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Kodiak heads to North/South Tournament
Kodiak wrestling is coming off Thanksgiving break and will be competing at the North/South Tournament at Wasilla High School beginning today. Kodiak will wrestle a pair of duals today and then enter the tournament at 9 a.m. Saturday. This tournament is not as big as the Lancer Smith Memorial Tournament but will still feature the majority of the Northern Lights Conference and Cook Inlet Conference schools. “Every w...
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Playbook: Dec. 6
Friday, Dec. 6 Volleyball: Kodiak ESS vs. Seldovia at the Denail Conference Championships in Nikolaevsk, 5 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the North/South Tournament in Wasilla, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 Volleyball: Kodiak ESS at the Denail Conference Championships in Nikolaevsk, 5 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the North/South Tournament in Wasilla, 9 a.m.
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After quiet summer and fall, bears move into town
Ample berries and salmon kept the bears out of town this summer. Now the berries and salmon are gone, but the bears aren’t. According to reports collected by the Kodiak Daily Mirror, bear activity is climbing, reaching levels not seen since last year. According to data from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, more bear sightings and encounters have been reported in the past week than in August, September and O...
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Shipyard seeks $4 million more from state for Tusty work
The shipyard that handled the ferry Tustumena during its yearlong stay in dry dock is seeking $4 million for work it says went above and beyond the initial $6.2 million contract. Unalaska’s KUCB-FM first reported the claim on Monday. Doug Karet, the attorney who put the claim together, said “the state added a significant amount of work to the contract that wasn’t contemplated when Seward Ship’s (Drydock) took on t...
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Why the chief?
To the Editor: Congratulations to the new police chief and congratulations to the city manager for what must have been a very tough choice. The new chief has 15 years experience, 90 days as a lieutenant (command level supervision) and only three years of police supervision as a first line supervisor. The other candidate who applied has 28 years of police experience, 15 years as a supervisor, 13 years as a lieutena...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 5
Tuesday, Dec. 3 • At 3:16 a.m., a caller reported a bear was eating out of a dumpster near the park on the 1200 block of Selief Lane. Officers scared it into the woods. • At 3:59 a.m., a caller reported a bear was walking around the homes on the 1200 block of Selief Lane. • At 5:59 a.m., a caller reported a bear was eating out of a dumpster near the park on the 1200 block of Selief Lane. It went back into the wood...
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Around Kodiak: Dec. 5
A spaghetti dinner and dessert auction to benefit Trisha Pruitt will take place at 5 p.m. tonight at North Star Elementary. Tickets are $10 per person or $40 per family. Call Melissa at 654-4106 for more information.
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Assembly may increase Service Area No. 1 stipend
Service Area No. 1 will pay chairman Scott Arndt $1,200 more per year if the borough assembly approves a stipend increase tonight. The proposal is among the items on the assembly’s agenda as it meets at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the borough building. Service area board vice-chairman Dennis Symmons told the assembly Tuesday night that the proposal is his concept and received unanimous backing from the rest of the servic...
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School board talks technology replacement
The Kodiak Island Borough School District is facing a huge technology bubble that could burst if the district doesn’t develop a plan for replacing aging equipment, staff say. In a Monday work session, interim technology director Chick Beckley presented information to the school board about the district’s need for a technology renewal and replacement plan. “We have several different issues in looking at this,” Beck...
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Kodiak ESS volleyball heads to regionals
Graduating from Port Lions, Chelsea Robustellini played a big role in the school’s athletic tradition. She was an all-state mix-six volleyball player on the Kings’ 2005 team that finished third in the state and was an integral part of Port Lions’ hoops teams. The state tournaments were nice, but what she lived for was beating the archipelago’s other rural teams. Now, she has joined forces with the competition as a...
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