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Thomet eyes back-to-back titles
Levi Thomet is approaching Saturday’s state championship cross country meet as just another race. For Thomet, it will be. The talented Kodiak High School junior has won 10 consecutive races on Alaska soil and should turn the 5-kilometer Bartlett Trail course into one giant victory lap. In six 5K races this season, Thomet has won by an average of 38.5 seconds. His best time (15 minutes, 40 seconds) is 25.8 seconds ...
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Kodiak, Skyview to meet for final time on gridiron
Over the years, Kodiak and Skyview have staged some good battles on the gridiron. The two schools will face each other for the last time at 2 p.m. Saturday in a Northern Lights Conference regular-season finale. After this school year, Skyview High School in Soldotna will close to become a middle school. Its students will go to Soldotna High School. Kodiak doesn’t want Skyview to have a happy ending. “We are hoping...
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Prep picks: Final week of season
The final week of the high school football season is upon us. So far, the season hasn’t been much of a challenge. Last week’s 7-1 record raises my season total to 53-6 (.898). The only game I misfired on was Ketchikan’s victory over Thunder Mountain. This week’s schedule features several games that could go either way, and two conference titles are up for grabs. It should be interesting. Week 8: Barrow (3-3) at Va...
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Borough assembly approves legislative wish list
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly approved its legislative wish list Thursday night, setting a new wastewater treatment plant at the borough landfill as its top priority. The wish list, formally known as the Capital Improvement Projects Priority List, lets the Alaska Legislature and Gov. Sean Parnell know what the borough's priorities are when it comes to the state budget. While the assembly reached consensus on ...
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Joseph Gabriel Samaniego
Joseph Gabriel Samaniego 69, passed away surrounded by his devoted wife Julia Samaniego and loving family on Sept. 29, 2013. He will be dearly missed by all and leaves many behind him in this world to one day join him in peace and eternal love. Services will be held Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 at Kodiak Mortuary. Doors open for visitation at noon, and services begin at 1:30 p,m. in lieu of flowers, donations may be sent ...
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Baranov Museum acquires 1888 map of Alaska
The Baranov Museum recently added a rare 125-year-old map of the Alaska Commercial Company’s trading districts to its collections. Museum executive director Tiffany Brunson said the map is significant because Kodiak served as the headquarters for the Alaska Commercial Company for many years. The company provided people in Kodiak and other parts of rural Alaska with access to items like mail, canned food and clothi...
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Coast Guard fisheries patrols dwindle amid budget cuts
The Coast Guard continues to search for the missing and save the drowning, but according to the service’s own accounting, fisheries patrols are being sacrificed to make that happen despite budget cuts. Each year since 2009, the number of at-sea safety boardings has dropped in Alaska waters. The amount of C-130 flight time devoted to fisheries patrols has declined every year since 2011, and the number of major cutt...
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T&C Classic results
Boys First- through Third-grade (1-kilometer) 1. Davis Fogle, 4 minutes, 54 seconds; 2. Maxwell Robinson, 5:15; 3. Anhus Bruce, 5:15; 4. Colin Hoffert, 5:30; 5. Theron Glover, 6:15; 6. Kevin Foster, 7:17. Fourth-and fifth-grade (1K) 1. Kyle Hoffert, 4:05; 2. Micah Fields, 4:15; 3. Keith Bruce, 4:19; 4. Dalton Horn, 4:56; 5. Richard Carstens, 5:11. Sixth- through eighth-grade (2K) 1. Nick Doerksen, 7:48; 2. Luke Do...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 4
Tuesday, Oct. 1 • At 12:45 a.m., a caller reported a fire hydrant in a parking lot on Rezanof Drive was knocked over by a vehicle. It is under investigation. • At 8:18 a.m., a caller reported a driver pulled out in front of him on Rezanof Drive. Patrol was advised. • At 8:22 a.m., a caller reported a single-vehicle accident with no injuries on Rezanof Drive. The driver said her steering wheel locked and she went o...
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Around Kodiak: Oct. 4
The Kodiak Arts Council is holding a First Friday Art walk from 5-7 p.m. Friday. The Frame Shop, Harborside Fly-By, East Elementary, Northern Exposure Gallery, the Baranov Museum, the Alutiiq Museum, the Kodiak Refuge Visitor’s Center, the Dead Humpy Studio and Gallery and the Gerald C Wilson Auditorium are all featuring artwork or artists for the walk. Fire Station Yoga, a free yoga practice group, meets at 5 p.m...
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