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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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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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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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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 9
September 27 • At 12:17 a.m., a man on Center Avenue refused to pay his tab on Center Avenue and was removed from the bar. • Around 12:34 a.m., police conducted five bar checks downtown. • At 1:08 a.m., police responded to a suspicious vehicle on Rezanof Drive. It was unoccupied. • At 1:29 a.m., a bear was spotted getting into the trash in the Purtov and Larch streets area. It was gone when police arrived. • At 4:...
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Run the Rock slated for Saturday
Time is running out to register for Saturday’s KMXT-FM Run the Rock. The last day to register for the marathon, the half-marathon and 10-kilometer races is 7 p.m. Friday. Registration for the 5-kilometer event begins 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. All four races are a fundraiser for public radio station KMXT. The marathon starts at 8 a.m. on Trident Way, near the Fisheries Research Center. It ...
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Health center beautifying its space
For the past few months, patients at the Kodiak Community Health Center have been welcomed into the hallways by a large painting of Barometer Mountain. It was painted earlier this year by then-senior Dong Won Yu, a student at Kodiak High School. Prior to that, the health center had created an employee beautification committee and sought the help of local art teacher at the high school, Bonnie Dillard. “I had the s...
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Gail Ann Heitman Paddock
Gail Ann Heitman Paddock A woman of extreme strength, courage and love, who was beautiful, soft and now peaceful and free as a dove. Someone on who our admiration was built around, for her womanhood, daughter, sister, mother, and grandmother since she was brought into this ground, you are loved and will always be remembered. Services for Gail Ann Heitman Paddock daughter of Allen and Merle Heitman will be held Oct...
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