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KHS baseball ends season at regions
Hours after outlasting Palmer in extra innings, Kodiak’s baseball season ended with a 15-2 loss to Colony in a consolation game at the Southcentral Conference Championships, Friday in Kenai. The Bears concluded their fourth season under head coach James Arnold with a 7-11 record. Kodiak stayed alive in the double-elimination tournament with an eight-inning 9-8 victory over Palmer. After the Moose tied the game in ...
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Fish Factor: Budget impasse could shut down salmon
The budget impasse with Alaska legislators is wreaking havoc on salmon fisheries across the state, and the industry is bracing for the possibility of a complete shutdown in some regions. If lawmakers can’t agree on a budget by June 1, all state workers will be on notice for layoffs starting July 1. That includes 750 full-time and seasonal workers in the commercial fisheries division, many who are the boots on the ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Target Dollies while crowds fish for reds
This is a magical time of year for folks like me who love great fishing but hate crowds. Fish draw crowds like magnets. Or do they? The nice thing about magnets and hot fishing spots, they leave a whole lot of water and fishing opportunities unvisited and overlooked. This time of year, the big magnet is the return of red salmon to local rivers. Folks crowd in elbow-to-elbow and get “crazier than a three-tailed cat...
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UNOFFICIAL CRAB FEST HALF MARATHON RESULTS
1. Steve Hulse, 1 hour, 44.55 minutes; 2. Donald Rhinehart, 1:46:10; 3. Charlie Garcia, 1:47:02; 4. Howard Valley, 1:52:35; 5. Edmund Bizorik, 1:52:40; 6. Page Matlock, 1:56:31; 7. Kayla Gordon, 1:56:31; 8. Stephanie Jenkins, 1:58:40; 9. Ryan Ulrich, 2:07:11; 10. Elizabeth Butler, 2:08:24; 11. Carl Butler, 2:08:27; 12. Nyssa Baechler, 2:10:38; 13. Cecil Ranney, 2:10:41; 14. Merissa Koller, 2:11:36; 15. Chelsea Kal...
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Watkins enters state House race
A third candidate has entered the race for the District 32 seat in the Alaska House of Representatives. Brent Watkins of Kodiak has filed as a candidate and is the first democrat to enter the race. Republican Rep. Louise Stutes currently holds the seat and will run against Watkins and Duncan Fields, also of Kodiak, who was formerly the District 32 Republican Party chair before changing his voter affiliation to non...
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TAPESTRY: Music a fitting gift to celebrate 97th birthday
Margaret Hall is not interested in getting extravagant, expensive gifts for her 97th birthday next month. The gifts she treasures are priceless: a long, fulfilled life, friendship and music. She loves music. Some of Margaret’s favorite tunes will be performed at a celebration in her honor at 4 p.m. Monday at St. James the Fisherman Episcopal Church. Margaret will be sharing the gifts of song that she receives perf...
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Kodiak boys in running for repeat track title
On Tuesday afternoon, under a sweltry sun, Michael Parnell and Keith Osowski layered up for their track and field practice. Did the 60-degree temperatures fry their brains? Apparently. The two Kodiak High School seniors thought it would a good idea to wear two shirts for their long-distance run to prepare for the large-school state championships, expected to be held under an even brighter sun in Anchorage today an...
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Bears baseball blanked in regional opener
Kodiak’s Shaun Walton had a career day on the mound, but didn’t get any help from his teammates against undefeated Wasilla. The Warriors took advantage of a few Bears’ miscues and avoided the upset with a 2-0 win in the opening round of the Southcentral Conference Championships Thursday at Oilers Park in Kenai. Walton, a sophomore right-hander, did all he could to keep his team in the championship bracket by strik...
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Bears send girls relay to state for first time since 2012
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer At the beginning of the track season, HoneyRose Macatuno didn’t know what to think of her new 400-relay teammates. She had reason for concern with two being freshman — Hannah Villaroya and Teresa Villanueva — and another — Chandra Christiansen — being a sophomore transfer from Port Lions. “At first, it was rough because I was the only one who knew how to do stuff,” said Macatuno, a...
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Melvin Ray Chya
Melvin Ray Chya, 53, passed away of natural causes at the home of a friend on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, in Anchorage. Visitation was held 11 a.m. followed by a Panakhida memorial service at noon on May 26 at St. Innocent Cathedral, 401 Turpin St. in Anchorage. Father John Zabinko officiated. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. May 27 at Three Saints Orthodox Church in Old Harbor, officiated by Father Josef. Graves...
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