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Learning laid-back traveltude
I’ve always considered myself a pretty laid-back person, but, in my year in Kodiak, I have noticed that Alaskans take laid-back to another level. I realized this before I even made it to the state. I was driving through North Dakota in the second day of my trip to Kodiak, when I received a call t...
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Assembly assesses nonprofit funding after giant cut
After a 40 percent reduction from last year in nonprofit funding, the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly discussed how to give out the limited funding at its Thursday work session. The assembly’s budgeted amount dropped from $390,000 to $234,000 this year. The borough has not sent out applications, a...
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Fourth of July 10K results
1. Curtis Mortenson, 35 minutes, 37 seconds; 2. Anthony Saucier, 39:54; 3. Arielle Himelbloom, 44:23; 4. Youji Seto, 45:08; 5. Anthony Maghupoy, 45:25; 6. Ashley Mortenson, 46:14; 7. Howard Valley, 49:26; 8. Mario Alvarez, 49:57; 9. Janel Day, 50:12; 10. Natalie Horn, 50:40; 11. Alison Horn, 50:4...
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Guest Opinion: Gov. takes heat for PFD cut
Legislators, please join fellow Alaskans on the rope As governor, I enjoy shaking a lot of hands. But one handshake in particular stuck with me. At the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport last winter, as passengers streamed off the flight from Fairbanks, one man turned around and walked t...
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Vo-tech keeping up with times
To the editor: Last Wednesday, KDM published a guest opinion by Jeff Stewart, “Internet deleted vo-tech,” opining on a perceived demise of vocational education programs in Kodiak schools. It is true that vocational education today may look very different than what the author recalls in 1984, but ...
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Post 17 finishes road trip
Post 17 concluded its nine-game, six-day road trip still searching for its first league victory of 2016. Kodiak dropped a league doubleheader to defending American Legion champion Chugiak, 18-1 and 12-0, Thursday at Oberg Field in Chugiak. The trip ended Friday with 17-7 and 16-1 losses to East A...
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Kodiak Island Births: July 5
Henry Louis Horn was born at 5:37 p.m. on June 14, 2016, to Justin Anthony and Natalie Rose Horn. He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long. His parents are originally from and live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Alaska Orthodontics, and the baby’s father works at Brechan Enterpr...
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FISH FACTOR: ASMI looking at possible effect of Brexit
The United Kingdom’s recent exit from the European Union, dubbed “Brexit,” has turned seafood trading on its head. For 43 years the UK has been a major part of the 28-country EU, and what the pullout means for longstanding business arrangements is anyone’s guess. Last year the UK imported over $9...
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