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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 24
October 12 • Around 1:40 a.m., police conducted six bar checks downtown. • At 3:01 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mill Bay Road. • At 4:25 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Mission Road. • Around 4:33 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 5:04 a.m., police cited a driver on Rezanof Drive East for having no insurance. • At 5:20 a.m., a caller reported a bear on Erskine Avenue. It r...
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Tuullek; Tuulautek — Tongs
Tuullek; Tuulautek — Tongs Keniyaqama tuulautek aturtaagka. — When I cook I use tongs. Tongs were common tools in ancestral Alutiiq households. Carvers fashioned these implements by lashing together two lengths of wood shaped with flat oval ends. This created an effective tool for moving hot rocks. Heating rocks was a daily task, as people used hot stones to warm their homes, cook foods and create steam for bathin...
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Senior Life: Center prepares for Halloween
The senior center has a number of activities and special events coming up: the fun of Halloween is no different for the older set than the younger set. We are having a costume party Friday, Oct. 31, and a picnic to go along with it. Come to the center in a costume, enjoy reviewing the other costumes and have a great meal at noon. As we work our way through November, computer classes and breakfast for brains contin...
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Baptist leads Lutheran worship
What’s a Baptist boy doing in a Lutheran church on Sunday morning? Leading worship, of course. For two years, Seth Minyard, son of a Baptist pastor, has been leading the congregation of St. Paul Lutheran Church in praise songs, playing his guitar for accompaniment. Seth grew up singing in the praise band of Berean Baptist Church, pastored by his father, the Rev. Dan Minyard. Although there are some striking doctri...
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Playbook: Oct. 24
Friday, Oct. 24 Volleyball: Kodiak at the Service/Dimond Tournament in Anchorage. Saturday, Oct. 25 Volleyball: Kodiak at the Service/Dimond Tournament in Anchorage.
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Local results: Oct. 24
Bowling Tuesday co-ed league Oct. 14 Men: Scratch game — Bryan Larson, 279; Alvin Arboleda, 268; Philip Obas, 259. Scratch series — Bryan Larson, 713; Alvin Arboleda, 711; Jeff Kiefer, 686. Handicap game — Alvin Arboleda, 297; Philip Obas, 275; Brian Corder, 269. Handicap series — Alvin Arboleda, 798; Rod Kiefer, 750; Stefan Macahilas, 741. Women: Scratch game — Amanda Kiefer, 221; Ruth Hentges, 207; Mona Johnson,...
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Runners to tackle Pillar Mountain
Watch out for runners navigating Pillar Mountain this weekend. The Orion’s Mountain Sports Reverse Pillar Mountain Run and Relay is Saturday. The 9-mile race begins at 10 a.m. at Orion’s on Mill Bay Road. The course follows the road to Swampy Acres, just past Deadman’s Curve. At Swampy Acres, runners navigate a trail up Pillar Mountain then go back down on Pillar Mountain Road. The race ends at Orion’s. A relay te...
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Dance background helps Heiberg excel on the board
Tessa Heiberg often finds herself dancing on the pool deck. The weird part is that her body starts moving even when there is no music playing. “I’ll dance while people are on the (diving) board and they will just give me funny looks, but that is OK,” the Kodiak senior said. Heilberg’s movements on the board — or should I say in the air — have catapulted her as one of the state’s top girl divers. She is ranked four...
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KHS runners compete against the nation
Kodiak’s cross country team went postal Wednesday afternoon. No, the team didn’t get violent with bears, but instead competed in the Hoka One One High School Postal Nationals, an event that pits cross country squads from around the nation against each other in a two-mile time trial. Teams can compete anytime and submit times to Hoka’s website. The team’s top five times gets added up for an overall time that gets c...
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Council tackles capital improvements list
The city council discussed an abbreviated capital improvements program list for fiscal year 2016 to send to the state legislature this year. There are only three projects on the list as there’s expected to be less money available with a tight budget at the state level. State Rep. Alan Austerman and one of state Sen. Gary Stevens’ staff members, Doug Letch, attended Tuesday’s work session to talk about getting fund...
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