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The legend that didn’t belong in Alaska
Like a Miss Universe beauty contest winner, she captured everyone’s heart. During her younger years, everybody wanted her snapshot. Writers would often describe her as America’s second most-photographed object after the Statue of Liberty. Her name is Kalakala. Today, the Art-Deco ship once market...
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Fangonilo is no joke on the court
If Kristhel Fangonilo made a New Year’s resolution, it would have probably been to pull more pranks on her teammates and coaches. Fangonilo certainly piled up the jokes in 2014, enough to have every member on the Kodiak girls’ basketball team on guard when she is around. “She is a little prankste...
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Alleged drug dealer caught after creeping around police chief’s house
Trespassing and illegal drug use were not the only bad decisions a Kodiak man seems to have made before Alaska State Troopers caught him — after he allegedly lurked around the home of the city’s top cop, officials said Thursday. Police chief Ronda Wallace and her husband, David Spellman, original...
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Bob Pederson should not make rules for Kodiak
Letter to the Editor This letter epitomizes why we should not let Bob Pederson or any one person make and enforce the rules for the residents of Kodiak. It is pure politics and rhetoric that should never enter into the Kodiak Island Borough decision-making process. Unfortunately, Pederson has a h...
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Borough gets projects update
Phase two of the landfill expansion has reached substantial completion, engineering and facilities director Bob Tucker told the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly’s Tuesday work session. Tucker said everything is done on the project’s phase, except a few small items that can’t be done until further p...
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In the Courts: Jan. 2
Cassandra Lee Boskofsky pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct — creating a hazardous condition. Boskofsky was sentenced to two days in jail. Aaron A Buchanan pleaded guilty to permitting a minor to illegally possess liquor in a dwelling. Buchanan was fined $500. James Bunch pleaded guilty to resis...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 2
Dec. 19 At 12:08 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Mill Bay Road. Around 12:35 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 12:56 a.m., police arrested a driver in the Powell Avenue and Rezanof Drive area on suspicion of driving under the influence. At 9:53 a.m., a 911 caller reporte...
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In Orthodox Nativity, anticipation comes before celebration
“354 days until Christmas and people have their lights up already.” So goes a posting on Facebook. Christmas lights and music are hard to let go of. Some of the post-Christmas celebrants are anticipating “Russian Christmas,” which occurs Jan 7. This disparity in dates is due to various Orthodox c...
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