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Arnold takes charge of KHS baseball
The thought of becoming a high school baseball coach never crossed James Arnold’s mind until an encounter with Rick Langfitt in 2009. At the time, Langfitt was Kodiak High School’s head baseball coach and Arnold was a Little League coach. Langfitt approached Arnold during a Little League game at Dark Lake Field and told him he would make a good high school coach someday. That someday is now. On Tuesday, Kodiak Hig...
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Tapestry: Icons topic of Dunlop presentation
The history and theology of icons will be the topic of a presentation by Dr. Bea Dunlop, St. Herman’s Seminary patristics professor, at the Baranov Museum, Wednesday, Jan 23, at 7 p.m. The free lecture is part of the Museum’s exhibit featuring old icons donated by former post master, William Lamme. The icons will be on display during the museum’s Family Day on Saturday, Jan. 19th. Dunlop will take the audience thr...
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Prep hoops: Kodiak girls improve to 9-0
Make it 9-0. Kodiak’s girls remained perfect on the season after romping past Chugiak 53-30 in a nonconference basketball game at Chugiak Thursday evening. The win puts Kodiak two wins away from matching the 1978-79 team for the best start in the program’s history. That team started 11-0. “It was a fight,” Kodiak coach Stephanie Smiley said. “It didn’t feel like we beat them by 23.” Kodiak junior Hannah Wandersee ...
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In the Courts: Jan. 18
Charges dismissed •Two charges of third-degree criminal mischief against Pete Muller Jr., 19, were dismissed Dec. 21. •Charges of second-degree theft and second-degree forgery against Jason Delapaz, 35, were dismissed Jan. 8. Aiding and abetting criminal mischief Pete Muller Jr., 19, was found guilty of aiding and abetting criminal mischief in the fourth-degree. He was sentenced to 360 days in jail (360 days suspe...
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Around Kodiak: Jan. 18
Mill Bay Coffee will hold an auction at 6 p.m. tonight. Furniture, refrigeration units and odds and ends will be sold, and 25 percent of the proceeds will go to the Humane Society of Kodiak. Mill Bay Coffee is relocating to 1517 Mill Bay Road. The Baranov Museum is hosting a family day Saturday, at the museum with an "All About Icons" theme from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn about icon history, symbolism and meaning, or...
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Arthur (Art) Stephen Kacalski
In loving memory of Arthur S. Kacalski (5/20/1952 - 1/9/2013) Arthur (Art) Stephen Kacalski, died on Jan. 9, peacefully in his sleep at home. He had a very long battle with cancer, and is now in a place where there is no pain or misery. Art was born in Buffalo, New York to Alfred and Alys Kacalski on May 24, 1952. He attended Lafayette High School. After graduation he joined the Navy in February 1975, to see the w...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Jan. 18
Palicuuskiiq; Palit’saq: Police Officer_ Maani palit’sat amlertut.: There are many policemen here. Although police officers are a relatively new addition to Alutiiq villages, law enforcement is not. Until Alaska achieved statehood and its communities fell under a state judicial system, Alutiiq leaders acted as peacekeepers and judges. A village’s traditional council, led by a locally appointed chief, maintained or...
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Kodiak groups look for Pick Click Give donations
The annual Pick. Click. Give. campaign is open, and more than a dozen Kodiak nonprofits are participating. The campaign allows Alaskans to donate a portion of their Permanent Fund dividend to any participating nonprofit organization in Alaska. In 2012, Kodiak residents pledged more than $33,000 to local nonprofits in the campaign. Thirteen organizations in Kodiak signed up to participate in the campaign in 2013. T...
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Board of Realtors elect new board officers
The Kodiak Board of Realtors has elected a new board of directors for 2013. Darlene Williamson was elected president; Melanie Ladislao, president elect; Bob Brodie, treasurer; and Lisa Kostelecky, secretary. Kostelecky is the only person who hasn't served on the board of directors before. "Having anyone new is always good because they bring a different perspective on things," Williamson said. "I think there's a de...
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Coast Guard Blotter: Jan. 18
Jan. 13 Coast Guard District 17 watchstanders received a request to assist a 31-year-old man aboard the 315-foot processing vessel R M Thorstenson Sunday. He had reportedly suffered a severe foot injury when a mooring line pulled his foot through a chock. The Coast Guard flight surgeon consulted and recommended antibiotics be administered to prevent infection. The patient was in stable condition and a good Samarit...
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