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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 10
QUESTION: Who was the first Kodiak High School boy to win a state swimming title? TUESDAY’S ANSWER: Kodiak’s Carissa Cannon scored a game-high 21 points in a 65-41 victory over Colony in the 2013 4A girls state basketball championship game. Cannon added five steals, five rebounds and four assists.
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Bowe’s bail set at $500K in weekend shooting
The man accused of shooting and killing another man on Sunday was arraigned Monday at the Kodiak courthouse with bail set at $500,000. Matt Bowe, 28, of Washington state allegedly shot and killed Welton “Dan” Daniel Albers, 28, of Texas onboard a fishing vessel in St. Herman Harbor early Sunday morning. During his arraignment on a charge of murder in the first degree before judge Steve Cole, Bowe was appointed a p...
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Sea Stories: All saved in big rescue from Prinsendam fire
Just after midnight on Saturday, Oct. 4, 1980, a fire broke out in the engine room of the 427-foot Prinsendam, a Holland America cruise ship with 320 mostly elderly passengers, and 200 Indonesian crewmen and Dutch officers on board. The ship was 150 miles south of Yakutat on a 20-day cruise from Vancouver to Singapore. The fire, that might have started when a fuel line sprayed diesel onto hot exhaust pipes, went q...
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Alumni Roundup: Dunbar snags indoor championship qualifying time
Near the midway point of Friday’s 3,000-meter run, Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar was nestled in the back of a star-studded field. He didn’t stay there long. Dunbar, a professional runner for Nike, moved up in the second half of the race and finished fourth in a high performance meet at the House of Track in Portland, Oregon. He clocked a time of 7 minutes, 43.33 seconds, chipping two seconds off of his personal-best time...
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Guest Opinion: Most excellent opportunity
Head for the hills, people. Shutter the windows and bar the doors. Sometime in June this year the state of Alaska will begin handing out licenses allowing the sale, cultivation and manufacture of marijuana and marijuana products. Under the new laws (unlike liquor), local governments have no authority to deny any citizen the right to possess or consume marijuana in a private setting. There will be no dry villages. ...
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JoCarol Winegarden
Longtime Kenai resident Mrs. JoCarol Winegarden, 68, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.   Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 609 Forest Lane, in Kenai. A time of reflection will be held one hour prior to service from 2 to 3 p.m. She will be interred at the Kenai City Cemetery following t...
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Playbook: Feb. 9
Thursday, Feb. 11 Boys basketball: Kodiak ESS vs. Seldovia at the Seldovia Tournament, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12 Boys basketball: Kodiak ESS vs. Nanwalek at the Seldovia Tournament, 4:30 p.m. Kodiak at Soldotna. C squad, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m.; varsity, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13 Boy...
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Local Results: Feb. 9
City League Basketball Wednesday, Feb.3 ISA 59, AIB 45 Dave Dimalanta 18 points, Harold Fueren 11, Jestoni Valdez 7, Lawrence Nacapuy 6, Arnold Obillo 6, Gary Frigillana 5, Kim Indugas 4 and Marlon Fernando 2 for ISA. Jason Sabangan 14 points, Marcartney Pronuevo 7, Alfie Arevalo 7, Daryl Villanueva 5, Roldan Roldan 5, Lito Pineda 3, Victor Garcia 2 and RJay Cabalar 2 for AIB. Water of Life (B), 57, Strangers 48 N...
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 9
QUESTION: How many points did Kodiak’s Carissa Cannon score in the 2013 girls basketball state championship game, a 65-41 victory over Colony? MONDAY’S ANSWER: Kristin Donaldson, a 1993 Kodiak High School graduate, ran cross country for the University of Massachusetts. Donaldson was the 1992 cross country state runner-up.
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CG dinner moves to Feb. 20
A 26-year Kodiak tradition is moving from October to February, aiming to jibe better with the Coast Guard’s transfer season. The annual Coast Guard appreciation event sponsored by the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce is set for Feb. 20 at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. Chamber executive director Trevor Brown said many of the people the event intends to honor for work during the previous year have already left the ...
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