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Mariner suffers hand injury in Cold Bay
A Coast Guard helicopter stationed in Cold Bay assisted a 25-to 30-year-old mariner Tuesday. A Kodiak-forward deployed MH-60 Jayhawk medevaced the man from the 680-foot fish processing vessel Ocean Phoenix 85 miles northwest of Cold Bay, according to a Coast Guard news release. The man suffered a severe injury to his left hand and was further transported to Providence Medical Center in Anchorage. This is the Coast...
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KHS girls remain on top
Despite not playing last week, Kodiak’s girls kept the top spot in the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll. Kodiak is undefeated at 20-0 and is the ranked first in the 4A poll, released Wednesday. West Anchorage of the Cook Inlet Conference is also 20-0 and ranked second. Dimond is ranked third, followed by West Valley and Ketchikan. West Valley remained ranked even after losing to Lathrop last week. Sta...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 27
Tuesday, Feb. 25 • At 2:49 a.m., a caller reported a traffic offense on Willow Street. The vehicle was moved. • At 3:28 a.m., a bar check was conducted on Shelikof Street. • At 9:02 a.m., a caller reported suspicious circumstances on Birch/Mill Bay. All was OK. • Around 9:07 a.m., four abandoned vehicles were red-tagged on W. Rezanof Drive. • At 9:22 a.m., an officer found a possibly abandoned vehicle on Simeonoff...
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Playbook: Feb. 27
Friday, Feb. 28 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Wasilla, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Wasilla at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m.
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Local results: Feb. 27
City League Basketball Thursday, Feb. 20 Local Electric 62, Real NOJ 58 Phil Fogle 22, Corey Gronn 16, Wade Johnson 14, Charlie Jerling 7 and Ila Hughes 3 points for Local Electric. Dylan Haskell 27, Dave Fearing 19, Justin Spencer 4, Bryan Larson 3, James Encinas 3 and Lonnie Rigsby 2 points for Real NOJ. Airstation 85, Golden Alaska 70 Sean Donohue 32, Joe Mackey 17, Jason Gordon 14, John Anderson 10, Kylie Jaco...
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Filipino pop singer performs Friday
A multiplatinum Filipino pop singer is performing Friday in Kodiak. Kitchie Nadal takes the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium stage at 7 p.m. for a benefit concert for victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Organizer DJ Marc said Wednesday afternoon that there are still tickets available for the show. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at Asian Grocery, the Kodiak Arts Council Noodles and at the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium box of...
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ADF&G closes black rockfish fishery
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game closed the black rockfish fishery in the northeast district of the Kodiak area Wednesday evening. Catch reports indicate the black rockfish harvest in the northeast district is approaching the guideline harvest level, according to an ADF&G news release. Jig vessels may retain black rockfish in the northeast district as bycatch, up to 20 percent by weight of the target species...
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Alaska Science Forum: A walk through the UAF Cold Preserve
It’s mid-February, 118 miles from the Arctic Circle. Time for a walk to work. The trail through the boreal forest is right outside my door. The North Campus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks is 1,100 acres of spruce trees, ski trails, two lakes, an exotic tree plantation and a few dozen subtle research projects. Some are humming, twirling, measuring. Others are stained by leaf litter, falling back to the soil....
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 26
Monday, Feb. 24 • Around 1:23 a.m., three bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 2:30 a.m., a male was arrested for five warrants and a female was cited for no proof of insurance at Dog Bay. • At 3:41 a.m., a male on Shelikof Street was given a no bars advisement. • At 9:31 a.m., a driver on Shelikof Street was cited for defective brake lights. • At 9:43 a.m., a caller reported a domestic disturbance on Mill Bay...
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NLC rankings: Teams prepare for season finales
Northern Lights Conference teams are jockeying for position as the final week of the regular season is here. Three boys teams are still alive for the conference’s No. 1 seed — Colony, Kodiak and Wasilla. All three have two losses. Because of its sweep of Colony, Kodiak has the inside track to claim the regular-season title. All the Bears have to do is sweep Wasilla and the title is theirs. Kodiak’s girls already h...
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