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CHICK PRIEST: Mountains, oceans remind us what’s what
Sitting in the Brew Crumberland’s Best coffee shop in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, waiting for my Americano to cool down and for my head to stop spinning. A week ago I left Kodiak with my three dogs and my car aboard the Kennicott to Homer, then drove to Anchorage, where I had to stop for the ni...
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Rockin' out: Enjoy a taste of Meatoaf
Marvin Lee Aday, also called Meatloaf, was born on Sept. 27, 1947, in Dallas, Texas. He is an American singer and plays rock ’n’ roll, heavy metal and hard rock. He has also appeared in over 50 movies and television shows. One was “The Rocky Horror Picture Show. His album “Bat Out of Hell” has so...
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Teeing Off: Pitchers own the week
It’s been a historic week for pitchers in Major League Baseball. New York Mets’ Noah Syndergaard (aka Thor) belts a pair of mammoth home runs; Washington Nationals’ Max Scherzer (the one who has two different eye colors) strikeouts 20; and Seattle Mariners’ Felix Hernandez finally got his crown, ...
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Boaters live to tell a tale
Three Kodiak residents will share tales of commercial fishing and long-distance kayaking, Friday at the Kodiak Public Library. The library, the Alutiiq Museum and New Pathways Alaska are teaming up for the Maritime Story Share to highlight the importance of boating in the Kodiak community. “We’re...
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Stevens: Income tax not likely to pass
A restructuring of the Alaska Permanent Fund to allow government use of some of the earnings reserve is likely, while an income tax and sales tax are improbable during the current legislative session, Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, said Monday during a brief visit to Kodiak. The Legislature has alr...
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A grand night for storytelling
After a year of experimentation, the Galley Tables’ last storytelling event of the season is Friday. With the theme “How Did I Get Here?,” it takes place at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center, the last of three large venues the organizers have tested over the past few months due to the sheer num...
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Week in Words: Letters make the grade from A to Q
When May rolls around in the world of academia, students are all abuzz with one word. Graduation. Last week, Kodiak College awarded over 60 degrees and professional certificates to graduates. Thanks to Kodiak College and other University of Alaska programs, our community has that many more new pr...
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3 rural students qualify for archery tourney
Russ Scotter travels to Kentucky nearly every May, and not because he enjoys horse racing. The longtime Karluk teacher is the director of Kodiak’s rural schools archery program and for the third time in four years is taking students to the National Archery in the Schools Tournament that begins to...
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