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Afognak Native taps Hambright as CEO, further diversification seen
The Afognak Native Corporation named technical services whiz Greg Hambright as its new CEO, a move that will see the company leveraging its government services prowess to grow the business while diversifying its portfolio. Hambright, 53, was senior vice president of technical services for Afognak’s largest wholly owned subsidiary, Alutiiq, L.L.C. in Huntsville, Ala. Afognak Native Corporation was organized in 1977...
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Kodiak baseball begins tough stretch tonight
Kodiak’s baseball team begins a four-game in four-day stretch today at Soldotna. Coach James Arnold called it the most challenging part of the team’s schedule. “These are critical games,” Kodiak coach James Arnold said. “They will have a sizeable impact on the conference standings. We are looking forward to the challenge.” Kodiak plays today and Thursday at Soldotna and travels back to the island for games against...
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Third college finalist promises to be active man on campus
Michael Gunn, third finalist to take the helm at Kodiak College, promised students and faculty would get used to him walking the campus and visiting classes. "If you don't see me, it means I'm not around," he said. Gunn visited Kodiak Monday to meet members of the college director search committee and the college community. He described his background and educational philosophy during an afternoon reception. "Educ...
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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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Sexual harassment merits fast response
As a municipal attorney representing local governments across the state for over thirty years, I deal with complaints of sexual harassment and improper behavior. These cases are investigated post-haste. Sound judgment, if not the law, requires nothing less. Gov. Parnell’s four-year failure to take command of his Alaska National Guard subordinates’ sluggish response to dozens of rape and assault reports is inexcusa...
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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 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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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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