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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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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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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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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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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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KHS students prepare for college
With spring break approaching, the counseling staff at Kodiak High School keeps busy helping seniors with final decisions about where to go after graduation — for many the end of their residence on the island. College and career counselor Bryan Rivera estimates 50 to 60 percent of the schools 190 current seniors will attend two- or four-year colleges next fall. “I’m in the process of meeting all the seniors,” he s...
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12 people compete in bench press contest
Men and women displayed their strength on Saturday at the Kodiak Athletic Club. Twelve people competed in the sixth annual Kodiak Athletic Club/KMXT Bench Press Contest, a fundraiser for Kodiak’s public radio station. Heather Norton made history by becoming the first woman to bench press her bodyweight in the six years of the contest. Norton pressed 150 pounds four times. Sonia Cortez muscled past Adelia Myrick to...
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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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