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Kodiak hospice celebrates first year with sold-out fundraiser
Hospice of Kodiak celebrated its first year of service and raised more than $35,000 towards future operations at its annual dinner fundraiser Saturday night. Kodiak’s hospice is a new organization that began offering comfort and non-medical support to patients with terminal illness last year. It’s a service the community previously lacked. A little over a year after the organization’s first training, in December 2...
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Achievers: Rotary Students of the Month for January
Sixth grade Jacque Bormuel is a sixth-grade student at Kodiak Middle School and is the son of Constantino and Virginia Bormuel. Every teacher speaks highly of Jacque and his positive attitude. He is always willing to approach any task with gusto and will not give up. Jacque is an especially kind young man, willing to work with all students and share a smile when it is needed. Jacque especially enjoys bowling and i...
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Lions Club, Fair Wind Players produce dinner theatre
Kodiak musicians, cooks and actors are teaming up this weekend for two nights of Valentines Day entertainment at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. “Maybe Baby, It’s You” is a joint Lions Club and Fair Wind Players production and will feature Kodiak High School musicians and dinner cooked by high school culinary students. Tickets are $35 and proceeds will support both the high school programs and the Fair Wind P...
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Kodiak falls flat in loss to Palmer
What a difference a day makes. Less than 24 hours after dismantling Palmer by 30 points, Kodiak’s boys basketball team fell flat in a 59-51 Northern Lights Conference loss to the Moose in a rare Tuesday matinee at Kodiak High. The game started at 1:30 p.m. in front of the student body. The students didn’t have much to cheer about as they witnessed Kodiak’s six-game winning streak come to an end. The Bears lost the...
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Baranov Museum unveils 1964 earthquake poster winners
A new interpretation on a famous photograph of the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake will be the symbol of this year’s 50th anniversary. The winner of a poster contest hosted by the Baranov Museum this year is based on an iconic photo of a fishing boat tossed onto the shore by the tsunami. It was drawn by Kodiak artist Tyson Haag, who painted it using Japanese sumi ink on rice paper. The image is largely sepia with brig...
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Local results: Feb. 12
City League Basketball Tuesday, Feb. 14 Camai 91, Golden Alaska 82 Jon Sanchez 26, Jemuel Medina 23, Zach Keplinger 15, Jeffrey Miranda 14, Petaia Sega 8 and Richie Barton 5 points for Camai. Michael Mainifo 21, Jeff Ryser 16, Elijah Hiner 15, Mark Galindo 12, Ashley Hiner 9, Tony Will 7 and Josh Cislo 2 points for Golden Alaska. Real NOJ 72, Loose Cannons 53 Dylan Haskell 30, Lonnie Rigsby 12, Justin Spencer 11, ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 12
Monday, Feb. 10 • 1:14 a.m., a bar check was conducted on Marine Way. • 1:43 a.m., an officer was unable to capture a loose dog on Gerasim/Hillside. • 2:22 a.m., a bar check was conducted on Shelikof Street. • 3:03 a.m., a male was given a disorderly conduct advisement on W. Rezanof Drive. • 10:40 a.m., a caller reported a renter damaged a room on Rezanof Drive and left drug paraphernalia behind. • 10:53 a.m., a f...
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Alaska Science Forum: A great Alaska earthquake meets southern California
An expected event in Alaska could affect millions of Americans. Here’s how: On Thursday, March 27, 2014, a slab of the seafloor larger than human imagination fractures, rumbling beneath the Alaska Peninsula. In several planet-ringing minutes, thousands of years of potential energy releases to become kinetic. A great earthquake occurs right where scientists predicted it would. The Pacific floor plows beneath Alaska...
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Alumni update: Lindquist shines at NAU meet
Jori Lindquist of Northern Arizona University had a monster swim meet Saturday against Grand Canyon University. Lindquist, a freshman, anchored the 400-meter freestyle team that finished with a winning time of 3 minutes, 55.54 seconds. She also anchored the runner-up 200 medley relay that finished in 1:59.77. Lindquist finished second in the 100 backstroke in 1:05.47 and got fourth place in the 200 backstroke with...
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Business Spotlight: Kodiak man turns pallets into furniture
One man’s bonfire is another man’s raw material to build an Adirondack chair. About six months ago, Andy Hathcock began using recycled wooden shipping pallets to make chairs, benches, cubbies, chests and other types of furniture. What started as a way to keep occupied has grown into a handful of commissioned jobs as word of his work has spread around the island. His recent work includes the benches at the Java Fla...
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