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TEEING OFF: A new sport debuts at Kodiak High School
Kudos to those who spotted the goof in Thursday’s paper. You are a superstar proofreader. Grab yourself a cookie from the cookie jar. If you missed the mistake, and I don’t know how you did, flip to Page 8. I’m glad I was able to provide you with a laugh. Heck, even I got a chuckle out of it. For...
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Senior life: Holiday activities reminders
Lots of holiday activities at the center and elsewhere are going on for people 60 and older and we want to remind people of those. At noon Wednesday, Dec. 16, the Chief Petty Officers Association at Coast Guard Base Kodiak will sponsor a lunch for seniors at the Golden Anchor. This very popular e...
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PHAB asks council for shipyard building
The Ports and Harbors Advisory Board wants the City of Kodiak to work toward constructing a large building to house boats that are being worked on at the shipyard on Near Island. Four members of PHAB spoke with the city council at Tuesday’s work session asking the city to set up a separate fund f...
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AMHS chief: Ferry future looks gloomy
The head of the Alaska Marine Highway System painted a dim picture of next year’s operating budget, saying he expects a $5 million cut on top of the cuts made over the past two fiscal years. Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Deputy Commissioner Mike Neussl made the statement duri...
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Mountain Views: The fun of fouling out
The buzzer goes off, reverberating throughout the North Star gym. The sound takes me back to the basketball part of my youth in a way that a Rusted Root song takes me back to my Ithaca college days. My twin sister, Ella, sits next to me and her mere presence is calming; I’m glad she was able to c...
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Week in Words: Trumping the radicals
The nation has been talking about radicalization a lot this week as we’ve reflected on the act of terror in San Bernardino. “Radical” has a variety of uses. The origin of the word goes back to the Late Latin “radicalis,” which means “of or having roots.” Our word “root” is derived from the simila...
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Cheap oil means tighter belts
As most Alaskans know, a sharp drop in the price of oil over the last year and a half blew a gaping hole in the state’s budget. This year, revenues are expected to cover just 40 percent of our costs. When your family’s income suddenly drops by more than half, you cut spending. That’s exactly what...
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Alaska State Troopers: Dec. 9
Oct. 8 At 2:13 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of several personal checks stolen from a residence while the person was out of state. The checks had been forged and then cashed for $900. A suspect was identified and the investigation continues. A man pleaded guilty to operating Dunge...
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