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KHS football snags 5 all-state players
It was hard not to miss Kordell Pillans during a Kodiak High School football game this season. The 6-foot-1, 305-pound senior was always one of the biggest players on the field. He was also one of the best. Over the weekend, Pillans was named to the first-team of the medium-schools all-state team as an offensive tackle and earned second-team accolades as an interior lineman. “He was an impact player,” Kodiak coach...
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Hospital lease, KSMSC letter discussed at work session
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly discussed the lease for the hospital and a letter advocating for time to figure out what to do with the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center. The assembly will be drafting questions that they want answered by current-lease Providence Health and Services and Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, both of whom have expressed interest in running the borough-owned hospital build...
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Sea Stories: Life and Death on Aiaktalik Island
On October 1, 1978, two weeks into the Kodiak King Crab season, the Marion A., a 42 foot steel boat, headed for the south end of Kodiak Island with sixteen crab pots. Onboard were skipper Delno Oldham, 25, and deckhands Jerry Allain, 28, and Gerald Bourgeois, 29. Delno Oldham, from Washington State, had fished for about five years. Allain, from Kodiak, had worked as the Kodiak Daily Mirror pressman before going fi...
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$300K left after completion of Anton Larsen dock
Boaters took advantage of the newly completed dock in Anton Larsen Bay over the weekend, with trailers lining the road as far as on a fine summer day. With construction completed, the Kodiak Island Borough still has about $300,000 left of the $2 million state legislative grant, $20,000 borough matching grant and $80,000 Denali Commission grant that paid for the project. “We pulled it in under budget,” borough engi...
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Alumni Roundup: Wandersee makes UAA debut
A key contributor to the 2014 undefeated Kodiak girls basketball team made her collegiate debut over the weekend. Hannah Wandersee, a redshirt freshman at the University of Alaska Anchorage, suited up for the first time, and sparkled for the Seawolves in three victories. The 6-foot-1 forward combined to score 19 points on 8 of 12 shooting from the floor during the three-game swing through California. In Saturday’s...
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OUTDOOR KODIAK: Charter boats, lodges add late-season range
The close of the general deer season on the road system spells the end of deer hunting for most hunters. But for many it’s the opening bell for some of the greatest deer hunting in the world. That’s because the remote regions of Kodiak are such fine habitat and fun to hunt. It also helps that the bag limit is three deer and competing hunters are generally scarce. Getting off the road system and away from people ca...
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KHS swimming nets 3 No. 1 seeds
Kodiak heads to the state swimming and diving championships with three No. 1 seeds. Sophomore Talon Lindquist is seeded first in the 200-yard freestyle and the 100 butterfly. His 200 free time of 1:41.27 and 100 fly mark of 51.04, both produced Saturday at the Region III Championships, ranks fourth and fifth in state history, according to akswimming.org. Lindquist’s 200 free time is nearly four seconds quicker tha...
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Kodiak, Wasilla top seeds in NLC
Kodiak and Wasilla earned the top two seeds and a first-round bye when the Northern Lights Conference Volleyball Championships begin Thursday in Kenai. The official bracket was released Monday, and it has Kodiak (10-0) playing in the 6 p.m. match against the winner of fourth-seeded Palmer (4-7) and fifth-seeded Kenai (3-7). A Kodiak win would put the Bears into a 5 p.m. Friday game, while a loss would drop them to...
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Kodiak Island Births: Nov. 3
Janelle Doctolero was born at 8:47 a.m. on Oct. 23, 2015, to Arnel and Julie Doctolero. She weighed 6 pounds, 15.4 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. Her parents are originally from the Philippines and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Alaska Pacific Seafoods, and the baby’s father works at Global Seafoods. Also welcoming her to the family is Justin and Angeli Jasmine Doctolero. Grandparents are Celso a...
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Assembly continues burned land discussion
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly continues to consider what to do with 800 acres of borough-owned land burned in the Twin Creeks Fire, commonly referred to as the Chiniak Fire. Local foresters gave perspectives at Thursday’s work session on the future of the burned trees. Jim Carmichael said he looked at a couple areas of the borough’s parcel, including behind the burned library that appeared to be a somewhat in...
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