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KHS soccer prepares to host Nikiski
Losing two matches by a combined score of 29-0 would cause some people to throw in the towel, but not the players on Kodiak’s girls soccer team. They used it as a learning experience. “It was something interesting and new. We have a bunch of room for growth, but overall I think we did good for our first games,” junior captain Jie Canete said. Call it an education in varsity soccer for a first-year program. Kenai, ...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fed regulators as bootlicking 'yes men'
FINAL INSTALLMENT (Editor's Note: This is the part 6 and final installment of "How safe is your money?" What did we learn from this housing bubble and subsequent collapse? We learned that the too-big-to-fail banks should be allowed to get much, much bigger, so that the next time they run into trouble due to their gambling habits, they will be way, way, way too big to fail. We learned that we should just ignore the...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former KHS wrestler killed in car accident
The Kodiak High School wrestling program lost a member of its family over the weekend. Kevin Gonzalez-Bermuduz, 20, died early Sunday morning when the car he was driving struck a tree off Northern Lights Boulevard near the University of Alaska Anchorage, according to a release from the Anchorage Police Department. Kodiak coach Pat Costello couldn’t believe the news when he heard it. “It is a sad state for everybod...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coast Guard rescues three from life raft after boat burns
A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued three people from a life raft after a fire started on board their fishing vessel. A fire in the engine room of the 82-foot F/V Northern Pride caused the three men aboard to evacuate into a life raft from which they were hoisted into an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Kodiak, said Petty Officer 2nd Class Grant DeVuyst. No one was injured in the incident. “They had the...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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HONORING HEROES: Kodiak-based rescue swimmers set sights on conquering Mt. McKinley
Two Kodiak-based Coast Guard rescue swimmers are about to embark on a challenging climb of Mt. McKinley as a way to honor the memories of Coast Guard heroes who have been lost in the line of duty. On April 28, Petty Officers Jon Houlberg and Jason McGrath, rescue swimmers stationed in Kodiak, are going to Climb to Remember, raising money for the Coast Guard Foundation’s Fallen Heroes Fund along the way. So far, th...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Work, shopping top list of priorities for bus service
Getting to work and shopping areas topped the list of priorities identified by 250 respondents to a survey by the Kodiak Area Transit System on public transit priorities, according to a release from Senior Citizens of Kodiak, the lead agency behind KATS. “A little while ago, Senior Citizens of Kodiak asked for some feedback from the community on how we can expand our public service, because basically the Kodiak Ar...
Apr 22, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Run for Respect results
Saturday, April 18 Sun’aq Tribal Center to Woody Way Field 5-Kilometers 1. Levi Fried, 17 minutes, 01 seconds; 2. Keith Osowski, 17:11; 3. Michael Parnell, 17:24; 4. Richie McKinney, 17:24; 5. Brendan Thompson, 18:38; 6. Marcus Dunbar, 19:03; 7. Anthony Maghupoy, 19:21; 8. John Neff, 21:24; 9. Richard Moses, 22:11; 10. Rony Harden, 22:33; 11. Howard Valley 22:41; 12. Christopher Young, 23:30; 13. Jeff Ryser, 23:52...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Youth bowlers compete at Pepsi
A pair of Kodiak youth bowlers picked up $250 scholarships at the Youth Pepsi Tournament on April 17 in Wasilla. Jacque Bormuel and Elianah Michael both finished third in their respective brackets to cash in. Bormuel advanced to the 12-and-under boys semifinals by placing fourth in the six-game qualifying round with a total of 804 pins. He placed third in the three-game semifinals with a pinfall of 468 to advance ...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska Science Forum: Recharging the overwintered Alaska battery
It has been a long winter. Like many Alaskans, I have a love/hate relationship with this oversized peninsula, especially as the months of dark and cold pile up like woodstove ash. When the sun returns, I feel a need to recharge my affection. One way to do this is to visit new parts of this immense, varied place. For more than 20 years, my job as a science writer with UAF's Geophysical Institute has often been my v...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playbook: April 22
Friday, April 24 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Baranof Field. Junior varsity, 1 p.m.; varsity, 5 p.m. Boys soccer: Kodiak vs. Nikiski at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 2 p.m. Girls soccer: Kodiak vs. Nikiski at Joe Floyd Track and Field, noon. Track: Kodiak vs. Service at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Field events, 3 p.m.; running events, 4 p.m. Saturday, April 25 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Baranof Field. Junior...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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