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Assembly talks revenue forecast, high school siding issues
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly discussed issues with paneling on the new Kodiak High School addition and the expected revenues for the next year. Some of the siding panels on the new sections of the Kodiak High School have small bulges that are noticeable from some angles and in some lighting conditions. “Staff is working with the architect, worked with the general contractor and expressed concern,” said borou...
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Kodiak Island Births: March 3
Gavin Thomas Adams was born at 7:15 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, to Michael Jr. and Jacqueline Adams. He weighed 9 pounds, 1.2 ounces and measured 21 inches long. His parents are originally from Baltimore, Maryland, and now live in Kodiak. His mother is working on a master’s degree in nursing and his father works on the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Alex Haley. Grandparents are Leonard and Jennifer Herd and Michael Sr...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Last chance for rabbits
The season for snowshoe hares may never close on Kodiak and there may be no bag limit, but in fact there’s a practical limit to when you hunt them. Somewhere around the middle of April their breeding season starts and is in high gear by May. Perhaps it’s no coincidence that the arrival of the first youngsters corresponds roughly with the explosion of new vegetation in spring and the hare’s seasonal change to brown...
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Kodiakan attends D.C. conference
WASHINGTON – Beverly Eads of Robert G. Blair Unit 17 in Kodiak was one of more than 300 delegates and distinguished guests from across the country who attended the American Legion Auxiliary’s annual Washington, D.C., Conference Feb. 22-25. The mid-year event provides an opportunity for the organization’s leadership to hear from Washington experts on issues relevant to the Auxiliary’s mission and to meet with Congr...
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Alumni update: Lindquist tops in the WAC
For the second straight season, Jori Lindquist raised the Western Athletic Conference swimming championship trophy. Lindquist and the rest of her Northern Arizona University teammates captured the WAC title Saturday in San Antonio, Texas, with 666 points, 127 more than runner-up New Mexico State. The sophomore from Kodiak played a part in securing the banner by qualifying for an A final for the first time in her c...
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Kodiak hoops to battle Palmer
Kodiak High School basketball will see plenty of the Palmer Moose on Thursday. Both the boys and girls play Palmer in the opening round of the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Kenai High School. The boys play at 3 p.m., followed by the girls at 4:45 p.m. The boys enter as the fourth seed, while Palmer is a fifth seed. Both teams finished with 3-7 NLC records. Kodiak won the tiebreaker, and was awarded t...
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Powers wins Wyoming state title
Former Kodiak High School standout Kerry Powers added another state title to his resume on Saturday. Powers captured the 220-pound title at the Wyoming 4A state wrestling championships. The senior from Sheridan defeated Gillette’s Zach Taylor, 8-6, in the title bout to win the school’s only championship. Powers concluded his final prep season with a 38-4 record, and will wrestle for the Air Force Academy. “It has ...
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SENIOR LIFE: Wine tasting, tour at center
It’s March at the center and in addition to all the regular activities going on, there are some special events coming up as well. This Friday, March 6, from 5 to 7 p.m., the center will host a wine tasting party for anyone 60 and older. We thought this kind of event might bring in the younger baby boomer senior to the facility so they can see what’s available for them perhaps or for their parent or another loved o...
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Playbook: March 2
Wednesday, March 4 Boys Basketball: Kodiak ESS vs. Cook Inlet Academy at the Peninsula Conference Championships at Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage, 6:30 p.m.
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Museum tour takes a peek behind the scenes
Normally, visitors to the Baranov Museum get to see the downstairs exhibits, but last Saturday, the museum offered behind-the-scenes tours to members as a member appreciation event. The upstairs part of the building houses offices for museum staff, a wall of research books, multiple filing cabinets containing research documents, and rooms full of items that don’t currently fit into the museum’s existing exhibits. ...
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