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Around Kodiak: Oct. 4
The Kodiak Arts Council is holding a First Friday Art walk from 5-7 p.m. Friday. The Frame Shop, Harborside Fly-By, East Elementary, Northern Exposure Gallery, the Baranov Museum, the Alutiiq Museum, the Kodiak Refuge Visitor’s Center, the Dead Humpy Studio and Gallery and the Gerald C Wilson Auditorium are all featuring artwork or artists for the walk. Fire Station Yoga, a free yoga practice group, meets at 5 p.m...
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Playbook: Oct. 4
Friday, Oct. 4 Swimming: Kodiak vs. Palmer at the Kodiak Community Pool, 5:30 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Colony at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 Cross country: Kodiak at the State Championships at Bartlett High School in Anchorage. Boys, 12:45 p.m.; girls, 2:15 p.m. Football: Kodiak vs. Skyview at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 2 p.m. Swimming: Kod...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Window
Gaaleq – Window PatRiitaq inimauq gaalem caniani. - The picture is hanging next to the window. Alutiiq sod houses, ciqlluat, were dark inside. Their thick wood-planked roofs, covered with sod, grass, and boards, were designed to be waterproof and therefore let in little light. Most houses had a smoke hole — a square, board-covered hatch in the ceiling that could be propped open to release smoke from a fireplace be...
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In the Courts: Oct. 4
Dismissals • Counts of first-degree criminal trespassing and third-degree criminal mischief against Juanzetta Eads, 35, were dismissed Aug. 5. • One count of fourth-degree assault against Hussein Mohammed, 38, was dismissed Sept. 26. Assault Juanzetta Eads, 35, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault. The imposition of her sentence was suspended, and she will be on probation for one year. Criminal trespass • Ian R...
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Tapestry: Alitak superintendent finds purpose for everything
Woody Knebel, superintendent of Ocean Beauty’s Alitak processing plant, sees beauty in the ordinary. Everything serves an aesthetic purpose — even rusty wrenches that crumble with the slightest torque or an old wooden dory that was used in beach-seining operations at the turn of the century. The dory is the centerpiece of a museum Knebel has been developing for the last four years. “You can see rub marks on the si...
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Senior Life: Center achieves accreditation
Senior Citizens of Kodiak Inc. has achieved its third national accreditation through the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC). SCOK staff, its board of directors and more than 25 community members have been meeting the past six months to review policies, budgets, and facilities in assuring nine different standards have been met: planning and purpose, community connection...
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Long-vacant airport terminal gets new tenant
After 18 years, the old MarkAir building at Benny Benson State Airport has a new tenant. By the end of the month, the Navigator Lounge will open in the old green building that once housed a vibrant regional airline. “The reason we’re doing this is convenience,” said Patricia Altmeter, co-owner of the new business with George Gatter. “Kodiak has a lot of delayed flights, and there’s just not a lot of room in that (...
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Overcoming challenges
Every time Illa Macinko is asked how tall she is, she gives a precise answer. “I am 5-1¼ — don’t forget the fourth,” she said. Being undersized hasn’t slowed the Kodiak senior. As a youth in the Kodiak Kingfishers swimming program she was one of the top swimmers in the state. She still holds three individual club records for the eight-and-under division. But as others started getting taller, Macinko started lookin...
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Alaska State Troopers: Oct. 3
Saturday, Sept. 21 Kodiak Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a 40-year-old California man for failure to release a coho salmon hooked other than in the mouth. Bail was set at $130. Tuesday, Sept. 24 Kodiak Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a 62-year-old Utah man for taking too many coho salmon from Pillar Creek. Bail was set at $130. Wednesday, Sept. 25 At 2:40 p.m., Kodiak Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted a Minnesota ...
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Politicians will stop at nothing to confiscate firearms
To the Editor: The tyrants, dictators and all scumbag politicians will stop at nothing to register and ban and eventually confiscate firearms owned by law-abiding Americans like you and me. The UN has been working for 15 years to force its gun-banning arms treaty on the United States. Obama and Kerry just signed it, inviting the world's worst human rights abusers to dictate gun policy here in the United States. On...
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