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Technology is a benefit, but shouldn't replace teaching
To the Editor: I recently visited Kodiak Elementary School to observe how students use technology. I agree with the school board’s initiative to enable all students to have access to digital devices in the classroom. However, I do not see any logic in blaming technology for the lack of students’ ...
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Herman Squartsoff: His heart was full, his freezers deep
With news of Herman Squartsoff’s death last week, Facebook friends posted a barrage of pictures and notes of sad farewell. In many of the pictures, Herman was on the water, joyful and content. The water gave him purpose. He harvested its fish, ducks and seals. He was not content to enjoy the sea’...
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Middle school to get new math materials
Kodiak Middle School will soon receive $30,000 of math curriculum materials. In a Thursday special meeting, the Kodiak Island Borough school board approved $30,485.88 to purchase e-books, print textbooks and other items for the middle school math program. District director of instruction Bill Wat...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 13
Wednesday, Dec. 11 • At 1:57 a.m., a vehicle was parked on a sidewalk. The responding officer thought it was possibly abandoned, and passed the information to the community services officer. • At 2:36 a.m., an officer told a driver to get a headlight replaced. • At 4:09 a.m., a caller reported a ...
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Senior Life: Christmas events abound at the Kodiak Senior Center
Kodiak Senior Center will host their holiday dinner for people 60 and older at noon Friday, Dec. 20. A delicious prime rib dinner will be served along with a special dessert, and the Golden Tones will be singing Christmas Carols. The center is decorated with much holiday flair and is ready for a ...
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In the Courts: Dec. 13
Dismissals • A count of first-degree vehicle theft against Andrew Panamarioff, 21, was dismissed Dec. 3. • Counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief and sixth-degree controlled substance use against Wylder Clarion, 23, were dismissed Nov. 26. Assault Wylder Clarion, 23, pleaded guilty to fourth-d...
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KHS swimmers get taste of nationals
Alaska’s top two high school girl swimmers competed against the best in the nation Thursday morning at the 2013 Speedo Winter Junior National Championships in Greensboro, N.C. Kodiak’s Ila Hughes and Tahna Lindquist swam in preliminary heats but did not advance to one of the three final heats. Ma...
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KHS basketball begins with blue/gold games
Basketball fans will get a sneak peak of Kodiak’s teams Saturday at the annual blue/gold scrimmage. The girls, coming off a fourth-place finish at last year’s 4A state tournament, will begin the co-ed doubleheader at 6 p.m. in the revamped Kodiak High School gym. The first half will be an intrers...
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