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Borough declares Suicide prevention week
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly declared Sept. 8 through 14 as Suicide Prevention Week at its regular meeting Thursday. The proclamation urged Kodiakans to "recognize suicide as a significant public health problem … and "support the development of accessible behavioral health services." Jessica Lacy, violence prevention coordinator for the Kodiak Area Native Association, accepted the proclamation. "Suicide is p...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 8
Aug. 5 • At 5:35 a.m., a caller reported a bear sighting in the Bartel Avenue and Chichenof Street area. Patrolling officers were advised. • At 5:39 a.m., a found drivers license was turned in to the Department of Motor Vehicles. • At 6:54 a.m., police warned a driver on Rezanof Drive for having a broken brake light. • At 8:48 a.m., police warned a driver on East Rezanof Drive for speeding. • At 9:03 a.m., police ...
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Fish Factor: Sullivan bows out of Kodiak fish debate
“Surprised and disappointed” was the reaction by Senator Mark Begich upon learning that his opponent Dan Sullivan has bowed out of an Oct. 1 fisheries debate in Kodiak. It is the second time this year that Sullivan has declined to participate in the Chamber of Commerce event that has been an election year tradition since 1990. “I can’t recall a time that a candidate has not participated in the Kodiak debate,” Begi...
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Swimmers win at Homer
Kodiak’s boys and girls swim teams swept the Homer Invitational on Saturday. Ila Hughes, Tahna Lindquist and Talon Lindquist all won a pair of individual events. Full results were not available. The Bears host Homer on Friday and Saturday.
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Kodiak football blanked by Colony
Kodiak’s offense moved the ball effectively, but couldn’t find the end zone in a 37-0 nonconference high school football loss at Colony Saturday. The Knights, the second-ranked large-school team in the state, got two touchdowns apiece from Logan Conway and Tucker Looney. The defense pitched its second consecutive shutout — Colony blanked Juneau-Douglas last week — to remain undefeated on the season at 4-0. The Bea...
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Prep football scores: Week 4
Friday Barrow 62, Voznesenka 0 Kenai 44, Palmer 20 Ketchikan 40, Thunder Mt. 35 Chugiak 41, Dimond 7 South Anchorage 72. Eagle River 0 Lathrop 31, North Pole 13 Saturday Bartlett 31, Service 24 Colony 37, Kodiak 0 Homer 55, Valdez 0 Seward 56, Monroe 0 West Anchorage 27, East Anchorage 12 Eielson 52, Nikiski 34 Wasilla 49, West Valley 25 Juneau-Douglas 24, West Seattle (Wash.) 8
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KHS volleyball reloads for 2014 season
Even though Kodiak graduated seven seniors from last year’s record-breaking volleyball squad, coach Amy Willis isn’t expecting a letdown 2014 campaign. Most of Kodiak’s players will make their varsity debut tonight in a season-opening Northern Lights Conference match at Colony. The two squads meet again on Saturday. “I think a lot of teams are going to overlook us because we just graduated that group,” Willis said...
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Kodiak football travels to Colony
A week after losing by 48 points to Kenai, Kodiak is now tasked with playing the second-ranked large-school team in the state. The Bears play at 2 p.m. Saturday against Colony in a nonconference game. “Colony has a great program, they have some great athletes and a lot of big kids. It is definitely a challenge,” Kodiak coach Jim Schnick said. “It would be a challenge for anybody … It is a game on the schedule and ...
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Pigskin picks: Stumbling through the season
For the third consecutive week I suffered a pair of losses to post a 6-2 record. For the season I stand at 20-6 for a .769 winning percentage — extremely sub-par for me at this point in the season. I misfired on Houston’s victory over Seward and Homer’s win over Barrow. We will try to do better in Week 4, the halfway point of the season. Week 4: Barrow (2-1) at Voznesenka (0-2) — Barrow suffered its first loss of ...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Masiqsiraq - Port Lions
Masiqsiraq - Port Lions Elltuwaqa Masiqsirami skuuluqutartuq.- My granddaughter is going to go to school in Port Lions. On Friday March 27, 1964, life changed dramatically for the residents of Afognak village. A magnitude 9.0 earthquake ripped open the sea floor off the coast of Kodiak, creating a series of tsunamis that devastated the village. Residents were forced to evacuate as seawater engulfed the community. ...
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