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Anthony earns fourth All-GNAC honors
Dylan Anthony had a day for the record books Saturday in Oregon. The former Kodiak High School great joined an elite group of Great Northwest Athletic Conference runners by becoming only the seventh cross country runner to earn four all-conference honors. Anthony, a senior at University of Alaska Anchorage, netted his fourth and final award by galloping to a third-place finish at the GNAC Championships in Monmouth...
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Kodiak Island Births: Nov. 4
Gabriel and Abigail Jensen were born on October 17, 2014, to Trevor B. and Johana E. Jensen. Gabriel was born at 8:10 p.m., and Abigail was born at 8:11 p.m. He weighed 4 pounds, 12 ounces and was 17.5 inches long, and she weighed 4 pounds, 11 ounces and was 17 inches long. Their parents are originally from Salt Lake City, Utah and now live in Kodiak. The babies’ mother works at Kodiak Community Health Center, and...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 4
October 19 • Around 12:26 a.m., police conducted seven bar checks downtown. • At 12:51 a.m., police arrested a driver on Center Avenue on suspicion of driving under the influence. • At 1:25 a.m., a caller reported harassment. It’s under investigation. • At 2:58 a.m., police arrested a man on Woody Way on suspicion of criminal trespass and violating conditions of release. Police cited another man for having no proo...
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Eye doctor celebrates 40 years in Kodiak
What’s the eye-opening thing about owning a business? Why not ask an eye doctor, especially one with 40 years of experience. “It’s kind of like having another seven wives,” said John Shank, who celebrates 40 years of Kodiak business this month. Shank grew up and attended college in Ohio. He taught high school physics for a while before moving to Oregon and attending Pacific University College of Optometry, where h...
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Kodiak swimming sends 23 to state
In terms of state swimming and diving qualifiers, Kodiak tops the state. The Bears qualified a state-best 23 athletes to the state championship meet that begins Friday at Bartlett High School in Anchorage. Dimond advanced 22 swimmers and divers, followed by Colony at 21 and South Anchorage at 20. A number of Kodiak athletes go in with the top-seed time in the state. Freshman Talon Lindquist is seeded first in the ...
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KHS spikers draw late match
After months of jockeying for position, the final seedings for the Northern Lights Conference Volleyball Championships were announced Monday. Palmer and Kodiak already knew they had sealed up the top two spots, but now each school knows what team it could be playing in the second round. The Bears, the conference’s second seed, will either play third-seeded Soldotna or sixth-seeded Kenai at 8 p.m. Thursday at Palme...
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Halloween in Kodiak
Kids and their parents in costumes ranging from sweet to scary trick-or-treated in downtown Kodiak on Halloween. The annual event draws hundreds, and there was a big crowd despite the persistent rain. Although costumes may have been covered by coats, that didn’t stop the kids from trooping in and out of most of the downtown businesses to collect candy. Signs on business doors welcomed trick-or-treaters, letting th...
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Yes, dear Kodiak, I’m finally home
I saw Kodiak for the first time two weeks ago, culminating a journey that took 4,700 miles and 17 years. Kodiak was never in my mental geography until 1997, when I received a call from Robin Taylor, an outdoors journalist who wrote for a firearms magazine that I edited in Southern California. Taylor, based in Bellingham, Washington, called me in 1997 from Kodiak after his hunting trip in Juneau. He pitched a very ...
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Strategic planning, nonprofit contingency funding discussed at work session
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly discussed the strategic planning and budget process at Thursday’s work session. The current plan, a two-page document with 11 goals, was adopted in March to serve as the strategic plan for 2014 to 2018. “It’s the document that sets the assembly goals, what you folks want to have done through the year,” said Bud Cassidy, the borough manager. “Obviously, that has bearing on the bud...
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Assembly gets update on code revision effort
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly received an update at Thursday’s work session about code revisions that affect all property in the borough. The Planning and Zoning Commission is working on updating titles 16, 17 and 18 of the KIB code. Those titles deal with subdivisions, zoning and borough lands, respectively. The Planning and Zoning Commission has held three of their four scheduled public hearings regarding t...
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