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Borough declares Suicide prevention week
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly declared Sept. 8 through 14 as Suicide Prevention Week at its regular meeting Thursday. The proclamation urged Kodiakans to "recognize suicide as a significant public health problem … and "support the development of accessible behavioral health services." Jessica Lacy, violence prevention coordinator for the Kodiak Area Native Association, accepted the proclamation. "Suicide is p...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 8
Aug. 5 • At 5:35 a.m., a caller reported a bear sighting in the Bartel Avenue and Chichenof Street area. Patrolling officers were advised. • At 5:39 a.m., a found drivers license was turned in to the Department of Motor Vehicles. • At 6:54 a.m., police warned a driver on Rezanof Drive for having a broken brake light. • At 8:48 a.m., police warned a driver on East Rezanof Drive for speeding. • At 9:03 a.m., police ...
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Fish Factor: Sullivan bows out of Kodiak fish debate
“Surprised and disappointed” was the reaction by Senator Mark Begich upon learning that his opponent Dan Sullivan has bowed out of an Oct. 1 fisheries debate in Kodiak. It is the second time this year that Sullivan has declined to participate in the Chamber of Commerce event that has been an election year tradition since 1990. “I can’t recall a time that a candidate has not participated in the Kodiak debate,” Begi...
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Garden Gate: All about bulbs
I’m devoting this week’s column to bulbs. For starters, now is the time to plant garlic (which I’ll cover later in this column), and the spring bulbs are in at local stores. Tulips, daffodils, grape hyacinths, crocus — there are many flowering bulbs that thrive here. Why the rush? First of all, if you want the pick of the crop, waiting ‘til November is not a good idea. You also don’t want to wait that long to plan...
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Around Kodiak: Sept. 8
Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc. is holding a regular Board of Directors meeting Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Kodiak Senior Center in the multi-purpose room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call the Kodiak Senior Center 486-6181. An island-wide migratory bird meeting is Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Sun’aq Tribal Offices. For more information, contact Pam at 486-4449.
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Kodiak football blanked by Colony
Kodiak’s offense moved the ball effectively, but couldn’t find the end zone in a 37-0 nonconference high school football loss at Colony Saturday. The Knights, the second-ranked large-school team in the state, got two touchdowns apiece from Logan Conway and Tucker Looney. The defense pitched its second consecutive shutout — Colony blanked Juneau-Douglas last week — to remain undefeated on the season at 4-0. The Bea...
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Swimmers win at Homer
Kodiak’s boys and girls swim teams swept the Homer Invitational on Saturday. Ila Hughes, Tahna Lindquist and Talon Lindquist all won a pair of individual events. Full results were not available. The Bears host Homer on Friday and Saturday.
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Prep football scores: Week 4
Friday Barrow 62, Voznesenka 0 Kenai 44, Palmer 20 Ketchikan 40, Thunder Mt. 35 Chugiak 41, Dimond 7 South Anchorage 72. Eagle River 0 Lathrop 31, North Pole 13 Saturday Bartlett 31, Service 24 Colony 37, Kodiak 0 Homer 55, Valdez 0 Seward 56, Monroe 0 West Anchorage 27, East Anchorage 12 Eielson 52, Nikiski 34 Wasilla 49, West Valley 25 Juneau-Douglas 24, West Seattle (Wash.) 8
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KHS volleyball reloads for 2014 season
Even though Kodiak graduated seven seniors from last year’s record-breaking volleyball squad, coach Amy Willis isn’t expecting a letdown 2014 campaign. Most of Kodiak’s players will make their varsity debut tonight in a season-opening Northern Lights Conference match at Colony. The two squads meet again on Saturday. “I think a lot of teams are going to overlook us because we just graduated that group,” Willis said...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Masiqsiraq - Port Lions
Masiqsiraq - Port Lions Elltuwaqa Masiqsirami skuuluqutartuq.- My granddaughter is going to go to school in Port Lions. On Friday March 27, 1964, life changed dramatically for the residents of Afognak village. A magnitude 9.0 earthquake ripped open the sea floor off the coast of Kodiak, creating a series of tsunamis that devastated the village. Residents were forced to evacuate as seawater engulfed the community. ...
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