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Tracksters eye school records
Records are meant to be broken, and Kodiak High School track and field coach Marcus Dunbar likes to remind his athletes of that. Plastered on a wall inside the foyer of KHS are two giant billboards displaying Kodiak’s records. “The whole reason I put it up there is for them to look at it,” Dunbar said. Several records might be in jeopardy this track and field season. • Senior Marley Wilkins already has the fifth-f...
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Local Results: April 12
Kodiak Island Dart Association Wednesday, April 3 Flying Tacos 13, Shark Attack 2; Nightflights 12, Villains 3; Elders 10, Oo Chuks 5, Darty Minds 10, Coyote Pak 5; 3 in a Bed 8, Bar Pros 7; Dart Vaders 10, Ah-Shucks 5; Banditos 13, Rondy II 2; River Rats 15, Dart’in Divas 0. High tons: Nick Alokli, 180; Billy Zimmerman, 180; Randy Bishop, 140; Paddy O’Donnell, 140; Robert Mee, 133; John Wolfen, 133; Kevin Cornett...
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Playbook: April 12
Today Track: Kodiak at the Pro/Whit Indoor Championships at The Dome in Anchorage, 3 p.m. Saturday, April 13 Track: Kodiak at the Pro/Whit Indoor Championships at The Dome in Anchorage, 8 a.m.
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New city salary system will cost $504,000 more per year
The Kodiak City Council is considering changing public employees’ pay grades for the first time in 10 years as it takes up debate on a new salary system during tonight’s city council meeting. The new system revises employees’ job descriptions and duties and pegs pay rates to market standards. If accepted, the new system will cost the city an additional $504,000 per year — $389,000 in higher salaries and $115,000 i...
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Kodiak herring season will be a busy one
Sitka’s loss could mean a big gain for Kodiak herring fishermen. After Alaska’s first big herring fishery came in below expectations, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is expecting a big turnout when Kodiak’s herring sac roe harvest begins April 15. “It looks like we're going to have a bit more interest this year,” said James Jackson, the top salmon and herring biologist in Fish and Game’s Kodiak office. “Thi...
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Kodiak Little League officials push to revive softball
Little League softball in Kodiak has been nearly extinct for four years, and barring a late push in registrations, East Addition Field will again remain empty this summer. As of Wednesday evening, only nine girls age 9 through 12 have signed up to play softball, well short of the 24 girls needed to form two teams, Kodiak Little League secretary Candice Griswold said. Saturday is the last day to register for Little...
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“The Miracle Worker” opens this weekend
Close to two decades ago, Lissa Woodbury Jensen directed her first show in Kodiak, “The Miracle Worker,” on the big stage of the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. This weekend, the Kodiak High School Theater Troupe will tell the same story, but on a different stage. The play begins at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in the Gerald C. Wilson Drama Pod. The matinee on Sunday begins at 3 p.m. Jensen said she wanted to try...
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Kodiak real estate agents expect normal housing season
As transfer season arrives for the Coast Guard and other professions and “For Sale” signs pop up around town, Kodiak’s real estate agents aren’t predicting anything other than a normal summer. “We should see a regular year in sales, probably the same amount of sales and inventory that we’re accustomed to,” said Grant Shields, owner of Alaska One Realty. There are around 25 houses listed for sale between Kodiak and...
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Alaska State Troopers: April 11
Thursday, April 4 At 12:55 a.m., Alaska State Troopers stopped a 2003 Ford F-350 near Mill Bay Beach for a traffic violation. The truck’s 38-year-old Kodiak driver was intoxicated and violating conditions of release from the district court in Unalaska. The man was arrested for DUI and two counts of violating conditions of release.
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Kodiak had record low temperature Wednesday
Don’t call winter over yet. Temperatures plunged to 15 degrees Wednesday morning, courtesy of an Arctic storm system that brought deep snow to Anchorage. Wednesday’s mark sets a new record for April 10, beating the previous low of 16 degrees, set in 1968. While the calendar says spring has arrived, Kodiak’s normal April 10 low is 31 degrees, and unseasonably low temperatures have lingered around Kodiak for almost ...
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