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We need accurate information about Prop. 1
To the editor: This pertains to the recent election pamphlet for the upcoming October election, in particular the language for Proposition 1, the $10 million bond measure. In reviewing the pamphlet, I saw that the language for this proposition contains some discrepancies as to whether or not thes...
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Alaska Science Forum: Ernest Leffingwell, scientist with a fan club
One hundred years ago, a group of men sailed to the northern coast of Alaska to find a land mass rumored to protrude from the Arctic Ocean. They did not find the land. After wintering in the north everyone hurried back to warmer places. Except for Ernest Leffingwell. Leffingwell, a geologist, tea...
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Middle School runners come to the aid of a fallen teammate
A cross country team time-trial turned into something more for three Kodiak Middle School students on Friday afternoon at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Eighth-graders Brenden Freeman, Michael Bersin and Matthew Neuhaus started the 2-mile course as ordinary students just looking to run f...
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Navy wants towns, fishermen onboard for exercise
Military exercises planned for June 2015 in the Gulf of Alaska will have "minimal impact" on the environment, a U.S. Navy representative told listeners during a Monday presentation at the Kodiak Elks Lodge. "Some local fishermen will actually be part of the exercise," Cmdr. Damon Wenger said. Wen...
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Suicide seminar set for Thursday
Participants will learn to recognize danger signs of suicide on how to intervene in a free seminar set for 6:15 p.m. Thursday in the Kodiak High School choral pod. “It’s a very brief three-hour training,” said Kim Slade of Healthy Tomorrows, a local community coalition. Slade and her colleague Je...
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Lindquist sets another swim record
Kodiak’s Talon Lindquist did it again. A week after breaking a pair of school records in his inaugural high school meet, Kodiak’s freshman swimmer broke another record over the weekend at the Homer Invitational. Lindquist’s winning time of 4 minutes, 46.81 seconds in the 500-yard freestyle broke ...
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Alutiiq mask making
Alutiiq mask artist Perry Eaton is passing along his craft at the U.S. Coast Guard wood hobby shop in a weeklong workshop that started Wednesday. Starting with a square block of wood participants design their own masks and choose a style. A machine then cuts a round or oval shape out of the wood....
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Kodiak Island Births: Sept. 9
Ronan Cooper Macgregor was born at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital at 10:13 a.m. on Aug. 12, 2014 to Alex and Roger Macgregor. He weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long. His parents are stationed in Kodiak. The baby’s father works for the U.S. Coast Guard at Air Station Sitka. Also welcoming h...
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