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SOCCER: Kodiak boys tie Kenai; girls lose
Kodiak’s boys soccer team earned the program’s first draw Saturday against Kenai. The two teams played to a 0-0 tie in a Northern Lights Conference South Division contest at Kenai. The Bears are now 2-1-1 in conference, 5-2-1 overall. Kenai is now 2-0-1 in conference, 7-2-1 overall. “We had a game plan and the kids executed it pretty much to a tee,” Kodiak coach Eric Waltenbaugh said. “I’m really proud of the whol...
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Softball falls to Kenai, SoHi
After a three-game swing to the Kenai Peninsula, Kodiak’s softball team is still searching for its first victory of the season. The Bears lost to Soldotna 14-1 on Friday and 14-2 on Saturday, and fell to Kenai 19-14 Saturday morning. Soldotna pitcher Emily Jackson no-hit Kodiak on Friday, but gave up a Sage Glamann home run — her second this season — on Saturday. By the bottom of the third, Kodiak trailed Kenai 19...
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Schools ask borough for less money
The Kodiak Island Borough School District’s budget asks for $10.5 million dollars as the borough’s contribution for fiscal year 2017. At $400,000 less than the previous year’s request, it marks the largest decrease from one year to another in recent budgeting history, KIBSD Board of Education president Duncan Fields told borough assembly members during their Thursday work session. School board member Bob Foy prese...
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Hentges joins Alaska youth bowling HOF
Ruth Hentges is a prankster at heart. Just ask her former youth bowlers. At pasts Alaska Youth Bowling State Tournaments, Hentges would loosen the mood with her own game of “ding-dong ditch.” “The hotels would always have nice stuff in the hallways, so she would put it in front of our door, knock, and run,” Matt Kiefer said. Decades later, Kiefer now coaches alongside Hentges, but he has yet to get his former coac...
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Youth story slam tonight
Fans of Kodiak Galley Tables storytelling events and supporters of Kodiak’s youth can get in out of the forecasted rain this evening at the first True Voice: Youth Story Slam. The event, sponsored by Sun’aq Tribe, Kodiak Galley Tables and the Kodiak Island Borough School District, will feature six middle school and one high school student, each telling a five to seven minute story. The theme for the evening is “ou...
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Museum film program picked as finalist for national award
The Baranov Museum’s program for getting students involved in history and filmmaking was selected as a finalist for a national award. The museum’s Summer Youth Film and History Intensive, now in it’s fifth year, was selected out of 301 applications as one of the 50 finalists for the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award. “I think it’s wonderful for us to even just be a finalist for this,” said museum ex...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 29
April 14 At 8:14 a.m., police warned a driver in the Ole Johnson Avenue and Zentner Street area for cutting in front of the officer and almost causing an accident. At 8:26 a.m., police warned a driver in the 600 block of Rezanof Drive to get their vehicle registration up to date. The driver proved he had the tags, and said he was waiting for a dry day to put them on. At 8:34 a.m., police warned a speeding driver i...
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KHS boys boot Nikiski
Kodiak’s boys' soccer team scored an important 3-1 Northern Lights Conference victory over Nikiski, Thursday on the Kenai Peninsula. The win upped the Bears’ South Division record to 2-1, 5-2 overall, and should put them into the conference tournament — only the top four teams in the six-team division advance to postseason play. Last year, Kodiak made the conference tournament as a fourth seed. This season, coach ...
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ROCKIN' OUT: Bittersweet tunes
The Verve was an English rock band formed in 1990. They released “Hymn,” one of the bestselling albums in UK chart history. In 1998 the band won two Brit Awards. One was Best British Group. “Bitter Sweet Symphony” was nominated for Best Rock Song at the Grammy Awards in 1999. I like this band and love listening to them when I work in the shop. I find their music to be calming and I like all the sound effects in th...
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TAPESTRY: Mothers Day also day for grandmothers
Mothers Day should also be designated as Grandmothers Day. After all, they’re the women who brought the mothers into the world, and when their daughters had families, they once again took on the role of nurturer, teacher, disciplinarian, cook, care giver, storyteller, babysitter. In some cases, grandmothers stepped into the family after the premature death of the mom. Eleanor King was 5 years old when she lost her...
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