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FairWind Players casting call for Valentine’s Day show
Ever wished your life was like a romantic comedy? The FairWind Players are giving people a chance to star in one with the play “Maybe Baby, It’s You.” The FairWind Players is a local theater group that has put on previous productions like “Rounding Third” and “Mrs. Mannerly.” Auditions will start at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Kodiak College Benny Benson Building room 130 as the FairWind Players look for people to fill...
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Stage and Screen: Who wants to be a Millionaire? – Woody Grant does
“Nebraska” (2013) has been described as a comedy. While there are some very funny moments in this “Lake Woebegone” variety film, it is not a side-splitting comedy. Au contraire, “Nebraska” is a serious story about aging, a misspent life, alcoholism and, most notably, serious love and concern demonstrated by a son for his largely undeserving father. Many of the humorous moments are uncomfortable and come at the exp...
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Playbook: Dec. 12
Friday, Dec. 13 Wrestling: Kodiak at the Alaska Duals in Anchorage.
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Local Results: Dec. 12
City League Basketball Tuesday, Dec. 10 Loose Cannons 64, St.Innocent’s 51 Dan Walker 18, Charlie Garcia 12, Clieford Tamarra 10, Brad Blondin 8, Corey Gronn 7, Jason Blondin 6 and Andrew King 3 points for Loose Cannons. David Young 12, Alexei Gonopolskiy 10, Bernie Stallard 8, Anton Gonopolskiy 7, Jon Babbit 6, Stephen Wood 4, Aidan Hoyle 2 and Michael Hunner 2 points for St. Innocent’s. RC Enterprise 113, Nets S...
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USFWS will try again to remove Chirikof cattle
The USFWS is looking for a few cowboys. Some hunters might do. So could a savvy rancher or butcher — anything, really. As the Fish and Wildlife Service prepares for another attempt to remove cattle from Chirikof and Wosnesenski islands, it’s asking for the public’s ideas. The cattle were brought to the remote islands by ranchers, but the ranches are gone and the cattle have turned feral. “On these two islands, the...
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Photos from 'The Nutcracker'
Enjoy this slideshow featuring photos from "The Nutcracker."
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Gardeners make case for community plot
Kodiak's gardeners made their case for a community garden on Tuesday night as they asked the Kodiak City Council for use of a plot of land on Larch Street. While the council was receptive to the proposal, they and Mayor Pat Branson said details including liability and insurance need to be worked out before the garden is approved. Presenting the request was Kodiak Soil and Water Conservation District manager Joe Di...
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Arts Council needs affordable ticket pricing
To the Editor: This past weekend was the Christmas performance of “The Nutcracker” ballet in the high school auditorium. Since its first complete performance in the United States in 1944, the ballet has burgeoned into a Christmas tradition in the United States and perhaps more so here in Kodiak, given Kodiak’s history of settlement by Russia. When the ballet was first performed in 1892 in Russia, Alaska had only b...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 11
Saturday, Dec. 6 • At 10:53 a.m., a caller reported being told her belongings were stolen. She said she would go to the police station to fill out a report. • At 3:30 p.m., a caller reported an abandoned vehicle on Hillside Drive. • At 5:56 p.m., a business gave police trespass information about a man. • At 6:26 p.m., a caller reported her daughter hit a deer but it ran off up a hill. Patrol was advised. • At 6:57...
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Alaska Science Forum: Grinding fish heads for the goodness within
NIKISKI — In a chilly building across Cook Inlet from the white pyramid of Mount Redoubt rest a few dozen plastic-lined cardboard totes filled to the brim with an amber liquid. Each chest-high cube holds about a ton of fish oil extracted this summer from the heads of salmon. It’s a product that would have been lost to the Kenai River if Pat Simpson had not recovered it. Simpson, 49, is a fisherman-turned-entrepren...
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