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Morin begins Teen Masters in Florida
Josh Morin’s debut at Teen Master’s, America’s premier youth bowling tournament, couldn’t have started any better. The Kodiak youth rolled a 201 to begin his journey in the tournament that requires bowlers to use polyester and urethane bowling balls. The lanes have not been kind to Morin after th...
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GARDEN GATE:
During a recent drive out to Bell’s Flats, I spotted a man standing by the side of the road, hugging a white, 5-gallon bucket. Within the few seconds of viewing through my side window at 45 mph, I knew exactly what he was doing and that I had to turn around. What followed is an image that’s forev...
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Learning laid-back traveltude
I’ve always considered myself a pretty laid-back person, but, in my year in Kodiak, I have noticed that Alaskans take laid-back to another level. I realized this before I even made it to the state. I was driving through North Dakota in the second day of my trip to Kodiak, when I received a call t...
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Assembly assesses nonprofit funding after giant cut
After a 40 percent reduction from last year in nonprofit funding, the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly discussed how to give out the limited funding at its Thursday work session. The assembly’s budgeted amount dropped from $390,000 to $234,000 this year. The borough has not sent out applications, a...
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Fourth of July 10K results
1. Curtis Mortenson, 35 minutes, 37 seconds; 2. Anthony Saucier, 39:54; 3. Arielle Himelbloom, 44:23; 4. Youji Seto, 45:08; 5. Anthony Maghupoy, 45:25; 6. Ashley Mortenson, 46:14; 7. Howard Valley, 49:26; 8. Mario Alvarez, 49:57; 9. Janel Day, 50:12; 10. Natalie Horn, 50:40; 11. Alison Horn, 50:4...
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Guest Opinion: Gov. takes heat for PFD cut
Legislators, please join fellow Alaskans on the rope As governor, I enjoy shaking a lot of hands. But one handshake in particular stuck with me. At the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport last winter, as passengers streamed off the flight from Fairbanks, one man turned around and walked t...
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Vo-tech keeping up with times
To the editor: Last Wednesday, KDM published a guest opinion by Jeff Stewart, “Internet deleted vo-tech,” opining on a perceived demise of vocational education programs in Kodiak schools. It is true that vocational education today may look very different than what the author recalls in 1984, but ...
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Post 17 finishes road trip
Post 17 concluded its nine-game, six-day road trip still searching for its first league victory of 2016. Kodiak dropped a league doubleheader to defending American Legion champion Chugiak, 18-1 and 12-0, Thursday at Oberg Field in Chugiak. The trip ended Friday with 17-7 and 16-1 losses to East A...
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