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Focusing on transition to motherhood: Betsy Lund
This is the second piece in a series focusing on working to find a balance with motherhood, exercise, work, time for self, etc. This series includes perspective from several local moms on their experiences and what has or hasn't worked for them in the journey of motherhood. Today's featured mom i...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shocked by logging activities in Chiniak
Three weeks ago I had the great pleasure of coming to Kodiak with my wife and two young children to visit my father-in-law, who is a longtime Chiniak resident. We fished, took in the sights. In all, it was a very enjoyable time for all of us. Imagine my shock when I came across miles and miles of...
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Alaska State Troopers: Aug. 27
Aug. 22 At 9:05 p.m., a Kodiak man reported several items were stolen from the vacant lot next to Walmart. A 55-gallon burn barrel he used to dispose of paperwork, two cinder blocks and three “construction candles” were taken sometime in the last week. Troopers searched the area and found one of ...
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An inquiry about the word quarry
One word that seemed to rock headlines and the P&Z public comment period was “quarry.” Recently, the word “quarry” has come to connote, for lack of a better word, “oops.” A big “oops,” as in, “Oops, I’m sorry I destroyed half of a trail in a conservation-zoned piece of public property.” “Quarry” ...
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Stage and Screen: See "Ricky and the Flash" for the music; not the acting
The promos say “Get Ready for Ricki.” Unfortunately, the film “Ricki and the Flash” (2015) doesn’t live up to the hyperbole imbedded in the suggestion that you’ll need to prepare for either Ricki the character or “Ricki and the Flash” the movie. For the first time in my many years of admiration f...
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435 STUDENTS VISITED: KMS teachers, staff start school in positive way
It’s a story that delivers a smile. On Aug. 19, Kodiak Middle School Principal Jethro Jones and Assistant Principal Damon Hargraves led 14 teachers, 3 paraprofessionals, and a mental health clinician as they visited the homes of all 435 KMS students, a feat they accomplished in one day. There was...
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Museum gains new submarine model
The Kodiak Military History Museum has a new model of a World War II Japanese submarine made by a volunteer. The Japanese I-25 carried a small floatplane that was launched from the submarine’s deck. During one patrol, the Yokosuka E14Y “Glen” plane flew over Kodiak on a reconnaissance mission unn...
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Ceremony helps welcome new CEO to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center
In the tradition of Providence, Barbara Bigelow, the new administrator and CEO for Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, was officially welcomed to Kodiak via what’s known as a “missioning ceremony.” This ceremony has been a tradition in Providence for nearly as long as the organization has be...
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