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Local Results: Dec. 20
City League Basketball Christmas Tournament Wednesday, Dec. 18 Era 63, Commsta 54 Lexxan Data 19, Tim Filburn 14, Jeraldo Ruiz 10, Brandon Jensen 8, Charles Bona 6 and Bill McGuire 6 points for Era. Brett Lawson 25, Bryan Knagin 13, Justin Atkins 6, Heath Hardison 5, Jose Leiva 3 and Sam Gainer 2 points for Commsta. RC Enterprise 84, Golden Alaska 70 David Diocares 17, Randy Diocares 16, TJ Agmata 15, Peter Inthav...
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Prep hoops: Kodiak girls season-opener postponed
Kodiak’s girls season-opening basketball game against Eagle River was canceled Thursday. Because of poor weather on the island, the team was unable to fly to Anchorage in time for Thursday’s 4:30 p.m. game at the Lady T-Bird Classic at East Anchorage High School. The game has been rescheduled for 8 a.m. today. The winner advances to play Palmer at 5:45 p.m. Behind a double-double by Leya DePriest, Palmer beat Nome...
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Playbook: Dec. 20
Friday, Dec. 20 Boys basketball: Kodiak at the Service Cougar Tip-Off at Service High School in Anchorage. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Eagle River at the Lady T-Bird Classic at East Anchorage High School, 8 a.m. If Kodiak wins it plays at 5:45 p.m. If Kodiak losses it plays at 2:15 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the West Anchorage Christmas Classic. Saturday, Dec. 21 Boys basketball: Kodiak at the Service Cougar Tip-O...
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2014 salmon season expected to return to average
After a salmon season that approached record territory, 2014 is expected to bring a return to average. So says the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, which presented its preliminary 2014 Kodiak-area forecast at the Tuesday night meeting of the Kodiak Fish and Game advisory committee. According to point estimates, the 2014 season will bring 1.3 million sockeye salmon and 14.6 million pink salmon to Kodiak. Using t...
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Fight racism on an individual level
To the Editor: Racism comes up throughout America’s history and often I wonder if it is still an unspoken issue in our small Kodiak community. While our population is diverse, people still have a hard time adapting to each other, I have witnessed. While attending Kodiak High School, I’ve watched Filipino, Alaska Native, white and Latino students cling to their own ethnicities. Unfortunately, each ethnicity has an ...
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Alaska State Troopers: Dec. 19
Thursday, Dec. 5 At 6:58 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a domestic disturbance at a home on Rezanof Drive. While responding, troopers received a report that one of the men involved left in a vehicle. Investigation revealed the 49-year-old Kodiak man had two outstanding warrants for his arrest for failure to appear regarding an original charge of driving without a valid license and for failure to appear f...
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Achievers: Dec. 19
St. Mary’s is proud to recognize Jackie Garchitorena as its Student of the Trimester. Jackie is an eighth-grade student at St. Mary’s Catholic School. Her parents are Mirama and Joe Garchitorena. She has always strived for the highest grades, but more importantly is regarded by her fellow classmates and her teachers as a kind and respectful person who contributes a great deal to the classroom learning environment....
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Jessica Marie (Anderson) Martinez
Jessica Marie (Anderson) Martinez died Nov. 28, 2013 in Lebanon, Ore. She was born March 19, 1988 to Renee (Anderson) Squartsoff and Jesus Rocha Espinoza in Port Arthur, Texas. She moved to Kodiak at age 4 1/2. Jessica attended Kodiak High School. She played basketball, volleyball and was on the dance team. She graduated in 2006. She moved to Sweet Home, Ore. in 2009. Jessica loved the outdoors, photography, beach...
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Government should not control a free press
To the Editor: Journalists are under a lot of pressure, and the public puts a lot of blame on journalists and reporters for not always explaining the full truth. The government makes mistakes and doesn’t want citizens to know when they mess up or what they did to mess up. To cover up their mistakes, they only let journalists announce a certain amount of information they have on events or stories. The government se...
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Kodiak Teen Court graduate sworn in as lawyer
A Kodiak High School alumnus and Kodiak Teen Court graduate has passed his final test. Sam Booch was sworn in as an attorney in front of friends, family and colleagues in the Roy H. Madsen Justice Center Wednesday afternoon. While Teen Court volunteers have graduated from law school before, Booch is the first to return to Kodiak. Superior Court judge Steve Cole spoke about his connection to Booch through Kodiak Te...
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