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Pot story misleading
To the editor, The story titled “Kodiakans averse to pot legislation” (5/2/14) was misleading. According to the poll that accompanied the story (as of 5/6/14), 56 percent of readers are in support legalizing marijuana in Alaska. While hardly overwhelming, this number doesn’t exactly suggest that “Kodiakans are almost dead-set” against the initiative either. It would have helped balance the coverage if you had inte...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 9
Friday, May 2 • At 1:54 a.m., two bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 8:27 a.m., a driver was warned for speeding on Benny Benson Drive. • At 11:30 a.m., officers assisted corrections officers with an unruly inmate. • At 11:47 a.m., a caller reported a small dog locked in a vehicle on Mill Bay Road for 30 minutes with no windows open. • At 12:52 a.m., officers were unable to locate a loose dog on Jackson Lane...
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Alaska Bishop David Mahaffey is 'everyman'
The jeweled mitre looks like a king’s crown and symbolizes the headship of the Orthodox Church. David Mahaffey wears one. Mahaffey was consecrated as the Orthodox Church in America’s Alaska bishop in Sitka earlier this year. He is the diocese’ first resident bishop since 2007, when then bishop, Nikolai Soriach, was forced to resign at the request of the Orthodox Church in America Synod. During the interim, Alaska ...
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Amazing Nature: Tidepools are filled with young animals in spring
It is finally undeniable that spring has sprung in Kodiak. The warm temperatures of the last weekend kissed even the last winter sleepiness out of nature’s ambassadors of the new season. Usually, it’s the flowers and perhaps some trees and bushes that announce spring with their first blooms or tender new green shoots. However, yesterday on a rocky beach we witnessed signs of springtime under every rock. While hard...
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KHS baseball sweeps SoHi
A day after playing for nearly three hours, Kodiak wasted no time in sweeping Soldotna on Thursday. The Bears breezed by the Stars, 12-1, in a five-inning Southcentral Conference baseball game in Soldotna. Kodiak completed the two-game sweep of Soldotna and improved to 5-1 in conference and 8-6 overall. The Stars dropped to 0-3 in the conference. Jon LeVan and Austin Frick supplied the offense for Kodiak, combinin...
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Kodiak track hosts ACS
Kodiak will receive a challenge in its final tune-up for the Region III Track and Field Championships. The Bears host small-school power Anchorage Christian Schools today and Saturday in a dual meet at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The Lions’ boys are the defending small school state champions, while the Bears’ boys are the defending large-school state champions. Last week at the Palmer Invitational, ACS got the best...
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Kodiak wrestlers finish season strong
Kodiak’s Bryan Gonzalez earned the triple crown of wrestling this past weekend at the Alaska USA Championships in Wasilla. Competing for Kodiak Kid Club Wrestling, Gonzalez won folkstyle, freestyle and Greco Roman 100-pound titles in the cadet division. Kodiak Club coach Craig Walton said when a wrestler wins all three it is called a triple crown. Nolan Wandersee captured the folkstyle junior 220-pound title, whil...
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Playbook: May 9
Friday, May 9 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Baranof Field. Junior varsity, 2 p.m.; varsity, 4 p.m. Softball: Kodiak vs. Skyview at East Addition Park. Varsity, 2 p.m.; junior varsity, 8 p.m. Kodiak vs. Kenai at East Addition Park. Junior varsity, 4 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Track: Kodiak vs. Anchorage Christian at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Field events, 3:30 p.m.; running events, 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10 Baseball: Kod...
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Kodiak baseball downs Soldotna
Kodiak used a trio of four-run innings to dispose of Soldotna, 13-7, in a Southcentral Conference baseball game Wednesday evening in Soldotna. The Bears scored four runs in the third, sixth and seventh innings as Kodiak improved to 4-1 in the conference, 7-6 overall in a game that featured 24 walks and lasted nearly three hours. Jakob Arnold labored through five 2/3 innings to earn the win. The junior allowed thre...
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KHS softball hosts Kenai, Skyview
With rain coming down and fog surrounding Kodiak Wednesday, Sam Catt gave his softball team the day off from practice. He figured the players could use the rest in preparation for this weekend’s slate of Northern Lights Conference games against Kenai and Skyview. The Bears host both Peninsula squads in doubleheaders Friday and Saturday. Friday starts with a 2 p.m. game against Skyview and ends with a 6 p.m. outing...
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