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Kodiak cross country schedule
Aug. 24 — at Skyview Invite Aug. 30-31 — West Anchorage Sept. 6 — at ACS Class Challenge Sept. 7 — at Palmer Invitational Sept. 14 — at Seward Invitational Sept. 20-21 — Colony Sept. 28 — Region III Championships at Seward Oct. 5 — State Championship meet at Bartlett
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Prep picks: Looking to stay perfect heading into Week 2
Turns out Kodiak wasn’t the only team to sit out Week 1 of the high school football season. Homer didn’t play Monroe, Thunder Mountain didn’t play Sitka and Delta didn’t travel to Seward. The reason for all the cancellations: not enough eligible players. If this continues to be a problem, the Alaska Schools Activities Association should really consider pushing back season openers to when school starts. Alaska has ...
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Playbook: Aug. 23
Friday, Aug. 23 Racing: Mud bog and family night at the Kodiak Island Raceway, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 Cross country: Kodiak High School at the Skyview Invitational at Skyview High School. Girls junior varsity, noon; boys junior varsity, 12:45 p.m.; girls varsity, 1:30 p.m.; boys varsity, 2:15 p.m. Football: Kodiak vs. Homer at Homer High School, 3 p.m. Junior varsity vs. North Pole at Homer, noon.
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New technology for a new school year
Imagine drawing an object and being able to use a printer to turn that sketch into a plastic object. That’s what students at Kodiak High School will learn to do this year in the 3-D modeling class, using newly purchased equipment. The Kodiak Island Borough School District now owns two 3-D printers that will allow students to print plastic objects that they design on a computer. The district purchased a 3-D printer...
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KHS tennis travels to Anchorage
On Friday, Kodiak High School’s tennis team will make history at a tournament in Anchorage. It will be the first time the team will compete in regular-season matches against another high school team. “It is different,” third-year coach Steve Johnston said. “It is kind of nice to be able to do it.” Johnston wanted to attend the tournament last year, which is used as a tune-up for teams around the state before begin...
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Mounted horse shooting comes to Kodiak
Kodiak Baptist Mission is introducing a new sport to the island on Friday. The Mission is putting on a cowboy mounted shooting event at the Kodiak Fairgrounds that begins at 7 p.m. Mounted shooting is when a competitor rides a horse around a pattern and shoots balloons with a gun loaded with blanks. The rider with the best time wins. KBM organizer Kelli Foreman said it is the largest growing equestrian sport in th...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 22
Monday, Aug. 19 • At 1:37 a.m., two men were cited for camping within city limits • At 2:28 a.m., an officer investigated a suspicious vehicle. It was unoccupied. • At 7:22 a.m., an abandoned vehicle was red-tagged. • At 7:28 a.m., a man was cited for having his windows tinted too dark. • At 7:40 a.m., a woman was cited for speeding. • At 10:41 a.m., a caller reported several vehicles were parked illegally. All we...
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Around Kodiak: Aug. 22
The Alutiiq Museum is holding the first lecture in its annual fall lecture series tonight at 7 o’clock in the museum’s gallery. Come listen to Robert Kopperl’s talk about documenting Afognak Village.
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Alaska State Troopers: Aug. 22
Tuesday, Aug. 13 At 2:10 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a 911 call from a 33-year-old Akhiok woman who reported her husband had assaulted her. Troopers were unable to immediately respond due to weather conditions. At 10:15 a.m., troopers arrived on scene. The investigation revealed a 31-year-old Akhiok man had assaulted the woman by hitting her in the back of the head causing injury. The man was arrested for...
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Grant brings Big Read to Kodiak
The Baranov Museum hopes to get people excited about reading by bringing the Big Read and the works of Edgar Allan Poe to Kodiak. The Kodiak Historical Society and Baranov Museum received a $15,000 grant to host the Big Read, which begins with a kickoff event in Kodiak on Sept. 28 and continues with other reading events through June 2014. The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts, which aims...
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