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Kodiak girls advance to semifinals
It wasn’t easy, but in the end Kodiak moved one victory away from a repeat trip to state. The third-seeded Bears escaped the upset-minded Palmer Moose with a 35-30 victory in a Northern Lights Conference opening-round girls basketball game Thursday at Kenai High School. “Palmer came into the game with nothing to lose and gave it everything they had,” Kodiak coach Krista Hicks said. Kodiak slides into a 3 p.m. semi...
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Palmer blasts Kodiak boys
By the time Kodiak found its shooting touch, it was already too late to save the season. Palmer scored the game’s first eight points and never looked back, handing Kodiak a 77-61 loss in a Northern Lights Conference opening-round boys basketball game Thursday at Kenai High School. The Bears, last year’s NLC champions, scored more points in the fourth quarter (33) than they had through the first three quarters (28)...
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Cancer support org expands teen contest to Alaska
The Seattle chapter of a cancer support organization is expanding their teen writing contest to students from Alaska. The Seattle chapter of Gilda’s Club, a community-based organization that seeks to provide support to people with cancer and their families and friends, has held the writing contest each year since 2006 for Washington teens in ninth grade through 12th grade that have been affected in some way by can...
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ESS hoops season ends
The Kodiak Emerging Small Schools’ basketball season came to an end Thursday in Anchorage. After beating Nanwalek, 72-30, Thursday morning, the Ravens fell to Wasilla Lake, 79-60, to bow out of the Peninsula Conference Championships at Lumen Christi High School. “We played really good,” ESS coach Ross Elvehjem said. “Playing two games inside of six hours is kind of hard.” ESS concluded its season with a 3-11 recor...
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Local Results: March 6
City League Basketball March 3 Dees Teez 61, AIB 45 Glenn Penamora 10 points, Kobe Braga 9, Matt Amor 9, Ken Caldejon 7, Genard Sabangan 6, Sam Galindo 4, Vince Mangrobang 4, Felino Macatuno 3, Josh Nocon 3, Teng Giron 2, Kevin Maramba 2 and Mark Abellera 2 for Dees Teez. Roldan Roldan 14 points, Joe Locke 9, Alfie Arevalo 6, Marco Pastor 6, Hector Acosta 4, Dennis Javier 4 and Victor Garcia 2 for AIB. March 4 Gre...
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Patrol vessel Stimson likely to move from Unalaska to Kodiak
The largest patrol vessel in the state’s inventory will likely be relocated from Unalaska to Kodiak in a move aimed at saving the state almost half a million dollars. Unalaska officials say budgetary constraints have made it impossible to keep the 156-foot Stimson, the Wildlife Troopers’ biggest vessel, and the transfer to the Emerald Isle is all but a done deal. The wildlife troopers’ second-largest patrol vessel...
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Art walk starts on Friday
The monthly First Friday art walk by the Kodiak Arts Council kicks off at five different locations on Friday. At Harborside Fly By a group of local photographers led by Sarah Lovette will showcase their work. At the Frame Shop, Carl Royall’s photography will be on display. At the Alutiiq Museum, skin sewer Susan Malutin will be showcasing the hats, mittens, earmuffs and slippers she sews. At the Gerald C. Wilson A...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 5
Feb. 5 Around 1:22 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 9:15 a.m., police conducted a routine animal patrol of the Monashka area. At 9:59 a.m., police responded to an abandoned vehicle on Baranof Street. It will be moved. At 10:01 a.m., a caller reported animals on Woodland Drive. The owner was cited for loose dogs. At 10:49 a.m., a caller on Cottonwood Circle reported a dog broke into his yard and k...
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Report shows Kodiak has third-highest foreign-born residents
The Kodiak Island Borough has the third-highest number of foreign-born residents of all borough or census areas in the state of Alaska, according to the latest “Alaska Economic Trends” report produced by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Kodiak comes in with 14 percent behind the Aleutians East Borough with 57 percent and the Aleutians West Census Area with 35 percent. No other areas in the...
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Using public tax dollars?
This past week’s KDM contained a news story reporting that the Kodiak City Council had voiced support for using public tax dollars to support private development of Swampy Acres. Just to make sure I have my facts straight. First, the land is privately owned by Natives of Kodiak Inc. (NoC Inc.) a revenue-producing corporation. Secondly, this corporation would like to develop the subject land in some fashion in orde...
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