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Alutiiq Word of the Week Lesson 16:47 
Itgaq (Literally, “foot”) – Flipper Gui wiinam itgai pingaktaanka. – I always like the sea lion’s feet. Sea mammals propel themselves through Alaska’s coastal waters with strong, sleek flippers. Flippers not only help animals swim, they can be important tools for exiting the water and moving on land. Seal and sea lion flippers, for example, have a tough rubbery surface that keeps the animal from sliding on slipper...
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In the courts: May 23
Dismissals • One count of no motor vehicle liability insurance and one count of violating conditions of release against Josias Luna, 32, were dismissed. • One count of driving with license canceled, suspended or revoked and one count of violating condition of release for felony against Josias Luna, 32, were dismissed. • One count of driving in violation of license limitation and one count of violating conditions o...
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Snailfishes and lumpsuckers like to just stay put
We had a great week last week. Twelve students from St. Mary’s school engaged in a week of Marine Science. Field trips combined with science lessons and art activities in the Ocean Science Discovery Lab made for a busy, fun-filled week with lots of learning and discovery. It was the best time for such an endeavor as plankton nets and tide pools were teeming with new life. While I am familiar with many of the anima...
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Kodiak boys begin defense of track title today
Kodiak’s boys begin the defense of their state track and field title at the 4A state championships today at Dimond High School in Anchorage. Coach Marcus Dunbar knows it is not going to be an easy task to repeat as host-school Dimond is favored to steal the trophy away from the Bears. Dunbar said Dimond, the Cook Inlet Conference champion, is loaded with sprinters, jumpers and good relay teams. “Something is going...
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Softball battles for NLC title
Kodiak has a chance to clinch its first Northern Lights Conference title since 2009 this weekend on its home field. The Bears host defending NLC champion Homer in a big four-game series beginning today at East Addition Park. Today starts with a conference game at 1 p.m., which is followed by a nonconference game at 5 p.m. Saturday’s conference game is at noon, while the nonconference game is at 4 p.m. Kodiak is 5-...
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Wrangler National Patriot Tour to Kodiak base
USO and American300 are scheduled to visit Coast Guard Base Kodiak Saturday to honor and salute America’s service members during Memorial Day week. The tour features world champion cowboy Kaycee Feild, Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association world champion and Hall of Fame member Anne Ellett, former Miss Rodeo America and Miss Wrangler National Patriot 2011-2014 Maegan Ridley, Nashville country music singer and songwr...
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Playbook: May 23
Friday, May 23 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Wasilla at Baranof Field, 1 p.m. Kodiak vs. Colony at Baranof Field, 5 p.m,. Softball: Kodiak vs. Homer at East Addition Park. Junior varsity, 3 p.m.; varsity, 1 and 5 p.m. Track: Kodiak at the state track and field championships at Dimond High School in Anchorage, 9 a.m. Saturday, May 24 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Colony at Baranof Field. Junior varsity, noon; varsity, 4 p.m. Softbal...
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Economic hurdles may keep youths from fishing careers
Economic hurdles may keep youth from fishing careers By DREW HERMAN Mirror Writer In the course of conducting a decade of interviews in Alaska fishing communities, Courtney Carothers has often heard people refer to the "graying of the fleet" as it seems like fewer young people consider commercial fishing careers. "I think the general perception is there's a huge economic hurdle," she said. The question of how the ...
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Old Harbor youth star in PSA commercial
Old Harbor youth just shot a short film, “When I’m an Elder,” a public service announcement speaking out against domestic violence and sexual assault. The youth partnered with the Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault to “create a better world for this and future generations,” a statement issued from the Old Harbor tribal administration said....
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Death notice: Harold "Ray" Sargent Jr.
On May 20, 2014 at 4:39 p.m. we lost our beloved brother Harold "Ray" Sargent Jr. The family plans a memorial service in early December. He will be buried, with his parents, at sea. The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Webster and Kathy Nesbaum for coming to our home.
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