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House report: District 35 fared well in capital budget
This has been an extremely productive year and I feel good about the work that we did on the budget. As the finance operating budget co-chair, my job was to pass out the constitutionally mandated FY15 operating budget which totals $9.1 billion, a reduction of 1.34 billion from the current year. N...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: May 2
Culu’ulluku; Culurt’slluku – Beach It PaRag’uutateng culurtaarait. – Sometimes they beach their boat. Most fishermen who know Alutiiq words are familiar with culu’ulluku, a term that means to beach your boat. Whether intentional or accidental, beaching is an age-old way of reaching the shore. In ...
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Around Kodiak: May 2
The First Friday Art Walk begins at 5 p.m. today at the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium foyer, The Frame Shop, the Baranov Museum, the Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center, the Alutiiq Museum, the Senior Center and the Kodiak Public Library. Galley Tables begins at 7 p.m. today in the Gerald C. Wilson Audito...
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Playbook: May 2
Friday, May 2 Softball: Kodiak vs. Solodtna at Soldotna. Junior varsity, 4 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Track: Kodiak at the Palmer Invitational at Palmer High School. Saturday, May 3 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Palmer High School, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Softball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Soldotna. Junior v...
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Allen wins figure competition in Wash.
Bodybuilders usually chow down after a show, not before a show. Don’t tell that to Siene Allen. The night before competing in the nation’s largest amateur competition — the Emerald Cup Championships in Bellevue, Wash. — the 32-year-old Kodiak resident downed a burger and fries. Her eating binge w...
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Tapestry: Robert Ponte thinks of brother as he rides his Harley
Robert Ponte and Andrew Colin were half-brothers, sired by different fathers. They shared the good and the bad. They endured the estrangement of living in a single-parent home. Robert empathized with Andrew when the boy was diagnosed with kidney cancer. The brothers enjoyed tinkering around with ...
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Colin ''Clifford'' Trueman
Colin ''Clifford'' Trueman was born to Mary Rose and Imo ''Slim'' Trueman on December 5, 1942 in Vancouver, Washington. Cliff graduated from Fort Vancouver High School in 1961. He soon after joined the Air Force. He served in the Philippines, and when asked about his military service, he often re...
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Local school district optimistic on state education budgeting
In a recent education omnibus bill in the state budget for fiscal 2015, state legislators hammered out four points that should benefit area schools, the Kodiak Island Borough School District reports. Approximately 80 students can now receive diplomas because of the repeal of the Alaska High Schoo...
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