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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 30
October 16 • At 2:14 a.m., police advised a driver in the Birch Street and Madsen Avenue area that the vehicle’s license plate was not illuminated. • At 2:27 p.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 2:38 a.m., police conducted a security check downtown. • At 4:59 a.m., a caller reported ...
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Achievers: October Rotary students of the month
Sixth grade Christian Germeille The sixth-grade teachers would like to honor Christian Ruddy Germeille with the Rotary award for outstanding character. Chris was born on March 4, 2002 in Boston, Mass., and lived in Miami and in Europe before coming to Kodiak. He lives with his parents, Fabi and G...
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Stage and Screen: 'The Judge' — You be the jury
Stage and Screen By Bernie Karshmer Think of Robert Downey Jr. squaring off against Robert Duvall in a terse and intense courtroom drama — think of the film “The Judge” (2104). Downey plays Hank Palmer a win-it-at-any-cost big city lawyer. Duvall plays Joseph Palmer, a small-town judge who runs h...
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Underneath the smiles, fancy galas and stereotypes, many Filipino-Americans are struggling
Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell officially declared October 2014 as Filipino-American History Month. As October comes to a close, one must ask: Who really are the Filipino-Americans — the group that composes half of the Asian/Pacific Islander population in Alaska? We seem to see them everywhere, right? ...
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Vote with the Bible as your guide
With the election coming up shortly, I wanted to write a letter to encourage fellow citizens to get out and vote. It is our right as citizens of America, and I personally believe our duty to get out and vote. Our system was designed that our government was “of the people, for the people and by th...
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A “ghost” of activities for Halloween
Haunted houses, trick-or-treating and scariness galore are happening this weekend in a variety of events for everyone. The events kick off tonight with Haunted Haley, the annual spookiness aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley. It’s from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., with a kid-friendly hour from 6 to 7....
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Public-safety groups warn about bear safety on Halloween
Organizations associated with public safety and bears have issued a list of guidelines to have a bear-safe Halloween. The Kodiak Interagency Bear Safety Group’s guidelines are intended to keep kids and bears from scaring each other on dark evenings this weekend. The group’s guidelines: • Encourag...
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Girls looking to extend streak to eight
Despite four swimmers suffering season-ending injuries, Kodiak’s girls are still in line to continue their regional dominance. Led by Ila Hughes and Tahna Lindquist — the two top swimmers in the state — the Bears will be gunning for their eighth consecutive team title when the Region III Swimming...
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