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TAPESTRY: Sons of Norway celebrates 25 years in Kodiak
It was a cool May evening. Not an evening for picnics, that’s for sure. But it was May 17, a very sacred day for Norwegians. Syttende Mai, as it is called in the old country, is the day they celebrate its constitution, which was signed in 1814, declaring Norway to be an independent kingdom. In No...
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Friday sports roundup: Kodiak drops diamond games
Three Kodiak pitchers combined for 17 walks in a 5-3 nonconference baseball loss to Palmer, Thursday at Baranof Field. The loss snapped Kodiak’s five-game winning streak and ended its opening 10-game homestand with a 5-5 record. On Tuesday, the Bears hit the road for the first time this season wi...
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Teeing Off: Pets ready to rumble
Disclaimer: Gizmo and I know nothing about boxing. Diddly. Squat. Zilch. Wala. We spend 95 percent of our time together watching the Mariners and the Seahawks. The other five percent is spent on walks. Since we live in an equal opportunity sports house, we can’t look past Saturday’s marquee bout ...
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Kodiak organizations learn about drug-endangered children
Representatives at local family and health organizations learned about drug-endangered children and ways to help them and their families at a three-day workshop on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. After two days of presentations about drugs, collaboration, drug-use impacts, and response, the group ...
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Mountain View: Painful experiences shared in birth, hunting
There I was, in the throes of labor. Covered in sweat, holding the hand of a girlfriend. Trying to remember to breath, relax and not work against myself. The complex hormones of labor made my body shake. It was the hardest work I've ever done or probably ever will do — giving birth. In the heat o...
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Duane Anthony Freeman
Duane Anthony Freeman of Kodiak passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015, at his friend Mike Olsen’s home in Anchorage after a long battle with cancer. The youngest of three, Duane was born to Robert Freeman Sr. and Gail Tabelin in Kodiak on Feb. 27, 1972. He attended Denver Automotive School in Colora...
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COASTAL FORAGER: It’s almost time to start fiddling around
Well, I'm jumping the gun on this one, but I want to make sure you don't miss the fantastic adventure of finding fiddlehead ferns during the brief time they're available. There is an urgency to my mission because the timing is quite precise. One must locate the plant while it is very young and be...
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Todd beats Fried, Thomet in fast 800
Anchorage Christian School’s Michael Todd knocked of a pair of Kodiak Levis in one of the fastest 800-meter runs in state history, Thursday in Anchorage. Todd won the featured race of the mini meet at Bartlett High School in 1 minute, 54.64 seconds, which moved the senior into third on the all-ti...
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