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Stage and Screen: 'Gone Girl' full of riveting action
“Gone Girl” (2104) is a gripping film. It is engrossing, frightening, compelling, challenging, disturbing, and very well made. On this point, one should not be surprised as the movie was directed by David Fincher. Among other credits Mr. Fincher produced the remarkable HBO series “House of Cards.” While not everyone’s cup of tea, “House of Cards” introduced audiences to a type of staccatoesque drama that intersper...
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Achievers: Oct. 16
Employees at Kodiak Benny Benson State Airport were given annual awards last week. Above and beyond customer service award: Lexxan Data Ramp Service Agent of the year: Jeraldo Ruiz Customer Service of the year: Desiree Rhinehardt
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Kodiak swimmers prepare for Palmer Invite
At the conclusion of Wednesday’s swimming practice, Kodiak coach John Lindquist set team goals for the upcoming Valley Invitational. He told his boys that he would like to not only see the A relay place in the top 6, but also the B relay team. He then told his girls he would like to see a victory in all three relay events. “They are going to have to put together some good swims to make that happen,” Lindquist said...
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Beverly Rena (Gallant) Horn,
Beverly Rena (Gallant) Horn, 88, passed away Oct. 11, 2014 in Kodiak, Alaska surrounded by the love of her family and faithful dog Allie, after a gallant struggle with Parkinson’s Disease. She was born March 10, 1926 on a farm in rural Washington, Vermont. She was the fifth of seven children. Beverly moved to California when she was 16 to live with her brother Bruce and sister-in-law Leona. She graduated high scho...
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Playbook: Oct. 16
Friday, Oct. 17 Swimming Kodiak at the Valley Invitational at Palmer High School, noon. Volleyball Kodiak vs. Wasilla at Wasilla High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5 p.m.; varsity, 6:30 p.m.
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Alutiiq language lecture on Thursday
Alutiiq language education has been an important part of the Alutiiq Museum’s mission, and this week’s Fall Lecture series lecture will focus on the historic writing part of the Alutiiq language. Daria Safronova-Simeonoff, a Russian archivist who has done a variety of work with St. Herman’s Seminary, Kodiak College and the Baranov Museum, will give a lecture titled “Russian Alutiiq Cyrillic Archival Treasures,” wh...
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Reduce, reuse and recycle
To the Editor, I'd like to add my voice to the chorus of letters about recycling. I wholeheartedly encourage every resident of Kodiak to first reduce, then reuse, and finally recycle as much as possible (in that order). I moved here in 1997, and even then I was appalled at the lack of recycling. I couldn't bring myself to toss out glass jars or bottles for months (friends thought my mountain of glass collecting in...
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Borough election results likely to be certified Thursday
Last week’s Kodiak Island Borough election results are being canvassed, and the results should be certified at Thursday’s borough assembly meeting. The agenda lists certifying and ratifying the results as the second item under new business, and then administering the oath of office to new assembly members shortly after that. On Tuesday, Borough clerk Nova Javier said she expects canvassing to be finished by noon t...
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Alumni update: Anthony picks up big win
On Saturday, Dylan Anthony won the biggest cross country race in his collegiate career. The University of Alaska Anchorage senior picked up the victory in the 41st annual Western Washington University Cross Country Classic in Bellingham, Washington. Anthony finished the 10-kilometer race in 31 minutes, 2 seconds — 15 seconds ahead of freshman teammate Henry Cheseto. There were 165 runners in the field. This was An...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 15
Oct. 3 • Around 12:59 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 2:14 a.m., police advised a driver on Mill Bay Road to turn on their headlights. • At 7:14 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the Cutoff Road and Rezanof Drive area for speeding. • At 7:32 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Rezanof Drive. • At 7:37 a.m., a caller reported a vehicle almost hitting him in a crosswalk in the Birch ...
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