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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Cip’ausngasqaq
Cip’ausngasqaq - Show Off; Smart Aleck Awaqutan cip’ausngauq. - Your son is a smart aleck. In the Alutiiq language, the word cip’ausngasqaq translates literally as a “know it all” or a “smart aleck,” and people use the term to refer to someone who thinks of himself as a big shot. Among Alutiiqs, behaving like a big shot can be dangerous. Boasting is not only bad manners, it can poison your luck. A boastful hunter ...
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Alaska State Troopers: Nov. 29
Friday, Nov. 15 An 18-year-old Kodiak man was cited by Alaska Wildlife Troopers for the illegal possession and transportation of an Emperor goose. Wednesday, Nov. 20 At 11:31 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance on Sharatin Road. Investigation revealed a 36-year-old Kodiak man was harassing an ex-girlfriend. He was arrested for harassment in the second-degree domestic violenc...
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June McGill
June C. McGill passed away Nov. 18, 2013 in Glendale, Ariz. Born Clara June Collins on Feb. 22, 1924, in Phoenix, June was preceded in death by her brother Stephen R. Collins and her son Brian McGill. She is survived by her brother Robert Collins of Phoenix, sons David and Lyle McGill of Wikieup, Ariz., daughter Robyn (Bud) Cassidy of Kodiak, grandson David McGill, Jr. of Haughton, La., granddaughters Kiva Auten o...
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Cargo crewman medevaced by Kodiak Coast Guardsmen
A 56-year-old Filipino man has cause to be thankful today after being pulled from a ship 115 miles south of Kodiak on Wednesday. A US Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk rescued the man from the 958-foot container ship Sea Land Charger after the ship reported he fell about 10 feet, injuring his head and right eye. The call for help came Tuesday morning, when the ship was about 550 miles from Kodiak. After speaking with the ...
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Isle Bells will perform Saturday
Kodiak’s handbell choir will ring in the holiday season with the third annual Holiday Bells concert on Saturday. Isle Bells will put on a 10-song concert at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday in the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. The venue is new for Isle Bells, but director Ella Saltonstall said she thinks it will be a good fit for the show. “I’m excited about having Holiday Bells in a venue where people and families c...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 29
Monday, Nov. 25 • At 8:46 a.m., a caller reported a very large bear had been in a parking lot on the 3000 block of East Rezanof Drive on and off for a few days. Officers notified the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and Alaska State Troopers. • At 9:17 a.m., a caller turned in drug paraphernalia and officers disposed of it. • At 9:57 a.m., a caller requested a man be given a trespass warning from a Mill Bay Road...
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USTravel closes Kodiak office
The USTravel office in Kodiak will close at the end of the month, but that doesn’t mean that travel help is flying away. The announcement came Tuesday, but USTravel marketing manager Elizabeth Nerland said Kodiak residents and businesses will still be able to receive help with travel plans from a network of agents. “We are still in the community and still providing the same quality services,” she said. USTravel ha...
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Tapestery: Doris Bacus is still the pillar of Mission Road neighborhood
The neighborhood on Mission Road has gone through some big changes since kids eagerly lined up to taste Doris Bacus’ chocolate chip cookies, cinnamon rolls and pies. “I could bake two batches of cookies and they’d be gone in about 20 minutes,” Doris remembered. Now she doesn’t have anyone to bake for. In those post-World War II days, just about every mom unofficially “adopted” the kids on the block. No lines were ...
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Local Results: Nov. 29
City League Basketball Monday, Nov. 25 ISA 90, Air Station 52 Nick Billings 35, Adam Kilborn 30, Trent Hartill 10, Jaron Steele 5, Tim Fellows 5, Andrew Gregory 3 and Pete Danelski 2 points for ISA. Sean Donohue 12, Bob Hornick 12, Jason Gordon 7, Mark Lyons 7, Jacob Dillon 7, John Anderson 4 and Charles Fowler 3 points for Air Station. Petro Marine 100, Nets Systems 75 Randy Delacruz 31, Godfrey Agmata 28, Yung K...
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“Out of the Furnace” – Not for the Faint of Heart
Russell Baze (Christian Bale) works in a steel mill in Braddock, Pennsylvania. He is an honest, hardworking man with a dying father, a devoted uncle (Red – Sam Shepard,) a beautiful girlfriend (Lena - Zoe Saldana) and a disaffected younger brother (Rodney, Jr. - Casey Affleck,) Rodney has done several tours of active military duty in the Middle East. He has become angry and has lost direction in his life. His brot...
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