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Father, daughter compete in Earth Day Triathlon; Lund captures third title
Sean Donohue crossed the Earth Day Triathlon finish line twice on Saturday — once to claim the men’s crown and the second time with his daughter, McKenna. Both of them were competing in their first full triathlon, and they made lots of memories throughout the day that started at the Kodiak Commun...
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Sea Stories: Even rescue swimmers can need rescuing
On Feb. 9, 2007, the Coast Guard cutter Mellon was tied to the dock in Dutch Harbor with its helicopter, an MH-65 Dolphin, parked in a PenAir hanger near the airport. During a school group tour of the helicopter that morning, a student asked about the strobe light on the rescue swimmer’s dry suit...
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Will always remember and love Kodiak and its residents
In 1987, soon after graduating from college and marrying, we moved to Kodiak. We had a dog, very few belongings and a dream of a life adventure in Alaska. We quickly adapted to the rhythm of island life. The years not passing so much by the turning of calendar pages, but by the changes of the sea...
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Community gym, budget discussed at work session
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly discussed converting the old pool into a gym and then tackled next year’s budget at their Thursday work session. Amy Fogle, former Kodiak High School basketball coach, told the assembly additional gym space is needed in Kodiak, and requested that the old pool, c...
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Middle School students prepare for jobs
Kodiak Middle School students spent weeks preparing résumés, cover letters and references before doing mock interviews with Kodiak community members to get ready to apply for jobs in the future. All middle school eighth-graders participate in the Kodiak Island Borough School District's School to ...
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Alumni update: Horn wins North Division title in Germany
Alysa Horn celebrated a championship in her second professional basketball season in Germany. Horn, a former Kodiak and University of Alaska Anchorage star, and her Osnabruck team defeated Veilchen, 61-54, in Sunday’s Game 3 semifinal in the Bundelisga second division women’s playoffs. Horn power...
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Kodiak Island Births: May 5
River Grant Zimmerman was born at 8:37 a.m. on April 24, 2015, to David and Susan Zimmerman. He weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 18.5 inches long. His mother is from Westboro, Wisconsin, and his father is from Kodiak, and they now live in Kodiak. His mother works at home his father works ...
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Community events: May 5
Today 5-8:30 — Game night, Kodiak Public Library. Wednesday, May 6 6-9:30 p.m. — Social dancing, cha-cha, East Elementary School. Saturday, May 9 9 a.m.-noon — Sea kayak rescues and recoveries, Coast Guard Base Kodiak MWR pool. Wednesday, May 13 6-9 p.m. — Sea kayak rescues and recoveries, Coast ...
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