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Clark named the NLC player of the year
Kodiak won the Northern Lights Conference softball title and also cleaned up in postseason awards. Junior catcher Kaitlyn Clark was named the conference’s most valuable player, while four of her teammates were named to either first or second team. Senior Kaia Yatsik and juniors Celeste Chichenoff and Dannika Catt earned first-team honors, while senior Kassidy Ellison was selected to second team. “I’m just real pro...
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Speeding stop nets another bust for troopers
The latest in a string of drug busts saw two people arrested on charges of possessing of methamphetamine and heroin, among other substances. It began on Wednesday morning when Alaska State Trooper Eric Olsen pulled over Dylan Froehlich, 20, for reportedly going 54 mph in a 45 mph zone on Rezanof near Sharatin Road Drive at 8:15 a.m., a sworn statement from Olsen said. When Olsen asked for Froehlich’s license, regi...
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Tapestry: Port Lions honors long-time health aide
The people of Port Lions love Betty Nelson. When she served as the community health aide, kids with bruises and tummy aches knew that Betty would make everything all right. Women about to give birth were confident that Betty would see them through if they couldn’t make it to the hospital in town. Patients went to Betty with scraped knees, fish-hooked fingers, broken hearts and curious minds. Even after Betty retir...
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Playbook: June 13
Friday, June 13 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Chugiak at Baranof Field, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 14 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Chugiak at Baranof Field, 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Racing: Motocross at the Kodiak Island Raceway, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 15 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Chugiak at Baranof Field, 11 a.m.
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Salmon catch increased for Buskin and Ayakulik rivers
Sport fishers can now catch and keep five salmon from the Buskin River, and 10 from the Ayakulik River. For the Buskin, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game increased the daily fish limits of 20-inch or longer sockeye salmon caught to five fish per day, with five allowed in possession, beginning today, June 12, at 12:01 a.m. Catches of sockeye salmon less than 20 inches remain at the current limit of 10 fish per...
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City session hears PANDA and parks on snack shack
Representatives from a local advocacy group came en masse to the Kodiak City Council on Tuesday to voice support for a resolution against a federal act they say infringes upon public liberty. Nearly 20 visitors supporting a fledgling local chapter of People Against the National Defense Authorization Act – popularly known as PANDA -- came to a council work session for public comments to promote a resolution they se...
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Film class to document Exxon spill in Kodiak
An intensive film course may shed light on Kodiak’s involvement with the Exxon Valdez oil spill and teach 11 middle and high school students a bit about documentary filmmaking. The program will also inform students about historical research and ethnography and the study of people and cultures. The Baranov Museum reports the 25th anniversary of the 1989 spill was March 24, and Kodiak is still affected. “In the publ...
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U.S. Senate may consider Kodiak as radar spot in missile test program
The Kodiak Missile Launch Complex may be considered as an eventual radar location for a missile-testing program described by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency as “absolutely vital.” In a hearing by the U.S. Senate appropriations subcommittee trying to find funding for a missile-test system seeking to go into operation in 2020, U.S. Senator from Alaska Lisa Murkowski questioned Vice Admiral James Syring, head of the ...
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Stage and Screen: Could baseball become India’s new pastime?
J.B. Bernstein (John Hamm of TV series “Mad Men” fame) is down on his luck sports agent. This year’s Disney sports biopic “Million Dollar Arm” tells the amusing and touching story of how Bernstein’s imagination, creativity and chutzpah triggered a cultural revolution in American baseball and life in India. As the film opens J.B.’s clientele has aged, retired and not been replaced. He and his partner Aash (Assif Ma...
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Dunbar 5th in 10,000
Trevor Dunbar’s final NCAA Division I National Track and Field Championships started in spectacular fashion. The University of Oregon senior and former Kodiak High School star scored a fifth-place finish in the 10,000-meter run Wednesday evening at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Dunbar clocked a time of 28 minutes, 53.81 seconds, which secured a top-five spot by four seconds. Dunbar was third after the ...
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