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NLC rankings: March Madness begins for high school teams
The Northern Lights Conference Championships begin Thursday at Colony High School. Some teams are fighting for a chance to play at the state tournament, while other teams are already assured a spot based on the Alaska School Activities Association’s winning percentage index. The Kodiak boys need to win Friday’s game to get in. The Bears are ninth in the latest WPI rankings and most likely will not receive one of t...
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Vandals strike vehicles
Alaska State Troopers are looking to the public to help identify the suspect or suspects in a ongoing criminal mischief case that occurred near the Anton Larson Bay boat ramp, approximately 17 miles West of Kodiak. According to a press release Tuesday, troopers responded to a report of several vandalized vehicles in the area on March 3 at approximately 2 p.m. Troopers are requesting help from the public to identif...
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Kodiak ESS begins regional play today
Kodiak’s Emerging Small Schools basketball team begins play today in the Peninsula Conference Championships at Skyview High School. The Ravens, the conference’s eighth seed, plays No. 9 Lumen Christi at 9 a.m. today. The winner of that game advances to play top-seeded Nikolaevsk at 8 p.m. today. The loser drops to a loser-out game at 9 a.m. Thursday. “They have a very positive attitude right now and we are going t...
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Fogle moves on in national contest
Amy Fogle is one step away from being named the top high school girls basketball coach in the nation. On Tuesday, Fogle won the western region in the USA Today High School Sports “Best Of” series with 5,261 votes. By winning the state and western rounds, Kodiak’s girls coach advances to the final stage — the national round. The national round is comprised of the eight regional winners and the two wild cards — the ...
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Business spotlight: Skin is a priority for Valladolid
When it comes to taking proper care of your skin, business owner Dana Valladolid knows a little more than the average bear. Valladolid, proprietor of Glow, a new natural skin care boutique at 4673 E. Rezanof, not only offers natural and organic skin care services, but the extended knowledge of long-term skin care as well. Glow offers a variety of services including sunless tanning, waxing, facials and other custom...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Winter Lakes
This has been a warm winter compared to recent years. Sure Kodiak has had lots of water as usual. But most has come as rain rather than snow. It recently occurred to me that the cold winters forced me out of one of my favorite pursuits. It iced over all the lakes, and I had to give up my winter trout fishing. Ice will come and go on the lakes this winter, but any time you can find open water there’s every reason t...
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Alumni update: Dunbar falls short of second 4-minute mile
Trevor Dunbar fell short of breaking the 4-minute mile barrier for the second time in his career. The University of Oregon senior clocked a 4:04.59 mile at the indoor track and field MPSF Championships Saturday in Seattle, Wash. Dunbar won his heat and finished second overall. During the summer, Dunbar became the first Alaska-born runner to run a mile under 4 minutes. After running Saturday’s mile, Dunbar paced th...
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Daquioag's bail hearing delayed
A bail hearing for a Kodiak man accused of sexually abusing a minor over the course of a year took place at the Kodiak Courthouse on Monday afternoon. However, due to a change of attorneys, the hearing was continued until 2:30 p.m. Friday. Michael J. Daquioag, 56, is accused of sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree, unlawful exploitation of a minor, and possession of child pornography. The alleged incidents...
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Ahn, Valdez finish second at wrestling tournament
Kodiak picked up a pair of runner-up finishes at the USGWA Girls State Championships Saturday at West Anchorage High School. Jenny Valdez and Yuri Ahn both placed second in the round-robin tournament, which is an unofficial girls state championship. Valdez, a senior, posted a 2-1 record in the 112-pound division with pins over Jadzia Martin and Diana Gaedecke, both of the Popeye Wrestling Club. Valdez’s only loss ...
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KHS opens NLC hoops tourney with matinees
Both of Kodiak’s basketball squads open the Northern Lights Conference Championships with Friday matinees. The No. 1 Kodiak girls (22-0) play at 1:30 p.m. Friday against either No. 4 Wasilla or No. 5 Palmer in a semifinal game at Colony High School. The Kodiak boys (14-9) finished second in the conference and will play a semifinal game at 3:15 p.m. Friday against either No. 3 Wasilla or No. 6 Kenai. All semifinal ...
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