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Amazing Nature: Tidepools are filled with young animals in spring
It is finally undeniable that spring has sprung in Kodiak. The warm temperatures of the last weekend kissed even the last winter sleepiness out of nature’s ambassadors of the new season. Usually, it’s the flowers and perhaps some trees and bushes that announce spring with their first blooms or tender new green shoots. However, yesterday on a rocky beach we witnessed signs of springtime under every rock. While hard...
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Siscar hurdles the field
Ranie Siscar’s main goal when she entered high school was to bulk up. As a freshman, the 5-foot-2 Philippines native tipped the scale at 82 pounds. Now, weeks away from graduating from Kodiak High School she checks in at 103 pounds. “I’m surprised I even passed 100, that was my goal,” Siscar said. With that goal achieved, she is now chasing another goal — running under 17 seconds in the 100-meter hurdles. She near...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 9
Friday, May 2 • At 1:54 a.m., two bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 8:27 a.m., a driver was warned for speeding on Benny Benson Drive. • At 11:30 a.m., officers assisted corrections officers with an unruly inmate. • At 11:47 a.m., a caller reported a small dog locked in a vehicle on Mill Bay Road for 30 minutes with no windows open. • At 12:52 a.m., officers were unable to locate a loose dog on Jackson Lane...
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KHS baseball sweeps SoHi
A day after playing for nearly three hours, Kodiak wasted no time in sweeping Soldotna on Thursday. The Bears breezed by the Stars, 12-1, in a five-inning Southcentral Conference baseball game in Soldotna. Kodiak completed the two-game sweep of Soldotna and improved to 5-1 in conference and 8-6 overall. The Stars dropped to 0-3 in the conference. Jon LeVan and Austin Frick supplied the offense for Kodiak, combinin...
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Kodiak track hosts ACS
Kodiak will receive a challenge in its final tune-up for the Region III Track and Field Championships. The Bears host small-school power Anchorage Christian Schools today and Saturday in a dual meet at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The Lions’ boys are the defending small school state champions, while the Bears’ boys are the defending large-school state champions. Last week at the Palmer Invitational, ACS got the best...
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Playbook: May 9
Friday, May 9 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Baranof Field. Junior varsity, 2 p.m.; varsity, 4 p.m. Softball: Kodiak vs. Skyview at East Addition Park. Varsity, 2 p.m.; junior varsity, 8 p.m. Kodiak vs. Kenai at East Addition Park. Junior varsity, 4 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Track: Kodiak vs. Anchorage Christian at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Field events, 3:30 p.m.; running events, 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10 Baseball: Kod...
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Kodiak wrestlers finish season strong
Kodiak’s Bryan Gonzalez earned the triple crown of wrestling this past weekend at the Alaska USA Championships in Wasilla. Competing for Kodiak Kid Club Wrestling, Gonzalez won folkstyle, freestyle and Greco Roman 100-pound titles in the cadet division. Kodiak Club coach Craig Walton said when a wrestler wins all three it is called a triple crown. Nolan Wandersee captured the folkstyle junior 220-pound title, whil...
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Alutiiq Museum to weave past through present in new exhibit
An exhibit opening this weekend at the Alutiiq Museum unites hundreds of years of tradition with the work of five contemporary artists. “Inartalicirpet: Our Weaving Ways” kicks off with a special reception for museum members 6-8 p.m. Saturday. Anyone can become a member at the event. Another public opening is set for noon-3 p.m. on Sunday. “They can see the weavers demonstrate their work,” museum director Alisha D...
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KHS softball hosts Kenai, Skyview
With rain coming down and fog surrounding Kodiak Wednesday, Sam Catt gave his softball team the day off from practice. He figured the players could use the rest in preparation for this weekend’s slate of Northern Lights Conference games against Kenai and Skyview. The Bears host both Peninsula squads in doubleheaders Friday and Saturday. Friday starts with a 2 p.m. game against Skyview and ends with a 6 p.m. outing...
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“Exhibition” pictured at the Little School
The Little School of Dance’s spring concert offers moving art with “Pictures at an Exhibition” at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. A family goes to a museum for a nice outing, then meets with a surprise. “A magical janitor sweeps them into different pictures,” Little School director Molly Brodie said. The series of scenes that follow highlight the talents of 180 dancers age 3 years an...
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