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Program on aging starts in September
Senior Citizens of Kodiak Inc. was one of eight centers in the western United States selected by National Council on Aging to participate in the Aging Mastery Program. AMP was introduced at senior centers in the northeast, was very successful, and has grown now to the West Coast. Other centers in...
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Deer fair game this weekend
Believe it or not, Kodiak’s deer opens this Saturday, Aug. 1. That comes as a big shock to visitors, while most locals stifle their yawns. The road system season extends through the end of October, so most wait until they’ve stashed their silver salmon rods before sighting in a rifle. I’m torn ea...
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William “Bill” Wallacker Jr.
Bill was born on Vashon Island, Washington on August 6, 1939 and passed away on July 17, 2015 in Walnut Creek, California. Bill spent his childhood years in Richmond, California where his father worked in the thriving sardine fisheries. Upon graduation from high school in 1957, Bill got his first...
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Tips for guests, hosts on weekend garden tour
Sharpen your pencils, grab your camera, and prepared to be inspired: It’s garden tour time. Each year, local gardeners open their gardens to the public as part of the Kodiak Garden Club’s annual tour. The self-guided tour is a wonderful opportunity to learn and share with family and friends what ...
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Relay surpasses fundraising goal
Participants on a dozen teams walked around a track at Woody Way Field for 24 hours Friday and Saturday, and by the end, Kodiak Relay for Life surpassed its fundraising goal of $50,000 for cancer research. Teams began their 24-hour trek after the first laps in which cancer survivors followed the ...
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South again proves Nemesis to Post 17 hopes
For the second straight season Kodiak Post 17 fell just short of the American Legion state baseball tournament. And for the second straight season it was South Anchorage that denied Kodiak a chance at the big dance. South bombarded Kodiak with 10 runs in the first inning en route to a 15-3 victor...
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Council OKs amendment to city’s contract for running Kodiak Jail
The City Council passed an amendment to the city’s contract with the Alaska Department of Corrections for running the Kodiak Jail with a reduction in funds. The council also moved forward an ordinance to establish a leash-free dog park. The city and DOC are three years into a five-year contract, ...
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Kodiak man accused of selling drugs pleads guilty to reduced charges
A young Kodiak man pleaded guilty to reduced charges after originally facing 11 counts of misconduct involving a controlled substance. Dakota Benton, 19, was arrested in March along with a 17-year-old juvenile. After a traffic stop, troopers found marijuana, LSD, methamphetamine, Xanax pills, alc...
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