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Achievers: May 2
• Insurance company GEICO has announced that Petty Officer Claude M. Morrissey is the Coast Guard recipient of GEICO’s 2012 Military Service Award for his work in drug and alcohol abuse prevention. Petty Officer Morrissey is a rescue swimmer at Air Station Kodiak. Petty Officer Morrissey serves as a ground safety equipment instructor, critical incident stress management counselor and command drug and alcohol repre...
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Around Kodiak: May 1
Peterson Elementary is hosting its annual art walk from 6:30-8 p.m. tonight. Students have been working with local artists on special projects all year. Come check out the different art projects, and bid on different sweets at the bake auction. Admission is free. Artist-in-residence Ryan Conarro will hold a theater workshop “Ensemble Explorations” tonight from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Kodiak High School commons. In t...
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Around Kodiak: April 26
The Baranov Museum will host a free public lecture tonight at 7 p.m. as part of Whale Fest. Anjuli Grantham, curator of collections, will present “Whaling the Kodiak Grounds.” Learn about the history of the whaling industry in Kodiak, the evolving technology used to hunt and products gathered from the whales. The Kodiak flotilla of the Coast Guard Auxiliary is teaching a boating safety class on Saturday from 9 a.m...
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Around Kodiak: April 12
The Kodiak Public Library Association is holding a musical celebration benefit to raise money for the new library tonight. The benefit will feature the Chitsuwa Marimba Ensemble with Mark Barnett, Eli Fields, and other local groups. Tickets are available at KMXT, Cost Savers and Creighton Chiropractic Clinic. Minors will only be allowed entry if accompanied by a parent. The benefit runs from 7-10 p.m. at the Elks ...
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Around Kodiak: April 5
Island Trails Network is holding its annual Kodiak Outdoor Film Festival at 6 p.m. tonight at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. There will be movies, pizza, prizes and an auction. Admission is $25 for individuals or $40 for a family. The Kodiak Arts Council is holding a First Friday art walk from 5-7 p.m. Come explore local artwork at The Frame Shop, Northern Exposure Gallery, Harborside Fly-By, Kodiak Arts Cou...
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Around Kodiak: April 1
The Heroes of Telemark, an action-packed movie filmed on location in Norway, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. in the Marion Center behind St. Mary’s Catholic School and Church. Admission is free. The 1965 film, starring Kirk Douglas and Richard Harris, is based on a true story of how a team sabotaged a Nazi laboratory in the Norwegian mountains. The laboratory was designed to develop “heavy water” for nuclear weapons. P...
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Around Kodiak: March 29
The Kodiak Chamber of Commerce and Total Interior Furnishings host a Business After Hours gathering from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. tonight at Total Interior, 1420 Mill Bay Road. The Mocha Girls will perform at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center at 8 p.m. The show has a 21 and older age requirement Tickets are $45 in advance and $55 at the door. To purchase tickets in advance, contact DJ Marc Ignacio at 907-539-1542. The ...
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Around Kodiak: March 28
The Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center hosts this week’s brown bag lunch science talk, "Steller Sea Lion Diets Around Kodiak," with Lei Guo of the University of Alaska. The Steller sea lion is one of the most expensive species in terms of research funds spent. Yet, figuring out what they eat is a difficult undertaking, and sometime a stinky one. This talk, from noon to 1 p.m., summarizes what we know about Steller sea l...
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Around Kodiak: March 27
The Monashka Bay Road Service Area will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. tonight in Bayside Fire Hall to address a contract for road maintenance and repairs, snow removal and sanding. Senior Citizens of Kodiak’s Family Caregiver Support Program is hosting a discussion regarding caregiving issues at 12:30 p.m. Thursday in the Senior Center. For further information contact Kathy at 486-6181.
Mar 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Around Kodiak: March 22
The will be a meeting of the Kodiak Regional Planning Team at 9 a.m. today in the Alaska Department of Fish & Game upstairs conference room (351 Research Court, Near Island). This meeting is open to the public with the purpose to address regional salmon issues and concerns. For additional information, contact Tina Fairbanks at the Kodiak Regional Aquaculture Association, 486-6555. The Kodiak Saturday Market takes ...
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