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Around Kodiak: Feb. 7
Where can you fly off in a hot air balloon, crash land on a deserted island, battle giant crabs, chickens and bees and meet Captain Nemo? Why, in Ray Harryhausen’s magnificent adaptation of Jules Verne’s classic novel: Mysterious Island. Come see it in the public library at 7 p.m. tonight. Admission and refreshments are free! Call Joe at 486-8686 for more information. The Kodiak Island Borough assembly meets at 7:...
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Achievers: Feb. 7
Editor’s note: Last week’s Rotary achiever note provided by Kodiak Middle School for eighth-grader Frank Ulatan contained several errors. A corrected notice is printed below. • Frank Ulatan, son of Marlynne Fangonilo, is an eighth grader at KMS and being recognized through Rotary for not only his demonstration this month for high character and academic traits, but for his continual demonstration throughout the sch...
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Don't trust Obama's gun control plans
To the Editor: Obama is not to be trusted over gun control. He has already showed his colors. Why — and I repeat — why did he not do what he is doing now in his first term? If he would have, he would not be around today. He knew that. His “army” is all lined up. Mayor Bloomberg or Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who used to work for Obama, Senator Feinstein, Joe Biden Vice President, and all people he can brainwash including ...
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Kodiak girls move to No. 2 in state rankings
Kodiak’s girls zoomed past Dimond in the latest Alaska Association of Basketball coaches rankings. The Bears (15-0) moved up a spot to No. 2 in the rankings that were released Wednesday. Wasilla remains the top team in the girls 4A rankings, while Dimond slipped from No. 2 to No. 3. Colony and Lathrop round out the top five. Service and East Anchorage remained the top two teams in the boys 4A rankings. Dimond move...
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Prep hoops: Kodiak boys look to rebound after loss
The short week couldn’t have come at a better time for Kodiak’s boys basketball team. Coming off a heartbreak defeat to Colony, Kodiak is back on the court at 7:30 p.m. today in a nonconference game at Chugiak. “It is good to come right out of those games and get right into the next games,” Kodiak coach David Anderson said. Kodiak (8-7) lost for the third time in four games when Colony’s Joe Gray hit a game-winnin...
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Playbook: Feb. 7
Today Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Chugiak at Chugiak High School. C squad, 3:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7:30 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Colony at the Lady Lynx Tournament at Dimond High School. 6:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Palmer High School. C squad, 4:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m.; varsity, 7:45 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak at the Lady Lynx Tournament...
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Cavaness killer gets 13 years in prison
Anchorage Judge Fred Torrisi traveled to Kodiak on Tuesday and sentenced Joshua Erickson to 13 years in prison with two years suspended for his involvement in the death of Darrell Cavaness in January 2008. Erickson, 33, was one of two men who beat Cavaness to death. In January 2008, Cavaness was found unconscious and bleeding at an apartment in Kodiak, and was taken to an Anchorage hospital, where he died one week...
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Kodiak, Wasilla and Dimond all at Lady Lynx Tournament
Something has to give at the Lady Lynx Tournament that begins today at Dimond High School. Kodiak and Wasilla both enter the four-day tournament undefeated at 15-0, while Dimond is undefeated in Alaska at 9-0. The Lynx are 14-2 overall, with both losses against teams from Nevada. Kodiak coach Stephanie Smiley isn’t focusing on the other teams in the tournament; she is putting her attention on today’s opponent: Chu...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 6
Monday, Feb. 4 • At 12:21 a.m., a man was arrested for violating conditions of release. • At 1:04 a.m., a vehicle was cited for a traffic offense. • At 6:03 a.m., a 911 caller reported there was someone near her home. Officers searched the area and everything was secure. • At 8:15 a.m., an owner moved a vehicle when an officer asked him to. • At 9:29 a.m., a caller reported she heard someone on her porch last nigh...
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North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting opens
The North Pacific Fishery Management council opens its February meeting at 8 a.m. today in Portland, Ore. On its weeklong agenda: habitat issues, Bering Sea crab and a paper discussing a groundfish catch share plan for the Gulf of Alaska. According to the council’s agenda, the catch share discussion — likely the top topic for Kodiak fishermen — will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday in Portland’s Benson Hotel. The groundfi...
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