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Stage and Screen: Amazing story; Jolie’s film less so
Angelina Jolie’s “Unbroken” (2014) recounts the story of Louis “Louie” Zamperini. The son of Italian immigrant parents, Zamperini (Jack O’Connell) grew up in the trying times of the Great Depression. While bullied by xenophobic classmates, he was able to demonstrate a unique skill — distance runn...
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Master plan proposes sewer, water upgrades in Kodiak downtown area
A plan for sewer and water renovations in downtown Kodiak could begin in 2017 and include aesthetic changes in the area, a consulting firm told the Kodiak City Council. During Tuesday’s work session, Dowl HKM presented to the council a draft master plan that analyzed the downtown area’s existing ...
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State issues warning about shellfish poisoning
A recent Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning incident in Southeast Alaska caused the State of Alaska’s epidemiology section to issue a bulletin about the disease. On Dec. 28, a middle-aged man in the southeast reportedly ate butter clams from a local beach and had tingling in his lips for three hours. ...
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48th Joe Floyd begins today
Be careful what you wish for. Kodiak coach David Anderson took some heat for a weak boys field in last year’s Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Basketball Classic. Bristol Bay and Unakleet — a pair of 2A schools — and Northern Lights Conference rival Soldotna made up last year’s boys field. “I heard a...
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Playbook: Jan. 8
Thursday, Jan. 8 Boys basketball: Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Basketball Classic at Kodiak High School. West Valley vs. East Anchorage, 4:45 p.m.; Kodiak vs. Mt. Edgecumbe, 8:15 p.m. Girls basketball: Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Basketball Classic at Kodiak High School. Lathrop vs. East Anchora...
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Thunder Mt. girls No. 1
The 4A girls basketball classification has a new team on top of the rankings. Sitting at 6-1, Thunder Mountain replaced West Valley in this week’s Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll, released Wednesday. The Falcons, a Southeast Conference team, soared to the top with their second-place...
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The Floyd field
BOYS East Anchorage The Thunderbirds out of the Cook Inlet Conference come to Kodiak with a 2-2 record. East owns victories over Juneau-Douglas (76-61) and Kodiak (75-43) and has lost to Barrow (83-64) and Service (54-48). East finished fifth at last year’s state tournament and now features forme...
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AUV slices through chilly waters of Kodiak Island
A long, slender, yellow shape silently slices through the chilly waters of Karluk Lake on Kodiak Island. Is it a torpedo? Some type of missile? No! It is a YSI Ecomapper autonomous underwater vehicle, affectionately known as the AUV. She is a revolutionary tool for efficiently collecting geo-refe...
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