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GUEST OPINION:
Although Threshold was closed on a Monday, I was there finishing up paperwork. When I stepped outside to leave there were two young ladies in a pickup truck unloading a large load of flattened cardboard boxes into the garbage dumpster out front. Although I couldn’t really hear their blithe conver...
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Letter:
To the Editor, I have written to the Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to request the results of their investigation be made public, if conducted, on the cause(s) and major contributing factors of the Twin Creeks (Chiniak) wildfire including logging practices. This ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 14
Oct. 12 12:09 a.m. Requests OFCs remove a male who appears to be on a controlled substance; left upon officers request. Marine Way 12:37 a.m. Reports her boyfriend called and told her he just killed their cat; cat was uninjured and OK. Willow Street. 12:53 a.m. States a male wants to be taken int...
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Frank Louie Sanguinetti
Frank Louie Sanguinetti, 68, received his sailing orders for his final voyage on October 4 in Anchorage. Frank was born prematurely to Henry & Annie Sanguinetti on August 11, 1947 in Chignik, their fourth child of the nine they would eventually deliver. Frank commercial fished for most of his lif...
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Alumni roundup: Fried finishes 21st
Levi Fried zoomed to his fastest collegiate 8-kilometer time on Saturday. The Black Hills State University freshman stopped the clock at 27 minutes, 17.84 seconds to finish 21st in the Montana State University-Billings Yellowjacket Invitational. Fried placed 10th for his team that easily won the ...
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Alaska Science Forum: Pioneer songbird meets an early snowstorm
As piles of wet snow fell, an unexpected guest rapped at the window. My wife, Kristen, heard it bump into the glass. She was soon cupping in her hands a delicate bird she saw perched on the windowsill. "It's a golden-crowned kinglet!" she said. Kristen is a bird biologist, but I was surprised at ...
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Local finds old round under porch
An old, inert unexploded round was discovered last week under a porch in Bell's Flats. “It was buried in the dirt and the water slowly eroded the dirt away,” said Jonathan “Gage” Sholl. “We were taking out the porch to put a new one in, and as I picked it up, I noticed exactly what it was.” He ca...
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RUN the ROCK: 5-kilometer course records demolished
Jacalyn Gross didn’t hear about the KMXT-FM Run the Rock event until Friday evening. And there she was, a day later, at the Bear Valley Golf Course obliterating the women’s 5-kilometer course record. Gross finished with the speedy time of 17 minutes, 56 seconds, crushing Jaymi Bethea’s 2010 recor...
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