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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 29
QUESTION: What Alaska high school did Wasilla girls basketball coach Jeannie Herbert-Truax graduate from? FRIDAY’S ANSWER: Kodiak’s Joanna Garcia was named the 2011 Northern Lights Conference girls most valuable player despite Kodiak posting a 3-7 conference record. The senior guard averaged 10.3 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals a game. After high school, Garcia played one year for Morton Colle...
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Broader choice for birthing
Pregnancy comes with a lot of decisions, including what type of birth to have and who should be part of that special moment. One option available is having a doula. Doulas provide physical and emotional support for the mom and the birth partner. While no training is necessary to act as a doula, training and certificates are available, Zoya Saltonstall said. Saltonstall has taught childbirth classes for 10 years an...
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Assembly heads to Chiniak this weekend
The Chiniak community and the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly will meet Saturday to talk about burned trees in the area, a new library, and service districts. First on the agenda is an update on the Chiniak Library, which also served as an evacuation shelter in case of a tsunami. The library was destroyed in the late August Twin Creeks Fire, but insurance will cover the cost to rebuild it. According to a memo inclu...
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Borough, city revising analyst contract
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and Kodiak City Council want to move ahead on a contract with their fisheries analyst and directed their managers to update the contract. On Wednesday, the two bodies sat down together for the first time since disagreements arose over a contract with Heather McCarty, the analyst for the joint city and borough Fisheries Work Group. McCarty has held the job for two years and the co...
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Coast Guard looking for new recruits
The United States Coast Guard is beefing up recruitment, including in Alaska. “Looking at the challenges we’re facing in the world today, ladies and gentlemen, you’re going to need a bigger Coast Guard,” Admiral Paul Zukunft, commanding officer of the service, said in his second State of the Coast Guard address, Tuesday Washington, D.C. Chief Petty Officer George Hoelzel, recruiter in charge at the Coast Guard’s A...
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KDM Editorial: No room people in parties
Last Thursday, the Daily Mirror reported that Sen. Lisa Murkowski wanted the Senate to carry out its normal “advise and consent” function with the appointment of Justice Antonin Scalia’s replacement on the Supreme Court. One day later, we had to report that she changed her stance and now backs the play of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Judiciary Committee Chair Sen. Charles Grassley to block any appoin...
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SENIOR SEND-OFF
Kristhel Fangonilo wears No. 11 for one reason — Adriane Horn, a shooter and defensive specialist on Kodiak’s undefeated 2014 team. When the jersey number became available after Horn graduated in 2014, Fangonilo, then a junior, didn’t hesitate in changing numbers. “My sophomore year, I was like, ‘Adriane Horn is so good at threes that I want to get her jersey next year,”’ said Fangonilo. Fangonilo has carried on t...
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TAPESTRY: Young Life sponsors Taste of Kodiak event
Fun, food and faith are the main ingredients at Young Life or WYLdlife events, and Saturday’s Taste of Kodiak is no exception. But another element will be added to the mix — auction. This can be put in the “fun” category. The auctioneers, Joriah Barnett and Jakob Hartt, are very entertaining young men, said Lisa Poulos, an active Young Life volunteer and coordinator of the event, which takes place at St. Mary’s gy...
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In the Courts: Feb. 26
John Donat pleaded guilty to attempted violation of a domestic violence protective order. Donat was sentenced to 30 days in jail (30 suspended) and fined $500 and placed on probation for one year. Josef S. Emmerson was discharged without an imposition of sentence after completed probation under a suspended imposition of sentence. Emmerson was convicted of misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fourth d...
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Coast Guard looking for new recruits
The United States Coast Guard is beefing up recruitment, including in Alaska. “Looking at the challenges we’re facing in the world today, ladies and gentlemen, you’re going to need a bigger Coast Guard,” Admiral Paul Zukunft said in his second State of the Coast Guard address in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday. Chief Petty Officer George Hoelzel, recruiter in charge at the Coast Guard’s Anchorage recruitment office, s...
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