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Coast Guard: Aug. 23
Aug. 20 • An Air Station Kodiak Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, forward deployed to the Bering Sea region, medevaced an ill crewman from the bulk carrier Jamaica Bay 92 miles west of Dutch Harbor, Tuesday. The Dolphin crew hoisted the 37-year-old Chinese mariner, who was reportedly suffering from severe abdominal distress, and transported him safely to awaiting emergency medical personnel in Dutch Harbo...
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Kodiak boys cross country enters rare rebuilding year
Over the past decade, it’s not often Marcus Dunbar has said this about his boys cross country team: “Right now, I think we are vulnerable to get beat by teams in our region and teams from within the state, for sure,” the veteran coach said. Kodiak’s streak of 11 straight Region III titles is in jeopardy as the Bears enter a rare rebuilding year. The team graduated four runners — Cole Christiansen, Julian McCarthy,...
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Around Kodiak: Aug. 22
Auditions for the Kodiak Arts Council’s community theater production of M*A*S*H will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium mainstage. Co-directors Jared Griffin and Mike Wall will be looking to cast approximately 30 men and women (ages 14 and older), including speaking parts and ensemble roles. Copies of the script are available for checkout from the Arts Council office, located inside ...
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P&Z approves rezone for church to build housing
The Kodiak Island Borough’s planning and zoning commission approved a rezone for the St. James the Fisherman Episcopal Church that will allow the church to build more low-income housing. The Episcopal Diocese of Alaska owns the property the church is located on, which is found in the Aleutian Homes subdivision. Although the Diocese is the property owner, management is done by a locally elected vestry or committee,...
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Senior Life: Island Cove Adult Day Program
Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc. adult day program, Island Cove, has been operating since January 1991 and provides a safe, active environment for people who might need assistance during the day. Delicious lunches, snacks, arts and crafts, exercise, games, socialization and even massages are part of the adult day program. The variety of activities are suited even for seniors in wheelchairs or those who have limited...
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Kodiak cross country schedule
Aug. 24 — at Skyview Invite Aug. 30-31 — West Anchorage Sept. 6 — at ACS Class Challenge Sept. 7 — at Palmer Invitational Sept. 14 — at Seward Invitational Sept. 20-21 — Colony Sept. 28 — Region III Championships at Seward Oct. 5 — State Championship meet at Bartlett
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Prep picks: Looking to stay perfect heading into Week 2
Turns out Kodiak wasn’t the only team to sit out Week 1 of the high school football season. Homer didn’t play Monroe, Thunder Mountain didn’t play Sitka and Delta didn’t travel to Seward. The reason for all the cancellations: not enough eligible players. If this continues to be a problem, the Alaska Schools Activities Association should really consider pushing back season openers to when school starts. Alaska has ...
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Playbook: Aug. 23
Friday, Aug. 23 Racing: Mud bog and family night at the Kodiak Island Raceway, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 Cross country: Kodiak High School at the Skyview Invitational at Skyview High School. Girls junior varsity, noon; boys junior varsity, 12:45 p.m.; girls varsity, 1:30 p.m.; boys varsity, 2:15 p.m. Football: Kodiak vs. Homer at Homer High School, 3 p.m. Junior varsity vs. North Pole at Homer, noon.
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New technology for a new school year
Imagine drawing an object and being able to use a printer to turn that sketch into a plastic object. That’s what students at Kodiak High School will learn to do this year in the 3-D modeling class, using newly purchased equipment. The Kodiak Island Borough School District now owns two 3-D printers that will allow students to print plastic objects that they design on a computer. The district purchased a 3-D printer...
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KHS tennis travels to Anchorage
On Friday, Kodiak High School’s tennis team will make history at a tournament in Anchorage. It will be the first time the team will compete in regular-season matches against another high school team. “It is different,” third-year coach Steve Johnston said. “It is kind of nice to be able to do it.” Johnston wanted to attend the tournament last year, which is used as a tune-up for teams around the state before begin...
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