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Top teams remain the same in rankings
There was hardly any change in this week’s Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches rankings. The entire boys poll remained the same from last week with West Anchorage grabbing the top spot. West defeated No. 3 Dimond, 48-38, on Monday that pushed its record to 9-2. Service (14-2) is ranked second, while Colony (9-3) is fourth and Bartlett (8-4) fifth. West Valley won the Lady Lynx Prep Shootout and kept its top s...
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Playbook: Feb. 12
Friday, Feb. 13 Boys Basketball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Kodiak ESS vs. Birchwood Christian at the Seldovia Tournament, 3:30 p.m. Girls Basketball: Kodiak at Soldotna. C squad, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m.
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Lawyer: Suspect ‘surely knew of’ shooting victims when they were in Kodiak
The lawyer for the Coast Guardsman charged with shooting two fellow Coast Guard members said his client “surely knew of” the victims since they were all stationed in Kodiak, together at one point, but he declined to confirm that they had any sort of relationship. "There's no proof to that at all," attorney Drew Segadelli said about accusations that his client had been fixated on Lisa Trubnikova. Segadelli is the l...
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Stillman J. McKerley
Stillman J. McKerley, 77, of Concord, N.H., passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, following a brief period of declining health. He was surrounded by friends, family and a great deal of love in the last weeks of his life. Stillman was born at home in Boscawen, N.H., on Feb. 5, 1937, to David and Mary (Dawson) McKerley. He graduated from Penacook High School, where he was extremely active in the sports pro...
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Betty Williams
Our beloved Betty Williams passed away on Kodiak Island on Jan. 3, 2015. She joins her husband Victor, son James, granddaughters Jamie and Jem, her son-in-law John Wheeler and many other loved ones. Betty was born in Germany, one of four sisters and three brothers, on Jan. 17, 1923, and lived through the many horrors of Nazi Germany and WWII. Betty met the love of her life, her hero, her Victor, in 1948 when the A...
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NLC POWER RANKINGS: West Valley girls shooting for undefeated season
Could there be another undefeated season in Alaska high school basketball? The West Valley girls sure hope so. After cruising to the Lady Lynx Prep Shootout title Saturday at Dimond High School, the Wolfpack stands at 15-0 with a little over a month left in the season. Last year, Kodiak’s girls went 27-0 en route to a state title. The Lady Lynx Shootout — a tournament with 16 teams — is a prestigious trophy to gra...
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Officials: Deer, fish doing well in Kodiak
Presenters at the start of a two-day Kodiak/Aleutians Subsistence Regional Advisory Council reported increases in the deer population and high sockeye runs in the Buskin River. An aerial deer survey the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge has been conducting since 2012 on the southern part of Kodiak Island showed increasing deer populations during the past two years. “We found that deer densities increased approximate...
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Losing incinerator impacts cremation services
To the Editor, As some of you may have heard, Kodiak will be losing its incineration services at the end of February. This will affect our community in many ways. One of the ways we will be impacted is in our ability to offer on-island cremation services. The Kodiak Veterinary Clinic currently utilizes the incinerator on island to aide with our group and individual cremations. When we became aware that the inciner...
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Concerned about pedestrian safety
I do not reside in the City of Kodiak, but I’m a frequent visitor as I have family members who have been living there several years. My concern is that of the safety of pedestrians and in particular children. Most cities in America have laws regarding the safety of the pedestrian and those driving vehicles who do not regard those laws but drive in a manner that would endanger someone walking would be severely pros...
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Alaska Science Forum: The continued mystery of the Denali Gap
North America's highest mountain should be a volcano. Denali sits about 60 miles above where the Pacific Plate grinds beneath the North American plate, as do Iliamna, Redoubt and Augustine. If you draw a line from the Aleutians to volcanic features in interior Alaska, the curve goes over Denali's summit. Like its neighbors in the Alaska Range, the big mountain shows no signs of having erupted. But seismologists re...
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