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Religion: New Salvation Army leaders focus on public education
Thanksgiving is the time to count blessings and share them, especially with those who don’t have much to be thankful for. The Salvation Army has been sharing since founders William and Catherine Booth broke ties with their Methodist brethren to bring salvation, clothing and food to the poor and d...
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Amazing Nature: Maritime Science class teaches skills for life near ocean
If you were not born in Kodiak, ask yourself why life has placed you here. For most readers, the answer has something to do with Kodiak’s place in the productive North Pacific Ocean. People live in Kodiak because of fishing, seafood processing, fishing management or research, the Coast Guard, or ...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Kettle
Cainiik - Kettle Cainiik kallaqsiituq. - The kettle didn’t boil yet. Drinking tea, a favorite pastime in Alutiiq households, has ancient roots. Alutiiqs have long steeped medicinal plants in hot water to create healing infusions. In the nineteenth century, Alutiiqs began drinking black tea obtain...
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Kodiak College director to resign
Kodiak College will be under new leadership next year after director Barbara Bolson announced her resignation. Bolson has been the head of Kodiak College for seven years, but said now is a good time for a transition in leadership because the college is stable. With a handful of grants that have a...
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Soccer gaining popularity at KHS
The Kodiak High School soccer club is making a push to establish itself as a sanctioned sport. Members and supporters of the club went to the Kodiak Island Borough School District school board on Nov. 4 to start the groundwork for the potential switch from a club to a varsity-level sport at KHS. ...
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AAC optimistic about Kodiak launch schedule
The Alaska Aerospace Corporation has one launch on its 2014 schedule and is pursuing three more for future years, AAC chief operations officer Mark Greby said Thursday. The news came during the state-owned corporation’s board meeting in Anchorage. “Things are coming in,” Greby said. He declined t...
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In the Courts: Nov. 22
Dismissals • One count of second-degree theft against Walter Erickson, 28, was dismissed Oct. 3. • Three counts of fourth-degree drugs misconduct against Matthew Weber, 35, were dismissed Nov. 14. Theft Walter Erickson, 28, pleaded guilty to two counts of third-degree theft. He was sentenced to 1...
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Norman Russell “Russ” Clentimack
Norman Russell “Russ” Clentimack, born March 12, 1923, died Nov. 19, 2013.
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