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Garden Gate: Make your Christmas tree last
One of my favorite days of the year is right around the corner: Winter Solstice, which signals the return of daylight. This year’s solstice occurs at 2:03 p.m. on Dec. 21. And while I realize there is a lot of winter ahead of us, it’s good to have reminders that the light is at the end of the tunnel. One of the ways to beat back the darkness is to keep things around you — food, lights, flowers, good books and upli...
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KHS wrestling eighth at duals
Kodiak wrestling placed eighth at the Alaska 4A Dual Meet Championships Saturday at South Anchorage High School. The Bears went 2-2 in duals and were bounced from the tournament by Soldotna in a consolation semifinal dual. Kodiak beat Eagle River and Dimond lost to South Anchorage. The Bears return to Anchorage this Friday for the West Anchorage Christmas Classic. Results First round Kodiak 64, Eagle River 18 160 ...
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Lindquist finishes at nationals
Kodiak swim coach John Lindquist predicted his son’s top finish at the Speedo Winter Junior Nationals would be in the 200-yard backstroke. He was right. Talon Lindquist’s time of 1 minute, 49.80 seconds placed him 47th in a preliminary field of 135 swimmers Saturday in Federal Way, Washington. The Kodiak freshman was the fifth fastest 15-year-old in the event that featured the nation’s best 18-and-under swimmers. ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 15
Dec. 3 Around 12:32 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 7:43 a.m., police warned a driver on Rezanof Drive West about a headlight and taillight out. At 2:40 p.m., police began investigating malicious mischief. At 2:55 p.m., patrolling officers were advised of an instance of violating conditions of release. At 7:11 p.m., police gave an open container warning to a man on Marine Way. At 7:15 p.m., poli...
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Harold Ray Sargent Jr.
Harold Ray Sargent Jr. is the first born son of "Sarge" & "Ginny". He was born to Harold Ray Sargent Sr. & Virginia Mae Phetteplace Sargent on Saturday in Pensacola, Florida September 12, 1953. His Father in the United States Navy was stationed there and originated in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. His Mother was from Silver Springs, upstate New York. Ginny's brother "Banjo" was stationed there as well. These are the circum...
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Borough gets opposing logging view at work session
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly heard a presentation from a man representing a group of Chiniak residents who are unhappy with the way logging has been conducted in the area by A1 logging, a company hired by native corporation Leisnoi. At the last work session on Dec. 2, the assembly received a presentation from several Leisnoi officials about their logging practices. Peter Hanley, who spoke at the Thursday wor...
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Lockheed Martin wins bid to reconfigure Kodiak Launch Complex
Lockheed Martin beat out three other bidders to reconfigure Launch Pad One at the Kodiak site
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Levi Thomet to compete at Foot Locker Championships
When Levi Thomet hears the words “Foot Locker” he is reminded about his performance in last year’s Foot Locker Cross Country Championships. He finished 16th, one spot away from earning All-American accolades. “I was kind of disappointed,” said Thomet Wednesday via cell phone from California. “I got 16th, which is pretty good, so I guess I shouldn’t complain about it. This year I am definitely going for higher than...
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Tapestry: Groomer makes dogs clean and fluffy
It only makes sense that you’d send your dog to a groomer who loves animals; not just dogs, but cats, horses and other critters known as pets. For many years, Joan Hood Lenz welcomed Kodiak’s furry citizens into her grooming room and sent them home all fluffed up and smelling nice. She retired in 2012 and makes her home in Idaho with her husband, Fred, who bides his time between there and Kodiak. But Joan will alw...
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In the Courts: Dec. 12
Teddy Charliaga pleaded guilty to two counts of violating conditions of release. Charliaga was sentenced to 141 days in jail. Robert Furrow pleaded guilty to driving while with a cancelled/suspended/revoked/limited license and no motor vehicle liability insurance. Furrow was sentenced to 90 days in jail (89 suspended) and fined $1,500 ($1,000 suspended) and had his license revoked for 90 days and was ordered to co...
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