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New library projected to finish $506,000 under budget
Readers were wowed as they walked through the doors of the new Kodiak Public Library on Monday night. Now, fiscal hawks have something to cheer, too. According to project documents, the library project beat its $12.45 million budget by $506,000. While minor site issues and administrative expenses...
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Thomet competes at national meet in California
Levi Thomet has reached movie-star status at Kodiak High School. On Tuesday afternoon, the campus was his set as classmates trailed him, recording a documentary about Kodiak’s nationally ranked cross country runner. “I didn’t expect them to do one, but it feels good,” Thomet said. The documentary...
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ESS spikers finish third
Kodiak’s Emerging Small Schools volleyball team finished its season with a third-place showing at the Denali Conference Championships Saturday in Nikolaevsk. Due to dense fog surrounding the island last week, only seven players — five from Port Lions and two from Ouzinkie — were able to represent...
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College to offer new class in Alutiiq history
A new class at Kodiak College will teach students about prehistoric Alutiiq objects and how they were used in everyday life. Marnie Leist will teach “Arrows, Mauls, and Awls: Objects of Prehistoric Life On Kodiak.” Leist has been the curator of collections at the Alutiiq Museum for nine years and...
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Take notice of what kids are being exposed to
To the Editor: In the past few years, concern over how youths are being influenced by the media has come up more and more. It has been debated back and forth if the positive side of media’s influence outdoes the negative effects. Here in Kodiak since the weather is not always pleasant, youths ten...
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Welcome, December
Welcome, December, and to the freezing temperatures you leave in your wake. Welcome to Jack Frost, forever nipping at my nose. Welcome, Old Man Winter, who causes the snow to fall, and winds to whistle about me as it forces the snow to slice into the flesh on my face. Welcome, early sunsets; the ...
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Record high temperature recorded, but change is in the wind
There’s a change coming, but until it arrives, Kodiak is enjoying an exceptionally mild December. On Tuesday, the National Weather Service office at Kodiak Benny Benson State Airport recorded a record high of 47 degrees. The mark, taken at 4 p.m., toppled the old record of 46, set in 1986. Accord...
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City council votes on park hours tonight
The Kodiak City Council will decide tonight whether Kodiak kids can play under the midnight sun. Atop the city’s agenda for its regular meeting tonight is a proposal to set hours of operation for parks within city limits. Current statute allows people to use parks 24 hours a day, but an Aug. 2012...
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