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Guest opinion: Reflections on the Langfitts and Kodiak baseball
I unwrapped my sandwich, sitting in Main Elementary’s cafeteria—a recent addition to the student population. I tried to act normal, remain calm, but feared I wasn’t succeeding as redness flushed my cheeks, and I sat awkwardly, averting my eyes from glances, hoping the snickers weren’t directed at me. As I sat contemplating the likelihood that every student was plotting my social demise, a woman strode toward my ta...
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Playbook: Jan. 17
Today Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Chugiak at Chugiak. C squad, 4:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m.; varsity, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18 Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Colony at Colony. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m.
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KPD warns people to lock doors as thefts increase
A string of thefts and burglaries in Kodiak has prompted the Kodiak Police Department to remind people to lock their doors. “People need to be diligent to make sure they’re locking their cars, homes and businesses, and not leaving things with value out,” Kodiak Police Chief T.C. Kamai said. The Kodiak Police Department is investigating a series of thefts from vehicles parked on Rezanof Drive. Three firearms were r...
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Local Results: Jan. 16
City League basketball Wednesday, Jan. 9 Era Alaska 67, Loose Cannons 48 Tim Filburn 20 points, Jon Tanner 13, Boyet Jutie 12, Lexxan Data 8, Kristian Lloyd 6, Berald Escribano 4 and Brittany Patterson 4 for Era. Corey Gronn 16 points, Brian Blondin 9, Jason Blondin 7, Landen Durand 6, Brad Blondin 5 and Andrew Kina 5 for Loose Cannons. Kodiak Island Storage 72, F/V Incentive 60 Rob Nelson 23 points, Louis Rochele...
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Rural schools begin hoops season
Two Kodiak rural schools basketball teams began a season-opening weeklong trip to the Kenai Peninsula on Monday. Both Old Harbor and Kodiak ESS fell to Nikolaevsk in Peninsula Conference boys contests Monday at Nikolaevsk. Old Harbor lost 80-12, while Kodiak ESS fell 54-17. Kodiak ESS is made up of students from Ouzinkie, Larsen Bay, Akiok and Karluk. The team practiced together only once before playing on Monday....
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NLC power rankings: Soldotna girls fall in rankings after rough week
What a wild week it was in the National Football League and in the Northern Lights Conference. I’m still reeling from the Seattle Seahawks heartbreaking loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. The same could be said for the Soldotna Stars girls’ basketball team. Soldotna went into the week undefeated and came out of it with three straight losses on consecutive nights to Colony, Palmer and Wasilla. Ouch. The first f...
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Furniture store changes hands
Total Interior Furnishings has a new owner, new name, and is carrying new furniture styles. Owner Lisa Poulos has been working with her family to freshen the store’s furniture stock, offer special orders, and provide a high level of service. “My thing in life and business is to treat people how you want to be treated,” Poulos said. “That’s the way I do business.” Total Interior Furnishings sells items for the offi...
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KEA seeks board nominations
Nomination packets for the Kodiak Electric Association board of directors are available for pickup. Three of the seats on the nine-member board are up for election. Each seat is for a three-year term. Eligible candidates must be a member of KEA. This year, the seats held by directors Linda Freed, Gordon Gould, and Jay Johnston are up for election. Completed packets must be received by 5 p.m. March 13 at the KEA of...
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Kodiak man faces drug charges
A Kodiak man is facing a felony drug charge for his alleged involvement with a drug trafficking operation. Jeffrey Miranda, 28, was arraigned in Kodiak superior court on Jan. 9 on one count of second-degree drugs misconduct, a class A felony. According to court documents, Miranda is accused of drugs misconduct for possession of oxycodone. Miranda was indicted in connection with Sabino Abrego, 28, who faces a slew ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 16
Monday, Jan. 14 • At 5:12 a.m., a 911 caller reported a man refused to leave a property; he left when officers asked. • At 8:58 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Rezanof Drive. • At 9:34 a.m., an officer impounded a loose dog. • At 10:27 a.m., a 911 caller reported someone broke into a business building, trashed the place and stole items. • At 10:43 a.m., a caller reported two motorcycles were stolen from the...
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