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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Russian
Kasaakaq — Russian Cuumi Kasaakat Sun’ami amlerta’umallriit. — Before in Kodiak there were (reportedly) a lot of Russians. The Russian era in Alaska began in the early 18th century when explorers and traders sailed east from Siberia in search of new lands and resources. In addition to a wealth of...
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Amazing Nature: Sea angels and sea butterflies swirl through the oceans
It is the Christmas season and the occasional snowflake is making its way to the ground on a cold day. On my walk along the shore of Mill Bay I feel a chill wind, and the sight of the ocean surface is anything but inviting. The gray waves and their whitecaps look dangerously cold. Nonetheless, I ...
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KHS wrestling: Powers ready for Reno Tournament
Kerry Powers has a last name fit for a wrestler. He has displayed his power on the mat by rolling to a 14-1 record this season. “Pound-for-pound he is in the top 1 percent in the school strength-wise,” said Kodiak coach and physical education teacher Sean Costello. Powers hopes to overpower the c...
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KEA continues to advance new headquarters
The Kodiak Electric Association’s plans for a new headquarters in midtown are progressing. In a unanimous vote, the electric cooperative’s board of directors accepted 65 percent design drawings and ordered the architect, Jay Chen of ECI-Hyer, to advance to a 95 percent complete design. “At 95, we...
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Coast Guard Blotter: Dec. 20
Dec. 13 The Coast Guard monitored and coordinated response efforts to a gasoline spill in Kake. Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and the city of Kake first responders worked together to mitigate the reported spill of 7,000 gallons of gasoline in the local harbor. All vessels were r...
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In the Courts: Dec. 20
Dismissals • One count of fourth-degree assault against Randy Amodo, 32, was dismissed Dec. 11. • One count of fourth-degree assault against Lisa Lybarger, 54, was dismissed Dec. 11. Assault Karen Wimmersberg, 34, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault. She was sentenced to 30 days in jail.
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Prep hoops: Kodiak girls season-opener postponed
Kodiak’s girls season-opening basketball game against Eagle River was canceled Thursday. Because of poor weather on the island, the team was unable to fly to Anchorage in time for Thursday’s 4:30 p.m. game at the Lady T-Bird Classic at East Anchorage High School. The game has been rescheduled for...
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Local Results: Dec. 20
City League Basketball Christmas Tournament Wednesday, Dec. 18 Era 63, Commsta 54 Lexxan Data 19, Tim Filburn 14, Jeraldo Ruiz 10, Brandon Jensen 8, Charles Bona 6 and Bill McGuire 6 points for Era. Brett Lawson 25, Bryan Knagin 13, Justin Atkins 6, Heath Hardison 5, Jose Leiva 3 and Sam Gainer 2...
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