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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Uksuaq - Fall
Uksuaq - Fall Uksuartuq awa’i. - It is fall now. Fall along Alaska’s gulf coast arrives with a palette of changing colors. The hills fade from green to gold, coastal meadows blaze with bright red fireweed and elderberry leaves, and the skies darken from blue to grey as the days shorten and winter...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 10
September 29 • At 12:01 a.m., police informed a driver on Rezanof Drive about broken taillights. • At 12:13 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the Bartel Avenue and Rezanof Drive area. • At 12:24 a.m., police cited a man on Mission Road for camping in a vehicle and having no proof of insura...
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In the Courts: Oct. 10
Valeri Kourenkov pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. Kourenkov was sentenced to five days in jail. David Heitman pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. Heitman was sentenced to five days in jail. Dennis Fathke pleaded guilty to criminal trespass. Fathke was sentenced to 90 days in jail (70 suspe...
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Thomet competes in Oregon
Kodiak’s Levi Thomet won his third consecutive state cross country title last week in Anchorage. This week he is in the Lower 48. Thomet is running in the 5,000 meters varsity boys elite race at Saturday’s George Fox Cross Country Classic in Gervais, Oregon. The race begins at 3 p.m. Alaska Stand...
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Spikers head to Anchorage
Kodiak High’s volleyball squad is playing in the Grace Lady Grizzly Invitational that starts today in Anchorage. The Bears will play Anchorage Christian, Homer, Houston, Kotzebue and Monroe Catholic in pool play matches that begin at 2:30 p.m. today. The records in pool play will seed teams for S...
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Prep picks: Playoff edition
It’s playoff time for high school football teams in Alaska. The eight-week regular season was a blur for me, as I posted my worst season in the history of picking games. I went 7-1 last week — my lone miss was Colony topping North Pole, 20-19. I ended the regular season with a 51-15 record that i...
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Kodiak swimming entertains Dimond
Two of the best swimming programs in the state will collide today and Saturday at the Kodiak Community Pool. Kodiak entertains Dimond in a meet dubbed “The Brian Young Duel in the Pool.” Today’s meet starts at 5 p.m., while Saturday’s begins at 11 a.m. The Dimond boys have won the past five state...
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Boston trip eye opener for Kodiak youth
Youth from the Kodiak Bible Chapel went to Boston and found dilapidated houses and cluttered lawns in middle class neighborhoods; they handed out granola bars and gift cards in a region of America where Paul Revere alerted the Colonial militia of the approach of British forces; where demonstrator...
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