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Kodiak girls battle Wasilla for NLC top spot
For the second straight week, Kodiak’s girls will be missing a key player from their starting lineup. Junior point guard Jerica Nelson, the team’s No. 2 scorer, will not be playing in Kodiak’s key Northern Lights Conference basketball set at Wasilla. Instead, she will be in Kodiak resting an ankle that has been causing her problems for the better part of a month. “I know that is killing her,” Kodiak coach Stephani...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 22
Concert at Tony’s KMXT presents White Twang, the Gitterrounders, and the Great Alaska Bluegrass Band in concert at Tony’s Bar. The event is tonight from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., and is also on Saturday from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at KMXT. Business after hours The Kodiak Lions Club will host the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce business after hours tonight at 6 p.m. in the Harbor room at the Best Western Kodi...
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Coast Guard Blotter: Feb. 22
Coast Guard Blotter: Feb. 16 Sector Anchorage reported that the tow vessels Corbin Foss and Ocean Wave collided while maneuvering in the vicinity of the Kulluk. The T/V Corbin Foss collided with the Ocean Wave’s port side while making 7 knots. The Ocean Wave sustained damage to its hull and deck with a hole on the port beam; no damage was reported by the Corbin Foss. No pollution or personnel injuries were reporte...
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More Tsunami debris expected on Kodiak's shores
Tsunami debris has already started appearing on Kodiak’s shores, and more is expected to appear in the near future. In a Thursday brown bag science lecture at the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, Tom Pogson, director of marine programs at Island Trails Network, discussed the threat Alaska faces from the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami. “We don’t really know how much is out there, and just the f...
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In the Courts: Feb. 22
Charges dismissed Charges of second-degree criminal trespass and violating conditions of release against Victor Swan, 40, were dismissed Feb. 5. Assault • Susan Kewan, 44, was found guilty of fourth-degree assault. She was sentenced to 180 days in jail (175 days suspended), and will receive credit for time served. Kewan was also fined $1,000 ($500 suspended) and will pay restitution as ordered. She will be on prob...
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Navy boss stops in Kodiak on Asia trip
Ray Mabus, the Secretary of the Navy, visited Kodiak this week as part of a tour of naval bases in the Pacific Rim. Mabus, who arrived on Saturday afternoon, met with SEALs training at the Naval Special Warfare Center on Spruce Cape before heading to Korea on Monday. “It was a fairly brief stop; we were scheduled to be there less than 24 hours, and because of weather conditions ended up staying,” said Capt. Pamela...
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Tapestry: Emerald Isle is classroom, health store for Woodward and students
Blanketed by the subdued colors and shadows of winter, the island looks pretty drab right now. But come summer, when the mountains and meadows are carpeted in brilliant green, Kodiak Island once again lives up to its title of “the Emerald Isle of the North Pacific.” The shrubs, brush, grass and plants that brighten the archipelago have purposes beyond dazzling nature lovers. Some islanders navigate through the ent...
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Thelma Jean Tunohun
Anchorage resident Thelma Jean Tunohun, 57, died Feb. 13, 2013 at Alaska Native Medical Center. Funeral Services were held at noon Saturday at St. Innocent Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Anchorage with Father Archpriest John Zabinko officiating. A viewing was held from 11 a.m. to noon at the church. Burial followed the funeral service at Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery. Thelma was born Nov. 25, 1954 in Old Harbor....
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Parks and Rec: Feb. 22-March 1
Feb. 22-March 1 BARANOF ICE RINK Stick and Puck is held Sunday, 9 to 11 a.m., and Monday, 7:30 to 9 p.m. This is a time for all ages and competitive levels to hone their skills. No games allowed. Players can focus on game fundamentals without the pressure of game situations. Broomball is a game similar to ice hockey in which the players, not wearing skates, use “broom sticks” instead of hockey sticks to shoot a sm...
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Assembly OKs $25M bond sale
In a 4-0 vote, the Kodiak Island Borough assembly gave its OK for $25 million to flow into the Kodiak High School expansion and renovation project. The vote took place during a special meeting Thursday morning and grants the borough permission to sell $25 million in general obligation bonds next week. Kodiak voters approved the high school project and up to $76 million in bond sales with a 2009 ballot initiative, ...
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