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Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 10
Sept. 1 Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted a British Columbia woman sport fishing near Whale Pass and cited her for sport fishing with more than one line. Sept. 3 At 4 p.m., Alaska State Troopers arrested a man on an outstanding warrant stemming from the original charge of assault in the third degree. AWT contacted a Kodiak fisherman commercial fishing in Shelikof Strait and cited him for failing to register a pow...
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KHS spikers, swimmers head to Peninsula
After opening the season at home last weekend, Kodiak High School’s volleyball and swimming teams will invade the Kenai Peninsula. The volleyball team begins a four-game, three-day trip today at Kenai, while the swimmers will be competing at Saturday’s Homer Invitational. Volleyball The Bears couldn’t have started the season any better, sweeping Colony in a pair of Northern Lights Conference matches. Up next for K...
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Stage and Screen: Steering a way through life
Learning to Drive” (2014) is a sensitive, kind examination of the lives of an abandoned middle-class American book critic and a like-age Indian Sikh taxi driver/driving instructor. Patricia Clarkson plays the jilted, yet celebrated New York book critic, Wendy. Clarkson was the perfect selection to play the timorous, emotionally and socially dependent spouse of Ted (Jake Weber), who has taken up with another woman....
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Playbook: Sept. 10
Thursday, Sept. 10 Volleyball: Kodiak at Kenai. C squad, 3:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11 Football: Kodiak at North Pole. Junior varsity, 3 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak at Soldotna. C squad, 3:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 Auto racing: Kodiak Island Stock car shootout at the Kodiak Island Raceway, 5:30 p.m. Cross country: Ko...
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Chiniak fire reaches 98 percent containment
Alaska Division of Forestry officials expect to see an end to the state’s firefighting effort in Chiniak on Friday, with help from rain predicted to continue through the week. “We’re hoping that’s going to finish it off,” said Patrick Quiner, ADF’s Kenai-Kodiak area representative. As of Monday, the fire was 98 percent contained within a 300-foot wide perimeter, incident commander Phil Blydenburgh of ADF said. “To...
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Troopers investigating burglary at gym
The Alaska State Troopers are investigating the theft of money and iPods and a break-in at a local gym last weekend, according to a trooper report. Troopers were notified by the owner of Kodiak Athletic Club shortly before 6 a.m. on Sept. 5 that someone had illegally entered the building. “Subsequent investigation revealed a man on a bicycle rode up to the building at about (3 a.m.), forced the door open, and stol...
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School Board supports reopening Danger Bay School
The Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education unanimously supported the reopening of Danger Bay School, a small rural school located at a logging camp on Afognak Island, for the 2015-2016 school year. According to KIBSD superintendent Stewart McDonald, the logging camp says enough students will enroll to meet the 10-student minimum required for a public school to open. Currently, 8 students are enro...
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Currier holds off Kalil for golf title
Mike Currier missed last year’s Kodiak Island Golf Championships because he was acclimating his family to their new home. He sure made his presence known in this year’s edition. The Kodiak-based Coast Guardsman used a magnificent short game to win the 29th Kodiak Island Golf Championships with a six-over-par, 36-hole total of 150, Sunday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. “I’m ecstatic to win this one in my first tim...
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Senior Life: September is Senior Center Month
Each September the National Council on Aging declares Senior Center Month and the Kodiak Senior Center always participates. This year’s theme is: “LIFE- Learning, Independence, Friends and Energy.” And you can find all that at the Kodiak Senior Center every month. This month Golden Tones are back practicing each Thursday at 1:30 p.m. The Whippersnappers have also returned to play music each Friday at 1 p.m. exerci...
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Prep Poll: Chugiak grabs top spot
The merry-go-round atop the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network large-school football poll continued this week. For the fourth time in as many weeks, a new No. 1 was crowned by the state’s voting media. That spot went to Chugiak. The Mustangs took down last week’s No. 1 West Anchorage, 28-21, and became the newest Cook Inlet Conference team to be declared the top large-school team. South Anchorage, Bartlett and Wes...
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