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Kodiak disaster prep team mulls more practice
Kodiak emergency management officials discussed arranging more natural disaster response practice sessions to improve Kodiak’s chances of pulling through such an event. At the quarterly meeting of the Local Emergency Preparedness Committee on May 6, members suggested that Kodiak needed more than quarterly training practice sessions to stay on top of its game. The council maintained that full-scale disaster simulat...
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Kodiak baseball downs Soldotna
Kodiak used a trio of four-run innings to dispose of Soldotna, 13-7, in a Southcentral Conference baseball game Wednesday evening in Soldotna. The Bears scored four runs in the third, sixth and seventh innings as Kodiak improved to 4-1 in the conference, 7-6 overall in a game that featured 24 walks and lasted nearly three hours. Jakob Arnold labored through five 2/3 innings to earn the win. The junior allowed thre...
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Truck pull to benifit Special Olympics
Do you think you have what it takes to pull a fire truck? You can find out Saturday. The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Alaska is organizing a “Pullin’ for Pledges” event Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Safeway parking lot. Teams of nine will see how fast they can pull a fire truck 12 feet. Each team must have at least one Special Olympics athlete on it. The team fee is $200, with all proceeds ...
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Playbook: May 8
Thursday, May 8 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Soldotna. Varsity, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m. 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 Fl...
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Bust on Spruce Cape latest in Kodiak heroin struggle
Alaska State Troopers announced on Tuesday another heroin bust -- this time on Spruce Cape Road -- giving further evidence to a significant rise in heroin addiction on Kodiak. The City of Kodiak Police Department issued a statement on Tuesday saying that a routine traffic stop on the 3000 block of Spruce Cape Road on May 2 by Alaska State Troopers resulted in a flurry of roadside activity that saw two arrested wit...
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Cannon to continue hoops career
Carissa Cannon never missed a varsity basketball game during her high school career at Kodiak. She made the squad as a freshman and played in every game through her senior season. No other 2014 KHS senior can say that. The Ironwoman will look to continue her streak of games played when she suits up next fall for NCAA Division II Western State Colorado University. What was Cannon’s secret to the streak? “I don’t ev...
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Lon White take over harbormaster duties with eye on big projects
The City of Kodiak picked Lon White to replace Marty Owen as the Cityʼs Harbormaster; expecting to see a time of big harbor projects, some ongoing and some new, ahead under his helmsmanship. He begins his duties on Wednesday, following Owen who has served as the Cityʼs Harbormaster for nearly two decades, the City of Kodiak said in a statement. “The immediate goals are to see our Pier 3 project through to completi...
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2014 Helen Simeonoff Annual Salmon/Run Walk results
1. Evan Serva, 19 minutes, 54 seconds; 2. Charles Russell, 20:01; 3. John Hartman, 20:42; 4. Adriane Horn, 20:50; 5. Alysa Horn, 21:34; 6. Janelle Brandon, 21:55; 7. Nicola Platzer, 22:01; 8. Howard Valley, 22:07; 9. Jane Murawski, 22:12; 10. Sonia Cortez, 22:13; 11. Janel Day, 22:20; 12. Kathryn Symmes, 22:24; 13. Peter Longgood, 22:28; 14. Kip Thomet, 22:32; 15. Mario Alveraz, 22:40; 16. Don Zimmerman, 22:49; 17...
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Afognak Native taps Hambright as CEO, further diversification seen
The Afognak Native Corporation named technical services whiz Greg Hambright as its new CEO, a move that will see the company leveraging its government services prowess to grow the business while diversifying its portfolio. Hambright, 53, was senior vice president of technical services for Afognak’s largest wholly owned subsidiary, Alutiiq, L.L.C. in Huntsville, Ala. Afognak Native Corporation was organized in 1977...
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Kodiak baseball begins tough stretch tonight
Kodiak’s baseball team begins a four-game in four-day stretch today at Soldotna. Coach James Arnold called it the most challenging part of the team’s schedule. “These are critical games,” Kodiak coach James Arnold said. “They will have a sizeable impact on the conference standings. We are looking forward to the challenge.” Kodiak plays today and Thursday at Soldotna and travels back to the island for games against...
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