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Playbook: Nov. 7
Thursday, Nov. 7 Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Colony/Wasilla winner at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Soldotna High School, 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 Swimming: Kodiak at the state swimming championships in Juneau, 10:15 a.m. Volleyball: Kodiak at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Soldotna High School.
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Teaching vessel may get hand from ADF&G
The K-Hi-C has taken Kodiak High School students to sea for 40 years. Now, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game would like to renovate the 42-year-old fishing vessel — at no cost to the Kodiak Island Borough School District. “It’s an awesome thing,” said teacher Jane Eisemann, who has been using the K-Hi-C as a floating classroom for 17 years. Eisemann teaches basic seamanship, maritime science, and wilderness s...
Nov 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Data shows October far warmer than normal
October’s warm weather was “astounding” in its stretch across Alaska, according to the Alaska Climate Research center, which released its data for the month on Tuesday. Locally, the abnormally warm weather forestalled the season’s first snowfall at sea level. While snow was visible Tuesday above 2,000 feet, none has been measured at Benny Benson State Airport, Kodiak’s official measuring point. In a normal year, K...
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KHS wrestlers begin season in new home
The Main Elementary gym is the new home of Kodiak High School’s wrestling team. The team started practice there last week and will be there until the end of the season in February. The team’s home at Kodiak High School — the school’s mat room — has been demolished as part of the school’s renovations. The new mat room, which will be on the second floor, will be ready by next season. The team is adjusting to its new...
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Local Results: Nov. 6
City League Basketball Monday, Nov. 5 Associated Island Brokers 42, St. Herman’s 27 Dennis Javier 10 , Alfie Arevalo 6, Bem Barcelon 6, Victor Garcia 6, Marco Pastor 6, Sonny Braga 2, Jerome Pineda 2, Leo Pastor 2 and Hector Acosta 2 points for Associated Island Brokers. Oscar Olsen 8, Jason Isaac 6, Leonard Wassillie 4, Jason Chocknok 3, John Kudrin 2, John Askoak 2, and Herman Madsen 2 points for St. Herman's. L...
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From Soup to Nuts: A sauce sutied for Thanskgiving
My preparations for Thanksgiving Day are an extended affair because I like my holiday cooking to be easy so I may focus on family. Throughout the month, while I make our regular evening meal, I will also prepare one dish for the Thanksgiving Day meal. Over the years, I have found that much of the meal can be prepared in advance, frozen and reheated to great success. I have reduced my actual cooking on Thanksgiving...
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Spikers open NLC tourney at 6 p.m. Thursday
Kodiak’s quest for its first Northern Lights Conference volleyball championship since 1996 begins Thursday. The top-seeded Bears finished regular-season play at 10-0 and received a first-round bye into Thursday evening’s semifinals at Soldotna High School. Kodiak will play either No. 4 Colony (4-6) or No. 5 Wasilla (2-8) at 6 p.m. The winner clinches one of the conference’s three state tournament berths and advanc...
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Alaska Science Forum: Alaskans’ vitamin D production slows with the season
Interested people are needed to participate in a one-year study to assess the effects of long dark winters on the vitamin D and calcium levels of Fairbanks residents. So began a recruitment poster Meredith Tallas created more than 25 years ago. Now living in California, in 1983 Tallas was a University of Alaska Fairbanks student who wanted to study how levels of a vitamin related to sun exposure fluctuated in peop...
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Business brings new type of healing to Kodiak
There’s a new way for people in Kodiak to recover from carpal tunnel, back pain and other aches. Lori Siebe, owner of Well Being Massage and Rossiter, has reopened her massage business with an additional service — Rossiter workouts. Rossiter is a two-person stretching workout intended to adjust connective tissue in order to allow people to move without pain. “The theory with Rossiter is that the issues are caused ...
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Disovery Channel announces new Kodiak-based reality show
Get ready to see more of Kodiak Island on TV. On Tuesday, a Discovery Channel spokeswoman confirmed the network and production company Orion Entertainment are filming here for “Kodiak,” a four-part series set to air in 2014. “We are currently in production, and we just started filming this week,” wrote Discovery spokeswoman Kate Aconfora in an email. According to information released by Discovery and confirmed by ...
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