible to city residents. This summer, the city of Kodiak will begin the eighth year of the Aleutian Homes Water and Sewer Replacement Project, an ambitious effort to replace all water, sewer and storm drain conduits in Kodiak’s most densely populated neighborhood. The project, which will need more than a decade before all is said and done, s...
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Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 2
Monday, Dec. 23 • At 8:13 a.m., a 38-year-old Kodiak man reported to Alaska State Troopers that he had several items and over $150 in cash taken from vehicles parked outside his home. The investigation is ongoing. • At 7:10 p.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted an 18-year-old Kodiak man while investigating a welfare check on an elderly individual at a home off of Bay View Drive. Investigation revealed the man had ...
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Alaska Science Forum: In Hawaii, hints of a giant Alaska tsunami
Clues from a crater-like sinkhole on the island of Kauai point back to a giant wave that came from Alaska at about the time European explorers were pushing west, seeing the Mississippi River for the first time. The Makauwahi Sinkhole on the southeast shore of Kauai holds the mysterious equivalent of about nine shipping containers full of rocks, corals and shells from the Pacific Ocean. For the material to breach t...
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Aurora Saculles
Viewing and services for Aurora Saculles will be 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3 at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Contact Imelda at 512-7357 for more information.
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For Christmas trees, landfill is final resting place
With the holidays coming to an end, now is the time to think about what to do with the Christmas tree. In Kodiak, some people will put their trees to use in a chipper or bonfire, but for those looking for other choices, there are only a few options. While tree recycling and mulching programs are common around the nation, Kodiak doesn’t have one. In the past, boy scout troops used to recycle Christmas trees, but in...
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