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Joe Floyd schedule change
The first two games of today's Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament have been cancelled because of travel delays, according to Kodiak High School. The Kodiak boys will open the tournament at 6:30 p.m. today against West Valley. The girls are tentatively scheduled to play at 8:30 p.m. against Lathrop. Both Kodiak teams were supposed to play Mt. Edgecumbe, but because of inclement weather the B...
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School district: Coach Costello no longer employee
Sean Costello, the reigning 4A wrestling coach of the year, is no longer in charge of Kodiak High School’s program, the Kodiak Island Borough School District announced Wednesday. “All I can say is that he is no longer a KIBSD employee,” director of school and student services Ron Bryant said. “Since it is a personnel issue, we can’t discuss personnel issues with the media.” Reached by phone Wednesday, Costello did...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 8
Dec. 21 At 12:27 a.m., a 911 caller requested a welfare check on West Marine Way. A highly intoxicated woman was taken to the hospital by medics. At 1:19 a.m., police cited a driver on Rezanof Drive East for having no proof of insurance and failing to register the vehicle. At 1:32 a.m., police cited a driver on Rezanof Drive East for having no proof of insurance. At 2:19 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown...
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Stage and Screen: Amazing story; Jolie’s film less so
Angelina Jolie’s “Unbroken” (2014) recounts the story of Louis “Louie” Zamperini. The son of Italian immigrant parents, Zamperini (Jack O’Connell) grew up in the trying times of the Great Depression. While bullied by xenophobic classmates, he was able to demonstrate a unique skill — distance running. Coaching by his brother helped him advance to Olympic status in time for the 1936 Olympic Games in Germany. While f...
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Achievers: Jan. 8
Albert Mangrobang joined the Army on Dec. 17. He has enlisted as a 92G Food Service Specialist and will be leaving this February to complete his training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina and Fort Lee, Virginia. Mangrobang is a current resident of Kodiak, Alaska.
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Around Kodiak: Jan. 8
KEA board elections Three seats on the Kodiak Electric Association board of directors are up for election in 2015. The seats currently held by Stosh Anderson, Michael Brechan and Cliff Davidson are up. All are for three-year terms. Nominating packets are available at the KEA office, 515 E. Marine Way, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. To be an eligible candidate, you must be a member of KEA. Completed c...
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Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 8
Jan. 1 At 3:54 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a 911 call about a domestic disturbance at a Gull Drive residence. Investigation revealed a man had assaulted his significant other and remained unlawfully inside the residence. The man was arrested on suspicion of assault in the fourth degree domestic violence and criminal trespass in the first degree domestic violence. At 4:36 a.m., the Old Harbor village publi...
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Master plan proposes sewer, water upgrades in Kodiak downtown area
A plan for sewer and water renovations in downtown Kodiak could begin in 2017 and include aesthetic changes in the area, a consulting firm told the Kodiak City Council. During Tuesday’s work session, Dowl HKM presented to the council a draft master plan that analyzed the downtown area’s existing water, sewer and storm drain utilities. Dowl HKM proposed improvements, including replacing all of the water main in dow...
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State issues warning about shellfish poisoning
A recent Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning incident in Southeast Alaska caused the State of Alaska’s epidemiology section to issue a bulletin about the disease. On Dec. 28, a middle-aged man in the southeast reportedly ate butter clams from a local beach and had tingling in his lips for three hours. The clams were reportedly found to have high concentrations of saxitoxin, which is what causes PSP when it is ingested. ...
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48th Joe Floyd begins today
Be careful what you wish for. Kodiak coach David Anderson took some heat for a weak boys field in last year’s Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Basketball Classic. Bristol Bay and Unakleet — a pair of 2A schools — and Northern Lights Conference rival Soldotna made up last year’s boys field. “I heard a lot of people last year ask why we didn’t bring in stronger teams,” the veteran bench caller said. “Well, we got the st...
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