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Thomet shines at all-star meet
At a meet full of track and field all-stars, Kodiak’s Levi Thomet shined the brightest. The talented Kodiak sophomore zoomed to two individual victories and anchored a school-record performance in the 3,200-meter relay at the two-day Brian Young Invitational that concluded Saturday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. And just like at the state championships, he was named the boys athlete of the meet. “He is an incredibl...
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City and borough forge ahead with plans for permanent composting plant at landfill
The city and borough of governments Kodiak are working hard on a plan to build a permanent sewage sludge composting plant at the Kodiak Island Borough landfill. The news came Thursday night during a joint meeting of the Kodiak City Council and Kodiak Island Borough assembly. “In the short term, what we’re looking to do is extend the license agreement (for landfill space),” city manager Aimee Kniaziowski said. Sinc...
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Fisheries group prepares for NPFMC meeting
The Kodiak city and borough fisheries work group met Tuesday morning to discuss Chinook salmon bycatch in non-pollock trawl fisheries, an item on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s June agenda. The council is expected to take final action on proposed management measures for all non-pollock trawl fisheries in the Central and Western Gulf of Alaska. The issue has been in development for over a year and a...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 29
Monday, May 20 • At 10:50 p.m., a caller reported a loose dog was back. It ran when it saw patrol vehicles. The information was given to the community services officer. Tuesday, May 21 • At 1:48 a.m. and 1:57 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 2:17 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Chichenof Street. • At 2:30 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Simeonoff Street. • At 2:31 a.m., one man...
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Never give up
To the Editor: I am proud to be an athlete in Special Olympics. It’s because I’m glad to be part of it. My coaches and trainers always say, “Never give up.” I help Special Olympics to raise money for the program. My favorite sport is power lifting. Brittany Tregarthen
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Around Kodiak: May 29
Senator Lisa Murkowksi will visit Old Harbor and Kodiak today. She will be in Old Harbor for a community reception at the Old Harbor Community Hall from 12:10-12:50 p.m. People in Kodiak can “Have a Beer with Lisa” at the Kodiak Island Brewery. The Kodiak community reception is from 4-5 p.m. today at the brewery.
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Kodiak photographers join forces
Six months ago, Ashley Sloan was a student in Sarah Lovette’s beginning photography class. Now she has her own photography business, Sloan Photography, and has partnered with Simply Lovette Photography. Lovette began looking for an assistant in March when she realized she couldn’t keep up with the number of interested clients. She knew Sloan from her class and approached her about training with her. “Ashley starte...
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Koniag gets a new board member
Margie Bezona has been replaced by Daniel C. Nielsen on the Koniag Inc. board of directors. The move was announced Friday by Koniag, which stated that Bezona — elected at the corporation’s annual meeting in October — had resigned. Koniag is the regional Native corporation for the Kodiak archipelago and has approximately 3,400 original shareholders. Nielsen, vetted by the board’s nominations committee and confirmed...
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Mahle named SCC South Division MVP
Kodiak’s baseball team landed three players on the Southcentral all-conference teams. Senior Brandon Mahle was named the South Division’s most valuable player and junior Austin Frick was placed on the first team. Sophomore Jakob Arnold earned second-team recognition. In 25 innings this season, Mahle’s posted a 3-0 record, a 1.12 earned run average and a single-season school record 43 strikeouts. He has only allowe...
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Playbook: May 29
Thursday, May 30 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Ketchikan at the state championships at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage, 10 a.m.
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