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Alutiiq week in Akhiok sees mending nets, baking clams and trash-canning
Linda Amodo, mayor of Akhiok, remembers the taboo of identifying too closely with Aleut culture in her younger days in the village. “Back when we were growing up, because of all the alcoholism, we were not proud to be identified as natives, because we thought native Aleuts were just a bunch of dr...
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Mallot seeking to become fist Democratic governor in more than a decade
If his run for Alaska’s top office succeeds, Byron Mallott would be the state’s first Democratic governor since 2002. In Kodiak through Saturday to attend ComFish Alaska and several campaign events, Mallott said his long record in state politics government and business makes him a good choice to ...
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'Bye Bye Birdie' exceeded expectations
To the Editor, This past Saturday evening my wife and I had the pleasure of attending a quite memorable performance of the musical "Bye Bye Birdie" at the high school auditorium. My expectations for the evening were that it would be a typical, enjoyable high school production by the school’s dram...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 18
Wednesday, April 16 • At 2:25 a.m., a bar check was conducted downtown. • At 2:59 a.m., a bar check was conducted downtown. • At 3:24 a.m., a caller reported a bear getting into the garbage on Woody Way; bear fled into the woods as officers arrived. • At 4:35 a.m., officers removed debris off of ...
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Ruuwarluni – Arrow Game (verb)

Ruuwarluni – Arrow Game (verb)
 Tamamta ruuwartaallriakut Paaskaami. – We used to all play bow and arrow at Easter time. In the Alutiiq language, the word for “arrow”—ruuwaq—has a variety of meanings. It can be used as a noun to refer to the wooden-shafted, feather-fletched projectiles fired from...
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Tapestry: Ever resilient, Bob Hatcher embraced life
Legends don’t die easily. They get thrown down, crushed by adversity, but they rise up, even more resilient. Through their struggles they become stronger and more qualified to be called “legends.” To many, Bob Hatcher was a legend. An amazingly energetic man who never tired of working and sociali...
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Local Results: April 18
Bowling Tuesday, April 8 Coed league Men: Scratch game — Rod Kiefer, 297; Jesse Mickelson, 265; Steve Tyner, 259. Scratch series — Rod Kiefer, 789; Jesse Mickelson, 757; Steve Tyner, 722. Handicap game — Rod Kiefer, 316; Jesse Mickelson, 293; Sam Powell, 284. Handicap series — Rod Kiefer, 846; Je...
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Playbook: April 18
Friday, April 18 Track: Kodiak at the F/V Invincible Pentathlon at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 4 p.m. Softball: Kodiak vs. Juneau at Sitka, 1 p.m.; vs. Sitka, 5 p.m. Saturday, April 19 Track: Kodiak at the F/V Invincible Pentathlon at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 12:30 p.m.. Softball: Kodiak vs. Sit...
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