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Overwhelmed with joy by the outcome
Now we can say the code revision is dead! The people of Kodiak are truly family. They are the reason I moved back to Kodiak a long time ago when I first retired. For those who missed the meeting, it was Kodiak standing side by side with Kodiak. Men and women, young and older, were testifying giving good reasons why this terribly controlling code needed to be trashed permanently. In the beginning, there was a disse...
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Finding humility difficult in our cult of preference
Less than nine months after moving to Kodiak, I am amazed at how my standards of traffic have changed. Recently, I was trying to turn left onto Mill Bay Road, and found myself getting impatient after waiting for three minutes. I caught myself thinking that traffic was heavy, and laughed at myself. I have lived in much bigger cities, with much worse traffic, but we adapt quickly to our surroundings, don't we? From ...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Kayunguq — Stormy
Kayunguq Stormy Kayunguq, eh? It’s stormy, eh? Despite mild temperatures, Kodiak lies in one of the most meteorologically active regions on earth. From September to April, a storm crosses the Gulf of Alaska every four to five days, bringing intense rain, high winds and heavy seas. Kodiak’s location guaranties exposure to the complete force of these storms, which build to their fullest stage by the time they reach ...
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Subsistence advisory council to meet in Kodiak
The Kodiak/Aleutians Subsistence Regional Advisory Council is meeting in Kodiak next week to review the rural determination process, call for regulatory proposals for federal hunting and trapping and will get an update on the Buskin River sockeye project and have a question and answer time about the Karluk Lake nutrient enrichment program. Other topics on the agenda are a report from the Kodiak National Wildlife R...
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Police seeking hit-and-run vehicle
A truck hit a pedestrian and left the scene near Kodiak High School on Wednesday night, and police are looking for the responsible vehicle, according to the Kodiak Police Department. The vehicle was described as a white Ford F150 with the year sometime between 1997 and 2003 with a broken passenger front light. The truck could have front-end damage as well, according to a KPD Nixle alert. The Kodiak Police Departme...
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Macahilas claims all-events bowling title
Stefan Macahilas was the big winner of the Kodiak Island USBC City Championship Tournament. Macahilas claimed the all-events Division I scratch title for the tournament that wrapped up last Saturday at Tropic Lanes. All-events scratch includes total pinfall in singles, doubles and team competition. Macahilas finished first with a total of 2,216 — 52 pins ahead of runner-up Matt Kiefer. Macahilas bowled a 300 in on...
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Macahilas claims all-events bowling title
Stefan Macahilas was the big winner of the Kodiak Island USBC City Championship Tournament. Macahilas claimed the all-events Division I scratch title for the tournament that wrapped up last Saturday at Tropic Lanes. All-events scratch includes total pinfall in singles, doubles and team competition. Macahilas finished first with a total of 2,216 — 52 pins ahead of runner-up Matt Kiefer. Macahilas bowled a 300 in on...
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13 Kodiak wrestlers vie for championships
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer Sitting in a doctor’s office in mid-November, Kodiak’s Jay-Ar Small never once thought his wrestling career was over. A fractured right hand wasn’t going to keep the senior down. “When they told me it was broken, I was pretty upset,” Small said. “But I knew I was going to comeback. I was going to comeback rather or not they told me not to.” Small never had to disobey the docs’ orde...
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Kodiak girls fall to Sitka
A slow start doomed Kodiak on the first day of the Seahawk Classic. The Bears were held scoreless in the first quarter and lost 47-41 to Sitka in a girls basketball game Thursday afternoon at Seward High School. Sitka, a 3A school from the Southeast, led 13-0 after the first quarter. “We didn’t come out ready to play,” Kodiak coach Krista Hicks said. Kodiak gained its footing after that, outscoring Sitka 41-34, bu...
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Local Results: Feb. 6
Kodiak Hockey Association Jan. 31 Bantam/Midget Gold 6, Blue 4 Erik Abell 2 goals, Wesley Santiago 1, Liam Kirven 1, Matt Schauff 1 and Jack Hannah 1 for Gold Aaron Hocum 3 goals and Morgan Moir 1 for Blue. PeeWee Gold 7, Blue 6 Taylor Nelson 4 goals, Gavin Baxter 2 and Krista Simpler 1 for Gold. Carli Glover 3 goals, Gideon Craig 2 and Adam Hornickle 1 for Blue. Squirt Gold 5, Blue 2 Aden Klump 3 goals, Aiden Bru...
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