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Fight racism on an individual level
To the Editor: Racism comes up throughout America’s history and often I wonder if it is still an unspoken issue in our small Kodiak community. While our population is diverse, people still have a hard time adapting to each other, I have witnessed. While attending Kodiak High School, I’ve watched ...
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Alaska State Troopers: Dec. 19
Thursday, Dec. 5 At 6:58 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a domestic disturbance at a home on Rezanof Drive. While responding, troopers received a report that one of the men involved left in a vehicle. Investigation revealed the 49-year-old Kodiak man had two outstanding warrants for his ...
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Achievers: Dec. 19
St. Mary’s is proud to recognize Jackie Garchitorena as its Student of the Trimester. Jackie is an eighth-grade student at St. Mary’s Catholic School. Her parents are Mirama and Joe Garchitorena. She has always strived for the highest grades, but more importantly is regarded by her fellow classma...
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Jessica Marie (Anderson) Martinez
Jessica Marie (Anderson) Martinez died Nov. 28, 2013 in Lebanon, Ore. She was born March 19, 1988 to Renee (Anderson) Squartsoff and Jesus Rocha Espinoza in Port Arthur, Texas. She moved to Kodiak at age 4 1/2. Jessica attended Kodiak High School. She played basketball, volleyball and was on the ...
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Government should not control a free press
To the Editor: Journalists are under a lot of pressure, and the public puts a lot of blame on journalists and reporters for not always explaining the full truth. The government makes mistakes and doesn’t want citizens to know when they mess up or what they did to mess up. To cover up their mistak...
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Kodiak Teen Court graduate sworn in as lawyer
A Kodiak High School alumnus and Kodiak Teen Court graduate has passed his final test. Sam Booch was sworn in as an attorney in front of friends, family and colleagues in the Roy H. Madsen Justice Center Wednesday afternoon. While Teen Court volunteers have graduated from law school before, Booch...
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Kodiak boys looking to build from last year’s 16-win performance
David Anderson has increased Kodiak’s boys basketball win total in each of his three seasons on the sideline. He hopes the pattern continues this season. “When we set up the program that was one of our goals is to keep increasing the program and be competitive with every team that we play,” Ander...
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Museum receives grant for basket repair
The Baranov Museum has been awarded a $9,500 grant to mend some of its aging baskets. The museum received the grant from the Museums Alaska Collections Management Fund to complete conservation work on its collection of baskets from the Alutiiq and Unangan cultural regions. The grant from Museums ...
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