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Outdoor Kodiak: Getting crafty
The number of comments and questions I received following last week’s column surprised and delighted me. It’s clear that lots of folks are feeling hemmed in by the weather and are looking for things to do. Ideas for craft projects head the list of questions. Making things is fun in its own right, but when those things are useful in your outdoor interests, they’ll enrich your life. I take a lot of pride in using th...
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Births: Feb. 26
• Gil James Vernon Berns was born at 4:55 a.m. Jan. 27. 2013, to Travis Russell Berns and Lena Snow Amason Berns. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long. His parents are originally from Old Harbor and Port Lions. His father is a commercial fisherman and his mother is an artist. Also welcoming him to the family are Dahlia Meadow Berns and Saelah Beatrix Berns. Proud grandparents are Fuzzy and K...
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Man wielding ice scraper arrested as burglar
A Kodiak man is accused of entering multiple homes while wielding an ice scraper. Ronald Singleton, 60, was arraigned in Kodiak district court on Friday on one count of first-degree burglary and one count of first-degree criminal trespassing. The burglary charge is a class B felony, punishable by up to 10 years in prison. According to court documents, a man returned home on Feb. 21, and found Singleton inside his ...
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Earl Smith
Funeral services for Earl Smith, 71, of Lemmon, S.D. will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at the New Hope Worship Center in Lemmon, S.D. Deacon Bill Dustman will officiate with burial at the Greenhill Cemetery in Lemmon. Earl Arthur Smith was born Feb. 15, 1942 in Buffalo, N.Y. to Earl and Minnie (Sarles) Smith, the oldest of seven. At the age four, Smith moved with his family to Springville, N.Y. whe...
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Michael “Mike” George O’Connor
Michael “Mike” George O’Connor was born Aug. 3, 1949 in Nome, Alaska to Blanche O’Connor Walters. Mike died unexpectedly Feb. 20, 2013 in Anchorage, where he lived for much of his adult life. A celebration of life will be 4- 7 p.m. on Feb. 26, 2013 at the Anchorage Funeral Home, 1800 Dare Avenue. Family and friends are invited to share stories and memories. The family will have a small celebration at Salmon Lake i...
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Fisheries work group briefed on NPFMC meeting
The Kodiak city and borough fisheries work group discussed the results of the latest North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in a Monday morning gathering. In February, the council decided to expand the proposed catch-share plan for trawl groundfish to include the entire Gulf of Alaska, not just the central Gulf. The Kodiak workgroup has been following the issue closely since it was first announced, and h...
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Hope will soon move to new location
Hope Community Resources, Kodiak’s largest supporter of the disabled, is preparing to move into a bigger building that gives the organization room to grow. Hope’s new home is the building that formerly housed Castle Rock Art and Supplies on Mill Bay Road. The biggest reason for the move is to give Hope more space to create additional programs, said Michelle Dakai, director of Hope Community Resources in Kodiak. “W...
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Prep hoops: Kodiak boys snap 20-game skid against Wasilla
It’s not often a basketball game in Kodiak ends with a storming of the court. Friday night’s Northern Lights Conference game against Wasilla was one of those rare instances as the Bears ended a 20-game losing streak to the Warriors in a pulsating 61-56 overtime victory. When the final buzzer sounded, more than 20 fans seated in the student-body section rushed the court in excitement. The five-point, come-from-behi...
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Garden Gate: Kale is a must-grow vegetable for Kodiak gardeners
I didn’t grow up with dumplings, (you know, those steamed biscuits that bob on top of hot soups and stews), but today I consider them a favorite comfort food. So when I came across this recipe for kale stew with cornmeal dumplings I had to try it. The recipe comes from another favorite, a book — no, it’s more than that, a reference — called The Book of Kale, by Canadian writer, Sharon Hanna. While I’m not much for...
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Prep hoops: Kodiak girls drop two at Wasilla
Wasilla washed away any thoughts Kodiak had at claiming the Northern Lights Conference regular-season title with a dominant second quarter Friday. After a 14-all first quarter, Wasilla outscored Kodiak 22-9 in the second and held on for a 54-43 girls basketball victory Friday at Wasilla. Saturday’s game was no contest as undefeated Wasilla, the state’s top 4A team, cruised to a 68-41 win that closed out the NLC re...
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