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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Cold
Pat’snarluni - Cold Uksumi pat’snartaartuq. - It is always cold in the winter. The Kodiak Archipelago lies in a maritime environment. Despite the region’s northern latitude, encircling ocean waters and prevailing weather keep air temperatures mild by Alaska standards. At sea level, Kodiak’s tempe...
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In the Courts: Nov. 15
Dismissals A charge of fourth-degree assault against Clayton Zeeder, 39, was dismissed Nov. 4. Assault • Marcus Benton, 23, pleaded guilty to third-degree assault. He was sentenced to 36 months in jail (28 months suspended), and was fined $5,000 ($4,000 suspended). Benton will be on probation for...
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Get out and recycle for America Recycles Day
Friday is America Recycles Day. If you do not already recycle, this would be an auspicious day to start your program. Recycling saves resources, energy and pollution. Aluminum for example, an element, comes from bauxite. Although bauxite is plentiful, aluminum exists in it as particles. The bauxi...
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Tapestry: David Sharp gets ‘rush’ out of communication
Communication has come a long way since the days when Kodiak Islanders vociferously paddled their kayaks from village to village to relay an important message. Today cell phones, the Internet and other quick ways of getting the word out are becoming so common that we take them for granted. The Al...
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Kodiak wrestling begins new season
The three-month wrestling season begins today for Kodiak. The Bears are partaking in the Peninsula Duals at Nikiski High School, an event the team placed second at a year ago. Many of the wrestlers from last year are back, which should not only set up for a good showing this weekend, but for the ...
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Parks and Rec: Nov. 15-Nov. 22
KODIAK COMMUNITY POOL Friday, Nov. 15 Morning Lap  5:30 – 7 a.m. Noon Lap  11 - 1 p.m. Home school  1 – 3 p.m. Evening Open  6:30 – 8 p.m. Evening Lap  8 – 9 pm Saturday, Nov. 16 Lap/ Aerobics  9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open Swim  3 – 5 p.m. Evening Lap  5 – 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17 Family Swim  3:3...
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Fisherman guilty of violating Lacey Act
A Washington man who fishes out of Kodiak was sentenced to five years of probation for four felony violations of the Lacey Act. Fifty-four-year-old Steven Carr, of Anacortes, Wash., was sentenced Nov. 7 in U.S. District Court in Anchorage for his conviction of falsifying records under fish and wi...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 15
Friday, Nov. 8 • At 2:02 a.m., a female driver on Hillary Lane was cited for no proof of insurance. • At 3:25 a.m., an officer investigated a broken-down vehicle on East Rezanof Drive. • At 8:24 a.m., a 911 caller reported a vehicle in a ditch on Selief Lane after striking black ice. • At 10:15 a...
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