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Local Results: Feb. 25
City League Basketball Monday, Feb. 22 RC 66, Nets 47 Donnell Diesta 20 points, Rex Boado 14, Tyson Miranda 11, Eli Dearduff 10, Tj Agmata 5, Ace Sumera 4 and Alife Agmata 2 for RC. Chris Peters 19 points, Avery Javier 11, John Anderson 6, Ryan Gabor 5, Jeff Miranda 4 and JR Gimeno 2 for Nets. St. Innocent’s 70, St.Herman’s 52 Tristen Amodo 27 points, Anton Gonopolskiy 14, John Hartung 11, Aldon Hoyle 10 and Alexs...
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Birthday bears: Rescued cubs adapt to life in Wisconsin
Two rescued bear cubs from Kodiak spent their first birthday eating a cake made of blood and licking grape jelly in Wisconsin. Munsey and Boda arrived at Wildwood Park and Zoo in Wisconsin in October 2015 after leaving Kodiak in May and spending the summer and early fall at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage. According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the two cubs and a third sibling were rescued by workers at ...
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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City expects more from sales tax next year
The Kodiak City Council discussed projected revenue and expense projections for fiscal year 2017 at a council work session Tuesday evening. FInance director Kelly Mayes, showed the council an expected increase of 1 percent in revenue and an expected decrease of 13 percent in expenses compared to the current year budget. The projections are based on a forecast model using the current year budget and audited financi...
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Capitol Report: Budget survey results in
Hello again. We are over a third of the way through the 90-day legislation session and the Capitol is a busy place. The biggest topic of the session is, of course, the budget. The finance committees of both legislative bodies are working diligently on budget recommendations right now. We expect to receive the House’s version of the budget in early March, and anticipate a Senate floor vote on our version of the bud...
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 24
Feb. 20 At 1:01 a.m., police received a report of an extremely intoxicated man lying on the sidewalk in the 500 block of Shelikof Street. Police requested medics who took him to the hospital. At 11:51 a.m., police received a report of a man in the 200 block of Rezanof Drive acting like he was going to cross the street, but then getting back on the sidewalk and giving the driver a “thumbs-down” when the cars stoppe...
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Theodore “Teddy” R. Woods Jr.
A native of Kodiak, Theodore “Teddy” R. Woods Jr. spent most of his 68 years on the island as a fisherman, a friend, and an enjoyer of life. He passed away unexpectedly at his home on Feb. 7. His friendly smile and infectious laugh will be greatly missed. He is survived by his son, Brian Peterka of Shoreline, Washington. A celebration of life event and potluck will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Ko...
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Kodiak’s mixed-bag economy
After about a year on the market, a mainstay business in downtown Kodiak may have found a buyer. On Tuesday, Russian Heritage Inn manager Elke Carros learned that the hotel’s owners have reached an agreement with an interested party. Businesses like hotels might have an advantage in the current economic climate. “Tourism is kind of a bright spot,” said Trevor Brown, executive director of the Kodiak Chamber of Comm...
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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NLC Power Rankings: Push for regional seeding heating up
The high school basketball season is winding down. Only two weeks of play are left before the Northern Lights Conference Championship tips March 10 in Palmer. Kodiak, though, finishes regular season play this weekend and will sit back and watch the final week of the season play out. Both NLC titles are still up for grabs. On the boys’ side, Wasilla, Palmer, Colony and Soldotna all still have a chance at obtaining ...
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 24
QUESTION: What team did the Kodiak boys basketball team beat to win the 2014 Northern Lights Conference title? It was the program’s first title since 2001. MONDAY’S ANSWER: Tahna and Talon Lindquist have combined for four Alaska high school swimmer of the year awards. Tahna, a freshman at the University of Hawaii, won the top female award in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Talon, a sophomore at Kodiak High School, won the to...
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Alaska Science Forum: Country bird, city bird, all the same bird
The upper Colville River is one of the quietest places on the planet, a land of cliffs and tundra and tangles of willow. Fashion Island is one of the most human-altered landscapes in America, where developers long ago replaced the native vegetation with a Cheesecake Factory and P.F. Chang’s. A female peregrine falcon born in northern Alaska spent at least one of her winters on the 13th floor balcony of a hotel in ...
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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