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You know the “Mutts” cartoon? The one with the dogs and cats with many different personalities and a few humans who are not at all central to the plots? I recently stumbled across one featuring the grumpy cat, Sourpuss, described by the artist as “the cat who hates Mondays and stays under the cou...
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Hospice, doulas help at end, beginning
In the past month there have been several well-known celebrity deaths, including David Bowie and Alan Rickman, both of whom leave artistic legacies in their musical and cinematic talents. Here in Alaska, we said goodbye to Eva Saulitis. Eva was a scientist, teacher and writer who lived in Homer a...
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TEEING OFF: Goodbye, Pro Bowl
Quick, name all the quarterbacks participating in Sunday’s Pro Bowl? I’ll give you one, Russell Wilson. No. 1. pick Russell Wilson. Time’s up. How many did you get? Mad props if you got any. Of the original quarterbacks voted in, Wilson is the only one that remains. Cam Newton and Peyton Manning ...
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Local Results: Jan. 29
City League Basketball Monday, Jan. 25 Water of Life (A) 93, Petro Marine 92 Tony Will 36 points, Michael Mainifo 29, Jemuel Mangalus 19, Myrgel Obas 5 and Daniel Woodley 4 for Water of Life. Randy Dela Cruz 22 points, Adam Kilborn 20, Demorris Mack 19, Jemuel Medina 12, Jonathan Sanchez 9, Dusti...
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Playbook: Jan. 29
Friday, Jan. 29 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Colony. C-squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Colony at Kodiak High School. C-squad, 4:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m.; varsity, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Colony. C-squad, 10...
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Harbor cameras coming on line
The Kodiak harbormaster’s office continues to install cameras in St. Paul Harbor in hopes of catching and deterring crime. Cameras now silently watch over the parking lots and the harbor office building. “We’re still in the process of installing cameras on the floats themselves,” said deputy harb...
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City Manager sees hope in U.S. highway bill
As the Alaska budget crisis imperils state spending on infrastructure, Kodiak city manager Aimée Kniaziowski hopes last month’s passage of a federal highway spending bill means possible funding for long-awaited city road projects. Kodiak City Council members broached the topic during a work sessi...
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Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 28
Jan. 17 At approximately 10:30 p.m., Kodiak Crime Stoppers received a report that a 49-year-old Kodiak man was traveling to Kodiak on board a fishing vessel. On Jan. 18, Alaska State Troopers, Alaska Wildlife Troopers and Kodiak Police Department officers made contact with the man as he disembark...
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