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Bigley, De Guzman head to state
Kodiak is sending two girls to the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Cross Country Championships Saturday at Bartlett High School. Junior Zoe Bigley will be making her third appearance, while freshman Melissa De Guzman will be making her first. Both finished in the top 15 at last week’s Region III Championships at Bear Valley Golf Course. Bigley was 34th in her first state meet and 30th last year. Kodiak coach Marcu...
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Thomet gunning for third victory
Nobody in Alaska has touched Levi Thomet since his sophomore season. Don’t expect that to change at Saturday’s ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Cross Country Championships. Kodiak’s nationally ranked senior will be gunning for his third consecutive individual title when the 4A boys race begins at 2:15 p.m. at the Bartlett High School Trails. Since the state meet was broken into two classifications in 1985 only Wasi...
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Parks and Rec: Oct. 3-Oct. 10
Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Oct. 3 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Evening Lap 8 – 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5 Family 2 – 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 – 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 12 – 1 p.m. Evening Open ...
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Playbook: Oct. 3
Friday, Oct. 3 Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Kodiak High School. C squad, 9 and 11 a.m.; junior varsity, 10 a.m. and noon; varsity, 1:30 p.m. Cross country: Kodiak at the state championships at Bartlett High School. Girls, 12:45 p.m.; boys, 2:15 p.m.
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Sullivan not informed on Alaska issues
To the Editor, Dan Sullivan finally decided to support increasing Alaska’s minimum wage even though he originally opposed it. In a debate in January Sullivan said increasing the minimum wage wouldn’t solve any problems in the economy despite the fact that the evidence shows otherwise. Additionally a higher minimum wage would help reduce poverty and dependency on public benefits. One might wonder why Sullivan is so...
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Bears finish season tonight at Voznesenka
A season that started in mid-July will come to end sometime tonight on the Kenai Peninsula. Kodiak High’s football team finishes the 2014 season at Voznesenka in a nonconference game that starts at 4 p.m. After starting the season 1-3, the Bears are looking to finish at .500. “It wouldn’t make up for those early loses but we definitely want to finish the season on a high note,” Kodiak coach Jim Schnick said. “It w...
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Begich and Sullivan debate fisheries
Senator Mark Begich, D-Alaska, and his Republican opponent Dan Sullivan debated fisheries for Begich’s hotly contested senate seat on Wednesday at the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. Begich frequently mentioned his position as chair of the Subcommittee on Oceans, Fisheries and the Coast Guard throughout the hour-long debate, while Sullivan talked about his work as an assistant secretary of state, which he said would ...
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Playbook: Oct. 2
Thursday, Oct. 2 Football: Kodiak at Voznesenka, 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3 Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m.
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Stage and Screen: Liam Neeson is a convincing older action hero
Liam Neeson is a very busy actor. IMDB.com lists 103 acting credits for this Irish-born Hollywood action hero phenom. His latest film “A Walk Among the Tombstones” (2014) cements his place in the realm of action heroes. Unlike some of the other members of this group of macho men, Neeson has managed to maintain his appeal into his 60s. He has not had to resort to the cheesy “Expendables 1, 2 and 3” (2010, 2012, and...
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Local play opens tonight
The Fairwind Players production of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” opens tonight, with a cast of excellent actors. The play centers on a husband and wife who fight and humiliate each other in front of their guests. The play was written in the early 1960s, and attempted to shed light on the truth beneath a happy perfect image of marriage. Director Jenny Stevens called it “absurdist theatre. There are no answers, t...
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