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Wounded warriors visit Kodiak
Last week, the Wounded Warrior Project brought 12 wounded soldiers to Kodiak Island to go fishing, see the sights and participate in a healing process. The Wounded Warrior Project is an organization that takes military veterans injured after Sept. 11, and works to help them heal and assist each other. For some, their wounds are physical; others live with invisible injuries from combat-related stress. For the past ...
Aug 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Garden Gate: Cooking with late summer rhubarb
Chop, chop, chop. Marty is standing in the corner of the kitchen, rinsing and chopping rhubarb into 3/4-inch chunks and tossing them into two large pots on the stove: one for cinnamon sauce, the other for a plain sauce. At his feet, a large purple trug, filled with vertical columns of red, pink and green rhubarb await their fate. August marks our last rhubarb pick (except for a few deep-dish cobblers here and ther...
Aug 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Around Kodiak: Aug. 26
The Kodiak flotilla of the Coast Guard Auxiliary will teach a boating safety class Aug. 26 and 27, from 5:30-9:30 p.m. at Coast Guard Base Kodiak. The eight-hour About Boating Safely class is designed for adults who want to learn the basics necessary to enjoy boating safely and legally. Topics covered include terminology, trailering, legal requirements and emergency procedures. The class meets in the Pacific Cod c...
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Fish Factor:
Alaska salmon continues to get broadsided by ill informed, far away big wigs who believe they are best suited to make seafood choices for their customers. Sodexo, one of the world’s largest food service contractors - said last week that its policy is to only serve seafood certified by (you guessed it) the London-based Marine Stewardship Council. In this case, the fish is targeted to the US troops. Sodexo, a Fortun...
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Kodiak football erupts in second half to beat Homer
After 12 scoreless quarters against Homer, Kodiak’s offense finally came to life in the second half of its 2013 football opener. After trailing 2-0 at halftime, the Bears scored 19 unanswered points to end a four-game losing streak to Homer with a 26-8 Northern Lights Conference victory Saturday in Homer. “In the first half they were crowding the box on us trying to shut down the run,” second-year Kodiak coach Jim...
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Kodiak student progress to be measured under new system
Three schools in the Kodiak Island Borough School District have received the highest rating under the Alaska’s new accountability system for public schools. Chiniak, Peterson and North Star schools received a five-star rating under the Alaska State Performance Index (APSI), which was adopted by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development in June 2013. The state board obtained a federal waiver from pro...
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Thomet, Fried produce top two finish at Skyview
Kodiak’s opening 2013 cross country meet proved that there is work to be done. Behind solid performances from the two Levis, Kodiak’s boys placed fifth at Saturday’s Skyview Invitational, while the girls, without top runner Adriane Horn, were 15th. “We have a lot of work to do, no doubt,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. Still, Dunbar had plenty to cheer about in the season opener. Junior Levi Thomet won the boys ...
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Kodiak Military History Museum unveils 3D model of gun
The Kodiak Military History Museum recently unveiled a three-dimensional model of the biggest guns that ever defended the Emerald Isle. Chuck Meitle of Corvallis, Ore., created and donated a model of the Mark VI, Modification 3A2 8-inch gun, which was found in Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park during World War II. Parts of the gun can still be found near the museum and throughout the park. On Saturday, the mu...
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Prep football: Week 2 results
Friday Juneau 26. Viewpoint, Calif. 20 Chugiak 14, West Anchorage 7, OT Soldotna 47, Colony 24 Houston 37, Skyview 0 Service 46, East Anchorage 12 Palmer 21, West Valley 12 Kenai 17, Wasilla 14 Saturday South Anchorage 17, Bartlett 7 Eagle River 36, Dimond 29 Eielson 68, Valdez 0 Monroe 63, Seward 0 Lathrop 54, Nikiski 0 Barrow 46, Voznesenka 6 Kodiak 26, Homer 8 Thunder Mt. 35, Ketchikan 19
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Two people face felony drug charges for meth
Two Kodiak people are facing felony drug charges for allegedly possessing methamphetamine. Christopher Sargent, 30, was arraigned in Kodiak district court on Aug. 17 on one count of violating conditions of release and one count of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, a class C felony punishable by up to five years in jail and a $10,000 fine. Ashley Klassen, 23, was arraigned in Kodiak distric...
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