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Health center beautifying its space
For the past few months, patients at the Kodiak Community Health Center have been welcomed into the hallways by a large painting of Barometer Mountain. It was painted earlier this year by then-senior Dong Won Yu, a student at Kodiak High School. Prior to that, the health center had created an employee beautification committee and sought the help of local art teacher at the high school, Bonnie Dillard. “I had the s...
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Walk and roll to school starts soon
Kodiak’s Island Trails Network is promoting human-powered locomotion to and from school through their “walk and roll” program. October is National Walk to School Month, and the program starts on Tuesday, Oct. 14. Its goal is to incentivize alternatives to vehicles. “The advantages of having more students walking and biking to school safely include increased safety for students and pedestrians, the development of a...
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Playbook: Oct. 9
Friday, Oct. 10 Swimming: Kodiak vs. Dimond at the Kodiak Community Pool, 5 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak at the Grace Lady Grizzlies Tournament.
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Kodiakans compete in bodybuilding show
A pair of Kodiakans competed in the Anchorage Bodybuilding Fitness and Figure Championships Saturday night. Nick Long placed third in the novice men’s bodybuilding division, while Sonia Cortez finished fourth in the women’s open figure competition for competitors under 5-foot-4. This was the second competition for both Long and Cortez. Long, originally from North Carolina and now stationed at Kodiak’s Coast Guard ...
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Golfing in the dark
A unique tournament will take place at Bear Valley Golf Course Friday evening. The Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament begins at 8 p.m. Golfers will be led around the nine-hole golf course by moonlight and a glowing golf ball. Entry fee is $25, plus green fees. The tournament is limited to 36 golfers. If raining the tournament will be moved to Saturday. The forecast is calling for 60 percent chance of rain for Friday...
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Kodiak quilt show winners
2014 Kodiak Quilt show winners Children’s Favorite – tie among “Summer Solstice Rainbow” by Martha Branson, “True Nature” by Norma Dutt and “Fly Away” by Sharon Horn. Best Mini Quilt – “Hedgehog Love” by Kate Shoemaker Best Small Quilt – “Flying North” by Kate Shoemaker Best Medium Quilt – “Summer Solstice Rainbow” by Martha Branson Best Large Quilt – “Mocha Delight” by Jocelyn Zwiefelhofer Members Choice and Best...
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Kodiakans speak out on proposed third launch pad
Island residents deluged Federal Aviation Administration representatives with objections to expansion of the Kodiak Launch Complex during an open house session about the agency's draft environmental assessment for the proposed project. Alaska Aerospace Corp., the state-owned enterprise that operates the launch facility at Narrow Cape, plans to construct a third launch pad at the site, one capable of handling mediu...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 8
Sept. 26 • Around 1:38 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 2:01 a.m., police responded to a suspicious vehicle on Mill Bay Road. It was unoccupied. • At 4:47 a.m., a caller reported a bear wandering around in the 1300 block of Mylark Lane. It was gone when police arrived. • At 6:14 a.m., a caller reported a bear outside his residence in the 1600 block of Selief Lane. It was gone when police arrive...
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Luck played role in silver derby winner’s catch
Kodiak fisherman Bryon Friend caught his 21.5-pound Kodiak Lions Club Silver Salmon Derby winner by being in the right place at the right time. Friend caught the fish in the Pasagshak Bay area, shortly after weighing in a large silver he’d caught. “I was actually out pleasure cruising, not really fishing seriously, I’d kind of worn myself out the day before, went through a whole bunch of them,” Friend said. “I had...
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Bishop, Haines, LeDoux, Rohrer, Skinner elected to council and assembly
In Tuesday’s municipal election, City of Kodiak residents retained their incumbent officials, while Kodiak Island Borough voters gave the boot to both of their incumbent assembly members, according to the unofficial results. Dan Rohrer, Larry LeDoux and Rebecca Skinner are Kodiak's new borough assembly members with 1,137, 1,121 and 671 votes respectively. Terry Haines and Randall Bishop retained their seats on the...
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