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Local Results: Nov. 19
City League Basketball Wednesday, Nov. 13 Brechan 66, Team Enriquez 57 Talon Lindquist 24, Isaiah Galindez 14, Eldon Macaraig 9, Lou Rocheleau 6, Louis Rocheleau 5, Wesley Walker 4 and Justin Caldejon 4 points for Brechan. RJ Sabangan 23 points, Erik Saliva 20, Kristian Lloyd 8 and Julius 6 points for Team Enriquez. Petro Marine 114, Camai 72 Yung Kiely 27, Randy Delacruz 25, Godfrey Agmata 19, Charlie Garcia 12, ...
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Kodiak finishes third at state
Kodiak’s historic volleyball season came up just short of the ultimate prize. Being the third best 4A team in the state is a pretty nice consolation prize. “I’m so proud of them,” Kodiak coach Amy Willis said. “They put in all the time and energy and were rewarded. Third in state is such a great accomplishment.” The Bears’ dream of winning the school’s first volleyball state title were shattered in a 25-21, 11-25,...
Nov 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Education: School board named ‘outstanding’
The Association of Alaska School Boards named the Kodiak Island Borough school board the most outstanding school board in the state. On Nov. 9, the Kodiak school board received the Most Outstanding School Board of the Year award at the AASB’s 60th annual conference in Anchorage. The board received the award based on level of community engagement, training and leadership, participation in state and national activit...
Nov 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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City manager names new police chief
The City of Kodiak named Lt. Ronda Wallace the new chief of police on Friday, making her the first female police chief in Kodiak history. Wallace will fill the position vacated by T.C. Kamai, who retired in September after a 25-year career with the department. City manager Aimée Kniaziowski announced Wallace’s promotion in a press release Friday and said Wallace had accepted the position on Thursday. “I’m very ple...
Nov 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor shakes up assembly board and committee assignments
Local boards and committees will see new faces filling assembly seats. In a Thursday night special meeting, the assembly approved Kodiak Island Borough Mayor Jerrol Friend’s shakeup of assembly appointments. Friend’s restructured the list of assembly appointments to boards and committees to give assembly members more exposure to different issues. “I had several people call me and talk that they felt comfortable on...
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Teacher Spotlight: Making literature fun for high school students
Getting high school students excited about literature might seem like a daunting task, but Kodiak High School teacher LeeAnn Schmelzenbach does it every day and manages to have fun with it. Schmelzenbach, a Kodiak High School alumna, earned her bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate from Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho. She then returned to Kodiak and taught in Ouzinkie from 2005 to 2007, which i...
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Garden Gate: Workshop covers several topics
When asked if eating home-grown kale could be as dangerous as eating a nitrate-laced hot dog, Lydia Clayton didn’t skip a beat. In fact, she used the opportunity to teach us something about winter vegetable gardening that we’d never considered. Originally from Oregon, Lydia Clayton knows a thing or two about gardening in a cool, moist climate. Kodiak took her by surprise. “It’s 50 degrees today. It feels like the ...
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Death notice: Linda L. Horton
Linda L. Horton, born and raised in The Dalles, Wash., passed away Oct. 31, 2013, three weeks after being diagnosed with cancer.
Nov 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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School events: Nov. 18
• The Kodiak Island Borough school board will have a regular meeting at 7 p.m. tonight in the borough assembly chambers. • The Kodiak Island Borough School District is holding a parent meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium Choral Pod to discuss Standards Based Grading.
Nov 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Education: Schools celebrate recycle day
Students from Kodiak’s elementary schools collected more than 3,700 aluminum cans for America Recycles Day on Friday. America Recycles Day is part of the Keep America Beautiful campaign. It’s a nationally recognized day dedicated to the promotion of recycling in the U.S. Ken Reinke, executive director of Threshold Services Inc., participated in the campaign by holding a contest to see which school could bring in t...
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