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Coast Guard Auxiliary announces poster winners
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary honored twelve young artists from area schools during the Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education meeting Monday, with Main Elementary School first grader Darlene Luzano earning the overall grand prize. The 2013 Kids Don’t Float poster contest sponsored by the Auxiliary’s Kodiak Flotilla garnered more than 180 entries from children in kindergarten through fifth grade...
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Isle Bells Spring Ring
Kodiak’s handbell choir, Isle Bells, held “Spring Ring” concert on Sunday.
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The city wants to show us how to spend our money
Once again our city officials want to show us how to spend (our) money and be fiscally irresponsible. Attend or listen to this Thursday night's city council meeting, and you will learn just how. Our property tax assessments have risen; the city sales tax is now 7 percent. Compliments of the K.F.D., it will now cost you more to take a ride in its ambulance. We better stay healthy and fit unless some of you have dee...
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Randolf (Randy) Corlew
Randolf (Randy) Corlew, loving husband of Joan, passed away Wednesday morning, April 17, 2013 after a long hard battle with liver cancer. Randy was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, retired federal employee of 30+ years and a member of American Legion Post 233. He also leaves behind his mother-in-law, Rena Callahan, his sister-in-law, Patty O’Callahan, two nephews, Sean O’Callahan and Patrick Callahan and a niece...
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Fishing boat under tow rams Canadian Navy frigate
A Bering Sea factory trawler violently rammed a Canadian Navy frigate in Esquimalt, British Columbia on Tuesday, injuring six people. According to reports from the Victoria Times-Colonist newspaper, the 272-foot American Dynasty broke away from two tugboats as it was being pulled into a graving dock for refit. A video posted on YouTube by a bystander shows the American Dynasty moving rapidly toward the frigate Win...
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Literary workshops in Kodiak this weekend
Literary enthusiasts in Kodiak can add to their writing toolboxes by attending a series of workshops and conversations sponsored by the 49 Alaska Writing Center on Sunday and Monday. This is the first time the Anchorage-based writing center, which supports the development of Alaska writers, has hosted an event in Kodiak. “We’ve been wanting for a while now to expand our services to rural areas, so the concept was ...
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Kodiak softball faces tough schedule
The softball schedule makers didn’t do Kodiak favors for the 2013 season. The Bears will play six of their 10 Northern Lights Conference games away from East Addition Park. That’s tough for a team searching for its first small school state tournament appearance in three years. Kodiak plays two of its four home conference games Friday and Saturday against Soldotna. The Bears entertain Houston for a two-game set in ...
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Family art project
On Saturday, people attended the Baranov Museum's Family Craft event. Scrimshaw involves carving or engraving, into bones or ivory.
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Playbook: April 25
Friday, April 26 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Baranof Field. Junior varsity, 4 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Softball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at East Addition Park. Junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Track: Kodiak, ACS, Seward and Port Lions at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 4 p.m.
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Chaplain stays on front lines
Navy Cmdr. Michael Williams, a chaplain from Kodiak, risks his life every day in Afghanistan. He doesn’t carry a rifle, but to Marines who need counseling or spiritual guidance, he’s a lifesaver. Williams is serving a one-year tour as an overseas chaplain for Regimental Combat Team 7 in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province. This is Williams’ second overseas tour in a war zone — he served in Iraq from 2007 to 2008 — and ...
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