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Ethics first, income tax later
To the editor: It’s smoke and mirrors in the Legislature all over again. We Alaskans are focused on the fiscal crisis and admonished to sacrifice our share of the natural resources as represented in the permanent fund and the dividend, without serious discussion or revising the oil and gas taxati...
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Hernandez provides Kodiak with scoring punch
Catch. Shoot. Swish. That was how Nelly Hernandez’s summer went. Catch. Shoot. Swish … Well, it wasn’t always a swish. The Kodiak High School junior dedicated her summer to perfecting her basketball shot. She spent hours in a hot, sweaty gym taking shot after shot after shot. “I really wanted to ...
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TAPESTRY: ‘Strong’ advocate for compassion, treatment
Jonathan Strong has memorized a call to action spoken passionately by William Booth, the British Methodist minister who founded the Salvation Army in the mid-1800s. Recorded in the early 20th century, the message resonates with Strong’s own philosophy about helping the down-and-out, even those wh...
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Dancers hit the stage Saturday
Leaping across the stage, kicking high above their heads, swinging their arms to the beat, the Kodiak High School dance team and several dance classes rehearsed numerous routines on Tuesday for their upcoming annual dance concert on Saturday. Guest artists and the Alutiiq Dancers will be joining ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 29
Nov. 17 At 10:27 a.m., a citizen reported receiving harassing text messages. Police advised them of their options. At 12:21 p.m., police received a report from the 900 block of Thorsheim Street of a family member on drugs refusing to leave the residence. Police assisted citizens with options. At ...
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Achievers: Jan. 29
Nova Javier, borough clerk for the Kodiak Island Borough, was installed as first vice president of the Alaska Association of Municipal Clerks Executive Board on Nov. 17, 2015, at the annual AAMC meeting in Anchorage. According to a release from the organization, this will lead to her ascension to...
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ACS sinks Kodiak boys for the second time
There was no last-second shot needed this time. Or a score mishap. Anchorage Christian rolled a 10-point first-quarter lead into a 73-61 nonconference boys basketball victory Thursday night in Anchorage. ACS won the earlier meeting on Jan. 8, 50-49, on a Trey Huckabey baseline jumper with 3.4 sec...
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Blame Mondays, Obama or Bush, or …
You know the “Mutts” cartoon? The one with the dogs and cats with many different personalities and a few humans who are not at all central to the plots? I recently stumbled across one featuring the grumpy cat, Sourpuss, described by the artist as “the cat who hates Mondays and stays under the cou...
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