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Ticket prices have lasting effects on community
To the Editor, In this season of gratitude and sharing, it has been our experience that both of these qualities are made better through understanding. It is often easier to share if you understand how your money is being used. The recent local production of the Nutcracker was successful not only because expenses for the show, which totaled over $20,000, were met, but also because the expenses were an investment in...
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Births: Dec. 24
Emberly Rose Rastopsoff was born at 8:20 p.m. Dec. 12, 2013, to Kara Darling and Richard Rastopsoff. She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long. Her parents are originally from Akhiok and Anchorage and now live in Larsen Bay. Her mother works for Larsen Bay Tribal and her father works for the City of Larsen Bay. Proud grandparents are Jeannie Inga from Akhiok and Florence Darling from Larsen Bay.
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Powers comes up just short of All-American honors
Kodiak’s Kerry Powers came up just short of becoming the school’s third All-American wrestler Saturday in Nevada. The 195-pound junior rolled to a 5-2 record at the two-day Reno Tournament of Champions, an event billed as the toughest tournament in the country. Powers lost his opening-round match, but picked up five consecutive wins before falling one victory shy of reaching the seventh-place match. The top-eight ...
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Museum holds poster contest for earthquake art
What comes to mind when you think about the 1964 Good Friday earthquake and tsunami? The Baranov Museum wants people to put their memories and impressions of the event on paper for a poster contest honoring the 50th anniversary of the event. “It’s a cool way to get the word out, since March 27 is the 50th anniversary,” museum executive director Tiffany Brunson said. Brunson said the contest goes hand in hand with ...
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It's time for a stand against logging
To the Editor: We wrote a long letter to Debbie Lukin, President of Leisnoi Corp., documenting the significant community and environmental impacts of their clear-cut logging program in Chiniak this past three years and requesting that this cease. Leisnoi’s logging is totally inconsistent with their stated corporate goals to “implement effective environmental safeguards” and “be a trusted community partner.” We exp...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 24
Thursday, Dec. 19 • At 12:11 a.m., a man requested public works salt the roads and he was stuck. He called back to report he was OK. • At 12:32 a.m., a caller reported deep water in the road that was stopping vehicles from running. Cones were put out as a warning. • At 1:29 a.m., officers removed cones from Mill Bay Road as the water had drained off the road. • At 2:38 a.m., a caller reported a man drove off intox...
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Police chase ends in man’s arrest
A Kodiak man faces a dozen charges for leading a police officer on a chase that ended in the Monashka Bay woods. Steven Macinko, 20, was arraigned in Kodiak District Court on Sunday on a count of failing to stop at the direction of a peace officer (a class C felony), and misdemeanor charges of reckless endangerment, no motor vehicle liability insurance, reckless driving, improper use of registration, driving with ...
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Daniel Lerch
Former Kodiak resident Daniel Lerch, 63 passed away Dec. 19 at his home in Captain Cook, Hawaii. A potluck wake will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28 in the American Legion hall. Bring your favorite dish and story to celebrate Daniel's life. For more information, contact Mike Sweeny at 539-5660.
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Local Results: Dec. 24
City League Basketball Christmas Tournament Sunday, Dec. 22 Ocean Beauty 91, ISA 90 Elliott Johnson 36, Calen Johnson 30, Doug Frick 12, Dave Anderson 9 and John Malloy 4 points for Ocean Beauty. Adam Kilborn 22, Geoff Spalinger 22, Jaron Steele 20, Tim Fellows 14, Andrew Gregory 5, Brian Gregory 4 and Pete Danelski 3 points for ISA. F/V Incentive 63, Strangers 53 Jemuel Medina 17, Jordan Fogle 14, Lucas Fried 13,...
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Hundreds attend Harbor Lights Festival
Julian McCarthy stood in pouring rain that soaked his red suit, but his cotton white beard couldn’t hide his smile. “Want a candy cane? Take more than one,” he told passing cars again and again Saturday night at Oscar’s Dock. McCarthy, the Santa-dressed crewman of the F/V Stella, had more than Christmas cheer to celebrate. By the end of Saturday’s Harbor Lights Festival, the Stella was named the best-decorated boa...
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