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Caregivers learn about dementia
Caregivers learned all about dementia as part of the annual Caregivers Conference at the Kodiak Senior Center on Thursday. Dementia is a complicated disease, said speaker Lisa Wawrzonek, the education director at Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska. Some types of dementia are fast acting while others ...
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Kodiak softball begins state play today
Kodiak is hoping it ends its softball season with a celebration — something that didn’t happen when the Bears sealed the Northern Lights Conference title. The Bears clinched their first conference crown since 2009 during a practice when they learned that they edged Homer by a tiebreaker. Both tea...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 6
May 23, 2014 • At 12:39 a.m., a loose dog was impounded on Larch Street. • Around 2:18 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 2:32 a.m., a man left West Marine Way when police asked. • At 2:57 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 9:12 a.m., police gave a verbal warning ...
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Jim Wells is guilty — end of story
To the editor, Jim Wells is guilty as sin, end of story. He knew exactly what he was doing and why. He had all his T’s crossed and I’s dotted until he went to court in Anchorage. The jury found him guilty and rightfully so. Justice has been served. End of story. Sarah L. Thayer
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: NaRaciik (S) – Boat Captain
NaRiaciik (N); NaRaciik (S) – Boat Captain Kugyasigtaangama naRaciyutaallianga. – When I was fishing (seining), I used to be a captain. The Alutiiq word for boat captain, naRiaciikor naRaciik, comes from Russian. It includes a small capital R to indicate an “r“ sound, as in the English word run. ...
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State Trooper Report: June 6
May 25 At approximately 7:52 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a single motorcycle collision on Rezanof Drive near Abercrombie Drive. Subsequent investigation revealed that Leo Robichaud, 36 year old of Kodiak, had been operating a 1996 BMW Motorcycle recklessly in the area before ...
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Finwhales and Humpbacks feeding in Kodiak
There are those days in Kodiak, where there is no place in the world I would rather be. This spring had many great and beautiful days; I could feel the sunshine on my face and the beach is never more than 10 minutes away. Last week, however, took the crown for experiences that make up for any num...
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Youth program mixes fun and seriousness
It’s risky business, getting into the minds of middle school kids who like things sticky, messy and a little gross at times. The adult leaders who guide them have to be willing to do silly things, sing nutty songs, goof-off on stage and be right amongst the kids in their gooey, edgy, at times, si...
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