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CAP cadets take stick of Cessna
The Kodiak squadron of the Civil Air Patrol has officially taken flight. A new-to-Kodiak CAP Cessna 172 Skyhawk airplane arrived from Anchorage on May 2 for a 90-day trial period, according to CAP Capt. Mia Otteson. In early August, a determination will be made on whether the plane will stay in K...
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Brian Young Invite filled with track stars
The state’s best track and field athletes invade the island for the fourth Brian Young Invitational. The two-day all-star extravaganza starts Saturday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Field events begin at noon both days, followed by running events at 2 p.m. The meet started in 2013 as a way to hono...
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Mountain Views: Best reader helped with ‘marshmellows’
Less than two weeks ago, I lost my No. 1 Mountain Views reader: my mom. My mom passed away after a sudden illness and I was right alongside during her final months and days. Over the years, my mom always cheered me on from the sidelines about my writing. As the saying goes, “she had my back.” She...
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Achievers: June 3
Nolan Wandersee of Kodiak has been named to the Dean’s list at Hastings College in Hasting, Nebraska, for the spring 2016 semester. To be eligible for the list, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.7 to 4.0 on a 4.0 scale, and be registered for full-time course work. Jacqueline Madsen...
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TAPESTRY: Mission to serve: Visitor helps houses, hearts
Knowing that he helped needy people in Kodiak put a brighter smile on Xaviar McFall’s radiant face. “I love being able to help out the community,” said McFall, a summer volunteer for the Alaska Mission and Retreat program. A team of 25, led by Alaska Mission and Retreat founder Brenda Crim, came ...
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Report proves trawl fishing’s importance in Kodiak economy
The May 6 KDM editorial, “Study will have to prove value,” missed the point of the 77-page economic study by the McDowell Group that the city and borough of Kodiak recently commissioned, which confirms the economic importance of the year-round seafood industry to Kodiak. Focusing as it does on th...
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Southcentral Conference drops 2 at state
The Southcentral Conference had a rough opening day at the state baseball tournament. Both Wasilla and Soldotna lost in blowouts to Southeast teams Thursday at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage. The Warriors, the conference champions, fell 11-1 to Southeast runner-up Ketchikan. Ketchikan outhit Wasill...
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Smiley gets nod for assembly vacancy
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly’s newest member is Scott Smiley. Applicants Smiley and Monique Lewis were nominated by assembly members before the members voted by secret ballot during Thursday’s regular meeting. The vote tied 3-3 and was broken by Mayor Jerrol Friend. Lewis and Smiley along w...
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