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Stephens had valued role on assembly
To the editor: If you run into Mel Stephens, please be sure and thank him for his service to this community. Thank him for the countless hours of research and study that he has contributed over the past seven plus years as an elected assemblyman. Thank him for setting an example and raising the b...
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Alaska State Troopers: May 5
April 29 A Norton Shores, Mich. man and a Gunnison, Colo. man were cited for using radio communication to aid in the taking of game. These citations stem from an investigation into a Sitka blacktail deer hunt that occurred in Zachar Bay during December of 2015. The citations require a mandatory c...
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WEEK IN WORDS: ‘Re’ adds meaning to signs and presents
The borough manager controversy now behind us leaves our community down one assembly member. This opens an opportunity for a lucky Kodiakan as the assembly will appoint someone to the vacant seat. Yes. I said lucky. Perhaps even privileged. Resignations aren’t unusual. Heck, we’ve seen several pr...
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Choir director leads last concert
As the final note of “Over the Rainbow” rang out Tuesday evening, it marked not only the end of the Choir Jazz Show, but also the end of an era for the Kodiak middle and high school choir programs. The concert was director Laura Blackwood’s last in Kodiak before she moves off-island to pursue a n...
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Time to volunteer is before emergency
During last fall’s Twin Creeks Fire, many Kodiakans showed up to volunteer at the American Red Cross emergency shelter set up for evacuees from Chiniak. But most of them hadn’t gone through a background check required by the Red Cross, so Kathrynn Hollis-Buchanan, the Red Cross lead disaster resp...
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Sprinting up the Charts
When Billy Alcaide entered high school four years ago, he started cooking for himself. Mom’s orders. The food he prepared wasn’t always the healthiest, and being Filipino his plate usually contained white rice. The Kodiak High School senior’s eating habits changed last week. “I just made healthie...
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Healthy Kodiak: Everyday noises often lead to hearing loss
Every new patient who comes to see me in the clinic is asked to fill out a health questionnaire about various symptoms they may be experiencing. A high percentage of patients here in Kodiak have answered in the affirmative that they hear ringing in their ears. Due to this high prevalence, I thoug...
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KHS boys blank Palmer
The Kodiak boys’ soccer team upped its consecutive win/draw streak to eight with a 4-0 victory over Palmer Tuesday at Palmer High School. “I really don’t know where this team is going to go next, because they keep getting better every game,” Kodiak coach Eric Waltenbaugh said via cell phone from ...
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