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Student of the month
Tylan Rudger 6th grade KMS Tylan Rudger has been selected as the second quarter, 6th-grade recipient of the Elks Award for his outstanding character and strong work ethic at school. Tylan’s teachers at Kodiak Middle School would like to recognize this amazing young man for his hard work and positive attitude. Tylan says his favorite subject is math because he loves to challenge his mind and make it stronger. His e...
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Valley girls take over top spot in state
For the third straight week a new 4A girls team appeared at the top of the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll. The West Valley Wolfpack replaced Dimond as the state’s No. 1 ranked team in this week’s poll. The Lynx fell to second. Junior Ruthy Hebard has led West Valley to a 7-0 record. Earlier this season, she scored her 1,000th career point in a game against Palmer. Dimond (10-2) has yet to lose to a ...
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Local Results: Jan. 22
City League Basketball Jan. 20 Airstation 85, RC Enterprises 84 Matthew Williams 26 points, Jacob Dillion 26, Tim Andrew 12, Robert Custer 12, Charles Fowler 8 and Riley James 1 for Airstation. Randy Diocares 40 points, TJ Agmata 25, Eli Deardurff 10, Alfie Agmata 5 and Matt Regele 4 for RC. Commsta 81, Net Systems 53 Cody Mrecado 26 points, Dylan Haskell 25, Rickey Winston 12, Custin 12 and Raymundo Basuel 6 for ...
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Playbook: Jan. 22
Thursday, Jan. 22 Boys basketball: Kodiak ESS vs. Lumen Christi at Kodiak Middle School, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23 Boys basketball: Lumen Christi vs. Kodiak C squad, 5 p.m.; Kodiak ESS vs. Kodiak girls JV, 6:30 p.m.; Kodiak ESS vs. Lumen Christi, 8 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak vs. West Anchorage and Bartlett at Kodiak High School, 5 p.m.
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beware of China-made dog treats
Oso and Moby were brothers/littermates; were 11 1/2 years old, white Alaskan huskies. They were our kids, our family. Healthy, happy boys who were much loved. The story that unfolds is a bad dream-turned-nightmare. The heartache, pain, numbness, and emptiness is still unbearable. The healing will be a very long process. In the dark early hours of last Tuesday, Jan. 13, my husband saw the dead body of Oso. He had l...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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The demise of Scotch Cap lighthouse
In spring of 1946, five men stationed at the Scotch Cap lighthouse had reasons to be happy. World War II was over. They had survived. Their lonely Coast Guard assignment on Unimak Island would be over in a few months. But the lighthouse tenders would never return to their homes in the Lower 48. In the early morning of April 1, the earth ruptured deep within the Aleutian Trench 90 miles south. An immense block of o...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Results: Jan. 21
City League Basketball Jan. 15 Commsta 89, Airstation 67 Ricky Winston 31 points, Dylan Haskell 17, Clay Kimmey 14, Lonnie Rigsby 14, Cody Mercado 9 and Jason Burgos 4 for Commsta. Matthew Williams 20 points, Tim Andrew 19, Jason Gordon 13, Robert Custer 10 and Charlie Fowler 5 for Airstation. Great AK Flooring 85, RC Enterprise 80 Germain Jimenez 21 points, Matt Amor 18, Myrgel Obas 18, Jaron Steele 14, Tyrone Wa...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playbook: Jan. 21
Thursday, Jan. 22 Basketball: Kodiak ESS vs. Lumen Christi at Kodiak Middle School, 6:30 p.m.
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UNDER INVESTIGATION: Troopers probe allegations of multiple physical abuse at St. Innocent’s Academy
The Alaska State Troopers has launched an investigation into allegations of physical abuse that a dozen former students allege to have taken place through the years at the St. Innocent’s Academy in Kodiak, officials said Tuesday. Sgt. Eric Olsen, Alaska State Troopers’ Kodiak post supervisor, said the state’s police agency “has been made aware of the allegations” and troopers are currently investigating. “We are a...
Jan 21, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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KIBSD superintendent has optimistic view of next year’s budget
The Kodiak Island Borough School District could see up to a five percent cut in funding from the state, and the borough likely can’t make up the difference, but superintendent Stewart McDonald thinks the district is in good shape regardless. “We feel 100 percent certain that no matter how the budget goes this year that between funds we currently have, staffing formulas that we currently have, we may see a conversa...
Jan 21, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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