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KHS graduate spends ‘gap year’ on service
When Myoyeon Yu graduated from Kodiak High School last year, she decided she wasn’t ready for college. Instead, Yu took a gap year to join a leadership service program where she performed three weeks of international community service, and worked on strengthening her values and beliefs. Generation Peace Academy is a yearlong leadership service program associated with the Unification Church that aims to help young ...
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Man combines talents and hobbies to start mechanics business
Ryan Kitka loves riding his dirt bike in the summer. In the winter, he switches to his snowmachine. It’s a cycle he grew up with, learning along the way to keep his rides in running order. It was only natural that he combine his skills and hobbies and turn them into a business — Pacific ATV & Engine Repair. Kitka started the business about two years ago after friends kept asking him to do general engine work on th...
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Playbook: March 6
Thursday, March 7 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Soldotna High School, 3 p.m.
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City foots bill to clean mysterious fuel spill
A mysterious fuel spill on Selief Lane has engineers puzzled and is racking up a bill for the city of Kodiak. On Thursday night, the Kodiak City Council approved $25,000 to clean up the spill, which has spread across a city-owned lot behind the 1200 block of Selief Lane. “We’re trying to backtrack the source,” said Ryan Sharratt, the environmental consultant hired to clean the spill and find its origin. The spill ...
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Eggemeyer wins NAIA 149-pound title
A year after finishing second at the NAIA National Wrestling Championships, Jimmy Eggemeyer finally has his title. The Southern Oregon University senior earned his first national title with a 3-2 decision over Grand View’s Isaiah Tatum in the 149-pound championship match Saturday evening in Des Moines, Iowa. “I’m glad I was able to end my career on a good note,” Eggemeyer said. “I still don’t believe it. It will t...
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Northern Lights Conference Championships begin Thursday
Kodiak’s boys basketball team will open the Northern Lights Conference Championships Thursday at Soldotna High School. Kodiak, seeded third with a 5-5 NLC record, plays sixth-seeded Kenai at 3 p.m. the tournament’s first game. Kenai’s only conference win this season was against Kodiak. The winner advances to Friday’s semifinals against No. 2 Palmer at 2:30 p.m. No. 4 Soldotna plays No. 5 Wasilla in Thursday’s othe...
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Alumni update: Horn leads UAA into GNAC Tournament
University of Alaska Anchorage’s Alysa Horn ended her final regular season with 17 points and eight rebounds in a 76-61 win over Alaska Fairbanks Saturday in Fairbanks. UAA enters the Great Northwest Athletic Conference tournament at the No. 4 seed and will play No. 5 seed Northwest Nazarene in a quarterfinal on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in Lacey, Wash. Against Fairbanks, Horn became the 10th Seawolf woman to reach 1...
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Linda Katherine (Robinson) Estes
Linda Katherine (Robinson) Estes was born Oct. 3, 1943 and died Feb. 21, 2013. Linda was born in Vancouver, Canada. She graduated from Garfield High in Seattle in 1962. Before coming to Kodiak, she lived in Ketchikan in the mid ’70s. There, she managed the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce. While living in Kodiak, she had several jobs. Her favorite was working as cook at the Golden Anchor on the Coast Guard Base as a ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Getting a jump on lake fishing
How do you spot the devoted anglers on Kodiak? Check the road system lakes with each warming weather break in March. They might not be catching fish or even fishing, but they’re checking for open water and signs of fish. With the larger fish of summer still a long ways off, even the hope for a trout is enough to drag them out of their winter lairs. The slimmest chance of a tug on the end of their line is better th...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 5
Wednesday, Feb. 27 • At 1:12 a.m., an officer observed two men sleeping in the lobby of the Post Office. The men left when the officer asked. • At 1:54 a.m., an officer performing security checks of businesses along Mill Bay Road found a door to a business unlocked. It was secured. • At 2:22 a.m., an officer observed a suspicious vehicle, but there was no criminal activity. Two of the three people in the parked ve...
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