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Golfers battle for top prize
The Emerald Isle’s top golfers will take center stage this Labor Day weekend. The 28th Kodiak Island Golf Championship begins Saturday morning at the Bear Valley Golf Course. The two-day, 36-hole tournament is the biggest golfing event on the island. Dustin Roberson won last year’s men’s crown by shooting a 10-over-par 152 — two strokes ahead of runner-up Fred Barber. Kriss Larsen won her third straight women’s ti...
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Parks and Rec Schedule: Aug. 29-Sept. 5
Aug. 29 – Sept. 5 Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Aug. 29 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. KHS v. Soldotna 4 – 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 KHS v. Soldotna 8 – 1 p.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31 Family 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Evening Lap 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 1 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. ...
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Playbook: Aug. 29
Friday, Aug. 29 Cross country: Kodiak vs. West Anchorage, West Valley, Kenai and Dimond at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Girls, 5:15 p.m.; boys, 6 p.m. Swimming: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at the Kodiak Community Pool, 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 Cross country: Kodiak, West Anchorage, West Valley, Kenai and Dimond in a co-ed relay at the Kodiak Island Raceway, 10 a.m. Football: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kenai, 3 p.m. Sw...
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West Virginia horseman brings back cowboy look to Mission
The Kodiak Baptist Mission is getting that cowboy look again. Fences are up. Ponies and horses graze in the pasture; and a guy wearing cowboy boots, Wrangler jeans, Western-style shirt and a cowboy hat, brings the horses out so that kids can ride them for the horsemanship classes in the Mission’s day camp as they used to. The man is Johnny Walker, a West Virginia farmer who has a love for horses. He and his wife, ...
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Army: Rocket no threat to public safety.
KODIAK -- Many questions about the failed launch and explosion of a rocket being used to test an extremely fast-moving weapon early Monday remained Thursday, as the state-owned launch facility’s board of directors heard from from the military mission’s overseers. The U.S. Army had leased the Alaska Aerospace Corporation’s Kodiak Launch Facility for $5 million to conduct its test of what the military calls a hypers...
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KHS boys swim team deep with talent
Kodiak’s boys swim team heads into the 2014 season with a lot of expectations. The Bears return most of their swimmers from last year’s squad and added nationally-ranked freshman Talon Lindquist to the mix. Kodiak has the talent to make a push to claim the program’s first boys state team title. “They have heard enough from me that nobody is giving us anything — and we haven’t done anything,” Kodiak coach John Lind...
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Swimmers flock to the pool
While Kodiak High School’s football team is lacking in players, Kodiak’s swim team is not. The 2014 swimming and diving team has 48 athletes — the most since John Lindquist took over the program in the early 2000s. “The program has developed itself,” he said. “Kids hear about what we do, and I don’t think kids are afraid to work.” The team has two practices a day, and Lindquist said close to 30 students show up fo...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 28
August 28 • Around 1:10 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. • At 2:11 a.m., police responded to a suspicious vehicle on Mill Bay Road and warned the driver to get an Alaska driver’s license. • At 7:17 a.m., police cited a driver in the Benny Benson and Rezanof Drives area for speeding. • At 7:53 a.m., a caller reported a traffic hazard on Mission Road. Patrolling officers were advised. • At 12:24 p.m...
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Lindquist, Hughes set for final swimming season
Kodiak High School’s girls swimming program has been blessed to have the top two swimmers in the state the past three seasons. Seniors Tahna Lindquist and Ila Hughes are determined to give their school one more season to remember as the 2014 schedule kicks into gear with Friday and Saturday home meets against Soldotna. Friday’s meet begins at 6 p.m. at the Kodiak Community Pool, while Saturday’s starts at 10 a.m. ...
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Council talks Mission Road parking, downtown, economic development at work session
At their Tuesday work session, the Kodiak City Council discussed prohibiting parking on the uphill side of Mission Road, discussed the downtown revitalization project and economic development. At tonight’s regular meeting, a resolution allowing the Kodiak Police Department to place signs prohibiting parking on the northwest or uphill side of the street from 12th Avenue to Erskine Avenue will be introduced for firs...
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