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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 29
QUESTION: What Alaska high school did Wasilla girls basketball coach Jeannie Herbert-Truax graduate from? FRIDAY’S ANSWER: Kodiak’s Joanna Garcia was named the 2011 Northern Lights Conference girls most valuable player despite Kodiak posting a 3-7 conference record. The senior guard averaged 10.3...
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Broader choice for birthing
Pregnancy comes with a lot of decisions, including what type of birth to have and who should be part of that special moment. One option available is having a doula. Doulas provide physical and emotional support for the mom and the birth partner. While no training is necessary to act as a doula, t...
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Assembly heads to Chiniak this weekend
The Chiniak community and the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly will meet Saturday to talk about burned trees in the area, a new library, and service districts. First on the agenda is an update on the Chiniak Library, which also served as an evacuation shelter in case of a tsunami. The library was d...
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Borough, city revising analyst contract
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and Kodiak City Council want to move ahead on a contract with their fisheries analyst and directed their managers to update the contract. On Wednesday, the two bodies sat down together for the first time since disagreements arose over a contract with Heather McC...
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Coast Guard looking for new recruits
The United States Coast Guard is beefing up recruitment, including in Alaska. “Looking at the challenges we’re facing in the world today, ladies and gentlemen, you’re going to need a bigger Coast Guard,” Admiral Paul Zukunft, commanding officer of the service, said in his second State of the Coas...
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KDM Editorial: No room people in parties
Last Thursday, the Daily Mirror reported that Sen. Lisa Murkowski wanted the Senate to carry out its normal “advise and consent” function with the appointment of Justice Antonin Scalia’s replacement on the Supreme Court. One day later, we had to report that she changed her stance and now backs th...
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Kristhel Fangonilo wears No. 11 for one reason — Adriane Horn, a shooter and defensive specialist on Kodiak’s undefeated 2014 team. When the jersey number became available after Horn graduated in 2014, Fangonilo, then a junior, didn’t hesitate in changing numbers. “My sophomore year, I was like, ...
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TAPESTRY: Young Life sponsors Taste of Kodiak event
Fun, food and faith are the main ingredients at Young Life or WYLdlife events, and Saturday’s Taste of Kodiak is no exception. But another element will be added to the mix — auction. This can be put in the “fun” category. The auctioneers, Joriah Barnett and Jakob Hartt, are very entertaining youn...
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