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Kodiak boys return three starters from last year’s squad
Kodiak High School boys basketball coach David Anderson is predicting breakout seasons from his three returning starters. Seniors Ryan Bezona and Billy Alcaide, and junior Keith Osowski enter the 2015-2016 with more experience and confidence. The trio combined to average 14.8 points per game last season on a team that went 6-18 and finished fifth in the Northern Lights Conference. Alcaide, a 5-foot-5 speedy point ...
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Mildred D. Muller
Long-time resident Mildred D. Muller (Millie) died at her home in Poulsbo, Washington, on Dec. 11, 2015. Millie was born in Poulsbo on June 11, 1916, to Hilja and Anton Dove. She graduated from North Kitsap High School and attended business college in Seattle. Millie came to Kodiak in 1943 to join her husband, Walter Muller, who was working heavy construction at the naval station. She was a bookkeeper for Erskine'...
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New committee learns land not ‘sale-ready’
The recently formed Kodiak Island Borough Lands Committee held its first meeting Wednesday for training and an overview, starting work toward selling and using borough-owned land. Committee members took an oath of office before getting down to business. After the members learned how to use online borough maps, resource management officer Duane Dvorak asked where they see themselves going. Dvorak said of the lands ...
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Week in Words: The etymology is strong with this one
There should be little question about the word(s) of the week this week: “Star Wars.” The much-anticipated follow-up to the original saga is finally, after what seems like years of hype, coming to theaters. So let’s break these words down. Granted, this probably won’t lend us any insight into the world of nerds, but the pairing of these words is so ubiquitous in our culture, we might as well understand where they ...
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Troopers seek car strippers
Alaska State Troopers are seeking suspects who allegedly were in the process of taking out the interior of a vehicle in a lot at Mill Bay Auto last weekend, according to a trooper report. Someone reported to the troopers Sunday at 6:42 a.m. that the two occupants of a suspicious vehicle on Melnitsa Lane were going in and out of Mill Bay Auto’s fenced lot. Responding troopers found that materials were being taken o...
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Release of video taking too long
To the editor: Listening to the news on KMXT radio yesterday morning concerning latest news about the Pletnikof “investigation,” I could not help but recall reading in our local newspaper that there would be released a preliminary report of said incident on or about Dec 11. Well that date has come and gone and reading between the lines, I think that the reality is probably more like the 12th of never. Open governm...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 17
Nov. 2 At 9:52 a.m., police received a report of an injured cat in the 1200 block of Father Herman Street. Animal control took it to the vet clinic. At 10:42 a.m., police cited a driver in the 2100 block of Mill Bay Road for having no proof of insurance. Around 11:19 a.m., police gave citations for two vehicles parked against traffic in the 1800 block of East Rezanof Drive. At 11:35 a.m., police red-tagged a vehic...
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Alaska State Troopers: Dec. 17
Dec. 4 At 12:13 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a vehicle crash in Larsen Bay. They found a man had seriously injured himself when he crashed the vehicle into a tree. He was taken to Seattle for treatment. Alcohol was a factor, and the investigation continues. Dec. 5 At 4:30 p.m., a motorist arrived at the trooper post to report a red pickup on its roof in the ditch near Chiniak School. Troopers f...
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Kodiak hits the road this season
The Kodiak High School boys basketball team will rack up the miles this season. The team has six regular-season trips off the island, with games in Fairbanks, Sitka, Juneau, Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula. Four of Kodiak’s first five weekends will be spent on the road. The team opens today at the Cougar Tip Off tournament at Service High School, then plays at West Valley (Jan. 15-16), Mt Edgecumbe (Jan. 21), Ju...
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Stage and Screen: Caught between Ireland, Brooklyn
Ellis Lacey (Saroirse Ronan) feels trapped living in a small village in Ireland in the 1950s. The war is over, life on the home front has returned to normal. There is a palpable sense of new post-war opportunities that lie outside of the previous understanding of what lies beyond. Ellis yearns to explore these options and to escape the limited social and career prospects imposed by life in a socially, economically...
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