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Word of the Week: Feb. 22
Tegleq: Steal
 Ilait teglengartaartut.: Some people like to steal. Stealing was not a common problem in classical Alutiiq society. Although powerful people organized raiding parties to ransack other villages for food, goods, and even slaves, theft within a community was rare. As in many northern societies where families shared their possessions and assisted those in need, there was little need to steal. Alutiiq pe...
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Kodiak hosts big swim meet
For the next three days, the Kodiak Community Pool will be overflowing with youth swimmers from across the state. Two hundred and fifty-five swimmers, to be exact. The Kodiak Kingfishers is hosting the three-day Alaska Age Group Championships that begin 9 a.m. today. This is the first time the Kingfishers have hosted a meet of this magnitude. “This is huge thing for our club,” said Kingfishers coach John Lindquist...
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Prep hoops: Kodiak girls take down Grace Christian
A career-best game from Carissa Cannon put a stop to Kodiak’s two-game losing skid. Cannon started the game off with a 3-pointer and never looked back as her team rattled off a 58-18 nonconference girls basketball victory over 3A Grace Christian Thursday evening in Anchorage. Playing point guard in place of injured Jerica Nelson, Cannon, a junior shooting guard, scored a career-high 18 points and nearly registered...
Feb 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another Day in Paradise: Learning about life
We were visiting our oldest son, the Corps Officer in Middlesboro, Ky. The chocolate lab we have in Kodiak was a gift to him seven-plus years ago. She became our dog when he was unable to find an apartment he could afford and would allow him to have a full-sized dog. After almost six years in paradise — Kodiak — she would never want to go back to the lesser 48. Jason is now married to a wonderful lady and they hav...
Feb 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playbook: Feb. 22
Today Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Wasilla at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m.; varsity, 7:30 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Wasilla at Wasilla High School. C squad, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Swimming: Alaska Age Group Championships at the Kodiak Community Pool, 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Wasilla at Kodiak High School. C squad, 3 p....
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Local results: Feb. 22
City League basketball Monday, Feb. 18 RC Enterprise 70, Neff Drywall 65 Randy Diocares 29 points, TJ Agmata 22, Tyson Miranda 9, Ace Sumera 3, Marvin Baloran 3, Eli Dearduff 2 and Charlie Garcia 2 for RC. Mark Galindo 23 points, Peter Inthavong 16, Jeff Ryser 15, Mikel Garner 6, Junray Abad 3 and Julian Hiner 2 for Neff. Lazy Bay 76, Loose Cannons 40 Ryan Cornelio 19 points, Clieford Tamarra 12, Adrian Abad 11, M...
Feb 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tustumena repairs slower than expected
The 50-year-old ferry Tustumena is in worse shape than originally thought, and southwest Alaska’s ferry schedule will suffer as a result. On Wednesday, the Alaska Marine Highway System announced that the Tustumena will be in a Seward shipyard through early June, two months longer than scheduled. When the Tustumena entered the shipyard in November for long-term maintenance, ferry service ended in rural Kodiak and i...
Feb 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two tugs collide near Kulluk
A 120-ton fender-bender leaves a pretty big mark. On Wednesday, repair crews were still at work aboard the Crowley Maritime tug Ocean Wave, five days after the Ocean Wave was rammed by the Corbin Foss as both tugs worked near the Royal Dutch Shell drilling rig Kulluk. Coast Guard spokesman Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosely said the accident happened as both tugs were maneuvering to transfer cargo in Kiliuda Bay...
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A big donation
Kodiak Elks Club member Judy Bissett takes a photo of Kodiak Little League players and Elk Club representatives Keith Morin, left, and Jim Swearingin, Saturday during a registration party at Tropic Lanes. The Elks Club received a $2,000 grant to purchase baseball gear for Kodiak’s Little League. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Feb 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board will present shipyard rate increase
The city's port and harbors advisory board likes to pull its Band-aids off quickly. In a Tuesday meeting, the board agreed upon a proposal that would raise rates at the Kodiak Shipyard by 40 percent this year and 20 percent next year in order to bring the city-owned facility back into the black. Since the shipyard opened in 2009, it has been kept in the black with regular transfers from the city's harbor fund, nor...
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