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Dimond shoots past Kodiak
Dimond displayed Friday night why it is the second-best girls basketball team in the state. Behind a perimeter-shooting clinic and a near lockdown defense, the Lynx rolled to a 48-38 nonconference win over third-ranked Kodiak at Kodiak High School that closed the regular season for both squads. Kodiak, which once stood at 17-0, lost six of its final eight games to finish the regular season with a 19-6 record. The ...
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Around Kodiak: March 4
The Sons of Norway meet at 7 p.m. tonight in the St. Mary’s Catholic Church Marion Center. Musician Nicolas Quinth will be the featured presenter, and a representative from the Kodiak Baptist Mission Food Bank will discuss his agency’s role in the community.
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Kodiak Middle School team takes state in Battle of the Books
A team of Kodiak sixth-graders just won the right to say they’re the best readers in the state. Kodiak Middle School’s team won the Battle of the Books competition held last week. Battle of the Books, hosted by the Alaska Association of School Librarians, is a statewide competition that measures how much students read and tests them to see how much they retain. Battle of the Books first started in Alaska when a Ch...
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Multi-use path is a luxury
To the Editor: The idea of a multi-use path is nice but not a nice idea now. It's neither a priority nor a necessity. If Juneau can tighten its financial belt, why can't the city of Kodiak? This requested project by some folks is a luxury that neither the city nor the taxpayers can afford. The 10' wide, 1.3-mile path would commence at Pier 2 on Shelikof Ave. and terminate at Deadman's Curve. The city needs to stop...
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Kodiak boys finish strong at Nikiski
Kodiak’s boys basketball team couldn’t be any hotter heading into this week’s Northern Lights Conference Championships. The Bears extended their win streak to six with a pair of convincing wins at 3A Nikiski over the weekend. On Friday, Kodiak blitzed Nikiski with an 82-48 win, followed by a 89-47 victory on Saturday. The Bears finish the regular season 15-9, which is the most regular-season victories for Kodiak s...
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Fish Factor: Projected salmon catch numbers up
More wild salmon from Alaska will make its way to world markets this year if forecasts hold true for the 2013 season. State salmon managers are projecting a catch of nearly 179 million fish, 30 percent more than the 2012 harvest of 127 million salmon. Pushing the higher catch is a robust return of pink salmon that could yield a harvest of 118 million fish, 73 percent more than last summer’s harvest of 68 million h...
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Garden Gate: Collecting free flowers
If you like the idea of free flowers, listen up. This is the best time of year for starting a fresh batch of geraniums. By snipping a few cuttings from your, or a friend’s overwintered plant, you’ll be rewarded with cheerful displays of pink, white, salmon or red flowers. Before you grab a pair of shears and go knocking on your neighbor’s door though, mentally prepare yourself. Not all geraniums come through winte...
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KEA picks contractor for dam turbine
NAES Power Contractors Inc. of Issaquah, Wash. will do the heavy lifting this summer as Kodiak Electric Association adds a third turbine to the Terror Lake hydroelectric plant. KEA CEO Darron Scott announced the contract with NAES at the February meeting of KEA’s board of directors, which took place Thursday afternoon. NAES is one of the nation’s biggest energy industry contractors and has worked on projects rangi...
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Richard A. Jackson
Richard A. Jackson, 60, died at Hopewell House hospice home in Portland, Ore. on Feb. 8, 2013. He was born in Corvallis, Ore. on Jan. 4, 1953 to parents Mary Eunice and Robert L. (Bob) Jackson. His parents have preceded him in death. Richard's home was on the Umpqua River near Elkton, Ore. Growing up, he lived by the Yaquina River near Chitwood, Ore. His family moved to Depoe Bay, Ore. in 1965. Inspired by the wat...
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Groups appeal to borough assembly for money
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly heard funding requests from the Alutiiq Museum and Discover Kodiak in a Thursday night work session. Alutiiq Museum executive director Sven Haakanson approached the assembly to request matching grant funds to replace the heating ventilation and cooling (HVAC) system, which controls the humidity and environment in the museum and is a key tool for preserving artifacts. “Our HVAC sy...
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