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Kalil, Larsen win Island golf titles
The final holes of the 28th Kodiak Island Golf Championship were so anticlimatic that champion Rick Kalil had plenty of time to think about things other than golf. “All I was thinking when I was on the eighth hole was that I was hungry,” he said. Kalil dominated the first 27 holes of the two-day tournament by so much that Sunday’s last nine holes turned into a two-hour victory lap around a sun-soaked Bear Valley G...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 4
August 3 • At 12:07 a.m., police arrested a woman on Purtov Street for criminal trespass. • At 12:46 a.m., a 911 caller reported gunfire sounds on High Avenue. They had stopped before police arrived, and police did not locate. • At 1:37 a.m., a caller reported a bear sighting on Mozart Circle. It was gone when police arrived. • At 2:29 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 2:32 a.m., police conducted a...
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No walking to one Art Walk location
This month’s Kodiak Arts Council First Friday Art Walk showcases jewelry, photography, quilts, and one location not within walking distance, unless you live in Chiniak. Sue Baker’s Clay Creek Pottery studio is a 45-minute drive from the city of Kodiak. The event flyer notes “Walking to Chiniak is not recommended.” Baker will display wheel-thrown and hand-built ceramic pieces. She was invited to be part of the art ...
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DAVID PESTRIKOFF
Well-loved Kodiak resident David Pestrikoff, 75, passed away peacefully in Kodiak on Friday, Aug. 22, after an extended period of hospitalization. David was born in Ouzinkie on Aug. 6, 1939, to Mary (Katelnikoff) Peterson and Nicholi Pestrikoff. Shortly after the death of his father at about the age of 3, David, the second youngest of 13, was brought to live at Baker Cottage in Ouzinkie along with his sister Paris...
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Stage and Screen: 'Boyhood' – you’ll grow old before he foes
“Boyhood” (2014) is Richard Linklater’s epic, groundbreaking film about the growth and development of a five year-old boy named Mason Evans, Jr. (Ellar Coltrane.) Epic is defined through Google as “a long film, book, or other work portraying heroic deeds and adventures or covering an extended period of time.” “Boyhood” is certainly long – 165 minutes or 180 minutes (3 hours) of tushy-time when combined with traile...
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Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 4
August 22 • Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a person who had been subsistence fishing for two days in Afognak Bay for failing to log the subsistence fish on his permit. August 25 • Wildlife Troopers cited a person operating a motorized vessel in Uyak Bay for not having a Type 4 personal flotation device aboard. August 27 • At 6 p.m., Wildlife Troopers cited a California man fishing on the Pasagshak River who had pu...
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Playbook: Sept. 4
Friday, Sept. 5 Swimming: Kodiak at the Homer Invitational at Homer High School. Volleyball: Kodiak at Colony. C squad, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 4 p.m.; varsity, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 Football: Kodiak at Colony. Junior varsity, 11 a.m.; varsity, 2 p.m. Swimming: Kodiak at the Homer Invitational at Homer High School. Volleyball: Kodiak at Colony. C squad, 10 a.m.; junior varsity, 11 a.m.; varsity, 12:30 p.m.
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Alumni update: Anthony starts senior season strong
Kodiak’s Dylan Anthony started his senior cross country season at the University of Alaska Anchorage with a bang. The Kodiak High School graduate finished second in the season opener at the Hawaii Invitational in Hilo, Hawaii. Anthony was edged by freshman teammate Henry Cheseto. Times were not available due to a technical problem. Anthony is a two-time All-America NCAA Division II runner. He placed 25th at last y...
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Market welcomes tourists
With six vendors displaying handmade items including jewelry, etched glass, basketry and tanning, the year’s penultimate Bear Town Market welcomed a stream of tourists, Tuesday at the Sun’aq Tribal Hall. One more opportunity remains for local artisans to offer their wares to cruise ship passengers visiting Kodiak during the 2014 season, when the last ship comes in Thursday, Sept. 25. The 780-foot Holland America L...
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Bartlett, Soldotna top prep rankings
Bartlett and Soldotna grabbed the top spots in this week’s Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network’s football poll. Bartlett, playing on its new artificial turf field for the first time, defeated Chugiak, 31-20, to steal the top large-school spot away from South Anchorage. South dropped to No. 3 after losing to a team from Texas last week. Soldotna remained the top team in the medium-small school poll after crushing Th...
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