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Around Kodiak: Aug. 29
Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council (Cook Inlet RCAC) will hold its council meeting at the Kodiak Best Western Hotel (236 W. Rezanof Drive) in Kodiak beginning at 9 a.m. on Sept. 12. The public is welcome to attend. For more information or an agenda, please call 1-800-652-7222 or 907-283-7222. Board materials will be available online just prior to the meeting.
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Fort Abercrombie all-time top times
Girls 1. Kristi Klinnert (Kodiak, 1986), 18:43 2. Kikkan Randall (East Anchorage, 1998), 18:54 3. Domonique Colberg (Colony, 2002), 19:15 4. Jaymi Bethea (Kodiak, 2010), 19:22 5. Jenna Ford (Wasilla (2010), 19:27 6. Alyssa Hutchins (Colony, 2009), 19:38 7. Chloe Ivanoff (Kodiak, 2009), 19:39 8. Nychelle Fischetti (ACS, 2007), 19:49 9. Diana Johnson (East, 1998), 19:50 10. Abby Reed (Kodiak, 2007), 19:53 Boys 1. Tr...
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Runners to pack Fort Abercrombie
Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park will get its share of foot traffic today. Kodiak’s cross country team is hosting West Anchorage, West Valley, Kenai and Dimond in mega regular-season meet. “We are about maxing it (Fort Abercrombie) with four quality teams,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. More than 50 boys runners will be in the 6 p.m. race, while less are expected for the girls race at 5:15 p.m. With that ...
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Playbook: Aug. 29
Friday, Aug. 29 Cross country: Kodiak vs. West Anchorage, West Valley, Kenai and Dimond at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Girls, 5:15 p.m.; boys, 6 p.m. Swimming: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at the Kodiak Community Pool, 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 Cross country: Kodiak, West Anchorage, West Valley, Kenai and Dimond in a co-ed relay at the Kodiak Island Raceway, 10 a.m. Football: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kenai, 3 p.m. Sw...
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Parks and Rec Schedule: Aug. 29-Sept. 5
Aug. 29 – Sept. 5 Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Aug. 29 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. KHS v. Soldotna 4 – 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 KHS v. Soldotna 8 – 1 p.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31 Family 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Evening Lap 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 1 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. ...
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Golfers battle for top prize
The Emerald Isle’s top golfers will take center stage this Labor Day weekend. The 28th Kodiak Island Golf Championship begins Saturday morning at the Bear Valley Golf Course. The two-day, 36-hole tournament is the biggest golfing event on the island. Dustin Roberson won last year’s men’s crown by shooting a 10-over-par 152 — two strokes ahead of runner-up Fred Barber. Kriss Larsen won her third straight women’s ti...
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West Virginia horseman brings back cowboy look to Mission
The Kodiak Baptist Mission is getting that cowboy look again. Fences are up. Ponies and horses graze in the pasture; and a guy wearing cowboy boots, Wrangler jeans, Western-style shirt and a cowboy hat, brings the horses out so that kids can ride them for the horsemanship classes in the Mission’s day camp as they used to. The man is Johnny Walker, a West Virginia farmer who has a love for horses. He and his wife, ...
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Army: Rocket no threat to public safety.
KODIAK -- Many questions about the failed launch and explosion of a rocket being used to test an extremely fast-moving weapon early Monday remained Thursday, as the state-owned launch facility’s board of directors heard from from the military mission’s overseers. The U.S. Army had leased the Alaska Aerospace Corporation’s Kodiak Launch Facility for $5 million to conduct its test of what the military calls a hypers...
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KHS boys swim team deep with talent
Kodiak’s boys swim team heads into the 2014 season with a lot of expectations. The Bears return most of their swimmers from last year’s squad and added nationally-ranked freshman Talon Lindquist to the mix. Kodiak has the talent to make a push to claim the program’s first boys state team title. “They have heard enough from me that nobody is giving us anything — and we haven’t done anything,” Kodiak coach John Lind...
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Swimmers flock to the pool
While Kodiak High School’s football team is lacking in players, Kodiak’s swim team is not. The 2014 swimming and diving team has 48 athletes — the most since John Lindquist took over the program in the early 2000s. “The program has developed itself,” he said. “Kids hear about what we do, and I don’t think kids are afraid to work.” The team has two practices a day, and Lindquist said close to 30 students show up fo...
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