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Alutiiq word of the week: Cukiq – Thorn; Sliver
Ckiq – Thorn; Sliver Allrani aigaqa cukirtaartuq. – Sometimes I get a sliver on my hand. The Alutiiq word for thorn, cukiq, can be used to mean sliver, thorn, barb, quill, or even spruce needle, and the word for the prickly devil’s club, cukilanarpak, means “plant with big thorns.” When northern ...
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Simmons takes over St. James the Fisherman Episcopal Church
The Rev. Liz Huskey Simmons began as the new rector of the St. James the Fisherman Episcopal Church on May 15. Before coming to Kodiak, Simmons was the interim rector at a church in New York, and has also served in Arizona, Colorado and Wisconsin. She has served as a priest for almost two decades...
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Kalil wins golf tournament
Rick Kalil captured the 2014 Kodiak Golf Association Crab Festival Tournament title Sunday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. Kalil shot a 77 to finish two strokes ahead of runner-up Dan McFarland. Karl McLaughlin finished third, three strokes back. Justin Rose captured the first-flight title with a...
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Playbook: May 30
Friday, May 30 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Wasilla at the Southcentral Conference Championships at Soldotna, 7 p.m. Softball: Kodiak vs. Colony at Colony. Varsity, 1 p.m. Kodiak junior varsity vs. Houston at Houston, 6 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. Saturday, May 31 Baseball: Kodiak at the Southcentral Conference C...
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Workshop teaches old and new mariners about safety
Commercial fishers learned boat safety during an Alaska Marine Safety Education Association workshop on Wednesday and Thursday. The participants learned about cold water survival skills, maydays, EPIRBS, flares, man overboard recovery, immersion suits and PFDs, emergency drills, firefighting, lif...
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Death notice: Alfredo Polanco
Alfredo Polanco passed away May 21st, 2014. Services are pending.
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City closing in on Horizon Lines contract at Pier 3
The city moved a step closer to sealing a new cargo-handling contract with Horizon Lines, timed for the new dock and crane in the rebuilding project at Pier 3. “We’re moving ahead and planning to have a meeting with Horizon in early June to hopefully finalize some points and get those resolved,” ...
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Sullivan, Lt Gov. candidate, speaks on fiscal prudence, teacher reform
Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan does not spend much time lambasting other politicians in his quest to win the nomination for lieutenant governor of Alaska. Instead, he boosts education reform and fiscal prudence as a vision for the state. His plans call for a master teacher in every classroom and a ...
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