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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 9
September 27 • At 12:17 a.m., a man on Center Avenue refused to pay his tab on Center Avenue and was removed from the bar. • Around 12:34 a.m., police conducted five bar checks downtown. • At 1:08 a.m., police responded to a suspicious vehicle on Rezanof Drive. It was unoccupied. • At 1:29 a.m., a bear was spotted getting into the trash in the Purtov and Larch streets area. It was gone when police arrived. • At 4:...
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KHS tennis players head to state tourney
Eight players will represent Kodiak High School at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Tennis State Championships that begin Friday at Alaska Club-East in Anchorage. Of those eight, only senior Joyce Bachini has played on the state’s biggest stage. The 4-foot-11 Bachini will be making her third state appearance. As a sophomore, she went 1-2 in the girls doubles competition and last year went 0-2 in girls singles. ...
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Health center beautifying its space
For the past few months, patients at the Kodiak Community Health Center have been welcomed into the hallways by a large painting of Barometer Mountain. It was painted earlier this year by then-senior Dong Won Yu, a student at Kodiak High School. Prior to that, the health center had created an employee beautification committee and sought the help of local art teacher at the high school, Bonnie Dillard. “I had the s...
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Walk and roll to school starts soon
Kodiak’s Island Trails Network is promoting human-powered locomotion to and from school through their “walk and roll” program. October is National Walk to School Month, and the program starts on Tuesday, Oct. 14. Its goal is to incentivize alternatives to vehicles. “The advantages of having more students walking and biking to school safely include increased safety for students and pedestrians, the development of a...
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Playbook: Oct. 9
Friday, Oct. 10 Swimming: Kodiak vs. Dimond at the Kodiak Community Pool, 5 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak at the Grace Lady Grizzlies Tournament.
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Kodiakans compete in bodybuilding show
A pair of Kodiakans competed in the Anchorage Bodybuilding Fitness and Figure Championships Saturday night. Nick Long placed third in the novice men’s bodybuilding division, while Sonia Cortez finished fourth in the women’s open figure competition for competitors under 5-foot-4. This was the second competition for both Long and Cortez. Long, originally from North Carolina and now stationed at Kodiak’s Coast Guard ...
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Golfing in the dark
A unique tournament will take place at Bear Valley Golf Course Friday evening. The Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament begins at 8 p.m. Golfers will be led around the nine-hole golf course by moonlight and a glowing golf ball. Entry fee is $25, plus green fees. The tournament is limited to 36 golfers. If raining the tournament will be moved to Saturday. The forecast is calling for 60 percent chance of rain for Friday...
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Kodiak quilt show winners
2014 Kodiak Quilt show winners Children’s Favorite – tie among “Summer Solstice Rainbow” by Martha Branson, “True Nature” by Norma Dutt and “Fly Away” by Sharon Horn. Best Mini Quilt – “Hedgehog Love” by Kate Shoemaker Best Small Quilt – “Flying North” by Kate Shoemaker Best Medium Quilt – “Summer Solstice Rainbow” by Martha Branson Best Large Quilt – “Mocha Delight” by Jocelyn Zwiefelhofer Members Choice and Best...
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Kodiakans speak out on proposed third launch pad
Island residents deluged Federal Aviation Administration representatives with objections to expansion of the Kodiak Launch Complex during an open house session about the agency's draft environmental assessment for the proposed project. Alaska Aerospace Corp., the state-owned enterprise that operates the launch facility at Narrow Cape, plans to construct a third launch pad at the site, one capable of handling mediu...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 8
Sept. 26 • Around 1:38 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 2:01 a.m., police responded to a suspicious vehicle on Mill Bay Road. It was unoccupied. • At 4:47 a.m., a caller reported a bear wandering around in the 1300 block of Mylark Lane. It was gone when police arrived. • At 6:14 a.m., a caller reported a bear outside his residence in the 1600 block of Selief Lane. It was gone when police arrive...
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