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Kodiak volleyball, swimmers off island
After starting with 10 matches, Kodiak’s volleyball team enters its first tournament of the season. The Bears are at the two-day West Spiketacular that begins today at West Anchorage High School. Today, the 17 teams in the tournament play pool play matches for seeding into Saturday’s elimination tournament. Kodiak (4-6) is in a pool with Colony, Juneau, Kenai, Nome, Service, South Anchorage and West Anchorage. The...
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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City firearm rule passes first reading
The Kodiak City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance to ban the discharge of firearms “and other dangerous weapons” within city limits, including Near Island and portions of Pillar Mountain, at their regular meeting Thursday. The proposed ordinance’s definition of “dangerous weapons” includes bows and BB, pellet and paintball guns. The ordinance states the “definition specifically does not include ch...
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Achievers: Sept. 23
For the second consecutive year, the Kodiak High School’s World Bridge team won the NASA World Wind Europa Challenge, an annual academic and professional competition that provides an opportunity for the world’s “best and brightest” to deliver sustainable solutions to serve the global community. The team included Teyo DeGuzman, Kiae Shin, along with virtual collaborators Enika Biswas, Nidhi Jain, Ben Chang, Gabriel...
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In the Courts: Sept. 23
Adam Michael Warner, 21, pleaded guilty to reckless driving. He was sentenced to jail 30 days with 27 suspended and fined $1,000.His license is revoked 30 days and he is on probation for one year. Theodore Klark, 33, pleaded guilty to failure to salvage all edible meat. He was fined $2,000 and the game and his rifle forfeited. Gary Allan Dries, 49, pleaded guilty to public possession of intoxicating liquor. Ronald...
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Kodiak area commercial openings
STAFF REPORT The Alaska Department of Fish and Game made the following announcement on Tuesday. There will be a 54-hour commercial salmon fishing period from noon Thursday, Sept. 22, to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 in the following areas: • The Uyak Bay, Zachar Bay, Spiridon Bay, Inner Uganik Bay, Terror Bay, Kizhuyak Bay, Sharatin Bay, and Anton Larsen Bay sections of the Northwest Kodiak District; • The Humpy-Deadm...
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Specifics of harbor rate hike under review by PHAB
The Ports and Harbors Advisory Board will review options for harbor rate increases at a Friday meeting at the request of the Kodiak City Council, PHAB chair Nick Szabo told council members at a Tuesday work session. As some sectors of the fishing fleet face low prices on fish or historically low harvests, the city’s harbor fund faces a $1.4 million deficit in fiscal year 2017. The city council has been considering...
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Award helps women live their dreams
To the editor: The name Soroptimist is coined from the Latin words meaning “best for women” and that is what our organization strives to achieve. Soroptimists are women at their best, working to help other women be their best. It is a global volunteer organization that, for over 90 years, has inspired dedicated members to lead women into social and economic empowerment. Our mission is to provide women and girls wi...
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Margaret Louise Gnadt Jones
Margaret Louise Gnadt Jones, a proud Coquille Indian tribal member, was born May 28, 1937, to Lulu and Roy Gnadt of Myrtle Point, Oregon. Our beloved Margaret passed away Aug. 26, 2016, in Springfield, Oregon, surrounded by her family. Margaret met and married Gilbert Gottenberg right after high school. They were married for 27 years and had three lovely daughters, Tina, Theresa and Kippy. Margaret was a well-know...
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Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 22
Sept. 13 Alaska State Troopers were called to a house on Bay Circle that is for sale and currently vacant. It was reported that two suspicious males were observed at the back of the house. Troopers arrived and contacted the two individuals, identified as 27- and 26-year-old Kodiak men. A search around the outside of the house revealed an unlocked door. As troopers searched the home for additional people, a 22-year...
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Bear Valley Golf Course turns 30
Art Bors came to Kodiak in 1969 to be a rancher. It took him one summer to realize the job wasn’t for him. “After three months I was pretty sure it wasn’t going to work,” Bors said. The man from Ohio decided to remain on the island, and it is a good thing he did. For nearly two decades, Bors ran Bear Valley Golf Course, transforming the nine-hole Coast Guard-ran course into what it is today. “When he came out, the...
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