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Kodiak girls travel to Capital City
Kodiak’s girls basketball team will spend three days in the capital city beginning today. The Bears play today and Saturday against Thunder Mountain and Friday against Juneau-Douglas. “It is just another opportunity for the girls to get experience playing in big games,” Kodiak coach Hicks said. “Thunder Mountain is tough and Juneau is good, too. It is going to be a tough weekend for us.” Hicks is expecting junior ...
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Top teams stay the same in poll
West Anchorage and West Valley remained the teams to beat in this week’s Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll. The West Anchorage boys kept their top spot in the 4A rankings with victories over Bartlett (55-52) and Eagle River (62-37) last week. West Valley remained undefeated and stayed atop the girls’ 4A poll. The Wolfpack improved to 18-0 with a victory over Colony (52-39) last week. Barrow tops the bo...
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ESS falls to Ninilchick
A strong first quarter didn’t help Kodiak Emerging Small Schools from ending a lengthy losing skid. ESS held a one-point advantage over Ninilchik after the opening eight minutes, but was outscored the rest of the way in a 61-40 Peninsula Conference loss Wednesday on the Kenai Peninsula. The Ravens have lost six straight conference games and sport a 2-6 record. Cody Robustellini scored half of his team-high 14 poin...
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Local Results: Feb. 19
City League Basketball Feb. 17 Water of Life A 97, Great Ak Flooring 70 Tony Will 24 points, Michael Manifo 21, Elijah Hiner 19, Mikel Garner 14, Austin Cowley 11 and Daniel Wooley 8 for Water of Life. Mark Galindo 20 points, Myrgel Obas 17, Germain Jimenez 16, Charlie Garcia 9, Matt Amor 6 and Dan Walker 2 for Great AK Flooring. Local Electric 54, Midtown Auto 41 Corey Gronn 13 points, Brett Larsen 12, Kevin Vanh...
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Playbook: Feb. 19
Thursday, Feb. 18 Girls Basketball: Kodiak at Thunder Mountain. Varsity, 6:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19 Girls Basketball: Kodiak at Juneau. Varsity, 7 p.m.
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Board of Game to consider repealing buffalo season after court decision
The Alaska Board of Game will consider a proposal to repeal emergency order hunting seasons of bison, commonly referred to as buffalo, in the Kodiak area after a December Alaska Supreme Court ruling that buffalo that have wandered off their grazing lease are not wild. The original proposal to allow hunts was brought forward to the Board of Game in 2007 after buffalo owned by rancher Charles Dorman wandered off the...
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Community events: Feb. 18
Send items for inclusion in the Community Calendar to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. Today 6:30 p.m. --— Roving Readers discuss “King of Fish” at Kodiak Public Library. 7-8 p.m. — Introduced Wildlife in Kodiak, Baranov Museum, 101 East Marine Way. Thursday, Feb 19 7:30-9:30 p.m. — Kodiak Island Borough Assembly meeting, assembly chambers. Friday, Feb. 2...
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Alaska Science Forum: Rafts of birds overwintering in the Bering Sea
Like flecks of pepper on chowder, all of the spectacled eiders on the planet are now gathered amid sea ice and steaming open leads in the Bering Sea. "It's a mass of life in this desolate area," said Matt Sexson, who once rode an icebreaker to see the winter gathering south of St. Lawrence Island. Sexson, a biologist with the USGS Science Center in Anchorage, just handed in a draft of his Ph.D. chapter on the crea...
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Alaska State Troopers: Feb. 18
Feb. 15 At approximately 2:22 a.m. Alaska State Troopers received a report of a suspicious female refusing to leave a residence. Investigation revealed a 27-year-old had trespassed in a dwelling with no right to do so. Investigation also revealed she was on conditions of release from a previous criminal case to obey all local, state and federal laws. She was placed under arrest for criminal trespass and violating ...
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Companies unite to develop Alaska-based TV productions
ANCHORAGE — KTUU-TV and Piksik LLC announced Tuesday the formation of a joint venture, dubbed Alaska Media House LLC. The new venture will develop and produce Alaska-based television content for national and international distribution. The group, which has several productions in development, will focus on telling Alaska stories across a variety of genres. Piksik is a wholly owned subsidiary of NANA Development Cor...
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