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Softball falls to Kenai, SoHi
After a three-game swing to the Kenai Peninsula, Kodiak’s softball team is still searching for its first victory of the season. The Bears lost to Soldotna 14-1 on Friday and 14-2 on Saturday, and fell to Kenai 19-14 Saturday morning. Soldotna pitcher Emily Jackson no-hit Kodiak on Friday, but gav...
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Schools ask borough for less money
The Kodiak Island Borough School District’s budget asks for $10.5 million dollars as the borough’s contribution for fiscal year 2017. At $400,000 less than the previous year’s request, it marks the largest decrease from one year to another in recent budgeting history, KIBSD Board of Education pre...
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Hentges joins Alaska youth bowling HOF
Ruth Hentges is a prankster at heart. Just ask her former youth bowlers. At pasts Alaska Youth Bowling State Tournaments, Hentges would loosen the mood with her own game of “ding-dong ditch.” “The hotels would always have nice stuff in the hallways, so she would put it in front of our door, knock...
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Youth story slam tonight
Fans of Kodiak Galley Tables storytelling events and supporters of Kodiak’s youth can get in out of the forecasted rain this evening at the first True Voice: Youth Story Slam. The event, sponsored by Sun’aq Tribe, Kodiak Galley Tables and the Kodiak Island Borough School District, will feature si...
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ROCKIN' OUT: Bittersweet tunes
The Verve was an English rock band formed in 1990. They released “Hymn,” one of the bestselling albums in UK chart history. In 1998 the band won two Brit Awards. One was Best British Group. “Bitter Sweet Symphony” was nominated for Best Rock Song at the Grammy Awards in 1999. I like this band and...
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TAPESTRY: Mothers Day also day for grandmothers
Mothers Day should also be designated as Grandmothers Day. After all, they’re the women who brought the mothers into the world, and when their daughters had families, they once again took on the role of nurturer, teacher, disciplinarian, cook, care giver, storyteller, babysitter. In some cases, g...
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Museum film program picked as finalist for national award
The Baranov Museum’s program for getting students involved in history and filmmaking was selected as a finalist for a national award. The museum’s Summer Youth Film and History Intensive, now in it’s fifth year, was selected out of 301 applications as one of the 50 finalists for the National Arts...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 29
April 14 At 8:14 a.m., police warned a driver in the Ole Johnson Avenue and Zentner Street area for cutting in front of the officer and almost causing an accident. At 8:26 a.m., police warned a driver in the 600 block of Rezanof Drive to get their vehicle registration up to date. The driver prove...
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