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Amazing Nature: Tidepools are filled with young animals in spring
It is finally undeniable that spring has sprung in Kodiak. The warm temperatures of the last weekend kissed even the last winter sleepiness out of nature’s ambassadors of the new season. Usually, it’s the flowers and perhaps some trees and bushes that announce spring with their first blooms or tender new green shoots. However, yesterday on a rocky beach we witnessed signs of springtime under every rock. While hard...
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KHS baseball sweeps SoHi
A day after playing for nearly three hours, Kodiak wasted no time in sweeping Soldotna on Thursday. The Bears breezed by the Stars, 12-1, in a five-inning Southcentral Conference baseball game in Soldotna. Kodiak completed the two-game sweep of Soldotna and improved to 5-1 in conference and 8-6 overall. The Stars dropped to 0-3 in the conference. Jon LeVan and Austin Frick supplied the offense for Kodiak, combinin...
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Kodiak track hosts ACS
Kodiak will receive a challenge in its final tune-up for the Region III Track and Field Championships. The Bears host small-school power Anchorage Christian Schools today and Saturday in a dual meet at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The Lions’ boys are the defending small school state champions, while the Bears’ boys are the defending large-school state champions. Last week at the Palmer Invitational, ACS got the best...
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Kodiak wrestlers finish season strong
Kodiak’s Bryan Gonzalez earned the triple crown of wrestling this past weekend at the Alaska USA Championships in Wasilla. Competing for Kodiak Kid Club Wrestling, Gonzalez won folkstyle, freestyle and Greco Roman 100-pound titles in the cadet division. Kodiak Club coach Craig Walton said when a wrestler wins all three it is called a triple crown. Nolan Wandersee captured the folkstyle junior 220-pound title, whil...
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Playbook: May 9
Friday, May 9 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Baranof Field. Junior varsity, 2 p.m.; varsity, 4 p.m. Softball: Kodiak vs. Skyview at East Addition Park. Varsity, 2 p.m.; junior varsity, 8 p.m. Kodiak vs. Kenai at East Addition Park. Junior varsity, 4 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Track: Kodiak vs. Anchorage Christian at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Field events, 3:30 p.m.; running events, 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10 Baseball: Kod...
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Kodiak baseball downs Soldotna
Kodiak used a trio of four-run innings to dispose of Soldotna, 13-7, in a Southcentral Conference baseball game Wednesday evening in Soldotna. The Bears scored four runs in the third, sixth and seventh innings as Kodiak improved to 4-1 in the conference, 7-6 overall in a game that featured 24 walks and lasted nearly three hours. Jakob Arnold labored through five 2/3 innings to earn the win. The junior allowed thre...
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KHS softball hosts Kenai, Skyview
With rain coming down and fog surrounding Kodiak Wednesday, Sam Catt gave his softball team the day off from practice. He figured the players could use the rest in preparation for this weekend’s slate of Northern Lights Conference games against Kenai and Skyview. The Bears host both Peninsula squads in doubleheaders Friday and Saturday. Friday starts with a 2 p.m. game against Skyview and ends with a 6 p.m. outing...
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Kodiak disaster prep team mulls more practice
Kodiak emergency management officials discussed arranging more natural disaster response practice sessions to improve Kodiak’s chances of pulling through such an event. At the quarterly meeting of the Local Emergency Preparedness Committee on May 6, members suggested that Kodiak needed more than quarterly training practice sessions to stay on top of its game. The council maintained that full-scale disaster simulat...
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Old Harbor man charged with gun-pull, domestic violence
On Monday, a village public safety officer and Alaska State Troopers charged an Old Harbor man with a domestic violence assault with a weapon. The Old Harbor village public safety officer reported that he received a call that Peter Larionoff, a 53-year-old male resident of Old Harbor, had pointed a weapon at the caller and her 60-year-old grandmother. The VPSO also said the suspect was possibly intoxicated and was...
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City returns from “short, intense” D.C. jaunt
Following a similar trip by borough counterparts earlier last month, representatives from the Kodiak city government lobbied on behalf of local interests in Washington, D.C., April 28-29. The delegation consisted of Mayor Pat Branson, City Council Member John Whiddon and City Manager Aimee Kniaziowski. “It was a very short, intense trip,” she said. Kniaziowski found the atmosphere in the capital still suffering fr...
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