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Alva Sophia Carlson
Lifelong Alaskan Alva Sophia Carlson, 91, passed away Friday, April 22, 2016, at Providence Hospital in Anchorage. Funeral services were held April 26 at the Saint Innocent Russian Orthodox Cathedral, 401 Turpin St., with Father John Zabinko officiating. Alva was born July 25, 1924, to Gustav and...
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Baseball only home event on docket
A week after all five of Kodiak High School’s spring sports teams played at home, only one will be on the island this weekend. The baseball team hosts Homer Friday and Saturday in a pair of Southcentral Conference games at Baranof Field. Friday’s action begins at 5 p.m. Saturday’s game time has n...
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Pillans second at state
A Kodiak resident nearly claimed a racquetball state title over the weekend. Scott Pillans was the runner-up in the men’s elite/A singles tournament at the 2016 Alaska State Racquetball Championships, held April 20-23 in Anchorage. Pillans, the fifth seed, lost to second-seeded Fredrick Pedro in ...
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Week in Words: Stories have history, and I say it’s alright
I saw an old friend this past week. The sun. “Sun” is the modern spelling of the Old English “sunne,” derived from the Proto-Germanic “sunnon” centuries ago. We believe “sun” is a direct descendent of the Proto-Indo-European root “suwen,” which sometimes take the alternate form of “saewel.” “Saew...
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Thelma C might cross spit
A building to display the historic fishing boat Thelma C will stand next to the new Trident building downtown, if the Kodiak City Council goes along with a change of plan approved Tuesday by the Port and Harbor Advisory Board. In January, the council agreed to let the Kodiak Maritime Museum put t...
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Stephens resigns from assembly
Assembly member Mel Stephens will again have “former” in front of his title. Stephens announced his resignation from the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly in a memorandum to borough clerk Nova Javier dated April 25 and stamped as received the same day. Reached by telephone, Stephens declined to comm...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 27
April 10 At 12:45 a.m., a person reported a physical fight at a bar in the 300 block of Center Avenue. No “victim” was willing to come forward. Police gave disorderly conduct and no bars warnings. At 1:23 p.m., a person reported money stolen from his residence in the 700 block of Hemlock Street. ...
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Prevent more landscape devastation
To the editor: Can we trust A-1 Timber to do the right thing on borough-owned trees in Chiniak? Well, let’s look at what happened on Leisnoi property in Chiniak. Buffer zones on rivers and streams have been too small. Trees are falling everywhere. You can see it from the road, but really see it i...
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