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School board discusses high school project
The Kodiak Island Borough will hold a sit-down meeting with bidders this Thursday as planning moves ahead rapidly for the Kodiak High School renovation and expansion project. The meeting, scheduled for 9:30 a.m., was one of the first items of discussion during Monday evening’s regularly scheduled school board meeting. Tony Yorba, the project’s architect, said high school planning remains on course. “From every ind...
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Local Results: Jan. 23
City league basketball Tuesday, Jan. 15 Net Systems 86, Kodiak Island Storage 46 Austin Cowley 32 points, Joey Madrid 23, Zack Keplinger 11, Monte Wilson 8, Ben Watkins 6, Sam Gainer 4 and Ryan Gabor 2 for Nets Systems. Andrew Gregory 15 points, Karl McLaughlin 14, Jeff Sanford 10, Charlie Jerling 5 and Rob Nelson 2 for Kodiak Island Storage. Lazy Bay 69, Steve’s Team 51 Myrgel Obas 22 points, Bryan Knagin 13, Adr...
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No reports of crab trouble from Kulluk
Three weeks after it ran aground near Sitkalidak Island, the drilling rig Kulluk is still moored in Kodiak waters with no timeline for removal. While Tanner crab fishing boats are now working near the Kulluk, moored in Kiliuda Bay, no conflicts have been reported to the unified command monitoring the rig. On Monday, ship tracking services showed the Kulluk surrounded by an entourage of nine ships. “There are calls...
Jan 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak High graduate creates logo for new field
David Anderson never played on Joe Floyd Track and Field’s new artificial turf, but the former Kodiak football player has left his mark on the multimillion-dollar field. Anderson, a 2012 Kodiak High School graduate, is the artist behind the bear logo that covers the middle of the field. When he designed the logo during his senior year, he didn’t realize it would end up on Kodiak’s new playing surface. “It was a co...
Jan 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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IPHC talks halibut quotas
The International Pacific Halibut Commission opened its annual meeting on Monday with a new attitude of openness, but fishermen are likely to see the same old bad news when catch recommendations are approved later this week. Commissioners from Alaska, Canada and the Lower 48 are meeting in Victoria, BC to approve halibut quotas for 2013, but initial presentations given Monday continued to outline the case for a qu...
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Around Kodiak: Jan. 22
The Kodiak High School Parent Teacher Student Association is having a meeting at 6 p.m. tonight in the library of the high school. All are welcome. There will be a presentation about one of the student foreign exchange programs in our school. The Kodiak Island Borough School District will hold its annual district spelling bee at 7 p.m. tonight in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. The public is invited to attend. Th...
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Armed teachers may already be legal in Alaska
Since the Newtown, Conn. school shooting, debates have sprung up nationwide about the role of armed guards in schools. In Alaska, Rep. Bob Lynn, an Anchorage Republican, has proposed House Bill 55, which would allow school districts to permit teachers to carry firearms in the classroom. According to at least one interpretation of Alaska law, however, school district administrators already have that power. In Decem...
Jan 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Griffing back in the water at University of Idaho
After more than a month off, Laura Griffing returned to the pool for the University of Idaho. The Kodiak product scored five points in the Vandals’ 154-144 dual swimming meet victory over New Mexico State University on Saturday in Idaho. The sophomore Griffing was fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke (1 minute, 6.66 seconds) and fifth in the 200 breaststroke (2:29.92). Griffing also swam a leg on the third-place 20...
Jan 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Winter gun care
“Here’s my baby!” My friend unzipped the gun case and withdrew his pet. It was a beautiful over-and-under 12-gauge shotgun, conceived from butt pad to muzzle for serious duck hunting. The stock was synthetic in a great marsh grass camo pattern, and the stainless steel of barrels and action had been overlaid with the same pattern. “I didn’t even get to hunt this year, but next year is going to be different,” he vow...
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Births: Jan. 22
• Arianna Marie Pennington was born at 10:29 p.m. Jan. 1, 2013, to Matthew Pennington and Martha Ann Johnson. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 21.5 inches long. Her parents are originally from Port Lions and Ouzinkie. Her father works at ANTHC. Proud grandparents are Roger and Betty Jo Johnson from Ouzinkie and Jim and Liz Pennington from Port Lions. • Brandi Elaine Cox was born at 11:11 p.m. Jan. 10, ...
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