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Twisting ‘intolerance’
In the book “1984” George Orwell illustrated extremely well how totalitarian states manipulate language to control the masses. In the book, Orwell develop terms like “groupthink,” “Newspeak,” “Freedom is Slavery,” etc., to show how language can program people into believing a positive is a negati...
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Preserve Termination Point access
To the editor, After hearing and reading about some of the controversy surrounding the Kodiak Island Borough resolution regarding Termination Point, I would like to urge assemblymen to vote in favor of pursuing negotiations with Lesnoi Inc. and Great Land Trust.  It seems the only valid issue is ...
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In the Courts: Oct. 9
Danielle Marie Christescu was found guilty of misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fourth degree. She was placed on probation for 36 months.
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PREP PICKS: High school playoffs begin
The regular season is done. Starting today, 16 teams from around the state will fight for three state titles in the large, medium and small school divisions. Since I’m in the business of predictions, I’m going out on a limb and predicting Soldotna will claim the medium-school title. Shocker. You ...
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Kodiak-based Coast Guard lift man from vessel
Members of the Coast Guard in a helicopter from the cutter Alex Haley hoisted a fishermen from a fishing vessel near Cold Bay Wednesday, according to a Coast Guard release. The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter left the Alex Haley where it was patrolling the Bering Sea and flew to the Arctic Storm, a 314-...
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Teeing Off: What to watch on TV
It’s 9 p.m. Thursday and I’m finally getting to this space. I almost blew it off and placed a wire story here, but I knew that would have disappointed Gizmo. A cranky dog is no fun to live with. I was easily distracted Thursday at work with baseball playoffs and professional and college football ...
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Taking Gospel in words and work to Galena
Last summer it was Boston, where kids and chaperones from the Kodiak Bible Chapel youth group helped with church planting and cleaned up messes left by the first tornado in 50 years. This summer the team traveled to the community of Galena on the Yukon River. Its population deflates during the su...
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Laughter is shortest distance between people
I went for an MRI at Providence Hospital early Tuesday morning and was very impressed with Dan, who did the CT scan, and the radiologist whose name I am currently spacing out who injected the contrast dye into my shoulder joint with a very long needle. Both were very upbeat, explained everything ...
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