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Week in Words:
I received a special request this week to research a word: “clap. My kids and I attended the Big Bad Voodoo Daddy concert this Sunday (sponsored by Kodiak Arts Council), and it was spectacular. It was loud. Raucous. Jaw-dropping at the level of talent these musicians have. And after every set, an...
Sep 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weather sensor back on line after vandalism
A repaired weather station in Kodiak is back on line after being vandalized last spring. The weather station on Gull Island in Chiniak Bay at one end of the St. Herman Harbor breakwater provides weather information to boaters. “It’s all real-time weather data useful to mariners and tied into the ...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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GUEST OPINION: Upkeep for Otmeloi worth some thought
Disclaimer: the author resides in Service Area No. 1 and has driven Otmeloi Way daily for the past two decades. On Oct. 4 Kodiak will hold a municipal election. One item to be voted on by the residents of Service Area No. 1 and those on Otmeloi Way is a question of whether to redesign and pave Ot...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kriss D. Swoboda
Kriss D. Swoboda passed away Sept. 13, 2016, after a lengthy and inspiring battle with cancer. Kriss was born on Kodiak Island on Oct. 8, 1965, to Don and Mary Mack. She grew up in Kodiak and started commercial fishing at an early age. She moved to College Station, Texas, in 1997. While there she...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mat-Su Valley drivers showcase skills in Kodiak
Longtime Alaska racer Mike Braddock checked two items off his to-do-list this past weekend: Drive a late-model car on and off the MV Tustumena and win a main event in Kodiak. The Palmer-based driver stole the show at the Kodiak Island Raceway, cruising to victory in the late-model feature races S...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fresh perspective vs. experience
The Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education will welcome one new face after the Oct. 4 municipal election, as Rick Kniaziowski has decided not to run for re-election. Candidates Kelly Bell and Julie Hill are vying for that space on the board, and they will meet Thursday to answer...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Barcelon top NCU finisher
For the second straight, Raen Barcelon was the top finisher for the North Central University women’s cross country squad. Barcelon, a 2016 Kodiak High School graduate, placed 274th at the St. Olaf Invitational Saturday in Northfield, Minnesota. Barcelon was her team’s top finisher, covering the 6...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska Science Forum: Living on a glacier, thinking about rocks
CANWELL GLACIER — This summer, Sam Herreid has slept for 12 nights on these rocks that ride slowly downhill on a mass of ice. For a few days at a time during the last six summers, the 28-year-old has lived on this ephemeral landscape in the eastern Alaska Range. From his regal perch, he is learni...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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