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Fairwinds Players auditions this Saturday
Director Jenny Stevens of Kodiak’s Fairwinds Players wants to get a long jump on their next production, so auditions will be Saturday for the show that opens Oct. 2. “It’s very unusual to have auditions this early,” she said. But Edward Albee’s classic 1962 play “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” ...
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lindquist sets state swimming records
Talon Lindquist spent his spring break establishing new state swimming records. The Kodiak Middle School eighth-grader broke six state records while competing at the Northwest Age Group Regionals that concluded Sunday at the King County Aquatics Center in Federal Way, Wash. Lindquist set new stat...
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Panel seeks downtown renewal
A city panel under city Mayor Pat Branson sees a disparity in the livability and beauty of Kodiak Island vis-à-vis the less-appealing reality of its downtown. The real nut of the problem say panel members is that the downtown is simply not a place conducive to spending much time and has begun to ...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Comment period open for ferry schedule
The Alaska Marine Highway System’s proposed schedule for the coming fall, winter and spring ferry service to Kodiak and statewide is now available for review. The public is invited to submit comments in writing by Friday, April 5, according to a release from the Alaska Department of Transportatio...
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Church, state to commemorate 1964 earthquake
The State of Alaska and the Orthodox Church in America added their voices to the commemoration of the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake The State of Alaska issued a proclamation declaring March 27, 2014, as Good Friday Earthquake Remembrance Day. The state is not only honoring the dead but all the firs...
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Drill to use quake, tsunami scenario
This Friday, 50 years and one day after the earthquake that devastated Kodiak, Anchorage and other Alaska communities, emergency services will got another chance at the response. Alaska Shield is a drill in which communities statewide simulate a natural disaster, industrial accident or other mass...
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J's-ound upgrades sound systems for cars
For Jay Baldwin, a car audio system passes the test when you can sit in the driver’s seat, close your eyes, and “trick your mind, so the center stage is your dash.” Baldwin has pursued his passion for mobile sound quality since he attended Kodiak High School in the 1980s. Now as the technical wiz...
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House fire causes nearly $20,000 in damages
A house at 1412 Mill Bay Road caught fire Saturday morning, leading to an estimated $20,000 in damages. The Kodiak Fire Department was dispatched at about 7:45 a.m. The first crew on the scene reported the house “heavily involved in flames from the rear of the structure,” according to a release f...
Mar 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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