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Severino A. Alejandro
Severino A. Alejandro passed away at the age of 86 on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 at 8:43 p.m. with family by his side. Severino was born in the Philippines and moved to Alaska in 1991. He is survived by his wife Angeles Alejandro, 10 children, 28 grand children, 13 great grand children and two sisters. He was predeceased by his eldest son Juanito. Last respects may be paid on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 1 p....
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Winter weather to return to Kodiak
Winter weather will make a return appearance this Friday in Kodiak, predicts the National Weather Service. During what’s been one of the Emerald Isle’s warmest winters on record, no measurable, more than .1 inches, snowfall has fallen at Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak since Jan. 13. That’s expected to change Friday when Kodiak weather station manager Craig Eckert expects between 4 and 6 inches of snow will fall. "...
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Kodiak boys looking to break skid against Colony
Kodiak boys basketball coach David Anderson is hoping to finally solve the Colony Knights this weekend. Anderson is winless in six tries against the Knights — the only Northern Lights Conference team he hasn’t beaten during his three seasons. In fact, Colony owns a 16-game winning streak over Kodiak. The Bears last victory was during the 2005-2006 campaign. Kodiak has been close to ending the skid. Last year, Colo...
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Rebecca Lou (Becky) McLinn
Rebecca Lou (Becky) McLinn, 78, passed away Jan. 21, 2014 in Tucson, Ariz. She was born May 16, 1935 in Lyle, Wash. to Milton and Edythe Smith. A few years later the whole family moved to Kodiak, Alaska where Becky grew up. Becky is survived by her husband Chuck, six children, six stepchildren, and many grand children and great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters Jean Thompson and Jane Greene and th...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 6
Tuesday, Feb. 4 • At 1:43 a.m., a bar check was conducted on Marine Way. • At 2:05 a.m., a bar check was conducted on Shelikof Street. • At 3:15 a.m., a 911 caller requested a health and safety check. All was OK. • At 7:11 a.m., a 911 caller requested a health and safety check on Simeonoff Street. All was OK. • At 5:22 a.m., a caller requested a subject removal on Simeonoff Street. All was OK. • At 1:36 p.m., a ma...
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Long overdue thanks to the public works department
To the editor: The City of Kodiak Public Works Department worked long and hard to clean up the mess on Alder Lane from the flooding caused by the recent heavy rain. I could hear the equipment in the early morning hours, about 1 a.m., as the crew worked in the dark to clear the catch basin of rocks, gravel and debris where the creek water overflowed the culvert. That was on Thursday morning. It took three more days...
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Alaska State Troopers: Feb. 6
Tuesday Jan. 5 At 7:28 p.m. Alaska State Troopers stopped a 1986 Toyota truck for making an illegal turn on E. Rezanof Drive. The driver, a 35-year-old Kodiak man, was charged with driving with an expired driver’s license. He was given court summons. His license expired in September 2012, troopers said. The man was also cited for failure to show proof of vehicle insurance.
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Achievers: Feb. 6
Brian Fraley is the new Alutiiq Museum’s Communications Director, a position that oversees promotion of the museum. Fraley grew up in Kodiak and relocated to Seattle in 1993 where he obtained a visual communications degree from the Art Institute of Seattle. Fraley has worked in Seattle and New York and most recently was the art director at the Anchorage advertising agency Walsh/Sheppard.
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Stage and Screen: Meryl Streep is worth the price of admission
The play “August: Osage County,” written by Tracy Letts, won the Pulitzer Prize for best drama in 2008. Wikipedia describes the play as “darkly comedic.” While there are intermittent moments of laughter in the 2013 screen version of this powerful drama, I am reluctant to characterize this film as comedic. Those moments that do elicit a laugh are generally moments of uncomfortable dialog that dominate this brillian...
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Kodiak hoops remain in state poll
Both of Kodiak High School’s basketball teams remained in the latest Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches rankings. Kodiak’s girls (16-0) stayed at No. 1, while Kodiak’s boys (7-5) remained at No. 5 in the rankings released Wednesday. West Anchorage girls moved up a spot to No. 2, while Soldotna dropped a spot to No. 3. Soldotna remained undefeated with a 63-5 trouncing of North Pole Wednesday at the Dimond La...
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