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Achievers: Rotary Students of the Month
Rotary students for January The sixth-grade teachers at KMS are honored to nominate Jacob Norman as a Rotary Student of the month for January. His favorite class is his STEAM elective because he is able to create and build things. His great attitude helps him stay motivated, putting in the hard work needed to be successful in all of his classes. Jacob’s love of reading, participation in athletics, appreciation of ...
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Rock Island Rollers host Far North
Kodiak’s roller derby team is set to make a bit of history on Saturday. The Rock Island Rollers are hosting an out-of-town team for the first time since being formed in 2011. The Rollers will do battle against Kenai-based Far North Derby at 6 p.m. at the Kodiak Middle School gym. Doors open 30 minutes before the first jam. “There is excitement and some nerves,” Rollers vice president Martha Bailey said. The Roller...
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Local Results: Feb. 5
City League Basketball Feb. 3 Airstation 99, Great AK Flooring 96 Matt Williams 39 points, Scott Mockhatel 29, Jacob Dillon 16, James Riley 10 and Charles Fowler 5 for Airstation. Jaron Steele 37 points, Germain Jimenez 23, John Hartung 12, Myrgel Obas 11, Robert Widhalm 9 and Tyrone Walker 4 for Great AK Flooring. Local Electric 60, Commsta 51 Karl McLaughlin 15 points, Kevin VanHatten 12, Wade Johnson 10, Corey ...
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Kodiak hoops invades the Peninsula
A trio of Kodiak Island high school basketball teams invades the Kenai Peninsula starting today. The Kodiak High School girls kick off the hoops extravaganza at 3 p.m. today against Sitka on the first day of the Seahawk Classic at Seward High School. The Seahawk Classic is a three-day, round-robin tournament that concludes on Saturday. Kodiak (8-4) is the only 4A school in the four-team field. Anchorage Christian ...
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Playbook: Feb. 5
Thursday, Feb. 5 Girls Basketball: Kodiak vs. Sitka at the Seahawk Classic in Seward, 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6 Boys Basketball: Kodiak at Kenai. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Girls Basketball: Kodiak vs. Seward at the Seahawk Classic in Seward, 6 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the state championships at Chugiak High School, 10 a.m.
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Fisherman medevaced from Bering Sea vessel
KODIAK — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed in Cold Bay medevaced an ailing fisherman from the fishing vessel Northern Leader 170 miles northwest of St. Paul Island Wednesday morning. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the fisherman aboard the helicopter and transported him to awaiting commercial medical flight services in St. Paul. Coast Guard 17th District command center...
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Review board says thermal cover led to rocket failure
A review board has completed its investigation of the failed rocket launch at the Kodiak Launch Complex and determined that an external thermal protective cover interfered with the launch vehicle’s steering assembly, resulting in termination of the launch shortly after liftoff, a news release said Wednesday. The payload under test, an extremely fast experimental weapon described by the U.S. military as “a hyperson...
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Few pets at Kodiak Animal Shelter
Update: The Kodiak Animal Shelter is back down to just eight pets, as of 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Kodiak Animal Shelter currently has the least amount of adoptable pets since 2011, and likely even further back than that. Ten pets are available right now, although a few days ago, it was just eight. “From my understanding, numerous people have said we have never been this low,” said shelter manager Jean Lilly, “I’ve o...
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Mullican begins official duties as Kodiak fire chief
Jim Mullican Jr. has been selected as Kodiak’s fire chief and began his official duties Tuesday, city manager Aimée Kniaziowski said. Mullican, 51, will lead a department with 13 firefighters, including a deputy chief and three captains. “I am very excited to be part of the management team of the city and look forward to working with a great group of professionals that the department has,” Mullican told the Daily ...
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P&Z meeting on code revision tonight
The Planning and Zoning Commission is holding a special meeting tonight to take public testimony on the controversial updates to the Kodiak Island Borough’s three code sections dealing with land in the borough. After the public hearing at the meeting, P&Z is expected to take action in line with a borough staff recommendation to “table further consideration of Title 17 at this time,” according to a memo from the bo...
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