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Kodiak soccer nets accolades
In a season of firsts, Kodiak’s soccer program snagged its first all-Northern Lights Conference players. Juniors Omar Beltran and Jose Cortez earned second-team accolades, while Daniel Beltran was an honorable mention. Omar Beltran netted two goals and two assists for the Kodiak boys, while Corte...
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Charles “Bud” Cassidy
Charles “Bud” Cassidy passed away of natural causes at home on May 9, 2015. He was born December 23, 1924 in Atlantic City, New Jersey to Charles A. and Ernestine Cassidy. Like a lot of young men at the time he joined the Navy and served in the South Pacific during WWII and went on to serve in th...
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BLESSING OF THE KODIAK FLEET
The Blessing of the Fleet, a service traditionally held on Memorial Day, honors those lost at sea and asks for protection for those who continue to brave its harsh waters. An Orthodox service is sung, followed by the sprinkling of holy water on each passing vessel. The last vessel blessed is give...
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Crab Festival races: Saltonstall overcomes health issues
Nearly four hours after finishing the sweat-induced Pasaghsak to Kodiak bike ride, Richard Saltonstall joked that the secret to his success was because he could not feel his right leg. He probably wasn’t alone. But he more than likely was the only competitor in the 27-person field who tore his ha...
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Writing class pitches inner voice
“Find your writing voice, or get your money back” the online writing class ad read. It was one year ago, and I had been casually scanning for distance-writing courses that could fit my schedule. My first thought upon reading this sales pitch was “I didn’t know I had or have a writing voice. Did I...
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Kodiak baseball opens against Houston
Kodiak’s road to a Southcentral Conference baseball title begins with Houston. The Bears, the South Division’s top team, drew the Hawks, the North Division’s worst team, in the opening round of the conference championships that begin Thursday at Houston High School and Bumpus Ball Fields in Wasil...
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Alaska Science Forum: Anatomy of the worst fire year
In a gorgeous warm May this year, we have not yet sniffed the bitter scent of flaming spruce. When we do, many of us will think back to a year that still haunts us. In summer 2004, a Vermont-sized patch of Alaska burned in wildfires. That hazy summer was the most extreme fire year in the half cen...
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KHS track sends 17 to state
Kodiak’s track and field team qualified 17 individuals and three relays for the state championships that begin Friday at Dimond High. The boys, vying for their third state title since 2007, pushed 11 athletes into the field — tied for second most with West Valley. Dimond and Lathrop will both be ...
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