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Coast Guard: Aug. 23
Aug. 20 • An Air Station Kodiak Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, forward deployed to the Bering Sea region, medevaced an ill crewman from the bulk carrier Jamaica Bay 92 miles west of Dutch Harbor, Tuesday. The Dolphin crew hoisted the 37-year-old Chinese mariner, who was reportedly suffering from severe abdominal distress, and transported him safely to awaiting emergency medical personnel in Dutch Harbo...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Black eye
Senegneq; Segnew : Black Eye Mal'ugnek segnengq'rtua, kinam tenglukiinga! - I got two black eyes, somebody hit me! There are many ways to get a black eye. Elders recall that men and boys working around swinging fishing gear were frequently bruised in the face. Others got shiners from fighting, particularly after school. Parents forbid such sparring and would punish them if they found out they were involved in a fi...
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Tapestry: Betty (Betz) Lukin was ready for her earthly farewell, but her loved ones weren’t
“I’m ready!” goes a line of an old Gospel tune. Betty (Betz) Lukin loved that song and sang it with certainty. She really was ready to leave this world, just as joyously as she had lived in it. This spring Betz made that final journey, leaving behind friends and family who wished that she could have stayed longer. Betz, who was being treated for a heart condition, died unexpectedly while undergoing surgery in Anch...
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In the Courts: Aug. 22
Dismissals • Charges of fourth-degree assault, sixth-degree drugs misconduct and violating conditions of release against Frankie Brown, 33, were dismissed June 25. • Charges of driving without a valid license, fourth-degree drugs misconduct and sixth-degree drugs misconduct against Johnny Cortez Jr., 26, were dismissed June 25. Assault Petaia Sega, 29, pleaded guilty to one count of fourth-degree assault. His impo...
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Senior Life: Island Cove Adult Day Program
Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc. adult day program, Island Cove, has been operating since January 1991 and provides a safe, active environment for people who might need assistance during the day. Delicious lunches, snacks, arts and crafts, exercise, games, socialization and even massages are part of the adult day program. The variety of activities are suited even for seniors in wheelchairs or those who have limited...
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Kodiak cross country schedule
Aug. 24 — at Skyview Invite Aug. 30-31 — West Anchorage Sept. 6 — at ACS Class Challenge Sept. 7 — at Palmer Invitational Sept. 14 — at Seward Invitational Sept. 20-21 — Colony Sept. 28 — Region III Championships at Seward Oct. 5 — State Championship meet at Bartlett
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Prep picks: Looking to stay perfect heading into Week 2
Turns out Kodiak wasn’t the only team to sit out Week 1 of the high school football season. Homer didn’t play Monroe, Thunder Mountain didn’t play Sitka and Delta didn’t travel to Seward. The reason for all the cancellations: not enough eligible players. If this continues to be a problem, the Alaska Schools Activities Association should really consider pushing back season openers to when school starts. Alaska has ...
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Playbook: Aug. 23
Friday, Aug. 23 Racing: Mud bog and family night at the Kodiak Island Raceway, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 Cross country: Kodiak High School at the Skyview Invitational at Skyview High School. Girls junior varsity, noon; boys junior varsity, 12:45 p.m.; girls varsity, 1:30 p.m.; boys varsity, 2:15 p.m. Football: Kodiak vs. Homer at Homer High School, 3 p.m. Junior varsity vs. North Pole at Homer, noon.
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New technology for a new school year
Imagine drawing an object and being able to use a printer to turn that sketch into a plastic object. That’s what students at Kodiak High School will learn to do this year in the 3-D modeling class, using newly purchased equipment. The Kodiak Island Borough School District now owns two 3-D printers that will allow students to print plastic objects that they design on a computer. The district purchased a 3-D printer...
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KHS tennis travels to Anchorage
On Friday, Kodiak High School’s tennis team will make history at a tournament in Anchorage. It will be the first time the team will compete in regular-season matches against another high school team. “It is different,” third-year coach Steve Johnston said. “It is kind of nice to be able to do it.” Johnston wanted to attend the tournament last year, which is used as a tune-up for teams around the state before begin...
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