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NLC rankings: March Madness begins for high school teams
The Northern Lights Conference Championships begin Thursday at Colony High School. Some teams are fighting for a chance to play at the state tournament, while other teams are already assured a spot based on the Alaska School Activities Association’s winning percentage index. The Kodiak boys need to win Friday’s game to get in. The Bears are ninth in the latest WPI rankings and most likely will not receive one of t...
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Vandals strike vehicles
Alaska State Troopers are looking to the public to help identify the suspect or suspects in a ongoing criminal mischief case that occurred near the Anton Larson Bay boat ramp, approximately 17 miles West of Kodiak. According to a press release Tuesday, troopers responded to a report of several vandalized vehicles in the area on March 3 at approximately 2 p.m. Troopers are requesting help from the public to identif...
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Fogle moves on in national contest
Amy Fogle is one step away from being named the top high school girls basketball coach in the nation. On Tuesday, Fogle won the western region in the USA Today High School Sports “Best Of” series with 5,261 votes. By winning the state and western rounds, Kodiak’s girls coach advances to the final stage — the national round. The national round is comprised of the eight regional winners and the two wild cards — the ...
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Business spotlight: Skin is a priority for Valladolid
When it comes to taking proper care of your skin, business owner Dana Valladolid knows a little more than the average bear. Valladolid, proprietor of Glow, a new natural skin care boutique at 4673 E. Rezanof, not only offers natural and organic skin care services, but the extended knowledge of long-term skin care as well. Glow offers a variety of services including sunless tanning, waxing, facials and other custom...
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Daquioag's bail hearing delayed
A bail hearing for a Kodiak man accused of sexually abusing a minor over the course of a year took place at the Kodiak Courthouse on Monday afternoon. However, due to a change of attorneys, the hearing was continued until 2:30 p.m. Friday. Michael J. Daquioag, 56, is accused of sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree, unlawful exploitation of a minor, and possession of child pornography. The alleged incidents...
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Ahn, Valdez finish second at wrestling tournament
Kodiak picked up a pair of runner-up finishes at the USGWA Girls State Championships Saturday at West Anchorage High School. Jenny Valdez and Yuri Ahn both placed second in the round-robin tournament, which is an unofficial girls state championship. Valdez, a senior, posted a 2-1 record in the 112-pound division with pins over Jadzia Martin and Diana Gaedecke, both of the Popeye Wrestling Club. Valdez’s only loss ...
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Around Kodiak: March 4
The Kodiak City Council is holding a special meeting at noon today in the Kodiak Island Borough conference room at 710 Mill bay Road. The council is meeting for an executive session to discuss Horizon Lines contract negotiations. The public portion of the meeting is open to the public. For more information, contact the city clerk’s office at 486-8636.
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KHS opens NLC hoops tourney with matinees
Both of Kodiak’s basketball squads open the Northern Lights Conference Championships with Friday matinees. The No. 1 Kodiak girls (22-0) play at 1:30 p.m. Friday against either No. 4 Wasilla or No. 5 Palmer in a semifinal game at Colony High School. The Kodiak boys (14-9) finished second in the conference and will play a semifinal game at 3:15 p.m. Friday against either No. 3 Wasilla or No. 6 Kenai. All semifinal ...
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Kodiak College continues search for new director
Anyone interested in taking the helm at Kodiak College should have their application in by the end of this week. Barbara Bolson will leave at the end of June after seven years as the school’s director, and the University of Alaska is conducting a nationwide search to find her replacement. “We’re open until it’s filled,” said Kenai Peninsula College director Gary Turner, co-chair of the search committee. So far 26 ...
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Pickett earns national firefighter award
Kodiak may be known as a small place to the outside world, yet big things are known to come out of even the most remote locations. Kodiak resident and volunteer Fire Captain for the Bayside Fire Station, Jim Pickett, can attest to that notion. Pickett will be traveling to Alexander, Va. to receive the Fire Prevention Award from the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) on May 2. Pickett received news of the award...
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