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Kodiak High graduate creates logo for new field
David Anderson never played on Joe Floyd Track and Field’s new artificial turf, but the former Kodiak football player has left his mark on the multimillion-dollar field. Anderson, a 2012 Kodiak High School graduate, is the artist behind the bear logo that covers the middle of the field. When he designed the logo during his senior year, he didn’t realize it would end up on Kodiak’s new playing surface. “It was a co...
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IPHC talks halibut quotas
The International Pacific Halibut Commission opened its annual meeting on Monday with a new attitude of openness, but fishermen are likely to see the same old bad news when catch recommendations are approved later this week. Commissioners from Alaska, Canada and the Lower 48 are meeting in Victoria, BC to approve halibut quotas for 2013, but initial presentations given Monday continued to outline the case for a qu...
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Around Kodiak: Jan. 22
The Kodiak High School Parent Teacher Student Association is having a meeting at 6 p.m. tonight in the library of the high school. All are welcome. There will be a presentation about one of the student foreign exchange programs in our school. The Kodiak Island Borough School District will hold its annual district spelling bee at 7 p.m. tonight in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. The public is invited to attend. Th...
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Armed teachers may already be legal in Alaska
Since the Newtown, Conn. school shooting, debates have sprung up nationwide about the role of armed guards in schools. In Alaska, Rep. Bob Lynn, an Anchorage Republican, has proposed House Bill 55, which would allow school districts to permit teachers to carry firearms in the classroom. According to at least one interpretation of Alaska law, however, school district administrators already have that power. In Decem...
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Alumni update: Griffing back in the water at University of Idaho
After more than a month off, Laura Griffing returned to the pool for the University of Idaho. The Kodiak product scored five points in the Vandals’ 154-144 dual swimming meet victory over New Mexico State University on Saturday in Idaho. The sophomore Griffing was fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke (1 minute, 6.66 seconds) and fifth in the 200 breaststroke (2:29.92). Griffing also swam a leg on the third-place 20...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Winter gun care
“Here’s my baby!” My friend unzipped the gun case and withdrew his pet. It was a beautiful over-and-under 12-gauge shotgun, conceived from butt pad to muzzle for serious duck hunting. The stock was synthetic in a great marsh grass camo pattern, and the stainless steel of barrels and action had been overlaid with the same pattern. “I didn’t even get to hunt this year, but next year is going to be different,” he vow...
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Births: Jan. 22
• Arianna Marie Pennington was born at 10:29 p.m. Jan. 1, 2013, to Matthew Pennington and Martha Ann Johnson. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 21.5 inches long. Her parents are originally from Port Lions and Ouzinkie. Her father works at ANTHC. Proud grandparents are Roger and Betty Jo Johnson from Ouzinkie and Jim and Liz Pennington from Port Lions. • Brandi Elaine Cox was born at 11:11 p.m. Jan. 10, ...
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Chamber approves 2013 budget
The Kodiak Chamber of Commerce approved its 2013 budget without much discussion during a noon meeting Monday. The chamber's 2013 budget estimates $578,900 in expenses and revenue, less than a 1 percent decrease from $582,200 in the 2012 budget. The $3,300 difference between the 2012 and 2013 budget was spread out across different areas of the budget. The majority of the chamber’s net income comes from gaming reven...
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Little League skills clinic
Grace Griswold swings towards the hand of George Lee during a Kodiak Little League skills clinic Saturday at Kodiak High School. The league has one more clinic scheduled for Feb. 16 from 3 to 5 p.m. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Jan 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls match best start in program history
Kodiak’s girls basketball team matched the best start in the program’s history with a 47-42 Northern Lights Conference victory at Colony High on Saturday. Kodiak also won Friday’s game against Colony, 36-30. Kodiak improves to 11-0, which ties the 1978-79 squad for the best girls start in school history. Wasilla, the two-time defending state champions, is also 11-0 and the only other undefeated team in the confere...
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