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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Feb. 8
Kasaakaruaq : Creole Kasaakaruat Sun’ami amlertut. : There are a lot of part-Russians in Kodiak. The term Creole comes from the Spanish word criollo – meaning native to the place. In nineteenth century Kodiak, Russian entrepreneurs used this term for individuals of both Russian and Native ancestry, an increasingly large and segregated part of Kodiak’s population. Descent was not the only defining characteristic of...
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Avelina Luna Viveros
Longtime resident Avelina Luna Viveros, born March 2, 1943, passed away peacefully on Jan. 27, 2013 with her family by her side. Avelina had worked at Western Alaska Fisheries since 1983. In April 2012, Avelina was diagnosed with cancer and moved to San Diego for treatment. She is survived by her husband Gerrado Viveros Lopez; daughter Maria Loizakes and her husband Michael Loizakes of Florence, Ore. along with th...
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New public radio station coming this fall
This fall, a new radio station will begin broadcasting in Kodiak, but one important question remains to be answered: What will the station broadcast? On Thursday, public radio station KMXT-FM launched an online listener survey asking Kodiak residents what they’d like to hear when KODK-FM 90.7 begins broadcasting. “Right now, we've got the grant for equipment and all that kind of stuff that goes with it,” said Meri...
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Tapestry: Islanders come to Sugaks’ aid on troubled voyage
It was the kind of day that Emil and Tonya Sugak had been waiting for. Calm; no sign of foul weather on the horizon. The perfect day to close up their fishing lodge in the village of Karluk and travel to their Kodiak home. Recalling the stories of elders and heeding their own sea sense, the Sugaks prepared for unforeseen delays: they took plenty of food and fresh water, dry clothes, extra fuel and a rifle. They ca...
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Coast Guard Blotter: Feb. 8
Coast Guard News Blotter: Feb. 4 • The Coast Guard District 17 Command Center received a request from the clinic in Klawock to transport a 74 year-old man with gastrointestinal bleeding from Klawock to Ketchikan. The duty flight surgeon was briefed and concurred with the medevac. Commercial services were unavailable either due to time of day or quickness in ability to respond. Air Station Sitka conducted the trans...
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In the Courts: Feb. 8
Dismissals • One count of fourth-degree assault against Carpa Orloff, Jr., 44, was dismissed Jan. 29. • One count of violating conditions of release and two counts of second-degree criminal trespass against James Childers, 40, were dismissed Jan. 29. • One count of second-degree theft against Clayton Zeedar, 38, was dismissed Jan. 29. Criminal mischief James Childers, 40, was found guilty of criminal mischief on J...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 8
Wednesday, Feb. 6 • At 6:10 a.m., a 911 caller reported coming home to all of her doors open at her house; all seemed secure. • At 6:20 a.m., a 911 caller reported a large bag of something was in the road. • At 10:33 a.m., an officer observed two loose dogs. The owner called the dogs inside. • At 2:01 p.m., a caller reported a vehicle was continuously speeding on Mission Road. Patrol was advised. • At 3:25 p.m., a...
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Burglar steals $300 from business
A burglar stole around $300 in cash from Honda Marine Sales and Service, during the seventh reported business break-in since the start of 2013. The business discovered the cash missing before opening on Tuesday morning and reported it to the Kodiak Police Department, which determined the burglar broke a window and entered the building. KPD said there is no suspect at this time. The business did not have security c...
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Another Day in Paradise: Take time to rest
I grew up in the Pacific Northwest in the heart of timber country. Most of the jobs revolved around logging or some aspect of the logging industry. It was a fast-paced industry. When the whistle-punk sounded ‘stop’, the choker-setters had better be running. They had to get to the chokers, wrap them around the logs, set the ends, and get back clear before the whistle sounded ‘go’. When the whistle said ‘go’, the to...
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Playbook: Feb. 8
Today Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Palmer High School. C squad, 4:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m.; varsity, 7:45 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak at the Lady Lynx Tournament at Dimond High School. Saturday, Feb. 9 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Palmer High School. C squad, 12:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 2:15 p.m.; varsity, 4 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak at the Lady Lynx Tournament at Dimond High School.
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