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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Paulaq
Paulaq; Peluq – Ash Paulartuu'uq plit'aami. – There are lots of ashes in the stove. The Alutiiq word for ash — paulaq orpeluq — usually refers to wood ash. This is the fine, grey sediment found in the bottom of a fire pit or a wood burning stove after a hot fire. Cleaning the wood ash out of the ...
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Kodiak named one of the healthiest communities in Alaska
Kodiak is among the healthiest communities in Alaska, according to a County Health Rankings report released Tuesday. The fifth annual report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute listed Juneau and Sitka as the other healthiest places i...
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Chamber to end economic development service to governments
Kodiak Chamber of Commerce will end its annual contracts to provide economic development service to local governments on April 30. The chamber sent a letter earlier this month to the Kodiak Island Borough and city of Kodiak invoking the contracts’ early termination clauses, rather than continue t...
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Playbook: March 28
Friday, March 28 Track: Kodiak High School blue/gold meet at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Field events, 2:30 p.m.; running events, 4 p.m. Saturday, March 29 Baseball: Kodiak High School blue/gold game at Baranof Field, 1 p.m. Roller derby: Rock Island Rollers bout at Kodiak Middle School, 6 p.m.
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Local results: March 28
Bowling Tuesday, March 18 Coed league Men: Scratch game — Alvin Arboleda, 299; Steve Tyner, 266; Jeff Kiefer, 256. Scratch series — Alvin Arboleda, 847; Jeff Kiefer, 726; Steve Tyner, 693. Handicap game — Jeremy Pippin, 343; Alvin Arboleda, 323; Steve Tyner, 289. Handicap series — Jeremy Pippin, ...
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Could a big earthquake strike again?
Fifty years ago today, on Good Friday in 1964, Alaskans experienced the second-largest earthquake in modern times. One overarching question regarding the 1964 Earthquake is could this kind of earthquake, which killed hundreds, caused millions of dollars in damage, destroyed entire villages, and c...
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Cheer inspried by KHS girls hoops team
Kodiak was out in force at the recent ASAA State Basketball Tournament in Anchorage. Blue and gold was all over Sullivan Arena. Watching the girl's and boy's perform and seeing the community support reminded me of a cheer some will remember: “We're from Kodiak, couldn't be prouder, if you can't h...
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Man falls from 30-foot cliff
A severely injured person who fell down a 30-foot cliff on Cliffside Drive in Kodiak late Tuesday was transported by ambulance to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center for treatment. According to a release from the Kodiak Fire Department, the Bayside Volunteer Fire Department requested assistan...
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