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Alutiiq campout: Fun in another language
A two-day campout presents students with the opportunity to get immersed in Alutiiq culture, language and history. The Alutiiq museum and Kodiak Island Borough School District host a campout in Alutiiq language and culture on Monday at Holiday Beach starting at 10 a.m. It runs through Tuesday. People can also take part in the events without staying overnight. There will be Alutiiq speakers and elders there who wil...
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Death notice: Thomas Truitt
A memorial service for Thomas Truitt will be held Saturday, June 21, 2 p.m. at Pasagshak Point. Bring a dish to share.
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Playbook: June 13
Friday, June 13 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Chugiak at Baranof Field, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 14 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Chugiak at Baranof Field, 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Racing: Motocross at the Kodiak Island Raceway, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 15 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Chugiak at Baranof Field, 11 a.m.
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Stage and Screen: Could baseball become India’s new pastime?
J.B. Bernstein (John Hamm of TV series “Mad Men” fame) is down on his luck sports agent. This year’s Disney sports biopic “Million Dollar Arm” tells the amusing and touching story of how Bernstein’s imagination, creativity and chutzpah triggered a cultural revolution in American baseball and life in India. As the film opens J.B.’s clientele has aged, retired and not been replaced. He and his partner Aash (Assif Ma...
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Former pro player returns home to coach
Cliff Anderson remembers the exact moment when his childhood dream became a reality. He had just completed his senior year at Chapman University (California) and was sitting by the phone in his apartment when a scout from the Los Angeles Dodgers called Anderson to tell him he had been selected in the 39th round of the 1992 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft. The news transported Anderson back to playing on Coon F...
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U.S. Senate may consider Kodiak as radar spot in missile test program
The Kodiak Missile Launch Complex may be considered as an eventual radar location for a missile-testing program described by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency as “absolutely vital.” In a hearing by the U.S. Senate appropriations subcommittee trying to find funding for a missile-test system seeking to go into operation in 2020, U.S. Senator from Alaska Lisa Murkowski questioned Vice Admiral James Syring, head of the ...
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Dunbar 5th in 10,000
Trevor Dunbar’s final NCAA Division I National Track and Field Championships started in spectacular fashion. The University of Oregon senior and former Kodiak High School star scored a fifth-place finish in the 10,000-meter run Wednesday evening at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Dunbar clocked a time of 28 minutes, 53.81 seconds, which secured a top-five spot by four seconds. Dunbar was third after the ...
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Film class to document Exxon spill in Kodiak
An intensive film course may shed light on Kodiak’s involvement with the Exxon Valdez oil spill and teach 11 middle and high school students a bit about documentary filmmaking. The program will also inform students about historical research and ethnography and the study of people and cultures. The Baranov Museum reports the 25th anniversary of the 1989 spill was March 24, and Kodiak is still affected. “In the publ...
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We need leadership that stands up for fisheries
To the editor: I fish commercially in Cook Inlet to support my family, and I know people from across the state who do the same. That’s why I was so disappointed in Dan Sullivan when he ran the Alaska Department of Natural Resources. Sullivan routinely put the interests of outside corporations above the interests of Alaskans. For example, he has boasted about a ruling he made that found a Cook Inlet salmon stream w...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 12
May 27, 2014 • Around 1:07 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. • At 8:44 a.m., police responded to a parking violation on West Marine Way. The owner will move the vehicle. • At 8:48 a.m., police red-tagged an illegally parked vehicle on West Rezanof Drive. • At 9:16 a.m., police served arrest warrants to two inmates at the Kodiak jail. • At 10:26 a.m., police received a call reporting reckless drivin...
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