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SENIOR LIFE: Center celebrates wearin’ of the green
Kodiak Senior Center will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at noon Thursday, March 17. The party of green will feature the usual St. Pat’s menu of corned beef and cabbage, potatoes and carrots, Irish soda bread and Irish apple cake. Be sure to wear your green and come celebrate even if you aren’t Iris...
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Wasilla, Juneau earn top seeds for state tournament
The Wasilla girls and Juneau boys grabbed the top seeds for the 4A state basketball championships that begin March 24 at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage. Wasilla, the Northern Lights Conference champions, open against familiar foe Colony. The Warriors are 3-0 against the Knights this seas...
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Wandersee, Horn off to Elite Eight
Kodiak’s Hannah Wandersee and Alysa Horn helped cut down a net Monday evening in Azusa, California after the University of Alaska women’s basketball team claimed the NCAA Division II West Regional. With a stingy second-half defense, the second-seeded Seawolves rolled by fourth-seeded UC San Diego...
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GUEST OPINION: Europe in throes of massive invasion
If not for the “Bombs For Democracy” campaign being waged by the U.S., Israel, Saudi Arabia and the other NATO countries, to topple mostly secular Muslim countries, there would be no Muslim refugee crisis — period. Many people, such as Ron Paul, have been screaming from the rooftops for decades t...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 15
March 8 At 1:47 a.m., police arrested a driver in the 300 block of Birch Avenue on suspicion of driving under the influence. At 9:11 a.m., a person reported a man had called her about eight times, never gives his name, and sounds as if he might be mentally handicapped. Patrolling officers were ad...
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Kodiak Island Births: March 15
Finn Thomas Kutyna was born at 7:25 a.m. on March 6, 2016 to Bradley Kutyna and Kylee Quass. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 21 inches long. His parents are originally from and live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother is a homemaker, and the baby’s father works on the National Oceanic and Atmosph...
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BearTown prepares for tour season
It’s almost cruise ship season, and BearTown Market is getting ready for the new season. “We’ve got 14 cruise ships, and eight of them have almost 1,900 passengers (apiece),” said market coordinator Annie Poirier. “We have one with 1,400 people and a couple that are smaller.” This year, Poirier h...
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GARDEN GATE: Crazy weather and planting schedules
Last week, a friend from Colorado asked if we had snow in Kodiak. Snow? What snow? She was lamenting that her family was missing out on a lot of skiing this winter for lack of the white stuff. And what about Kodiak? What does this year’s weird weather mean for local gardeners? January and Februar...
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