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Contractors tour Kodiak High School
The average Kodiak High School class noticeably lacks gray hair and beards. That’s probably why the group of men wandering the halls Thursday got more than their share of second glances from students walking from class to class. On Thursday, contractors bidding on the Kodiak High School expansion and renovation project got their first organized tour of the existing high school following a meeting with Tony Yorba, ...
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Prep wrestling: Sega enters NLC Championships as state’s best heavyweight
Leo Sega won only one match as an eighth-grader learning how to wrestle. He didn’t get discouraged; he got better. As a junior, Sega has compiled a 26-4 record and enters today’s Northern Lights Conference Championships at Palmer High School as Kodiak’s only top-ranked state wrestler. He is the odds-on favorite to win the 285-pound class, the heaviest of Alaska’s 14 weight classes. His rise to the top is a surpris...
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Jack and Lee lakes area is topic at trails summit
Trail users in Kodiak came together on Tuesday night to participate in the second trails summit with the Kodiak Island Borough Parks and Recreation Committee. The goal for the twice-annual trails summit is to identify problems with a specific trail and get feedback from different trail user groups. The committee will use this information to create management objectives for the trail. “The committee is going around...
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Martha Randolph lived like she hugged
Martha Randolph embraced life like she hugged — tightly, as if she’d never let go. When she finally did let go of life on Nov. 26, 2012, she was doing what she loved. Martha died in Palmer while visiting her daughter and son-in-law, Vicki and Kent Kluever. She had traveled there on the ferry (she loved riding the ferry), not allowing her physical problems to keep her from doing what she wanted. Martha, who suffere...
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Prep hoops: Kodiak girls ranked third
High school basketball coaches around the state are taking notice of the Kodiak girls. The Bears are the third-ranked 4A team in the state in the latest Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches weekly poll. Kodiak (11-0) was unranked to begin the season and just appeared in the rankings a couple of weeks ago. Ahead of Kodiak is Northern Lights Conference leader Wasilla (11-0) and Dimond (8-2) from the Cook Inlet C...
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Guest opinion: Gulf Ratz letter misses protective mark
The Federal Register declared the North Pacific Fisheries Council is proceeding on giving away federal fish resources to selected trawl recipients in the Gulf. That is close to committing public larceny. Catch shares are a euphemism for limited access privilege programs. Sharing sounds good when it applies to giving candy to kids. But privatization of public resources, giving away individual fishing quotas in perp...
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Prep hoops: Kodiak boys begin NLC play tonight
Seven weeks into the basketball season, Kodiak’s boys are finally going to play a Northern Lights Conference game as they travel to Kenai. “The way we set the schedule up, we wanted to get some of these tougher games on the schedule this year before we went into the conference,” Kodiak coach David Anderson said. Kodiak played three Cook Inlet Conference teams — the Bears have one left on the schedule — and all thr...
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Parks and Rec schedule: Jan. 25-Jan. 31
Jan. 25-Jan. 31 BARANOF ICE RINK Stick and Puck is held Sunday, 9 to 11 a.m., and Monday, 7:30 to 9 p.m. This is a time for all ages and competitive levels to hone their skills. No games allowed. Players can focus on game fundamentals without the pressure of game situations. Broomball is a game similar to ice hockey in which the players, not wearing skates, use “broom sticks” instead of hockey sticks to shoot a sm...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Jan. 25
StaaRistaq: Church Warden StaaRistam agayuwik carlia’araa. : The church warden takes care of the church. Many of Alaska’s Russian Orthodox communities share clergy. Clergymen typically live in the largest community in a parish and serve smaller, outlying communities periodically. In the Kodiak region, for example, clergy stationed in the city of Kodiak and in Old Harbor travel to surrounding villages several times...
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Around Kodiak: Jan. 25
The Filipino-American Association of Kodiak holds its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. today in the Providence Kodiak Island Counseling Center conference room, 717 Rezanof Drive East. For more information, call Tonette Tornito at 512-1424 or Ben Achas at 942-2182. The Girl Scouts will hold their annual Women of Science and Technology day from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday for girls in grades K-3 and from 1-4 p.m. for girls...
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