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Bruce Gordon Twite
Longtime Kodiak resident Bruce Gordon Twite passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 3, 2016, in Dawson, Minnesota. Bruce lived in Dawson the first 40-some years of his life, where he enjoyed driving trucks, raising hogs and hell. In 1977, with plans to start a pig farm in the Mat -Su Valley, Bruce moved to Alaska in time to witness the land prices skyrocket in anticipation of the Capitol moving to Willow. He ...
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Cannon, Horn move on in NWAC tournament
Former Kodiak High School teammates, Carissa Cannon and Adriane Horn, are on a path to meet in the Northwest Athletic Conference women’s basketball championship game. The two advanced to the Final Four of the NWAC Tournament Thursday at Everett Community College in Washington state. Cannon and her Lower Columbia College team edged Community College of Spokane 64-61 in Elite Eight action, while Horn and her Wenatch...
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KHS girls fall to Palmer
Kodiak was dialed in from the outside, but it wasn’t enough to upset third-seeded Palmer in the opening round of the Northern Lights Conference Championships. The sixth-seeded Bears drained a season-high seven 3-pointers in a 62-40 girls basketball loss to the Moose Thursday evening at Palmer High School. Kodiak (2-17) ends its season against Kenai in a consolation game at 10 a.m. today. Palmer plays second-seeded...
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TAPESTRY: Key of forgiveness unlocks door to Lent
No grudges, a clean slate, ready for battle. That’s the state of the soul prepared to enter into the long, arduous Lenten journey that leads up to Holy Week, culminating in Good Friday and the Resurrection of Christ, known as Pascha (the West uses the term “Easter) celebrated this year on May 1. The Lenten season officially launches Sunday, with Forgiveness Sunday vespers. Everyone who attends the service has the ...
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Kodiak contingent done at Arctic
Kodiak’s contingent at the 24th Arctic Winter Games concluded competition Thursday in Nuuk, Greenland. Art Alejandro, a libero on Alaska’s boys volleyball team, earned a bronze medal when his squad swept Northwest Territories 25-19, 25-21, 25-21. Alaska was bounced to the third-place game with a 25-22, 25-19, 22-25, 25-15 semifinal loss to Yukon. Krystal Fabricante won gold in the 55-kilogram Inuit wrestling round...
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Levi Fried competes at indoor championships
Levi Fried makes his debut at the NCAA Division II Indoor Championships tonight in Pittsburgh, Kansas. Fried, a freshman on the Black Hills State University (South Dakota) track and field team, runs in the distance medley relay at 4:25 p.m. The team, which also consists of Kenai graduate Jonah Theisen, Alec Baldwin and Mark Fruechte, has the fourth-fastest time entering the meet at 9 minutes, 48.27 seconds. Fried,...
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Rockin' out: A show with heart
This week’s featured band is Heart. Heart is an American rock band that rose to fame in the 1970s. Heart’s music is influenced by hard rock, heravy metal and folk. The band has sold more than 35 million records and was inducted into the Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Fame in 2013. I like Heart because they are a cool band with great rock songs. It is fun to listen to them on the radio. They are one of my favorite bands! On...
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CHICK PRIEST: Where I went wrong last week and in youth
Do any of you have as much trouble as I do admitting you’re wrong? Well, here goes. (Deep breath.) I was wrrrr... I was wrrrroo... I was wrong. (Gulp) Last week I practiced some irresponsible journalism. Without checking it out first, which would have been easy to do with a simple phone call, I speculated why my Orthodox and Catholic clergy weren’t present at any of the monthly ministerial gatherings I have attend...
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Powers advances to round of 16 at NCWA National Championships
Kerry Powers advanced to the Sweet 16 at the NCWA National Championships Thursday in Kissimmee, Florida. Powers, a student at the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School, won his first two wrestling matches in the 235-pound bracket to advance to today’s round of 16. He breezed through his first two matches, winning 19-2 and 11-4. The former Kodiak High School standout wrestler and football player needs ...
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Gov. nominates Kodiak’s Peterson for NPFMC seat
Gov. Bill Walker nominated Kodiak’s Theresa Peterson and Michael “Buck” Laukitis of Homer to two seats on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, according to a release from the governor’s office. Walker also selected Eric Olson of Anchorage, Paul Gronholdt of Sand Point, Linda Behnken of Sitka and Art Nelson of Anchorage as alternate nominees. According to NPFMC, the governor nominates three people per seat...
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