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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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Playbook: May 7
Wednesday, May 7 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Soldotna. Junior varsity, 3 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Thursday, May 8 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Soldotna. Varsity, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m.
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Truck totalled; no fatalities
A two-car collision on Mill Bay Road saw dozens of emergency workers from the Kodiak police and fire departments and the Coast Guard trying to extricate the driver from a totaled truck early Monday evening. More than a dozen rescue workers worked in the rain to extricate a driver from a Dodge Durango that was hit on its right side. After rescuers deployed the Jaws of Life, the driver was successfully moved from th...
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Triathlon athletes enjoy conditions
Normally when competitors finish Kodiak’s Earth Day Triathlon they reach for a cup of hot chocolate and a blanket. That wasn’t the case this year. With the temperature soaring past 50 degrees, athletes opted for sunscreen and a cup of cold water when they crossed the finish line of the 29th Earth Day Triathlon on a Chamber of Commerce Saturday afternoon in Kodiak. Neil McCarthy and Bree Witteveen enjoyed the calm ...
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Fires near missile launch site put out by motorists
Two auctioneers and a group of passersby on Sunday found themselves putting out fires off Pasagshak Road using soda bottles and similar containers to douse flames. Cliff Brulotte and Scott Fisher of Alaska Auction Co in Anchorage, in town for an auction on Monday, were out sightseeing near the missile launch facility when they literally drove into a blaze allegedly set off by a couple indulging in fireworks pranks...
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Kodiak JV wins Houston Baseball Invite
Kodiak’s junior varsity won the Houston Baseball JV Invitational Tournament Saturday in Houston. Behind a complete-game performance from pitcher Sam Bennett, the Bears beat Palmer, 15-7, in the championship game. Bennett struck out nine, allowed two hits and gave up seven runs — three earned — in six innings. The sophomore helped himself by hitting two triples, a single and collecting two RBIs. He was named the to...
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Possible “corporate shaming” campaign to aim at Lesnoi
A group of Kodiakans may start a “corporate shaming” campaign aimed at getting A1 TImber Consultants Inc. to be better neighbors. At an informal meeting Saturday in Fisherman’s Hall, about 20 area residents discussed how the Chehalis, Wash.-based firm carries out logging and trucking under contract from Leisnoi Native Corp. land near Chiniak. Several of the people on hand voiced concerns about clear-cutting, herbi...
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Kodiak population growth seen flat through 2042
A state report projects the Kodiak Island Borough will have roughly the same population in 2042 as it does today. The report, released last month by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, estimates Kodiak will see generally flat growth in the years ahead. Population numbers are expected to climb by about 2.5 percent between 2012 and 2022, before leveling off for the next 20 years. The borough po...
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Alumni update: Strong second in 1,500
Port Lions graduate Katie Strong had a strong showing in the 1,500-meter run Friday at the Don Kirby Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. The New Mexico State University junior placed second in a field of eight with a time of 4 minutes, 57.87 seconds. Unattached runner Minori Hayakari won with a time of 4:49.24. New Mexico State begins competing in the Western Athletic Conference Championships on May 14 in Orem, Utah...
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Kodiak Island Births: May 6
• Phoebe Ayren Grace Overbeck was born at 5:04 p.m. April 28, 2014, to Mark and Heather Overbeek. She weighed 7 pounds, 11.6 ounces and measured 20.75 inches long. Her parents are originally from Michigan and now live in Old Harbor. Her parents both work with Send North. Also welcoming him the family are Esther, Mirriam, Jed and Josiah, who shares a birthday with Phoebe. The grandparents live in Kodiak. • Alessand...
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