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Kodiak looks to end skid against Wasilla
Kodiak’s girls basketball team puts its undefeated season on the line today and Saturday against Northern Lights Conference rival Wasilla. Top-ranked Kodiak has started the season with a program-best 20 consecutive victories. The Bears are 8-0 in the NLC and have already clinched the top seed for the conference championships that begins next Thursday at Colony High School. Wasilla is fourth in the NLC with a 4-4 r...
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Playbook: Feb. 28
Friday, Feb. 28 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Wasilla. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 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. Saturday, March 1 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Wasilla. C squad, 10 a.m.; junior varsity, 11:30 a.m.; varsity, 1 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Wasilla at Kodiak High School. C squad, ...
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Line item needed to restore crab
To the Editor: I got many endorsements of my recent letter on Kodiak's besotted advisor selection and the demise of the King Crab Capital of the World. Emails rolled in and the phone rang constantly. The letter made a national website for, as one commenter noted, "sleeping with the enemy." The Board of Fisheries recently approved my proposal to wisely shut down hard on bottom trawling in all state waters around Ko...
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Alaska State Troopers: Feb. 28
Feb. 17 At 9:17 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance at a residence in Kodiak. Investigation revealed a 47-year-old assaulted two family members by causing physical injury. The person was placed under arrest and transported to the Kodiak City Jail and held without bail pending arraignment. Feb. 24 At 8:57 p.m., troopers contacted a 26-year-old male near the Kodiak trooper post. Investigat...
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One word drives writer on journey to forgiveness
Leslie Leyland Fields had come across that little word in the Lord’s Prayer thousands of times, and now she stumbled over it, as if it were a roadblock, interfering with her communication with God. As. “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” That word sent Fields on a journey of forgiveness and healing, which is the subject of her new book, Forgiving Our Fathers and Mothers. The jo...
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Amazing Nature: Jellyfish Apocalypse: Causes, Problems and Opportunities
Once every year for the last 17 years students from all over the state have flocked to Seward to compete in the annual Tsunami Bowl Ocean Science competition. This year, 20 teams from 17 high schools will try to win the honor to represent Alaska in the National Ocean Science Bowl next month in Seattle, not to mention some attractive scholarship prizes. No matter where they place, however, each student will have wo...
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Guest opinion: Kodiak's chance to speak up on fisheries
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council is in the process of developing a catch share program (rationalization) for the Gulf of Alaska trawl fishery. Entitled, the Gulf of Alaska Trawl Bycatch Management Program, the emerging program is in response to a growing management concern: bycatch of critical species, particularly Chinook salmon, halibut and Tanner crab in the Gulf of Alaska trawl fisheries. At this j...
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Kodiak seniors close out home career
Eight seniors will make their final home appearance for the Kodiak High School girls basketball team this weekend. “It is going to be really sad,” senior Isabelle Hiner said. “I try to forget about it and then I’m like, ‘It is really happening this weekend.’ I’m nervous.” Hiner, like the majority of the eight, has been in the program for four years. This is her first full season on the varsity squad after playing ...
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Tax-free day is Saturday
Shoppers will get a 7 percent break within Kodiak City limits Saturday. The city of Kodiak has held the sales tax-free day on the first Saturday in March since 2009 as a way to encourage people to support local brick-and-mortar stores. A few categories are exempt, including items sold by the city and rentals for more than one day. “We’re just trying to get the word out there so people don’t forget our local retail...
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Kodiak sends 3 girls to state wrestling torney
It’s time for the girls to take center circle.  Three Kodiak High School wrestlers will take to the mat at the USGWA Girls State Championships Saturday at West Anchorage High School.  This is an unofficial high school girls state championship since the Alaska School Activities Association does not have a separate tournament for the girls.  Girls wrestling is a sanctioned high school sport in Hawaii, Texas, Califor...
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