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Kodiak football drops from rankings
A two-game losing streak has dropped Kodiak out of the Alaska Sports Broadcasting football rankings. Kodiak was ranked fifth last week, but fell out of this week’s medium-small school rankings after a 63-0 loss at top-ranked Soldotna,. The Stars scored nine touchdowns and amassed 462 yards of total offense to further cement themselves as the top team in the medium-school classification, a spot they have held since...
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Letter was on target
To the Editor: In this past Thursday’s KDM was a letter to the editor castigating both KDM (for printing) and the author of a prior letter to the editor who essentially gave a particular court officer a piece of her mind regarding a decision of his. I found the original letter addressed a relevant social issue and the fact that KDM did not censor this letter to be responsible and consistent with First Amendment gu...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 17
Monday, Sept. 9 • At 7:53 p.m., a corrections officer turned over drug paraphernalia found on an incoming inmate. • At 8:07 p.m., a 911 caller reported a man urinated on a building. Officers found the man and gave him a verbal advisement. • At 8:56 p.m., a 911 caller reported a man left the building without paying his bill. Officers cited him for third-degree theft. • At 9:04 p.m., a caller asked for a man to be r...
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Around Kodiak: Sept. 17
The Kodiak GIS users group will meet at noon today in the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center. Will Deacy will discuss progress in the University of Montana/Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge study of bears in the Karluk Basin at 7 p.m. tonight in the refuge visitor center on Center Ave. Deacy will present preliminary results, share field observations and answer audience questions. The discussion is free ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Getting serious about deer
Everyone should be enjoying brawls with silver salmon by now. But each trip out the road reveals more fall colors. Like me, I bet your eyes are scanning for deer all the way out and back home. Before long, the lure of those golden hills will break your regular river appointment. The thought of deer hunting and fresh venison will be too compelling to resist. Whether now or in October, it will be time to get serious...
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Births: Sept. 17
• Ruby Allison Mills was born at 1:29 a.m., Aug. 16, 2013, to Paul and Melissa Mills. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 18.9 inches long. Her parents are originally from Middleboro, Mass., and now live in Kodiak. Her mother works at home and her father works at Air Station Kodiak. Also welcoming her to the family is her big brother Gus. Proud grandparents are Jack and Monica Konish from Middleboro, Mass....
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Old Harbor students celebrate culture week
Students in Old Harbor started the school year off with hands on learning about Kodiak traditions and history during the school’s culture week. Culture week was held in Old Harbor the week of Sept. 2, and all grades from kindergarten through twelfth participated in the events. “I think it’s important for us to stress culture and really instill that into the kids within the school as well,” rural schools principal ...
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New Kodiak postmaster a familiar face
Kodiak has a new postmaster, and she didn’t have to travel far to get here. Dawn Acosta has been named postmaster of the US Postal Service’s Kodiak office. She has been working in the Kodiak office as a supervisor since 2004, so it made sense for her to apply for the job after former postmaster William Kersch left for a post office in Puerto Rico earlier this summer. Acosta officially took over in August. Kersch a...
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High school welcomes new assistant principal
Kodiak High School has a new assistant principal this year. Falk comes to Kodiak from Anchorage where she worked for the Anchorage School District as the supervisor of special education. Her job included working with all of the behavioral schools for kindergarten through twelfth grade and special programs around Anchorage. Falk hopes to use her background with special education and individualized instruction to wo...
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Alutiiq Museum completes 'Wild Foods' project
Have you ever wondered how to incorporate kelp into your cooking or make perok? The Alutiiq Museum’s new cookbook contains more than 50 recipes that focus on using wild foods found in Kodiak. The Alutiiq Museum unveiled The Wild Foods Cookbook” and DVD Friday during a potluck. More than 60 people turned out to the Koniag building to taste wild foods and view clips. “We’re very proud of this celebration of Kodiak w...
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