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Underneath the smiles, fancy galas and stereotypes, many Filipino-Americans are struggling
Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell officially declared October 2014 as Filipino-American History Month. As October comes to a close, one must ask: Who really are the Filipino-Americans — the group that composes half of the Asian/Pacific Islander population in Alaska? We seem to see them everywhere, right? ...
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A “ghost” of activities for Halloween
Haunted houses, trick-or-treating and scariness galore are happening this weekend in a variety of events for everyone. The events kick off tonight with Haunted Haley, the annual spookiness aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley. It’s from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., with a kid-friendly hour from 6 to 7....
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Public-safety groups warn about bear safety on Halloween
Organizations associated with public safety and bears have issued a list of guidelines to have a bear-safe Halloween. The Kodiak Interagency Bear Safety Group’s guidelines are intended to keep kids and bears from scaring each other on dark evenings this weekend. The group’s guidelines: • Encourag...
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Girls looking to extend streak to eight
Despite four swimmers suffering season-ending injuries, Kodiak’s girls are still in line to continue their regional dominance. Led by Ila Hughes and Tahna Lindquist — the two top swimmers in the state — the Bears will be gunning for their eighth consecutive team title when the Region III Swimming...
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Max, the Kodiak police dog, retires
Max celebrated his retirement from the Kodiak Police Department with a rare treat — a brick of meatloaf and doggie ice cream. The 11-year-old Belgian Malinois slobbered up both of them like he had never had them before. “I kept him on a pretty rigid diet,” his handler, Sgt. Michael Barnett, said....
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KHS hires new girls basketball coach
Krista Hicks couldn’t believe it when the Kodiak High School girls basketball head coach position became available. And she sure didn’t understand why it was taking so long to fill the position, which became vacant when Amy Fogle stepped down in early June. The position is vacant no more. Hicks a...
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Stutes gained knowledge from local government service
Seeing a McCune for State House political sign yesterday started me thinking: Why would someone from Kodiak want a resident of Cordova to represent District 32 in the Alaska State House when a Kodiak resident as highly qualified and hardworking as Louise Stutes is also on the ballot? Maybe the an...
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McCune is fish savvy
I am supporting Jerry McCune for House District 32, which includes Kodiak and many other smaller communities in Alaska, based on his expansive knowledge of Alaskan fisheries issues. Commercial salmon fishing as a drift gillnetter and purse seiner has been his lifelong job. He has spent the better...
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