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Alaska Pacific University skiers entertain students
“Everybody take your marks, get set, go.” With those words from Alaska Pacific University skier Taylor Kornfield, more than 30 East Elementary School students took off on an obstacle course adventure through the school’s gravel yard on a sun-filled Tuesday afternoon. Students navigated hula-hoops...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 27
August 29 • At 12:19 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 7:19 a.m., police warned a driver on West Rezanof Drive for speeding. • At 11:49 p.m., a caller reported an abandoned vehicle on Zentner Street. It was red-tagged. • At 3:40 p.m., a caller reported shoplifting on Mill Bay Road...
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Why don’t hibernating bears get osteoporosis?
Bears have the right idea. Don’t fight the cold; just shut ‘er down for six months and emerge when it’s warmer. Why didn’t we think of that? For one thing, our bones would wither. We’d all get osteoporosis, a disease in which bones become more fragile. Bears don’t get osteoporosis, even though th...
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Alaska Aerospace downplays failed launch
Alaska Aerospace Corporation officials are downplaying the consequences of Monday’s failed rocket launch, but the road to the Kodiak Launch Complex remains closed as an investigation gets under way. “There isn’t a whole lot of damage to anything,” AAC senior vice president and COO Mark Greby said...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 26
August 28 • At 1:52 a.m., a caller on Thorsheim Street reported a dog barking for the last two hours. The owner brought it inside. • At 8 a.m., police were investigating an instance of violating conditions of release. • At 9:15 a.m., police were investigation a domestic violence restraining order...
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Alutiiq Museum holds open house, opens new exhibit
The Alutiiq Museum held its annual meeting and open house Saturday, and opened an exhibit of new work by area artists. "What's special about these pieces is that each one of them is calling out to or connecting to exhibit cultural connection items," museum director Alicia Drabek said. Bruce Nelso...
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Death Notice: David Pestrikof
Funeral services for David Pestrikoff, who passed away peacefully in Kodiak on Friday night, will be held at Holy Resurrection Cathedral on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 1 p.m., followed by graveside services and burial in Ouzinkie around 4:30 pm. Following the burial, a repast will be held in Ouzinkie a...
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Lions silver salmon derby begins
The Kodiak Lions Club's annual silver salmon derby began on Sunday, and tickets are already selling. Entrants can buy a $20 ticket that is good for both entering a fish and entering a raffle for a four-wheeler. The derby ends on Sept. 30. Salmon can be weighed at Pickled Willy's on Shelikof Stree...
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