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Moody receives Special Olympics top honor
Kathy Moody has won enough Special Olympic medals to fill an entire room. Two weeks ago, she added another big award to the room. For the second time in her career, Moody was named the local Special Olympic Athlete of the Year for 2013. “I just feel honored that they recognize all I do and help with them,” Moody said. Moody wasn’t surprised, but her husband of 11 years, Hans, was. “It was a shock for me,” said Han...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 6
Saturday, March 1 • Around 12:43 a.m., two bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 12:54 a.m., a female reported an assault took place an hour ago on Center Ave. The male victim sustained a wound on his head, but refused medical care. • Around 12:57 a.m., four bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 1:32 a.m., a driver on W. Rezanof Drive was given a warning for not using a turn signal. • At 2:56 a.m., a caller ...
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Alaska State Troopers: March 6
Thursday, Feb. 27 At 6:20 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to the Kodiak Benny Benson State Airport after receiving a report of a suspicious person in the airport terminal. Investigation led to contact with a 38-year-old female resident of Anchorage who was wanted on an arrest warrant issued by the Fairbanks District Court for failure to appear for a status hearing. She was arrested without incident and reman...
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KHS places third in Tsunami Bowl
The Kodiak High School ocean science bowl team “Ellusive Jellyfish” took part in the 17th Annual Alaska Tsunami Bowl that conluded March 2 in Seward. Seniors Hannah Christian and Joong Hyun Lee, junior Annie Looman and freshman Lars Bodnar took home third-place hardware behind two teams from Juneau-Douglas High School, out of 18 teams from around the state. The Bowl centers on aquatic studies and consists of three...
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Stage and Screen: 'Non Stop' is positively nonstop
If nothing else “Non Stop” (2014) is nonstop. From the opening moment of your encounter with Federal Air Marshal Bill Marks (Liam Neeson,) to the very last scene of this emotion-packed thriller, the action is breathtakingly nonstop. Consistent with the Transpiration Security Administration’s website, Bill Marks “… blend(ed) in with passengers and (relied) on (his) training, including investigative techniques, crim...
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Discover Kodiak extends fish tail deadline
The sixth annual Chocolate Lover’s Fling and Art Auction, a fundraiser for local nonprofit Discover Kodiak, is still set to take place Saturday, May 24, but due to a lack of entries for the salmon tail auction, the deadline for submissions has been extended to Monday, March 10. Discover Kodiak director Chasity Starrett said she hasn’t received any proposals even though the deadline is only four days away. “We’re s...
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Second altered book show is Friday
The Kodiak Public Library Association is once again working with the Kodiak Arts Council to sponsor the second annual altered book show, in celebration of the opening of the new Kodiak Public Library. An “altered book” is any type of book that has been formed into a piece of art by either deconstructing or adding to it. Last year’s show yielded 48 entrants. The projects will be put on display for the First Friday ...
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Kodiak ESS wins first region game
The Kodiak Emerging Small Schools basketball team made history on Wednesday morning. The Ravens picked up the first regional win by an island co-op team with a 42-37 victory over Lumen Christi in a 1A Peninsula Conference Championship play-in game at Skyview High School in Soldotna. “I never heard these kids talk so much; they were pretty excited,” Kodiak ESS coach Russ Scotter said. Eighth-seeded ESS played top-s...
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Achievers: March 6
Rotary students of the month for February Eighth grade Kodiak Middle School eighth-grade faculty is pleased to nominate Abigail Senda, daughter of Michelle and Jimmy Wilson as a February Rotary Student. Abbie demonstrates strong character through her quiet dedication in the classroom and her involvement in school activities such as basketball and volleyball. Abbie continues her interest in basketball by playing on...
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Alaska Science Forum: Mystery of the South Fork wolf
The wolf is no longer stuck to the trail, as it was when the dog musher drove her reluctant team over it. Now covered with snow, the frozen animal is a few steps away, beneath small spruce trees near the South Fork of the Chena River. The only exposed part of its body — a bushy tail — points to the sky. Since the musher discovered the dead wolf a few days ago, someone moved the carcass — maybe the trapper who pass...
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