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Kodiak girls host Kenai
Kodiak’s girls basketball team opens its brief home season Friday against Kenai. The game tips at 7 p.m. The two teams play again Saturday at 6 p.m. Both matchups count in the Northern Lights Conference standings. The Bears only play seven home games this season, all before February. It will be the first home varsity game for most of the girls on the team. “We haven’t really talked about it,” Kodiak coach Krista H...
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Olive Ruth Gordon
Long time Kodiak resident Olive Ruth Gordon died Dec. 18, 2014 in Portland, Oregon, at age 87. Born Olive Ruth Fleener on March 2, 1927. Married to William Bryce Gordon on July 4, 1946. Ruth and Bryce moved to Kodiak in 1978 and lived here for approximately 22 years. She lived her last few years in Alsea, Oregon, with husband Bryce and her son Fred. Bryce passed away in 2004. Ruth had a lively, youthful, and gener...
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Alaska Science Forum: Far-out science at giant gathering on Earth and space
Following a press conference at the enormous fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco, an unusual sound was heard in a room of reporters: Applause. Writers and videographers representing news agencies from around the world clapped at the conclusion of a presentation by four scientists involved with the NASA mission to Mars, now in its second year. After a year of cautious data checking, ther...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 31
Dec. 18 At 12:05 a.m., a caller requested a subject removal on Kashevaroff Avenue. The person left when police asked. At 12:31 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. At 12:34 a.m., police cited a man on Marine Way for criminal trespass. At 12:50 a.m., police arrested a man on Marine Way for a warrant for failing to report to jail. At 1:28 a.m., police warned a driver in the Hemlock and Willow streets area fo...
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Kodiak boys take on 3A class
Kodiak’s boys basketball team will be ringing in the new year on the hardwood. The Bears play at 5:30 p.m. Thursday against Bethel at the Lime Solar/Pepsi Invitational at Anchorage Christian High School. Kodiak is the only 4A school in the eight-team tournament that concludes Saturday. The rest of the field is made up of six 3A schools — Sitka, Kotzebue, Valdez, Barrow and ACS — and 2A Point Hope. “We hope we can ...
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Drugs intercepted at Kodiak air charter
Alaska State Troopers have confiscated a package containing illegal drugs at a Kodiak-based air charter company. The drugs have been disguised to look like mail, law enforcement officials said. The troopers originally received a report of a suspicious package at a local air charter around 2 p.m. on Dec. 17, officials said. Troopers said the package was on its way to one of the villages and a suspect in the case ha...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 30
Dec. 17 Around 12:31 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 1:17 a.m., police cited a man on Marine Way for having an open container. At 1:50 a.m., police cited a driver on Mill Bay Road for having no proof of insurance. At 2:57 a.m., police warned a driver on Rezanof Drive West for having an obscured license plate. At 3:17 a.m., police cited a driver on Thorsheim Street for having no proof of insuranc...
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Local Results: Dec. 30
Dec. 23  Olson’s Bookkeeping 61, D’Hunters 37 Louis Rochleau, Jr. 16 points, Wesley Walker 12, Jeff Sanford 10, Louis Rochleau 10, Bryan Horn 6, Josh Olson 4 and DJ Kewan 3 for Olson’s. Erick Saliva 8 points, Ryan Perras 6, Lito Pineda 6, Jayson Sabangan 6, Boyet Jutie 5, Jocel Recustudio 2, Jun Sabado 2 and Lawrence Macapuy 2 for D’Hunters. Commsta 75, Nets Systems 45 Ricky Winston 31 points, Thomas Gresham 15, D...
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Kodiak smashes rainfall record
Craig Eckert, station manager of the National Weather Service in Kodiak, uttered the perfect description regarding the island’s recent storm. “It is rainphoon,” he said Monday afternoon. Rainphoon, indeed. Kodiak smashed a 36-year-old rainfall record for Dec. 28 with 3.03 inches of precipitation, making it the third-wettest single December day in Kodiak history, according to Eckert. The previous record for Dec. 28...
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Alumni update: Horn competes during the break
Most of Kodiak High School graduates competing in college were off during Christmas break, except for Adriane Horn. The Wenatchee Valley (Washington) freshman played against Mt. Hood (Oregon) in Sunday in the Chemeketa Holiday Tournament. Horn netted four points, five rebounds, two steals and two assists in an 82-69 victory. The 2014 KHS graduate sank two of her seven shots from the field during her 22 minutes on ...
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