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Kodiak track hosts Chugiak in home finale
After successive invitational victories, Kodiak’s boys’ track and field team is primed at making a run at defending its 4A state title. “We certainly are thinking that we have state potential,” longtime Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. Kodiak has three weeks to get in tip-top shape, and it starts today and Saturday as the Bears host Chugiak in the final regular-season meet at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Kodiak has ...
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In the Courts: May 13
John Richard Aga Sr. pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. Aga Sr. was sentenced to 60 days in jail (57 suspended) and fined $1,500 and has his license revoked for 90 days and ordered to use an ignition interlock device for six months after regaining the license and ordered to comply with recommendations of alcohol/substance abuse screening and placed on probation for two years. Bradley Anderson pleaded g...
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Achievers: May 13
Katie Banks, a ninth-grade art student at Kodiak High School, had her artwork selected to represent Alaska in the Western Governors Association Art Competition. Winners of the next round among entries form 19 states collect a cash prize and their work will be displayed in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, during the association’s June 12-14 meeting. Katherine Gronn of Kodiak graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage ...
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CHICK PRIEST: Mountains, oceans remind us what’s what
Sitting in the Brew Crumberland’s Best coffee shop in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, waiting for my Americano to cool down and for my head to stop spinning. A week ago I left Kodiak with my three dogs and my car aboard the Kennicott to Homer, then drove to Anchorage, where I had to stop for the night, because I discovered that I had lost my highway legs while living in Kodiak, where you never drive more than two ho...
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Teeing Off: Pitchers own the week
It’s been a historic week for pitchers in Major League Baseball. New York Mets’ Noah Syndergaard (aka Thor) belts a pair of mammoth home runs; Washington Nationals’ Max Scherzer (the one who has two different eye colors) strikeouts 20; and Seattle Mariners’ Felix Hernandez finally got his crown, becoming the all-time club leader in wins at 146. Not to be outdone, the Clarkston pups also had a pretty darn good week...
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Rockin' out: Enjoy a taste of Meatoaf
Marvin Lee Aday, also called Meatloaf, was born on Sept. 27, 1947, in Dallas, Texas. He is an American singer and plays rock ’n’ roll, heavy metal and hard rock. He has also appeared in over 50 movies and television shows. One was “The Rocky Horror Picture Show. His album “Bat Out of Hell” has sold over 43 million copies. I think Meatloaf is an awesome musician. I love his music, especially “Wasted.” It is one of ...
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Stevens: Income tax not likely to pass
A restructuring of the Alaska Permanent Fund to allow government use of some of the earnings reserve is likely, while an income tax and sales tax are improbable during the current legislative session, Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, said Monday during a brief visit to Kodiak. The Legislature has already exceeded its 90-day regular session and is nearing the end of its first special session without agreement on major ...
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Boaters live to tell a tale
Three Kodiak residents will share tales of commercial fishing and long-distance kayaking, Friday at the Kodiak Public Library. The library, the Alutiiq Museum and New Pathways Alaska are teaming up for the Maritime Story Share to highlight the importance of boating in the Kodiak community. “We’re going to have … storytellers from different segments of the community just talking about boating and telling stories ab...
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A grand night for storytelling
After a year of experimentation, the Galley Tables’ last storytelling event of the season is Friday. With the theme “How Did I Get Here?,” it takes place at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center, the last of three large venues the organizers have tested over the past few months due to the sheer number of people who want to attend. “In March, we had it at the Kodiak Baptist Mission, which was new, and then we had an ...
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Week in Words: Letters make the grade from A to Q
When May rolls around in the world of academia, students are all abuzz with one word. Graduation. Last week, Kodiak College awarded over 60 degrees and professional certificates to graduates. Thanks to Kodiak College and other University of Alaska programs, our community has that many more new professionals, ready to take the next step in our workforce or in their own academic careers. Some of these graduates, alo...
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