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Local history re-enactment group demonstrates blacksmithing
Dictionary.com hammers out a clear description of the term anachronism. It is something or someone that is not in its correct historical or chronological time. A sword, for example, would be considered an anachronism in modern warfare. In short, an anachronism could portray boredom for some. But when the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism celebrated its annual newcomers feast Saturday, boredom a...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 21
Oct. 8 • At 12:21 a.m., police warned a driver on Hillside Drive about a broken headlight. • At 1:09 a.m., police cited a driver on Rezanof Drive East for having no proof of insurance. • Around 1:41 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 1:57 a.m., police cited a driver on Rezanof Drive East for having no proof of insurance and an open container. • At 2:27 a.m., a caller reported a bear walking down ...
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Yavorsky earns first-team NLC honors
Kodiak’s Jacob Yavorsky was a force on the defensive line this season and was awarded for his efforts. The junior earned Northern Lights Conference football first-team recognition, the only Kodiak player to do so. “He had a fantastic season,” Kodiak coach Jim Schnick said. “He was the anchor of our defense.” From his interior lineman position, Yavorsky led the Bears with 53 tackles — 15 for losses — and five sacks...
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Quintet strings a display of unusual musical skills
Prior to their performance Saturday at the High School auditorium, Sybarite5, a string quintet, played a few selections for about 30 music students and some parents. What became music to the students’ ears was the unusual way the quintet played their instruments. Violinist Sarah Whitney made a squawking sound with her bow on the strings, something the group calls a "crunch." Violinist Sami Merdinian played with a ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Traveling for deer
As the road system deer season draws to a close, it’s time to plan hunts into the remote regions of Kodiak that will remain open through the end of the year. Even if you have venison in the freezer, hunts to outlying areas are not to be missed. For me, the road system season has always been a warm-up for remote hunts. Yes, there is a lot of neat country to hunt on the road system. Yes, there are deer and the hunti...
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Stutes is a lady with integrity
To the Editor, I am writing to ask you and your readers to support Louise Stutes for state representative in the upcoming Nov. 4 election. Louise will do an exemplary job as our representative for House District 32. She has been a Kodiak resident for 35 years with a portion of those years on the high seas fishing with her husband, Stormy. Louise also was elected to and served on the Kodiak Island Borough for six y...
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Alumni update: Horn losses in Germany
Alysa Horn suffered her first loss for Osnabruck in a Bundelisga second division women’s basketball game Sunday in Germany. The former Kodiak and University of Alaska Anchorage star pumped in a team-high 16 points, but her team fell, 60-57, to BG 74 Veilchen. Osnabruck dropped to 3-1 in the 12-team North Division. Horn was 4 for 11 from the field and made both of her 3-point and free throw attempts. The forward al...
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Alumni update: Horn losses in Germany
Alysa Horn suffered her first loss for Osnabruck in a Bundelisga second division women’s basketball game Sunday in Germany. The former Kodiak and University of Alaska Anchorage star pumped in a team-high 16 points, but her team fell, 60-57, to BG 74 Veilchen. Osnabruck dropped to 3-1 in the 12-team North Division. Horn was 4 for 11 from the field and made both of her 3-point and free throw attempts. The forward al...
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Spikers split at Wasilla
A night after getting swept by Wasilla, Kodiak’s volleyball team swept the Warriors. How were the Bears able to make a complete turnaround in less than a 24-hour span? “Friday night we talked and strategized a little bit,” Kodiak coach Amy Willis said. “I asked each of them to be team players and not to be focused on what kind of pass they were getting or what kind of set they were getting — really just be focused...
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KHS swimmers win Valley Invite
Kodiak started the stretch drive of the swim season with a pair of convincing victories Saturday at the Valley Invitational. The boys, behind three individual and three relay wins, grabbed the team title with 123 points — 59 points ahead of runner-up Soldotna. The girls won four individual trophies and two relay events in tallying 88.5 points — 21.5 points better than runner-up Soldotna. Tahna Lindquist won the 20...
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