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Zany jugglers keep odd objects, spirits flying
Anybody expecting to see copies of Dostoyevsky’s classic noel sailing through the air is likely to be disappointed at a perfromance by the Flying Karamazov Brothers. Then again, maybe not. The famous juggling lineup has lofted a lot of unlikely objects across the stage, so a little Russian litera...
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State Trooper Blotter March 20
Saturday, March 15 At approximately 5:49 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of an assault at a residence in Kodiak involving two family members. Investigation revealed a 29-year-old woman assaulted a family member and also harassed a family member. She was placed under arrest and trans...
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AAC exec: Lower state funding ‘not a cut’
The Alaska state budget for fiscal year 2015 currently making its way through the Legislature gives $2 million less to the Alaska Aerospace Corporation than the previous budget, but the state-owned company’s leaders say it’s all part of the plan. “It’s not a cut,” AAC vice president and COO Mark ...
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Kodiak embraces underdog role
While the Kodiak girls basketball team has captivated the community with their perfect season, their counterparts have snuck under the radar. Kodiak’s boys wouldn’t have it any other way. “Maybe it is a good thing that they are having a great season. It does take a lot of pressure off of these gu...
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Bear seen on Mill Bay Road
Another bear was spotted wandering around town early Tuesday. According to a Kodiak bear observation form released by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the adult bear was seen on Mill Bay Road at 12:23 a.m. A resident on Murphy Way called the Daily Mirror and said a bear had left tracks in ...
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CFA talk dominates fish group meeting
The possibility and meaning of Community Fishing Associations occupied panelists and commenters during a meeting of the city-borough Kodiak Fisheries Work Group held Monday in the borough assembly chambers. In a discussion moderated by Kodiak Chamber of Commerce executive director Trevor Brown, f...
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Business Spotlight: Videographer hopes to go pro with scenes of local life
What began as a septuagenarian’s challenge could become Kodiak’s best travel guide — and it might even go viral. Last fall, art teacher and fisherman Ann Barker found herself approaching 70 and confronted an inner need to diversify a fish-centered career. She opted to turn a hobby videotaping her...
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Alaska Science Forum: On the track of the wolverine
As I skied on a frozen river, a hairy creature trotted toward me. When the wolverine spotted me, it popped up in the air like an antelope, landed like a cat, and bounced away into the high country of the Wrangell Mountains. Nicknamed the devil bear, woods devil or carcajou, the wolverine has a La...
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