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Kay Margaret Cox
Kay Cox, born April 2, 1938, passed away on Nov. 16 in Kodiak. Kay had lived in Kodiak twice, first from 1976 to 1995, then she moved for 10 years to Tucson, Ariz. for a break from the cold, only to move back to the place she loved most: Kodiak. She spent her last years here. Kay loved animals; being raised on a farm as a child in California, she always had dogs. She also enjoyed knitting, crocheting and crafting....
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Fall in line for your flu shot
Alaskans should be ready for another infamous flu season. According to the state’s epidemiology bulletin for the 2013-2014 season, seven different flu vaccine manufacturers are producing 13 different kinds of flu vaccine, five of which are newly approved by Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Regional flu activity has already been reported by the CDC in two states, one of which is Alaska. Influenza is...
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Track the Tustumena plans
To the Editor: In Tuesday’s KDM was an article noting the award of a contract to begin the design process of a new M/V Tustumena. From this, one can only speculate on the eventual cost to Kodiak’s citizenry for construction of subsequent shore support facilities. The current M/V Tustumena has a length overall (LOA) of 296 feet [Ref: Wikipedia]. The new-design vessel’s LOA (at present) is from the existing 296 feet...
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Around Kodiak: Nov. 21
Obamacare enrollment Enroll Alaska will be in Kodiak at the Kodiak Community Health Center and Walmart from Nov. 21-27 to help with enrolling in health care insurance. Individuals can call 1-855-385-5550 to schedule an appointment with an agent. KEA board meeting The Kodiak Electric Association will hold a regular board meeting at noon today in the conference room in the KEA building beneath Fred Zharoff Memorial ...
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Kodiak Daily Mirror releases book about 1964 earthquake
The Kodiak Daily Mirror and Baranov Museum have produced a book about the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake and how it changed life throughout the Kodiak archipelago. The book, “9.2: Kodiak and the world’s second-largest earthquake,” tells stories from Kodiak on March 27, 1964 and the days that followed. The 144-page book has nine chapters detailing the earthquake, the effects of the tsunami around Alaska, Kodiak before...
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Alaska State Troopers: Nov. 21
Wednesday, Nov. 13 At 1:02 p.m., Alaska State Troopers observed a 43-year-old Kodiak man drive a 2004 Chevy van. The trooper knew from previous contact that the man did not have a valid driver’s license. Further investigation revealed he had a revoked driver’s license due to a prior DUI and also had a license restriction of an interlock ignition device for any vehicle he operated. Due to the status of his license ...
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Fulp signs with UAA hoops
Damien Fulp, grandson of former Kodiak residents Ian and Judy Fulp, has signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball for University of Alaska Anchorage. Fulp, a senior at Colony High, was named the Northern Lights Conference’s most valuable player last season after he posted 14.4 points, 4.1 assists, 3.1 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 1.1 blocks per game. “We are very excited to add Damien to our program,” UAA ...
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Achievers: Nov. 21
The Elks Club of Kodiak has named its middle school achievers for the first quarter of the 2013-2014 school year. Each quarter, the club honors one boy and one girl in sixth, seventh and eighth grades for outstanding performance in the classroom and the community. Honorees are chosen by the middle school staff, who also contribute a short citation. Sixth grade • The KMS sixth-grade teachers would like to recognize...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 21
Sunday, Nov. 17 • At 1:40 a.m., an officer brought a drunk man outside of a bar and gave him a no-bars warning. • At 1:50 a.m., a man was cited for no proof of insurance. • At 2:45 a.m., a man was cited for no proof of insurance. • At 3:12 a.m., a caller reported a fight in progress on Marine Way. As the caller was on the phone, she told dispatchers the people were dispersing. Everyone was gone when officers arriv...
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Parks and Rec putting on flag football tourney
The Kodiak Parks and Recreation Department is organizing the first Kodiak Turkey Bowl Classic this weekend. The Classic is a 7-on-7 flag football single-elimination tournament that begins Saturday and ends Sunday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Teams have until Friday to register at the Teen Center, or by calling organizer Landon Durand at 486-8671. Three or more teams are needed. If not enough teams sign up, the to...
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