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Julie Knagin
Julie Knagin, 85, passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014, in Kodiak, surrounded by loved ones. She was born December 28, 1928, in Karluk, Alaska, and baptized Yuliana. Julie was preceded in death by her parents, Alexandra “Sasha” (Kvasnikoff) Christensen-Noya of Karluk and Carl “Schoolhouse Charlie” Johan Christensen of Stavanger, Norway; her grandparents Lev and Okalena Kvasnikoff; her husband of 55 years, Dennis ...
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House report: District 35 fared well in capital budget
This has been an extremely productive year and I feel good about the work that we did on the budget. As the finance operating budget co-chair, my job was to pass out the constitutionally mandated FY15 operating budget which totals $9.1 billion, a reduction of 1.34 billion from the current year. Non-formula agency operations, what most people think of as ‘state government’ operations, were reduced by $51.4 million ...
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Playbook: May 2
Friday, May 2 Softball: Kodiak vs. Solodtna at Soldotna. Junior varsity, 4 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Track: Kodiak at the Palmer Invitational at Palmer High School. Saturday, May 3 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Palmer High School, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Softball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Soldotna. Junior varsity 10 a.m.; varsity, 1 p.m. Track: Kodiak at the Palmer Invitational at Palmer High School.
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Allen wins figure competition in Wash.
Bodybuilders usually chow down after a show, not before a show. Don’t tell that to Siene Allen. The night before competing in the nation’s largest amateur competition — the Emerald Cup Championships in Bellevue, Wash. — the 32-year-old Kodiak resident downed a burger and fries. Her eating binge was the perfect recipe for success. Allen topped a field of 16 women in the figure Class D division on April 25. She earn...
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Tapestry: Robert Ponte thinks of brother as he rides his Harley
Robert Ponte and Andrew Colin were half-brothers, sired by different fathers. They shared the good and the bad. They endured the estrangement of living in a single-parent home. Robert empathized with Andrew when the boy was diagnosed with kidney cancer. The brothers enjoyed tinkering around with engines and they loved motorcycles. Harley Davidsons. Flashy, loud, powerful, free… When Andrew won a 2000 Dyna Wide Gli...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 1
Wednesday, April 23 • At 12:16 a.m., a caller requested subject removal on E. Marine Way. Male left upon officer’s request. • Around 12:54 am, two bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 1:50 a.m., officers responded to a suspicious vehicle reported at Jack Hinkle/ Rezanof . No one was around. • At 1:56 a.m., officers responded to a suspicious vehicle reported on W. Rezanof Dr. Everything was OK. • At 2:05 a.m., ...
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Galley Tables to hone local storytelling
Another team of Kodiak women will chalk up an undefeated season Friday with the final edition of the Galley Tables community storytelling event, set for 7 p.m. in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium drama pod. Organizers Astrid Rose, Thandi Carros, and Brianna Gibbs held the first of the monthly sessions in November, inviting anybody with a story to talk for seven minutes on a common theme. All three were surprised at...
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Alaska State Troopers: May 1
Thursday, April 17 • At 3:33 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of possible child abuse involving several children currently in foster care. The Office of Children's Services and the Child Advocacy Center are assisting in the investigation, which is currently ongoing. The children were removed from the home and placed in the custody of OCS. Friday, April 25 At 10:30 p.m., troopers stopped a sports utili...
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Powers to end run as Parks and Rec director
After a year as the City of Kodiak Parks and Recreation director, Charlie Powers is leaving the department. Powers’ last day is May 24. He and his family will be relocating to his home state of Wyoming. “Our parents are getting older, so it is time to get a little closer to them,” Powers said. Powers was hired as interim director in March 2013 after the retirement of Kodiak’s first director Ian Fulp, who held the ...
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Local educator to vie for Kodiak College director
Alan Fugleberg, one of three finalists to replace Barbara Bolson as director of Kodiak College vowed to fight for Kodiak’s slice of the higher education pie. Speaking at a community reception Wednesday, Kodiak College’s assistant director for academic affairs and an assistant professor, Fugleberg is the only local candidate for the top job. “I will work with each and every employee, each and every student who want...
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