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Teacher Spotlight: Making literature fun for high school students
Getting high school students excited about literature might seem like a daunting task, but Kodiak High School teacher LeeAnn Schmelzenbach does it every day and manages to have fun with it. Schmelzenbach, a Kodiak High School alumna, earned her bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate from Nort...
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Garden Gate: Workshop covers several topics
When asked if eating home-grown kale could be as dangerous as eating a nitrate-laced hot dog, Lydia Clayton didn’t skip a beat. In fact, she used the opportunity to teach us something about winter vegetable gardening that we’d never considered. Originally from Oregon, Lydia Clayton knows a thing ...
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Death notice: Linda L. Horton
Linda L. Horton, born and raised in The Dalles, Wash., passed away Oct. 31, 2013, three weeks after being diagnosed with cancer.
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School events: Nov. 18
• The Kodiak Island Borough school board will have a regular meeting at 7 p.m. tonight in the borough assembly chambers. • The Kodiak Island Borough School District is holding a parent meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium Choral Pod to discuss Standards Based Grading.
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Education: Schools celebrate recycle day
Students from Kodiak’s elementary schools collected more than 3,700 aluminum cans for America Recycles Day on Friday. America Recycles Day is part of the Keep America Beautiful campaign. It’s a nationally recognized day dedicated to the promotion of recycling in the U.S. Ken Reinke, executive dir...
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More fishing jobs in 2012, but fewer salmon jobs
New statistics compiled by the Alaska Department of Labor show the number of Alaska fishing jobs is rising even as the number of salmon fishing jobs declines. The figures were compiled by Jack Cannon and Josh Warren in the November issue of Alaska Economic Trends magazine. The two men used data f...
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KHS wrestlers place fifth at Peninsula Duals
Kodiak wrestling started the season with a fifth-place finish at the Peninsula Duals Saturday at Nikiski High School. Kodiak, the tournament runner-up a year ago, edged Homer 45-33 in the fifth-place match. Andrew Caballa (120), Jay-Ar Small (126), Takahiro Kishimoto (132), Aaron Rohr (138), Josh...
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APD seeks help in finding Eagle River man
The Anchorage Police Department is seeking the public’s help as it searches for a missing Eagle River man. Stephen Gingrich, 58, was last seen by neighbors nearly two weeks ago and was reported missing by a worried neighbor. The story was first reported by KTUU-TV on Sunday. “Police were unable t...
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