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Kodiak Elks Club member Judy Bissett takes a photo of Kodiak Little League players and Elk Club representatives Keith Morin, left, and Jim Swearingin, Saturday during a registration party at Tropic Lanes. The Elks Club received a $2,000 grant to purchase baseball gear for Kodiak’s Little League. (Derek Clarkston photo)
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Board will present shipyard rate increase
The city's port and harbors advisory board likes to pull its Band-aids off quickly. In a Tuesday meeting, the board agreed upon a proposal that would raise rates at the Kodiak Shipyard by 40 percent this year and 20 percent next year in order to bring the city-owned facility back into the black. Since the shipyard opened in 2009, it has been kept in the black with regular transfers from the city's harbor fund, nor...
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Prep hoops: KHS girls remain at No. 3
Despite dropping two games last week, Kodiak’s girls remained third in the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches rankings. Wasilla (21-0) remained the top 4A girls team in the state, while Dimond stayed No. 2. Kodiak (18-3) travels to Wasilla for a pair of Northern Lights Conference games on Friday and Saturday. The Bears end the regular season with home games against Dimond on March 1 and 2. Kodiak lost back-t...
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Local artists to be featured in new high school
Waves will wash across the lobby of the new Kodiak High School, and bears will stalk its halls. On Monday night, the Kodiak Island Borough School District approved 10 artists’ proposals for the Kodiak High School expansion and renovation project. An 11th option remained blank. The 10 artists include well-known Kodiak names like Alf Pryor, Bruce Nelson and Mark Witteveen, but some off-island names will also be feat...
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Kodiak ESS wins rural schools hoops title
Kodiak Emerging Small Schools is having some sports year. After winning the archipelago’s rural schools volleyball title earlier in the year, the team, comprised of rural school players from across Kodiak, added another title last Friday. Kodiak ESS’s boys basketball team clinched the district’s lone berth into the Peninsula Conference Championships with a 49-42 win at Old Harbor. It will be ESS’s first appearance...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 21
The Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak hosts an energy conservation workshop from 9 a.m. to noon today. Intended for building industry professionals, attendees will learn how homes respond under seasonal and operating conditions. The meeting will be repeated 7-9 p.m. tonight in the Koniag Building. The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly holds a special meeting at 11:30 a.m. in the borough assembly chambers to approve bonds for th...
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Achievers: Feb. 21
Ayaka Ikawa, Annie Looman, Robyn Burnside and Grant Lorenson have been named the Elks students of the quarter for the second quarter of the year at Kodiak High School. • Ayaka, a freshman at Kodiak High School, is the daughter of Hiroyuki (Hiro) Ikawa and Og Youn (Diane) Hwang. This multilingual student, gifted musically and academically, is a pleasure to have in class. Ayaka plays violin in the KHS Chamber Orches...
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Investments will add to debt
To the Editor: It is interesting how certain words have fallen out of fashion among certain politicians. One word you will not hear very often is the word "spend". In last week’s State of the Union speech, President Obama used the term “invest” instead. He talked about new programs whose total cost would run into hundreds of billions of dollars and yet these investments would not add to our debt. Perhaps it is lik...
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Man faces assault charge
A 33-year-old Kodiak man is facing a felony assault charge for allegedly injuring a woman. Roy Rastopsoff is facing one count of third-degree assault after allegedly committing fourth-degree assault while having two or more assault convictions. The crime is a class C felony punishable by up to five years in jail and a maximum $10,000 fine. He was arraigned in Kodiak district court on Feb. 8. According to court doc...
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Famous Filipino musical group comes to Kodiak
An all-girl Filipino singing and dancing group will perform in Kodiak this weekend. The Mocha Girls, a five-member group popular in the Philippines, will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at the Mecca Lounge. This is the second North America tour for the Mocha Girls. They toured the U.S. and Canada in November and December 2012. DJ Marc Ignacio of Island Style Entertainment organized the group’s trip to Kodiak. “One of my ...
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