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Kodiak author wins book award
As a library technician and a published author, Sara Loewen-Danelski knows books. She works in Kodiak College’s library, and published “Gaining Daylight: Life on Two Islands” a year and a half ago. Now, that book has won the Willa Award for creative non-fiction. “It was great news,” Loewen-Danelski said. “I knew some of the entrants and I really admired their books so that felt doubly exciting.” The Willa Awards a...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Uksuaq - Fall
Uksuaq - Fall Uksuartuq awa’i. - It is fall now. Fall along Alaska’s gulf coast arrives with a palette of changing colors. The hills fade from green to gold, coastal meadows blaze with bright red fireweed and elderberry leaves, and the skies darken from blue to grey as the days shorten and winter storms reappear. For Alutiiqs, fall was a time of preparation. Subsistence activities turned from the sea toward the la...
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In the Courts: Oct. 10
Valeri Kourenkov pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. Kourenkov was sentenced to five days in jail. David Heitman pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. Heitman was sentenced to five days in jail. Dennis Fathke pleaded guilty to criminal trespass. Fathke was sentenced to 90 days in jail (70 suspended) and ordered to schedule screening for alcohol/substance abuse and placed on probation for one year. Cloine J Atanq...
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Boston trip eye opener for Kodiak youth
Youth from the Kodiak Bible Chapel went to Boston and found dilapidated houses and cluttered lawns in middle class neighborhoods; they handed out granola bars and gift cards in a region of America where Paul Revere alerted the Colonial militia of the approach of British forces; where demonstrators destroyed a shipment of tea into the harbor; where1,200 colonial troops under the command of William Prescott occupied...
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Amazing Nature: Monkeyface pricklebacks and glob sculpin: uglies on the fish line
Sometimes life becomes so busy that it feels like a contra dance where one thing follows another just like the dancers in a line. It seems like fall is a time in Kodiak where many people are engaged in these dances, juggling many different tasks and taking care of work, play and volunteer business. As I am thinking about the last two weeks searching for something that would be of interest for an article, many seri...
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JROTC program may come to Kodiak
Kodiak may have it’s own Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program in the future. Jay Baldwin, a former National Guard member, is running the effort to get the program into Kodiak High School. Baldwin ran the National Guard unit in Kodiak as the activity duty member for over 20 years, and he retired in October 2013. Before he retired, Kodiak High School brought down an ROTC group from Anchorage, including re...
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Parks and Rec: Oct.10-17
Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Oct. 10 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. KHS vs. Dimond 4 – 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 KHS vs. Dimond 8 – 1 p.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 Family 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Evening Lap 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 12 – 1 p.m. Evening Open 7 – 8:30 p.m....
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Playbook: Oct. 10
Friday, Oct. 10 Swimming: Kodiak vs. Dimond at the Kodiak Community Pool, 5 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak at the Grace Lady Grizzlies Tournament. Saturday, Oct. 11 Running: KMXT-FM Run the Rock. at the Bear Valley Golf Course. Marathon, 8 a.m; half-marathon and 10K, 10 a.m.; 5k, 12:30 a.m. Swimming: Kodiak vs. Dimond at the Kodiak Community Pool, 11 a.m. Volleyball: Kodiak at the Grace Lady Grizzlies Tournament.
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Skyler Waite charges dropped
The State of Alaska has dropped the charges against the Kodiak woman whose arrest last year went viral on YouTube. Then 20-year-old Skyler Waite was originally charged with two counts of assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. One of the assault charges was later amended to harassment. All of the charges stemming from the April 29, 2013 incident were dropped on Tuesday. Kodiak’s District Attorney, Steve ...
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Alaska State Troopers: Oct. 9
October 1 • At 9:35 p.m., Alaska State Troopers arrested a man in a residence off Malutin Lane on an outstanding warrant for petition to revoke probation. October 2 • At 6 p.m., state troopers responded to the Sharatin and Spruce Cape roads area after a report of a disturbance between a man and a woman. A man was arrested for fourth degree assault. October 3 • At 6 p.m., state troopers began investigating a report...
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