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Births: Dec. 17
• Gabrielle Marie Bedia was born at 12:15 a.m. Dec. 8, 2013, to Jesse and Ann Bedia. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 19 inches long. Her parents are originally from Texas and now live in Kodiak. Her mother is a student and her father works for the U.S. Navy. Also welcoming her to the family are Zachary and Bradley. Proud grandparents are Jesus and Gloria Bedia from Highlands, Texas. • Cait Ellen Danels...
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Alumni update: Dunbar brothers compete together
The Dunbar brothers teamed up to compete in a national cross country race Saturday in Oregon. Trevor and Miles Dunbar were part of the Skinny Raven Running Club’s 20th-place finish at the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships at River’s Edge Golf Course in Bend, Ore. Younger brother Trevor led the team of six as he finished eighth out of 410 runners with a 10-kilometer time of 31 minutes, 23 seconds. Jos...
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Lindquist, Hughes finish national meet
A pair of Kodiak High School swimmers wrapped up competing at the Speedo Winter Junior National Championships on Saturday in Greensboro, N.C.. Neither Ila Hughes nor Tahna Lindquist qualified for a final during the three-day meet that features the best 18-and under swimmers in the nation. Hughes recorded her best finish in three events with a 50th (out of 175 swimmers) in the 100-yard freestyle preliminary heats i...
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Local Results: Dec. 17
City League Basketball Christmas Tournament Sunday, Dec. 15 AIB 56, Juan Delacruz 50 Eric Alas 14, Bong Ocampo 10, Marco Pastor 6, Jerome Pineda 5, Leo Pastor 5, Amir Arevalo 5, Jerry Sevilla 4, Bem Barcelon 3, Joanna Garcia 2 and Hector Acosta 2 points for AIB. Mike Antonelli 13, Laurence Nacapuy 10, Albien Asuncion 9, Donn Sofranes 7, Kobe Mendores 5, Christian Busto 4 and Clifford Gongora 2 points for Juan Dela...
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Two men found guilty of violent Chignik attack
Two commercial fishermen have been convicted of kidnapping, assault, burglary and criminal mischief following a weeklong jury trial in Naknek. Daniel Whittington, 22, and Lloyd Davis Jr., 38, were two of the three perpetrators of a 2011 attack on an 18-year-old in Chignik Bay. A third man, 36-year-old Jordan Christopher, faces a separate trial after failing to appear for the first day of the trial that convicted W...
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Bid opening is optimistic sign for landfill project
The final phase of the new Kodiak Island Borough landfill is sliding into place. On Wednesday, the borough opened bids for construction of a water treatment plant at the landfill. The treatment plant is the third and final phase of landfill construction, and the bid opening brought a rare bit of good news for the multimillion-dollar project. The low bidder, ASRC SKW Eskimos Inc., submitted a $9.327 million proposa...
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Museum sponsors harbor lights show
Kodiak’s downtown harbor will be aglow this Saturday as the Kodiak Maritime Museum sponsors its first holiday lights vessel contest. Vessel owners in St. Herman and St. Paul harbors are encouraged to participate by decorating their boats with lights to spread holiday spirit. While the idea isn’t new, it hasn’t been done in several years, said Kodiak Maritime Museum executive director Toby Sullivan. In previous yea...
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Longshore group donates $1,400 for typhoon victims
Kodiak’s chapter of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union has donated $1,400 toward relief efforts for Typhoon Haiyan, which hit the Philippines in November. The ILWU gives members job opportunities on the docks or in warehouses. Statewide, there are around 150 members, including 14 in Kodiak. “We just had a union meeting recently and the members were wanting to do something because of the large Filipino...
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Garden Gate: This time of year is magical
It happens every year. After loading Christmas tree branches with lights and ornaments, I step back to critique my efforts. First I notice holes among the branches. A few years ago, I had an ah-ha moment, found my stash of origami paper and started folding. Soon I had whales, penguins, bears and birds perched among the branches. I felt better making a few simple ornaments; time seemed to slow down a notch during t...
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Fish Factor: Halibut scientists will expand stock assessments
Halibut scientists plan to expand the depth and breadth of their stock assessments by 30 percent next summer and will add 390 survey stations to the existing 1,300 that range from Oregon to the Bering Sea. Since 1998, the halibut surveys have been done in depths between 20 and 275 fathoms, where most of the fishing was taking place. But halibut watchers are seeing changes in the fishery. “We’re seeing the catch co...
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