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NLC power rankings: Soldotna girls fall in rankings after rough week
What a wild week it was in the National Football League and in the Northern Lights Conference. I’m still reeling from the Seattle Seahawks heartbreaking loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. The same could be said for the Soldotna Stars girls’ basketball team. Soldotna went into the week undefeated and came out of it with three straight losses on consecutive nights to Colony, Palmer and Wasilla. Ouch. The first f...
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Furniture store changes hands
Total Interior Furnishings has a new owner, new name, and is carrying new furniture styles. Owner Lisa Poulos has been working with her family to freshen the store’s furniture stock, offer special orders, and provide a high level of service. “My thing in life and business is to treat people how you want to be treated,” Poulos said. “That’s the way I do business.” Total Interior Furnishings sells items for the offi...
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KEA seeks board nominations
Nomination packets for the Kodiak Electric Association board of directors are available for pickup. Three of the seats on the nine-member board are up for election. Each seat is for a three-year term. Eligible candidates must be a member of KEA. This year, the seats held by directors Linda Freed, Gordon Gould, and Jay Johnston are up for election. Completed packets must be received by 5 p.m. March 13 at the KEA of...
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Kodiak man faces drug charges
A Kodiak man is facing a felony drug charge for his alleged involvement with a drug trafficking operation. Jeffrey Miranda, 28, was arraigned in Kodiak superior court on Jan. 9 on one count of second-degree drugs misconduct, a class A felony. According to court documents, Miranda is accused of drugs misconduct for possession of oxycodone. Miranda was indicted in connection with Sabino Abrego, 28, who faces a slew ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 16
Monday, Jan. 14 • At 5:12 a.m., a 911 caller reported a man refused to leave a property; he left when officers asked. • At 8:58 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Rezanof Drive. • At 9:34 a.m., an officer impounded a loose dog. • At 10:27 a.m., a 911 caller reported someone broke into a business building, trashed the place and stole items. • At 10:43 a.m., a caller reported two motorcycles were stolen from the...
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Playbook: Jan. 17
Thursday, Jan. 17 Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Chugiak at Chugiak. C squad, 4:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m.; varsity, 7:30 p.m.
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School district wary of plan to allow teachers to carry guns
As the Alaska Legislature begins its session today, one of the items on its agenda is House Bill 55, a measure introduced by Rep. Bob Lynn (R-Anchorage) that would allow teachers to carry concealed weapons into schools “for defensive use.” In Kodiak, school district officials said they’re wary of the proposal. “It’s a tough one; I have mixed feelings,” said school board president Melissa Borton. “My gut feeling is...
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Women's volleyball tournament
Kodiak Island Volleyball Club organized a women’s volleyball tournament on Saturday at Kodiak High School. The gold bracket champions were: Back, left: Amy Willis, Jasmine Oliver, Kyla Villaroya, Carlye Overmyer and Kate Bizorik. Front, left: Kelly Nymyer and Merissa Koller.
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Alumni update: Eggemeyer knocks off two ranked wrestlers
Southern Oregon University’s Jimmy Eggemeyer knocked off a pair of ranked wrestlers at the 2013 NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals over the weekend in Springfield, Ill. Eggemeyer, the NAIA top-ranked 149-pounder, beat the NAIA’s second- and eighth-ranked wrestlers in his first outing of 2013. Eggemeyer went 3-1 over the two-day tournament. The senior’s only loss — a 3-1 decision — came in Sunday’s championship dual to...
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Deadline for sludge comments approaching
To the Editor: The opera is still running and the damsel in distress isn't singing but hopefully soon she will. This Friday, Jan. 18, is our last opportunity to email lori.aldrich@alaska.gov. Our comments should be strong, clear and to the point. We want to kibosh any idea of composting the city's untreated sludge at the industrial-zoned 5-acre oceanfront site in Middle Bay. As Rosie the Riveter says, "We can do i...
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