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KHS spikers place fourth at Grace
Kodiak’s volleyball team placed fourth at the Lady Grizzly Tournament Saturday at Grace Christian High School. Kodiak emerged from Friday’s pool play 10-0 and grabbed the No. 1 seed for Saturday’s tournament. The Bears beat Eielson, 2-0, in their first match, but then fell to Hutchison, 2-1. After beating Homer, 2-0, Kodiak was bounced from the tournament with a 2-0 loss to Monroe. Monroe beat Valdez to win the 12...
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Fossil Beach now open
Fossil Beach is now open to the public, a month and a half after a rocket exploded shortly after liftoff from the Kodiak Launch Complex. The area around the complex and the stretch of road beyond the mouth of the Pasagshak River were closed after the explosion, including access to Fossil Beach, a popular recreation spot. The road and Fossil Beach are fully open, according to a report from Alaska Aerospace Corporat...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Uksuaq - Fall
Uksuaq - Fall Uksuartuq awa’i. - It is fall now. Fall along Alaska’s gulf coast arrives with a palette of changing colors. The hills fade from green to gold, coastal meadows blaze with bright red fireweed and elderberry leaves, and the skies darken from blue to grey as the days shorten and winter storms reappear. For Alutiiqs, fall was a time of preparation. Subsistence activities turned from the sea toward the la...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 10
September 29 • At 12:01 a.m., police informed a driver on Rezanof Drive about broken taillights. • At 12:13 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the Bartel Avenue and Rezanof Drive area. • At 12:24 a.m., police cited a man on Mission Road for camping in a vehicle and having no proof of insurance. • Around 12:58 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 8:33 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on R...
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In the Courts: Oct. 10
Valeri Kourenkov pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. Kourenkov was sentenced to five days in jail. David Heitman pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. Heitman was sentenced to five days in jail. Dennis Fathke pleaded guilty to criminal trespass. Fathke was sentenced to 90 days in jail (70 suspended) and ordered to schedule screening for alcohol/substance abuse and placed on probation for one year. Cloine J Atanq...
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Thomet competes in Oregon
Kodiak’s Levi Thomet won his third consecutive state cross country title last week in Anchorage. This week he is in the Lower 48. Thomet is running in the 5,000 meters varsity boys elite race at Saturday’s George Fox Cross Country Classic in Gervais, Oregon. The race begins at 3 p.m. Alaska Standard Time. Thomet finished second in last year’s race with a personal-best time of 14 minutes, 43.9 seconds. Thomet, rank...
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Spikers head to Anchorage
Kodiak High’s volleyball squad is playing in the Grace Lady Grizzly Invitational that starts today in Anchorage. The Bears will play Anchorage Christian, Homer, Houston, Kotzebue and Monroe Catholic in pool play matches that begin at 2:30 p.m. today. The records in pool play will seed teams for Saturday’s double-elimination tournament. Eielson, Grace Christian, Hutchison, Lathrop, Seward and Valdez are in the othe...
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Prep picks: Playoff edition
It’s playoff time for high school football teams in Alaska. The eight-week regular season was a blur for me, as I posted my worst season in the history of picking games. I went 7-1 last week — my lone miss was Colony topping North Pole, 20-19. I ended the regular season with a 51-15 record that improved my winning percentage to .833. Gizmo’s debut of picking NFL games was just as bad, going 1-2. But like a true co...
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Kodiak swimming entertains Dimond
Two of the best swimming programs in the state will collide today and Saturday at the Kodiak Community Pool. Kodiak entertains Dimond in a meet dubbed “The Brian Young Duel in the Pool.” Today’s meet starts at 5 p.m., while Saturday’s begins at 11 a.m. The Dimond boys have won the past five state team titles, and before that they were the runner-up twice. “We want to swim against the best and that is what is comin...
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Boston trip eye opener for Kodiak youth
Youth from the Kodiak Bible Chapel went to Boston and found dilapidated houses and cluttered lawns in middle class neighborhoods; they handed out granola bars and gift cards in a region of America where Paul Revere alerted the Colonial militia of the approach of British forces; where demonstrators destroyed a shipment of tea into the harbor; where1,200 colonial troops under the command of William Prescott occupied...
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