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Wasilla displays depth in sweep of Kodiak
In 22 seasons at Wasilla, coach Jeannie Herbert-Truax has never had a team as deep as the one she has this year. The top-ranked Warriors displayed that depth in a pair of Northern Lights Conference girls basketball victories against Kodiak, winning 76-20 on Friday and 67-26 on Saturday at Kodiak High School. Herbert-Truax went to her bench often in the two contests as 11 of the Warriors’ 12 players reached the sco...
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Assembly, school board make opening moves
To the editor: This past Thursday night the borough assembly met with the school board in joint session. The purpose of this meeting was to assuage assembly misgivings that they were being finessed by the board to provide the school district excessive money at the expense of other borough needs. Pretty much all of the assembly and board members know each other from having worked together in the past, are friends, ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 29
Feb. 23 At 3:07 a.m., police helped get a disabled vehicle off the road in the 2900 block of Mill Bay Road. At 3:23 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the East Rezanof Drive and Woody Way Loop area. At 3:53 a.m., police warned a driver in the Mill Bay Road and Birch Street area for not using a turn signal. At 4:07 a.m., police stopped a driver for poor lane control in the East Rezanof Drive and Mill Bay Road...
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KHS boys drop two to Wasilla
Two quarters kept Kodiak from picking up its first Northern Lights Conference boys basketball victory of the season. The Bears dropped a 43-33 decision to Wasilla on Friday and followed with a 67-40 loss to the Warriors on Saturday. Kodiak was outscored 16-5 in the second quarter of Friday’s game and 18-8 in the third quarter of Saturday’s game. The Bears finished the regular season with an 0-10 NLC record, 2-20 o...
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Local Results: Feb. 29
City League Basketball Thursday, Feb. 25 RC 68, Trailblazers 51 TJ Agmata 23 points, Donnell Diesta 15, Jefferson Miranda 13, Eli Deardruff 10, Alfie Agmata 4 and Ace Sumera 3 for RC. Brian Parnell 19 points, Jo Putnam 10, Darren Luzano 9, Bill McGuire 5, Josh Desmaras 4 and Corey Gronn 4 for Trailblazers. PKIMC 65, Local Electric 59 Curtis Mortenson 22 points, Adrienne Chambers 18, Jason Chambers 12, Nick Caldero...
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 29
QUESTION: What Alaska high school did Wasilla girls basketball coach Jeannie Herbert-Truax graduate from? FRIDAY’S ANSWER: Kodiak’s Joanna Garcia was named the 2011 Northern Lights Conference girls most valuable player despite Kodiak posting a 3-7 conference record. The senior guard averaged 10.3 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals a game. After high school, Garcia played one year for Morton Colle...
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Broader choice for birthing
Pregnancy comes with a lot of decisions, including what type of birth to have and who should be part of that special moment. One option available is having a doula. Doulas provide physical and emotional support for the mom and the birth partner. While no training is necessary to act as a doula, training and certificates are available, Zoya Saltonstall said. Saltonstall has taught childbirth classes for 10 years an...
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Borough, city revising analyst contract
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and Kodiak City Council want to move ahead on a contract with their fisheries analyst and directed their managers to update the contract. On Wednesday, the two bodies sat down together for the first time since disagreements arose over a contract with Heather McCarty, the analyst for the joint city and borough Fisheries Work Group. McCarty has held the job for two years and the co...
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Assembly heads to Chiniak this weekend
The Chiniak community and the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly will meet Saturday to talk about burned trees in the area, a new library, and service districts. First on the agenda is an update on the Chiniak Library, which also served as an evacuation shelter in case of a tsunami. The library was destroyed in the late August Twin Creeks Fire, but insurance will cover the cost to rebuild it. According to a memo inclu...
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SENIOR SEND-OFF
Kristhel Fangonilo wears No. 11 for one reason — Adriane Horn, a shooter and defensive specialist on Kodiak’s undefeated 2014 team. When the jersey number became available after Horn graduated in 2014, Fangonilo, then a junior, didn’t hesitate in changing numbers. “My sophomore year, I was like, ‘Adriane Horn is so good at threes that I want to get her jersey next year,”’ said Fangonilo. Fangonilo has carried on t...
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