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Kodiak Island Births: Oct. 13
Bentley Mason Pruitt was born at 5:28 a.m. on Oct. 9, 2015, to Alexandria Kay Pruitt and John Dylan Pruitt. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 19 and a fourth inches long. His parents are originally from Douglas, Georgia, and they now live in Kodiak. The baby’s father is in the United States Coast Guard. Grandparents are Michelle Pruitt from Douglas, Georgia, and April Jensen from Winston, Georgia.
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Outdoor Kodiak: Get stuck in a rut: deer on road system
October is prime time for deer on the road system. The bucks are in top condition before the onset of the rut, and their bodies wallow with fat. They’re also getting a little restless, moving around to locate the concentrations of does even if they’re not quite ready to join them. Most Kodiak hunters delay their hunts until October while waiting for wind, rain and frost to strip the leaves from alders and salmonbe...
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Football title games filled
The state championship games for the medium and small-school classifications showcases a pair of rematches from earlier this season. Soldotna (9-0) battles Peninsula rival Kenai (7-1) in Saturday’s medium-school title tilt at 4 p.m. at Dimond Alumni Field. The Stars knocked off the Kardinals 23-0 two weeks ago in the regular-season finale. Soldotna topped Thunder Mountain 49-13 in the quarterfinals that upped its ...
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Senior Life: Computer classes amping up
Things are happening at the Kodiak Senior Center with computer classes having started up, exercise each day, Aging Mastery Program classes continuing and special events as well as the regular lunch program. Computer classes will be held each Wednesday through Nov. 25. Though beginning classes are now closed, intermediate and advance class from 1:30-3 have openings. Available. You can sign up by calling the center ...
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T&C set for Wednesday
On Wednesday, Baranof Park will be filled with runners. The annual T&C Classic — a cross country event for all — is slated to start at 4 p.m. with a middle school 2-kilometer race. A 3-kilometer high school/community race is at 4:20, followed by the fourth-and fifth-grade 1-kilometer race at 5 p.m. The event ends with first-through-third graders hitting the 1-kilometer course at 5:15 p.m. Registration for the free...
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Actress and former Kodiakan talks Kodiak with Jimmy Kimmel
An actress who spent the first years of her life in Kodiak and now plays a lead role on the hit ABC TV show ‘Scandal’ appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live Thursday night to talk about coming to Kodiak this summer and receiving a key to the city. Darby Stanchfield, who plays Abby on ‘Scandal,’ told Kimmel that she was born in Kodiak, lived here until she was seven and then moved to Unalaska/Dutch Harbor. “Really, I think ...
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Swim team holds fundraiser for teacher with cancer
Carl Smith can normally be found sitting at the top of the bleachers during during a Kodiak High School home swim meet. That wasn’t the case Friday as the longtime teacher found himself on the pool deck during a portion of Kodiak’s meet against Eagle River at the Kodiak Community Swimming Pool. A fundraiser for Smith, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer during the summer, was staged during the middle of the m...
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Locals pack chambers to support conservation easement
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly chambers was packed Thursday night as locals gave an hour of public testimony, mostly in support of the borough passing a resolution to continue negotiations over a conservation easement at Termination Point. The assembly postponed passage of the resolution in the previous meeting. The intent of the resolution is to show interest by the borough in potentially holding the conserva...
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KHS spikers win Grace tournament
For the second time in three years, Kodiak was crowned champions of the Lady Grace Volleyball Tournament. The Bears claimed the title with a 25-18 “if necessary” set victory over Northern Lights Conference rival Palmer Saturday at Grace Christian School in Anchorage. “It was a great tournament for us,” said Kodiak coach Amy Willis, whose team also won in 2013. “We saw lots of different calibers of teams and it was...
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OPINION: Buyer beware during special session
As Alaska legislators go into special session Oct. 24 to consider a buyout of TransCanada’s stake in the proposed natural gas pipeline, all I can say is buyer beware. There are the obvious red flags of course regarding the proposed $55 billion plus pipeline. If the financial numbers for the pipeline are so good, why would TransCanada be willing to sell? If the financial numbers for the pipeline are so good, why ha...
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