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Tourist guide misleading
To the Editor, I received the 2014 Alaska Visitor’s Guide with the April 20, 2014, edition of the Anchorage Daily News that included a section on “Visiting the Emerald Isle” under a heading “Discovering Alaska’s Rain Forest, Kodiak Island.” The article notes the abundance of green vegetation incl...
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Where is KEA headed next
To the Editor, Recently the Kodiak Electric Association (KEA) co-op held its annual membership meeting, which was both enjoyable and impressive. For me, the high point of the evening was the statistic that KEA achieved a 99.4 percent renewable power generation (wind and hydroelectric) for the fir...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: April 25
PRiis’tanaq – Dock PaRaguutat pRiistananun taitaartut. – The boats come to the dock. In Alutiiq communities, where boats are essential for travel, subsistence activities, and work at sea, docks are a necessity. Although Alutiiqs once landed their skin-covered boats on the beach and stored them ar...
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In the Courts: April 25
Unsworn falsification Danilo B. Camama, 60, pleaded guilty to second-degree unsworn falsification. Camama was sentenced to 360 days in jail (360 days suspended) and fined $3,500 ($3,500 suspended). Camama is on probation for three years. Theft Danilo B. Camama, 60, pleaded guilty third-degree the...
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Coast Guard chaplain feels God’s protection amidst strife
Chaplain Aaron Wesson calls it “one of the most painful and challenging times” in his life. Only days after his unit arrived in Sangin, southern Afghanistan, several Marines from the group were killed in action. “There was pain and sadness for those we had lost and also a burden for the families ...
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Senior Life: Spring luncheon today
Senior Life Spring Luncheon The senior center will hold a spring luncheon today at noon. Come and enjoy the festive spring decorations and great menu that day. The menu includes baked ham, potatoes, spring vegetables, and a special dessert. You can wear your Easter bonnet to the vent and show it ...
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Year’s first cruise ship cancelled
The year's first scheduled cruise ship visit to Kodiak, which was due in this morning, has been canceled. According to the harbormaster's office, Holland America contacted the office early Thursday to say the 781-foot Volendam would not make the planned stop at Pier 2. That means the probable fir...
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KHS track hosts Seward
It appears Mother Nature will play a role in Kodiak’s home track meets today and Saturday against Seward. The National Weather Service’s forecast for today is rain with wind gusts of up to 35 mph. Saturday is forecasted for more of the same.  Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar is bracing for the worst.  ...
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