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Burglar steals $300 from business
A burglar stole around $300 in cash from Honda Marine Sales and Service, during the seventh reported business break-in since the start of 2013. The business discovered the cash missing before opening on Tuesday morning and reported it to the Kodiak Police Department, which determined the burglar broke a window and entered the building. KPD said there is no suspect at this time. The business did not have security c...
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Another Day in Paradise: Take time to rest
I grew up in the Pacific Northwest in the heart of timber country. Most of the jobs revolved around logging or some aspect of the logging industry. It was a fast-paced industry. When the whistle-punk sounded ‘stop’, the choker-setters had better be running. They had to get to the chokers, wrap them around the logs, set the ends, and get back clear before the whistle sounded ‘go’. When the whistle said ‘go’, the to...
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Playbook: Feb. 8
Today Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Palmer High School. C squad, 4:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m.; varsity, 7:45 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak at the Lady Lynx Tournament at Dimond High School. Saturday, Feb. 9 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Palmer High School. C squad, 12:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 2:15 p.m.; varsity, 4 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak at the Lady Lynx Tournament at Dimond High School.
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Local results: Feb. 8
City league basketball Tuesday, Feb. 5 Lazy Bay 74, Kodiak Island Storage 67 Ryan Cornelio 14 points, Myrgel Obas 13, Clieford Tamarra 12, Bryan Knagin 11, Donnell Diesta 10, Scott Detorres 7 and Adrian Abad 7 for Lazy Bay. Karl Mclaughlin 25 points, Wade Johnson 15, Justine Rose 11, Robert Nelson 10 and Ray May 6 for Island Storage. Ocean Beauty 88, Sitka Spruce Drywall 67 Pete Longgood 23 points, John Malloy 22,...
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Weekend sporting events
It will be Coast Guard vs. the rest of Kodiak Friday evening as the annual Coastie-Townie hockey game begins at 6 p.m. at the Baranof Park ice rink. Last year, the town team crushed the Coast Guard, 15-5. Men’s volleyball tournament The first men’s volleyball tournament, hosted by the Kodiak Island Volleyball Club, is Saturday. Play begins at 9 a.m. at Kodiak High School. This is a four-on-four tournament. Entry f...
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Senior Life: Feb. 8
One of the best events of the year is coming up at the senior center: Valentine’s Day. This is the event where we honor all people 80 and older on Kodiak Island. This year we have 162 people 80 and older living on Kodiak Island. Many years ago, people left Kodiak when they retired so the number of people 80 and older who remained in our community was a lot less. Now we are experiencing the largest growth in senior...
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KHS dance clinic
A member of Kodiak High School’s dance team helps a kid at a dance clinic Saturday at Kodiak Middle School. More than 60 kids participated in the clinic. (Derek Clarkston photo)
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Analysis: Care center lease is matter of balancing risk
The deciding vote comes tonight as the Kodiak Island Borough assembly decides whether or not to commit the borough to a $15.375 million nursing home next to the borough-owned hospital on Rezanof Drive. The borough will build and own the facility, formally called a long-term care facility, while Providence Alaska will operate and lease it. The core document in this agreement is a 20-year lease between Providence an...
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Prep hoops: Kodiak girls improve to 16-0 with win over Chugiak
Hannah Wandersee enjoys playing Chugiak. The Kodiak junior posted a double-double in the Bears’ 57-33 victory over the Mustangs Wednesday afternoon at the Lady Lynx Basketball Tournament at Dimond High in Anchorage. Wandersee scored a game-high 16 points – 12 in the first half — and grabbed 10 rebounds. Earlier this season, Wandersee scored a career-high 24 points in a 53-30 win over Chugiak. The 24-point win keep...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 7
Tuesday, Feb. 5 • At 12:55 a.m. and 1:02 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 4:55 a.m., a man reported a dog was barking incessantly. Animal control found the dog but was unable to capture it. • At 8:48 a.m., a business was broken into and the cash register was stolen. • At 9:04 a.m., a vehicle was cited for a parking offense. • At 9:45 a.m., a caller reported someone was driving with an invali...
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