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Prep hoops: Kodiak girls drop two at Wasilla
Wasilla washed away any thoughts Kodiak had at claiming the Northern Lights Conference regular-season title with a dominant second quarter Friday. After a 14-all first quarter, Wasilla outscored Kodiak 22-9 in the second and held on for a 54-43 girls basketball victory Friday at Wasilla. Saturday’s game was no contest as undefeated Wasilla, the state’s top 4A team, cruised to a 68-41 win that closed out the NLC re...
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Rose Lorraine (Anderson) Wolcoff
Rose Lorraine (Anderson) Wolcoff, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at the age of 100 years and 1 day old. Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Anchorage Funeral Home, 1800 Dare Ave. in Anchorage. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Friday, March 1, 2013 at Faith Christian Community Church, 4240 Wisconsin St. in Anchorage. Rose will be laid to rest next to her husband Paul at th...
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Meth spike prompts questions
Brook Crow has been clean of methamphetamine for close to three years. Three years ago, that would have been hard to believe. In her early twenties, Crow was offered a line of meth while working as a bartender. It soon became a part of her regular life. “I was using when I was working and sleeping on my days off,” she said. “I was ditching my kids because I needed sleep. I really needed this drug to get me through...
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New housing policy for USCG personnel
To the editor: USCG personnel newly assigned to OCONUS duty stations must comply with a housing policy which was recently revised. OCONUS refers to duty stations outside of the continental United States, and includes the base here in Kodiak. The revised policy now states that all members newly assigned to OCONUS duty stations in 2013 will be required to live on base or other government-controlled housing when such...
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Holland American returns to Kodiak
Last week, Holland America announced it will return regular cruise service to Kodiak starting in 2014. The 1,380-passenger Amsterdam will make five stops in Kodiak, injecting a big dose of tourism business into the Kodiak economy. Holland America spokesman Erik Elvejord said by phone on Wednesday that demand for a 14-day cruise across the Gulf of Alaska — and to Kodiak — is why the cruise line is returning. “Peopl...
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Death penalty could be sought in CG murder case
Alaska doesn’t have a death penalty, but James Wells could face federal death penalty charges for allegedly killing Coast Guardsmen Richard Belisle and James Hopkins. In a press conference after Wells’ arraignment on Tuesday, U.S. Attorney Karen Loeffler announced that all of the charges Wells faces are death penalty eligible. Wells faces two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of murdering a federal employe...
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Prep hoops: Kodiak boys look to end losing streak against Wasilla
Kodiak High School’s five senior boys basketball players are hoping to end a long losing streak to Wasilla in their final home appearance. Wasilla owns a 20-game winning streak over Kodiak that dates to the 2003-2004 season. Fifteen of the 20 wins have been by more than 10 points. Kodiak gets two chances to end the streak. Today’s game tips at 7:30 p.m., while Saturday’s begins at 6 p.m. “It would be a great way t...
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Kodiak schools await solid budget
With just over two months remaining before its budget is due, the Kodiak Island Borough school district faces a $2 million gap between revenue and expenses — and that figure is expected to grow before it shrinks. On Monday night, schools finance director Lisa Pearce told the Kodiak school board that anticipated federal cutbacks, no increases from the state and rising costs mean the district is being financially sq...
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Kodiak girls battle Wasilla for NLC top spot
For the second straight week, Kodiak’s girls will be missing a key player from their starting lineup. Junior point guard Jerica Nelson, the team’s No. 2 scorer, will not be playing in Kodiak’s key Northern Lights Conference basketball set at Wasilla. Instead, she will be in Kodiak resting an ankle that has been causing her problems for the better part of a month. “I know that is killing her,” Kodiak coach Stephani...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 22
Concert at Tony’s KMXT presents White Twang, the Gitterrounders, and the Great Alaska Bluegrass Band in concert at Tony’s Bar. The event is tonight from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., and is also on Saturday from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at KMXT. Business after hours The Kodiak Lions Club will host the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce business after hours tonight at 6 p.m. in the Harbor room at the Best Western Kodi...
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