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Kodiak girls fall to Sitka
A slow start doomed Kodiak on the first day of the Seahawk Classic. The Bears were held scoreless in the first quarter and lost 47-41 to Sitka in a girls basketball game Thursday afternoon at Seward High School. Sitka, a 3A school from the Southeast, led 13-0 after the first quarter. “We didn’t come out ready to play,” Kodiak coach Krista Hicks said. Kodiak gained its footing after that, outscoring Sitka 41-34, bu...
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13 Kodiak wrestlers vie for championships
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer Sitting in a doctor’s office in mid-November, Kodiak’s Jay-Ar Small never once thought his wrestling career was over. A fractured right hand wasn’t going to keep the senior down. “When they told me it was broken, I was pretty upset,” Small said. “But I knew I was going to comeback. I was going to comeback rather or not they told me not to.” Small never had to disobey the docs’ orde...
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Local Results: Feb. 6
Kodiak Hockey Association Jan. 31 Bantam/Midget Gold 6, Blue 4 Erik Abell 2 goals, Wesley Santiago 1, Liam Kirven 1, Matt Schauff 1 and Jack Hannah 1 for Gold Aaron Hocum 3 goals and Morgan Moir 1 for Blue. PeeWee Gold 7, Blue 6 Taylor Nelson 4 goals, Gavin Baxter 2 and Krista Simpler 1 for Gold. Carli Glover 3 goals, Gideon Craig 2 and Adam Hornickle 1 for Blue. Squirt Gold 5, Blue 2 Aden Klump 3 goals, Aiden Bru...
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Playbook: Feb. 6
Friday, Feb. 6 Boys Basketball: Kodiak at Kenai. C squad, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Girls Basketball: Kodiak vs. Seward at the Seahawk Classic in Seward, 6 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the state championships at Chugiak High School, 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 7 Boys Basketball: Kodiak at Kenai. C squad, noon; junior varsity, 1:30 p.m.; varsity, 3 p.m. Girls Basketball: Kodiak vs. ACS at the Seaha...
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‘The public has been heard’ P&Z votes to table new code, modify old
The Planning and Zoning Commission voted to modify the three sections of existing borough code that deal with lands in the Kodiak Island Borough after more than three hours of testimony Wednesday from a full auditorium of Kodiak residents. Commissioner Maria Painter’s motion to “modify the existing Kodiak Island Borough code Titles 16, 17, 18” — which would be a simplification of the existing code to improve the e...
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Review board says thermal cover led to rocket failure
A review board has completed its investigation of the failed rocket launch at the Kodiak Launch Complex and determined that an external thermal protective cover interfered with the launch vehicle’s steering assembly, resulting in termination of the launch shortly after liftoff, a news release said Wednesday. The payload under test, an extremely fast experimental weapon described by the U.S. military as “a hyperson...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 5
Jan. 6 At 12:32 a.m., police arrested a woman on Rezanof Drive West on suspicion of hindering prosecution in the first degree. At 7:54 a.m., a caller reported reckless driving on Rezanof Drive East. Police were unable to locate the vehicle described. At 8:24 a.m., police warned a driver about a headlight out. At 11:39 a.m., police warned a driver on Maple Avenue for not stopping completely at a stop sign. At 12:21...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 5
Free drill conductor workshop The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association will offer a two-day Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Workshop in Kodiak, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28. The workshop meets at Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, 118 Trident Way. Topics will inculde cold-water survival skills, EPIRBs, flares, maydays, man overboard recovery, firefighting, immersio...
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We are born to be free
The cry from grassroots Kodiak society seems to be that of being assured personal freedoms to continue to live here. Wilton White, a beloved former resident, businessman and assemblyman, used to say, "Live, and let live." He was so right; no one likes to be dictated to. The current borough code revision seems to threaten many of our liberties here. Codes that limit our inherited freedoms from God discourage entrep...
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Books turn into forms of art
Cutting, shredding, coloring, folding, painting, burning and staining may sound like things parents tell their children not to do to books, but all of that and more is encouraged to turn books into a form of artwork that will be showcased for three weeks starting on Friday. The third annual Altered Books Show by the Kodiak Arts Council in partnership with the Kodiak Public Library Association and Kodiak Public Lib...
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