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Playbook: Aug. 15
Friday, Aug. 16 Cross country: Kodiak High School alumni run at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Girls, 6:45 p.m.; boys, 7:30 p.m.
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Kemp, Parnell talk Tustumena
The Tustumena is still on course for an Oct. 1 return, and the state of Alaska is pledging its support for the elderly ship’s replacement. Gov. Sean Parnell and Department of Transportation commissioner updated Rep. Alan Austerman, Sen. Gary Stevens, city Mayor Pat Branson and borough Mayor Jerom...
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Two groups receive grants from National Park Service
Two Native groups in Kodiak have been awarded historic preservation grants from the National Park Service for survey projects. On Aug. 6, the National Park Service announced more than $645,000 in historic preservation grants had been awarded to 17 American Indian tribes, Alaskan Natives and Nativ...
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Coast Guardsman competes for spot on elite softball squad
When Timothy Fellows received orders to transfer to Kodiak, one of the first things he looked into was adult slowpitch softball. He was pleasantly surprised to find when he arrived here in June that the co-ed softball league had been resurrected and that Anchorage offered several tournaments duri...
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UA’s students are motivated to finish faster
As chair of the University of Alaska’s Board of Regents, I hear a lot of stories from our students. Often these stories come from students who face down enormous challenges, stick with it, work hard and earn that certificate, associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree. For most of them, the payoff ...
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Antoinette Delores Trenier Burnette
Antoinette Delores Trenier Burnette, 91, of Tacoma, Wash., passed away Aug. 3, 2013. She was born in November 1921 in Mobile, Ala. to Dennis and Olivia Trenier. She is preceded in death by her husband, Harry Woods Burnette. Antoinette is survived by her brother, Milton Trenier; sister, Justina Tr...
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Obamacare mess
To the Editor: When the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, was making its way through Congress, language was included that required members of Congress and their aides to be under the same program as the rest of us. Last week, the President negated that part of the legislation by authorizing sub...
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Alaska Science Forum: Rain graces the Alaska landscape
In warm Alaska summers like this, in which Fairbanks has set a record for most 80-degree Fahrenheit days and Anchorage has exceeded 70 with similar frequency, rainfall has been a phenomenon many people have not missed. But even though we are a species that scurries when water falls from the sky, ...
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