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Kodiak girls streak snapped at 31 games
One of the best stretches in the history of Kodiak High School girls’ basketball came to an end Saturday. The Bears’ 31-game winning streak was snapped in a 54-45 loss to East Anchorage in the T-Bird Classic championship game. The streak stretched over three seasons — it started with two games left in the 2012-13 season — and three coaches. Stephanie Smiley and Krista Hicks both won a pair of games, while Amy Fogl...
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Wrestlers win six in Reno
A pair of Kodiak High School wrestlers came up short in their bid to become All-Americans at the Reno Tournament of Champions over the weekend in Nevada. Senior Nolan Wandersee went the furthest, going 4-2 in the 220-pound bracket. All four of his victories came by pin. He won his first match in 23 seconds against Soldotna’s Taylor Macree, but then was bounced to the consolation bracket with a 10-5 loss to fifth-s...
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys hoops start season 0-3
A sluggish second half against Juneau kept Kodiak from netting its first victory of the season. After a tightly contested first half, the Crimson Bears outscored the Bears 31-15 in the final 16 minutes to take a 52-38 boys basketball victory Saturday at the T-Bird Classic in East Anchorage. Kodiak lost to tournament host East Anchorage, 75-43, on Friday. The Bears lost all three of their season-opening games at th...
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks and Rec: Dec. 19-Dec. 26
Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Winter Youth Swim Lessons are separated by skill level and students must be at least four years old to participate. They will be held Monday through Wednesday, starting at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. from Dec 22-31. Friday, Dec. 19 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Evening Lap 8 – 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 Lap/Ae...
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Kodiak Launch Complex to get share of fed money
The Alaska Aerospace Corporation will receive half of the $6 million in the Federal Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations Omnibus Bill for state-owned spaceports, according to a news release from AAC. “I am very proud of the hard work put in by our congressional delegation: Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Sen. Mark Begich and Congressman Young,” AAC President Craig Campbell said in the release. “Sen. Murkowski and her colleagues r...
Dec 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three KHS wrestlers competing in Tournament of Champions
A trio of Kodiak High School wrestlers will vie to become All-Americans this weekend in Nevada. Nolan Wandersee, Joel Valdez and Josh Lochman are competing in the 20th edition of the Reno Tournament of Champions, which begins today and concludes Saturday. With 64-man brackets in every weight class, the event is dubbed the “toughest tournament in the USA.” The top eight finishers in each class earn All-American acc...
Dec 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harbor Lights Festival promises cheer
The second annual Harbor Lights Festival may get a little bit of rain this weekend, but it won’t stop the Christmas cheer. There used to be an annual parade of decorated boats driving through the channel. Rough weather cancelled the event a few times, leading to the creation of the festival, a display of Christmas-decorated boats moored at the harbors. Last year, the first year the festival was held, the F/V Stell...
Dec 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 8888819
Dec. 10 At 6:53 a.m., police warned a driver on Shelikof Street for not having headlights on. At 9:18 a.m., a caller reported larceny on Larch Street and wanted it logged. At 5:02 p.m., a caller reported a dangerous driver on Rezanof Drive East. The vehicle was found parked. At 7:33 p.m., a 911 caller reported a dangerous driver on Rezanof Drive East. They were negative for driving under the influence. At 10:43 p....
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Ferry fares to go up next year
Fares on the Alaska Marine Highway System will go up starting the first of the year, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities announced on Thursday. Most fares will increase 4.5 percent starting Jan. 1. However, reservations made before Jan. 1 for travel after New Year’s Day will not be affected by the rate hike. A news release sent by ADOT&PF said the increase should generate $1.8 million and...
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Kodiak ties warm weather record
Kodiak saw a high of 44 degrees Thursday at 12:45 p.m., tying the record set in 1985. Kodiak has seen an unusual string of warm weather this season, breaking a 33-year-old warm weather record on Dec. 7 and coming within a couple degrees of several other records. Kodiak has seen less than an inch of snow, just .9 inches, so far this winter. That skiff of snow, which measured .2 inches, Kodiakans likely saw caught i...
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