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KHS graduate illustrates children’s book
A Kodiak High School graduate and his wife have published a children’s book that teaches kids to look at what they have to offer to others. Brandon Jones grew up in Kodiak. He and his wife Inez live in Hong Kong with their two children, ages 6 and 4, but visit Kodiak every summer. This summer the...
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Kodiak resident sheds 105 pounds in a year
On August 17, Melanie Sosa will do something she never thought would have been possible a year ago. The 32-year-old Kodiak resident will compete in the Coast Guard’s grueling Eco Challenge race that sends competitors on a wilderness scavenger hunt over the Emerald Island’s landscape. When the rac...
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Around Kodiak: Aug. 2
The Alutiiq Museum is conducting a tour of the Kashevaroff dig site at 2 p.m. today. Join museum archaeologists for a tour of the prehistoric Alutiiq settlement at the head of Women’s Bay. Meet at the pullout just before the Salonie Creek Bridge (on the right) on the highway at the head of Womens...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 2
Sunday, July 28 • At 2:41 a.m., a man reported being assaulted, but declined to prosecute. • At 3:35 a.m., a caller reported a man was lying on the ground. • At 4:14 a.m., a 911 caller reported four to five people were arguing. They were gone when officers arrived. • At 5:22 a.m., a caller report...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Photograph
Patreitaq (n); Patriitaq (S) - Photograph Patriitairnga. - Take a picture of me. The world’s first photographs were taken in the 1830s, when French scientist Louis Daguerre captured images on copperplates treated with silver and mercury. Twenty years later, in the 1850s, photography became popula...
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Dillingham fisherman appointed to board of fish
Gov. Sean Parnell has appointed Dillingham fisherman Fritz Johnson to the Alaska Board of Fisheries seat left vacant by the resignation of Bill Brown. Brown, a Juneau reel repairman, resigned in January from the state board that governs fisheries. He told KTOO-FM at the time that “personal reason...
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Island Flavor: $20 for brisket? There oughtta be a law!
I was in the mood for some something southern. Not southern as in south of here, which could mean just about anything. But southern, as in the kind of food they serve in places where the people say, “Slap your grandma!” when what they really mean is, “I’m awestruck!” And where the word “varmint” ...
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In the Courts: Aug. 2
Dismissals • A charge of second-degree robbery against Joseph Iannon Jr., 47, was dismissed July 22. • A charge of second-degree robbery against Cynthia Bean, 40, was dismissed July 22. • A charge of fourth-degree weapons misconduct against Marcus Goelz, 30, was dismissed July 23. Assault • Janic...
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