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Kodiak owns two top state track and field marks
Through the first two weeks of the season, Kodiak High School’s track and field team has posted two state-leading marks. Sophomore Levi Thomet owns the top 3,200-meter time with a 9-minute, 30.37-second eight-lapper. Teammate Cole Christiansen is second in the state at 9:54.79. Thomet and Christiansen are also part of the 3,200-relay state leading time of 8:23.95. Clayton Hannah and Levi Fried fill out the squad. ...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 10
Tuesday, April 2 At 1:19 a.m. and 1:25 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. At 1:51 a.m., an officer gave a man a warning for a traffic offense. At 7:32 a.m., a taxi received a call for a pickup. She was with another person and couldn’t pick up the caller. The driver said the woman was intoxicated and upset. She did not meet protective custody criteria and agreed to take a different taxi. At 8:48 a.m...
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ITN warns Kodiak beachcombers about rat poison canisters
Containers used to store rat poison have washed up on one of Kodiak’s beaches, and Island Trails Network is advising people to avoid contact with the empty canisters if any others show up. The thermos-sized aluminum canisters could contain residual amounts of aluminum phosphide, a toxin used to kill rats and bugs. When aluminum phosphide is exposed to moisture in the air, it produces phosphine, a poisonous gas tha...
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Coastal Contracting is a doctor for sick houses
With the good weather approaching, businesses like Kodiak’s Coastal Contracting Inc. are preparing for a summer of building. Owner Matt Corriere started Coastal Contracting in 2002, but at that time he was just doing carpentry work. He has since expanded his services to include building and design, heavy equipment rentals and snow plowing. “I’ve always known I wanted to work for myself ever since I was young,” Cor...
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Adam Joshua Quizana Mangrobang
Adam Joshua Quizana Mangrobang, 19, died April 4, 2013 at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center. He was born on September 30, 1993 in Quezon City, Philippines and came to Kodiak in March 2008. He is survived by his parents, Ruben Mangrobang of Kodiak, Alaska (originally from the Philippines), his mother, Fe Quizana of the Philippines, and his half-sister Angela Mangrobang of the Philippines. Being a part of the ...
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Kodiak Storm place fourth in Anchorage
The Kodiak Storm’s return to the Fools on Ice Tournament didn’t go as planned. Kodiak’s female hockey team went 0-3-1 to finish fourth in the four-team intermediate division in the three-day tournament that concluded Sunday in Anchorage. “Everybody skated really hard and we had fun,” team member Heather Norton said. “One of the biggest things to hurt us this year was not having the ice rink ready to go.” Skaters d...
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Borough mayor’s complaint against assemblyman is dismissed
Borough assemblyman Mel Stephens has been cleared of financial wrongdoing by the Alaska Public Offices Commission. In a ruling released Monday, the commission dismissed a complaint filed by borough Mayor Jerome Selby. The complaint alleged Stephens, an attorney, failed to follow financial disclosure rules when accepting payment for a case in which he represented a client fighting the Kodiak Island Borough in court...
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City and borough take firm action on tender issue
The city and borough of Kodiak are taking a tough approach to Trident Seafoods’ manipulation of this spring’s pollock and cod fishery in the Gulf of Alaska. Borough Mayor Jerome Selby and city Mayor Pat Branson have signed a letter asking the North Pacific Fishery Management Council to investigate the impact of tenders taking fish to Alaska Peninsula fish processing plants instead of plants in Kodiak. The NPFMC’s ...
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Macahilas wins Pro-Build Championship
After four hours of bowling, the third edition of the Spenard Builders Supply Pro-Build Championship came down to one frame. Needing a strike to win and nine pins to tie, Manny Narra’s final ball knocked down only eight pins, which gave the title to Stefan Macahilas, 218-217, in a tense championship match Sunday afternoon at Tropic Lanes. Macahilas had already finished with a 218 and could only watch nervously as ...
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Alumni update: Anthony opts for shorter distance
A week after recording one of the fastest 10,000-meter times in NCAA Division II track and field, Dylan Anthony opted for a shorter race. The University of Alaska Anchorage sophomore clocked a 4-minute, 05.68-second time in the 1,500 meters to place 19th at the Willamette Invitational Saturday in Oregon. Anthony placed 12th in his heat, which was the fastest of the three. Brad Prettyman of Clackamas Community Coll...
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