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Election 2012: City Council race offers selection of longtime Kodiak residents
The Kodiak City Council race will be the only contested race in Kodiak city’s municipal elections on Oct. 2, as three men run for the two available seats. Incumbent Gabriel Saravia, 52, is seeking reelection. He has served on the council for the past nine years and has lived in Kodiak for 31 years. Fisheries are an important issue to Saravia, who works as an operations manager at Westward Seafoods, Inc. “I think t...
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State Trooper Report: Sept. 27
Sunday, Sept. 16 A 43-year-old resident of Kodiak was cited by Alaska Wildlife Troopers for failing to provide proof of insurance while operating a motorized vehicle on the Chiniak Highway. Bail was set at $510. Wednesday, Sept. 19 A 52-year-old resident of Kodiak was cited by Alaska Wildlife Troopers for failing to provide proof of insurance while operating a motorized vehicle on the Chiniak Highway. Bail was set...
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Tuesdays unite swimmers
Kodiak High School’s swim team met Tuesday for something that didn’t look much like practice. Swimmers were belly flopping into the water at the Kodiak Community Pool, swimming synchronized and floating around on foam mats. The interesting, but fun, activities were all part of Kodiak’s Team Tuesdays, an event spawned by coach John Lindquist several seasons ago to enhance team chemistry. “They get a great social ti...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 27
Monday, Sept. 24 • At 1:39 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 10:12 a.m., an officer gave a leash law warning on Rezanof Drive. • At 10:22 a.m., an officer observed loose dogs on Thorsheim Street, but the owners called them in. • At 10:23 a.m., an animal control officer was advised of loose puppies during the daytime on Hillside Drive. • At 11:01 a.m., an officer gave a leash law warning to an...
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Financial teachers prepare campaign in Kodiak schools
Junior Achievement volunteers are gearing up to teach Kodiak students how to be financially savvy. Junior Achievement is a national nonprofit organization that educates students about financial literacy, business skills and entrepreneurship. Each year, volunteers go into Kodiak’s classrooms to teach five 45-minute lessons to participating classes. “Junior Achievement is about helping our kids in grades K through 1...
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Baseball takes center stage in two-man play
Baseball will move from the field to the stage this weekend as the Kodiak theater group FairWind Players puts on a two-man play about America’s greatest pastime. “Rounding Third” is a comedy about two Little League fathers who have different philosophies about baseball and life. Jared Griffin plays Don, the head coach who has to win at all costs, and Wes Hanna plays Michael, the new coach. “Don is a seasoned, expe...
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KMS Rotary Students for September 2012
KMS Rotary Students for September 2012 Rafael Bitanga, 6th grade Rafael is a kind, outgoing student who stands out among his peers because of his excellent character. He has a positive attitude towards learning and a willingness to help others. Rafael is not afraid to do what is right even if it isn’t popular. He is often the first student to volunteer to help out when needed. In addition, Rafael earns good academ...
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Final home meet for swimmers
Kodiak entertains South Anchorage Friday and Saturday in the Bears’ final home swim meet of the season at Kodiak Community Pool. The girls will be trying to bounce back from a one-point loss to Soldotna during a tri-meet last Saturday in Soldotna. It was Kodiak’s second defeat of the season. “South girls don’t have much as far as top-end speed,” Kodiak coach John Lindquist said. “They probably have girls that fit ...
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Armstrong wins Pursuit Mile
Kodiak High School senior Shannon Armstrong won the Bases Loaded Pursuit Mile Tuesday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Armstrong started 1 minute, 20 seconds behind the first runner, finishing in 7:42. Her actual mile time was 6:12. KHS senior McKenzie Barnett was second in 7:47, with an actual time of 5:47. KHS sophomore Levi Thomet’s 4:37 was the fastest time of the race, followed by KHS senior Cole Christiansen’s ...
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Playbook: Sept. 27
Friday, Sept. 28 Swimming: Kodiak vs. South Anchorage at the Kodiak Community Pool, 6 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak at Wasilla at Wasilla High School, noon.
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