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Outdoor Kodiak: Spring tackle boxes
A few weeks ago I wrote about problems with reels that have stored all winter without maintenance. I managed to service all my reels but two before storing them, and I paid the price with the neglected pair. Corrosion, rust and failed lubricants work together to shorten the lifespan of even the most reliable reels. But you haven’t seen anything yet. Wait until you open your tackle box! This early in the season my ...
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Alaska State Troopers: March 10
March 5 At approximately 8:12 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a request for assistance from the USCG police regarding a traffic stop on USCG property. Investigation revealed a 19-year-old woman was operating a vehicle while her driver’s license was revoked. She was issued an Alaska uniform citation to appear in court at a later date and released from the scene.
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Alumni update: Nelson grabs GNAC title
Kodiak’s Jerica Nelson grabbed another basketball title on Saturday in Billings, Montana. Nelson and the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team captured the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championship title with a 71-58 victory over Western Washington. Nelson, a freshman, played only four minutes in the championship game, but made big contributions in a 59-56 semifinal win over Simon Frasier o...
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Brackets released for state hoops tourney
Another girls basketball team has a chance to post a 27-0 record when the 4A state championships begins March 19 at the Sullivan Center in Anchorage. West Valley, the Mid-Alaska champions, head to state perfect with a 24-0 mark. Led by junior standout Ruthy Hebard, the Wolfpack earned the tournament’s No. 1 seed and will face No. 8 Thunder Mountain in the opening round. Last year, Kodiak’s girls posted a 27-0 reco...
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Local Results: March 10
Saturday, March 7 3.3 miles 1. Levi Thomet, 19 minutes, 06 seconds; 2. Micahel Parnell, 19:27; 3. Brenden Thompson, 20:50; 4. Richie McKinney, 20:51; 5. Rafael Bitanga, 20:57; 6. Gabe Nummer, 21:07; 7. Dale Nelson, 22:01; 8. Youji Seto, 22:33; 9. Corey Thompson, 22:34; 10. Jennifer Foster, 22:56; 11. Keith Bruce, 23:08; 12. Zoe Bigley, 23:26; 13. Charles Russell, 23:52; 14. Alyssa Hopkins, 23:54; 15. Michael Bach,...
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Bartleson earns hoops accolades
Kodiak Emerging Small Schools’ Wade Bartleson picked up a pair of Peninsula Conference basketball accolades. The senior from Port Lions was named to the conference’s second team, which was announced at the conference championships Friday at Lumen Christi High School. He was also named to the tournament’s second team. Cook Inlet Academy’s Timmy Smithwick was voted the conference’s most valuable player, while Seldov...
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Coast Guard monitors sheen from grounded vessel
The Coast Guard is keeping an eye on a light diesel sheen from the fishing vessel Savannah Ray, which went aground off Long Island three weeks ago. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation reported the sheen, according to a release from the Coast Guard. Coast Guard personnel, who flew over the area in a Jayhawk MH-60 helicopter on Thursday, estimated the sheen at approximately 300 to 500 feet. The sheen...
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P&Z abuses continue
To the Editor, Last summer I got my lesson in the abusive Planning and Zoning process and I’ve been paying close attention to our government ever since. I was involved in the recent public resistance to the draft codes, and I’ve started attending borough, city, and P&Z meetings and work sessions. The Assembly and P&Z commission is holding a joint work session to discuss the Code update this Thursday, March 12, and...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 9
Feb. 9 At 12:57 a.m., police responded to a hit and run on Shelikof Street. It’s under investigation. At 7:25 a.m., a caller reported a moving vehicle accident with property damage on Rezanof Drive West. It’s under investigation. At 10:14 a.m., a caller complained about parking on Cope Street. The owner moved the vehicle when police asked. At 11:29 a.m., a caller reported an abandoned vehicle on Hemlock Street. Po...
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Assembly votes down mayoral appointment to P&Z
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly voted two to two opposing the mayoral appointment of Greg Spalinger to the Planning and Zoning Commission. Four assembly members attended the meeting, and the appointee needed a majority of all the assembly members, at least four, to vote yes in order to advance. Rebecca Skinner and Frank Peterson affirmed the appointment while Chris Lynch and Aaron Griffin opposed it. Mayor Jerr...
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