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PREP PICKS: High school playoffs begin
The regular season is done. Starting today, 16 teams from around the state will fight for three state titles in the large, medium and small school divisions. Since I’m in the business of predictions, I’m going out on a limb and predicting Soldotna will claim the medium-school title. Shocker. You ...
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Kodiak-based Coast Guard lift man from vessel
Members of the Coast Guard in a helicopter from the cutter Alex Haley hoisted a fishermen from a fishing vessel near Cold Bay Wednesday, according to a Coast Guard release. The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter left the Alex Haley where it was patrolling the Bering Sea and flew to the Arctic Storm, a 314-...
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Teeing Off: What to watch on TV
It’s 9 p.m. Thursday and I’m finally getting to this space. I almost blew it off and placed a wire story here, but I knew that would have disappointed Gizmo. A cranky dog is no fun to live with. I was easily distracted Thursday at work with baseball playoffs and professional and college football ...
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Taking Gospel in words and work to Galena
Last summer it was Boston, where kids and chaperones from the Kodiak Bible Chapel youth group helped with church planting and cleaned up messes left by the first tornado in 50 years. This summer the team traveled to the community of Galena on the Yukon River. Its population deflates during the su...
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Laughter is shortest distance between people
I went for an MRI at Providence Hospital early Tuesday morning and was very impressed with Dan, who did the CT scan, and the radiologist whose name I am currently spacing out who injected the contrast dye into my shoulder joint with a very long needle. Both were very upbeat, explained everything ...
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Amazing Nature: The Plastic Plight of Seabirds
What I love about science and nature is that there is always something new to discover and learn about. Unfortunately, very often the news are not good news. Sometimes, the news seem so sad, the problems so large and overwhelming that I struggle how to discuss them with my students without leavin...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 8
Oct. 7 3:11 a.m. Security Check, Mill Bay Rd 4:16 a.m. Someone found a license plate; owner lives in Trooper Territory. Given to AST. 10:15 a.m. Reports jewelry stolen from her residence; under investigation. Mission Rd 10:46 a.m. Female concerned about a homeless person hanging around the busine...
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Summer ferry schedule out
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities has released their draft summer ferry schedule for 2016 including four to five stops per week in Kodiak and two trips per month in July and August down the Aleutian Chain. The Tustumena will stop in Ouzinkie twice per week, on the way ...
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