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New programs bring art to Kodiak Teen Center
When it’s too cold for outdoor play, kids can exercise their creativity indoors at the Kodiak Teen Center for Friday art day. The Kodiak Teen Center now hosts art Fridays that allow kids of all ages can come and make artwork with one of two groups. Art with Liz Ellis, an aide at Main Elementary, ...
Dec 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Garden Gate: Searching for the right onion
Now that it’s officially winter, I tend to therapeutically indulge in seed catalogs. Before I flip through the pages, I ponder Oliver Wendell Holmes’ statement: “When I want to understand what is happening today or try to decide what will happen tomorrow, I look back.” So today I’d like to devote...
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Sega takes first first at West tournament
Fielding a mix of varsity and junior varsity wrestlers, Kodiak placed eighth at the West Anchorage Christmas Classic Saturday in Anchorage. The Bears tallied 107 points. Wasilla took top honors with 255, while West Anchorage was third with 251. Heavyweight Leo Sega claimed Kodiak’s only title wit...
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Fish Factor: Fishing facts
Want to know at a glance how many fishing boats call the Kenai Peninsula Borough home? It’s 1,089. Or what percentage of Wrangellites fish for a living? Just over 15 percent. Or how many skippers plus crew fish out of Juneau? That number is 705. To help policymakers and the public become better i...
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Kodiak boys rally for fourth at Service Tip-Off
Kodiak’s boys basketball team overcame a pair of slow starts to claim fourth in the Service Cougar Tip-Off Tournament Saturday in Anchorage. The Bears were down 14-2 to Nome and battled back for a 54-42 win in the fourth-place game. The day before, Kodiak was down 12-0 to Chugiak and rallied for ...
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Religion: Afghan, American friendship brings ‘peace on earth’
Faez Enayatulla is enchanted by the beauty of Christmas. He loves the multicolored lights, the decorated trees, the gleeful Christmas music and the telling of the Christmas story. In Faez’s native Afghanistan, a predominantly Muslim population doesn’t observe Christmas. The message of “Peace on E...
Dec 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Police Department deters bears with a wide range of tools
Sometimes, Kodiak police officers are glad when the suspect gets away. Scaring bears away from homes and businesses is a normal task for Kodiak Police Department officers, and is a large part of the job in the fall. This year, the bears were quiet in the fall but became active in December, diggin...
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Prep hoops: Kodiak boys drop opener
Kodiak gave two-time state runner-up Service all it could handle Thursday evening in a boys basketball season-opening contest. In the end, the Cougars avoided the upset with a 53-50 victory in the first round of the Service Tip-Off Tournament in Anchorage. Fourth-ranked Service took the lead for ...
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