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Kodiak boys roar into basketball season
During David Anderson’s tenure as Kodiak’s boys basketball coach he has been known to turn back the clock a few decades. The fourth-year coach is at it again. “We are going to take the wind out of the sails with some of these teams that we play and hold the ball a little bit,” Anderson said. “I’m not going to deny it. We can’t run with teams, I think we will score OK, but we are not going to get up the court.” And...
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Playbook: Dec. 18
Today Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Barrow at the T-Bird Classic at East Anchorage High School, 3 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Service at the T-Bird Classic at East Anchorage High School, 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. East Anchorage at the T-Bird Classic at East Anchorage High School, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Eagle River at the T-Bird Classic at East Anchorage High School, 1 p...
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Boys schedule filled with challenging games
Kodiak is not easing into the basketball season; it is leaping right into it. The Bears open the year with four straight tournaments — the T-Bird Classic, the Lime Solar/Pepsi Invitational, the Joe Floyd Tournament and the Alaska Airlines Classic. Fourth-year coach David Anderson is straight forward in what he expects from his squad. “If we win three out of the 12 games, I will be happy,” he said. Kodiak begins it...
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Walk and Roll program sees big growth
If you saw more children out walking and biking to and from school in the second half of October, it was due to Island Trail’s Network’s Walk and Roll program, an effort to get more kids heading to school under their own power. On Monday, ITN’s Tom Pogson gave a presentation to the Kodiak Island Borough School District about this year’s results. This is the third year ITN has held the program, part of the nationwi...
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Around Kodiak: Dec. 17
Senior Citizens of Kodiak Inc. will be holding a forum on senior issues with Senator Gary Stevens and Representative elect Louise Stutes at noon on Monday, Jan. 5 at the Kodiak Senior Center. Come and have lunch and meet with state representatives about senior state issues and other concerns you might have. For more information, call the center at 486-6181.
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 17
Dec. 7 Around 2:29 a.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. At 4:02 a.m., police arrested a man in the Rezanof Drive and Mill Bay Road area on suspicion of driving with a revoked license. At 4:43 a.m., police warned a driver on Benny Benson Drive about a vehicle equipment issue. At 4:58 a.m., police cited a driver on Mill Bay Road for having no proof of insurance. At 8:59 a.m., police arrested a man on Ben...
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Kodiak girls reload for 2014-15 basketball season
For the first time in three decades Kodiak High School’s girls basketball team enters the season as the defending 4A state champions. A lot has changed since Kodiak cut down the net in March, capping a 27-0 season. New coach. Yes. New players. You betcha. New attitude. Of course. “I have a lot of respect for what they did last year, but we don’t really care about what happened last year,” said first-year coach Kri...
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Illegal fireworks use now subject to fines
With new code-enforcement laws in place, celebrating with fireworks outside certain dates are now subject to fines of up to $1,000, the Kodiak Island Borough announced in a reminder message to borough residents on Friday. The borough allows fireworks from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1, as well as around the Fourth of July between June 15 and July 15. The borough code does not prohibit fireworks at certain times of day, but Fr...
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The scoop about mastodons: Researchers were wrong
A long, long time ago, a hairy elephant stomped the northland, wrecking trees and shrubs as it fed of twigs, leaves and bark. These mastodons left a few scattered teeth and bones in Alaska and the Yukon, reminders of an animal that lived as far south as Honduras. A recent look at those far-north mastodons shows the creatures vanished from the Arctic thousands of years before earlier than researchers had thought. A...
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Getting out of the mess
Is it possible for Leisnoi's (member of the board of directors) Jana Turvey, Debbie Lukin and Jeff Chester to get out from under the mess they created? The clear-cut land is a tax problem. It will be well more than 50 years before the trees will ever grow back to cover the ugly site. They will not receive any income to the corporation to pay the shareholders any dividends. Some of the shareholders have been crying...
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