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Campers learn laptuuk — the Alutiiq version of baseball
Nick Alokli spent his childhood in Ahkiok playing laptuuk — the Alutiiq version of baseball. Now 78, Alokli’s playing days have passed, but his passion for the sport is still very much alive. He spent part of his Tuesday morning at the Baranof Park ice rink watching a dozen youths and adults — al...
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Coast Guard to do controlled burns
The Coast Guard said Wednesday it was scheduling controlled burns June 19-20 for firefighter training. “The BASE Kodiak Fire Department will be conducting controlled burns June 19th and 20th (pending favorable weather conditions). You may notice large clouds of rolling black smoke throughout both...
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Alaska police chiefs: marijuana ballot will cost taxpayers
Kodiak might get an unwanted financial burden if marijuana gets legalized in the state come November, police warn. The Alaska Association of Chiefs of Police said in a statement Tuesday that taxpayers in Alaska’s small towns and cities could face up to $6 million in unanticipated costs if the mar...
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Kodiak arts orgs join innovation program
A group of arts organizations selected Kodiak Arts Council and the Alutiiq Museum to participate in a program with the goals of innovation and change. The Foraker Group, the Rasmuson Foundation, the Alaska State Council on the Arts and New York-based EmcArts started a free program, New Pathways A...
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Dustin Keith Eisenhauer
Dustin Keith Eisenhauer, 23, passed away June 12 of natural causes in Anchorage. He was born January 7, 1991, in Kodiak, where he grew up. Even though Dustin was taken from us too soon, he will always be remembered for his love of the sea, fishing, boats and the outdoors. His passion for all of t...
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Area B&Bs view community, websites as key to bookings
With more than 40 bed and breakfasts on the island, Kodiak’s B&B market can offer a lesson on healthy competition with a generous helping of community enthusiasm. We asked a few bed and breakfasts around town how they competed in a town with so many B&Bs and what it takes to thrive here. Beating ...
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Kodiak High School alumnus honored
Add “informatics research” to the list of Kodiak’s contributions to the world. The University of Washington School of Medicine gave Kodiak High School alumnus Erik Van Eaton an Early Achievement Award for his writing and software development work. Van Eaton, a graduate from Kodiak High School (Cl...
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Chamber firming up fall debate schedule
The Kodiak Chamber of Commerce said Monday it was preparing a debates schedule for candidates for local, state and national offices that could see the first candidates hitting the stage in early August. First up should be a pre-primary debate for the Alaska House of Representatives District 32 in...
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