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Southern Baptist volunteers find golden opportunities to serve
Some feel strongly enough about a cause that they pay (and pray) for the privilege of volunteering for it. Sixteen volunteers from the First Baptist Church of Tecumseh, Okla. paid for their own airline tickets, housing and meals, as well as the curriculum and materials for the USCG Star of the Se...
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Island Flavor: Federal school lunch regs fuel old rivalry
Have you noticed how the people who got to you when you were in school still get to you? And I mean in a bad way. And, with the immediacy provided by the Internet, the person can be thousands of miles away and still get in your face? I’ve experienced this with a person I’ll call Brad. I met Brad ...
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State meet moves from Anchorage to Juneau
John Lindquist has never taken a high school swim team to Juneau during his tenure in Kodiak. That changes today when Kodiak enters the state swimming and diving championships in the capital city. Lindquist is not too excited. Since he has been coach, the meet has always been at Bartlett High Sch...
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Pair of hunting bills compete in Congress
A pair proposals to support hunting and fishing interests are working their way through Congress. On Thursday, Sen. Mark Begich announced his support of the Sportsmen's and Public Outdoor Recreation Traditions (SPORT) bill, which would create electronic versions of duck hunting stamps and open fe...
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Playbook: Nov. 8
Friday, Nov. 8 Swimming: Kodiak at the state swimming championships in Juneau, 10:15 a.m. Volleyball: Kodiak at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Soldotna High School. Saturday, Nov. 9 Swimming: Kodiak at the state swimming championships in Juneau, 10:15 a.m. Volleyball: Kodiak at t...
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Seafood institute attracts up-and-comers in processing industry
Martin Wagner doesn’t enjoy eating seafood. It’s an odd admission from someone at the Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute. For a week, 15 up-and-coming seafood processing managers have met at the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center for in-depth lessons in management and leadership...
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Kodiak water system tops in state
Kodiak has the best water system of any rural community in Alaska, according to the Alaska Rural Water Association. Kodiak was the recipient of the “Water System of the Year” award at ARWA’s annual conference, held last week in Anchorage. Nominations are submitted by ARWA staff, who travel across...
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Coast Guard failed to meet more than half its performance goals last year
The Coast Guard failed to meet 12 of 23 mission goals last year, according to a report card graded by the Department of Homeland Security. The report card, published by DHS’ inspector general, says that nationwide, the Coast Guard fell short when it comes to key missions like interdicting cocaine...
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