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GIFT GUIDE: Kodiak nonprofits’ holiday partnership
In the season of giving, there’s also room for giving to people in need. This year, the Kodiak Women’s Resource and Crisis Center, the Sun’aq Tribe and the Salvation Army are combining their holiday programs for needy families. “We’ve all had separate programs that only helped our clients,” said ...
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Turkey Trot set for Thursday
Kodiak’s annual Turkey Trot 5-kilometer fun run begins at 10 a.m. at the Teen Center. The event also includes a 2-mile health walk that begins the same time as the run. Registration starts at 9 a.m. The race starts and ends at the Teen Center. Entry fee is $10 for adults and $5 for kids. All proc...
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Week in Words: Pilgrims' lexical journey
Ah, Thanksgiving. That time of year when our conversations around the golden turkey and cranberry sauce reveal just how racist our extended family members really are. There’s plenty to talk about this week, and one of the greatest (possible) ironies will be listening to drunk Uncle Todd complain ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 25
Oct. 30 At 1:41 a.m., police received a report of loud yelling form a neighboring residence in the 700 block of Thorsheim Street. Police spoke with the residents, and everyone was ok. At 2:15 a.m., a caller reported hearing someone open her front door in the 1400 block of Baranof Street. Police s...
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STAGE and SCREEN: Deadly fight for voting rights
Suffrage” is a noun of Middle English origin that connotes the right to vote in political elections. Prior to the early 20th century the right to vote in political elections was largely held solely by men. While women had been attempting to gain the right to vote for many years, this most basic d...
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Alaska Science Forum: Kenai bark beetles primed for another run
Ed Berg has spent much of his life observing the natural happenings on a large peninsula (the Kenai) that juts from a larger peninsula (Alaska). The retired ecologist who worked many years for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been around long enough he might see a second version of the most...
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UPDATE: Troopers ID dead man found shot on Shuyak
The Alaska State Troopers have identified a man dead in a suspected homicide on Shuyak Island as Steven McCaulley, 56, from Kodiak. Troopers arrived at Port William Wilderness Lodge on Shuyak Island a week ago after someone asked for a welfare check. The troopers found McCaulley dead, and investi...
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Boughs of Holly: Garden club hosts wreath workshop
As snow blew outside, a group of Kodiakans got in the mood for Christmas by making holiday wreaths on Saturday. “This is the best turnout we’ve had,” said Patty Holmes, president of the Kodiak Garden Club, which has hosted the event for the past six years. Attendees filled the main room of the Ma...
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