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Playbook: March 5
Thursday, March 5 Boys Basketball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Kenai, 3 p.m. Kodiak ESS at the Peninsula Conference Championships at Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage. Girls Basketball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Kenai, 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 6 Boys Basketball: Kodiak at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Kenai. K...
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FLYING HIGH: Tarzan performers prepare for shows
This weekend, the cast of Tarzan will make flying and swinging through the trees look easy, but it took a lot of hard work the week before to get all the wires, vines, harnesses and people coordinated to make it look good. On Saturday, the cast members squeezed into harnesses and were pulled into the air where they soared well above the heads of the people below. The Kodiak Arts Council, the play’s producer, broug...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 4
Feb. 3 At 1:04 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mill Bay Road. At 1:13 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Mill Bay Road. At 3:48 a.m., police conducted a bar check on Shelikof Street. At 6:33 a.m., police advised a driver on Shelikof Street that their reverse lights weren’t working. At 7:07 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Mill Bay Road. At 7:12 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Mill...
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Kodiak has warmest winter on record
Kodiak had the warmest December through February period on record, just more than one degree above the previous record, according to the National Weather Service. Kodiak’s average temperature for those three months was 36.7 degrees Fahrenheit. The previous warmest winter was in 1986-1987, the weather service said. Kodiak was the lone weather station in the state with the warmest winter on record, but sixteen other...
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Input sought on school calendars
The Kodiak Island Borough School District has two surveys out to gauge community response to the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 school calendars. Staff, parents and community members are invited to complete the surveys, which will end at 5 p.m. on March 10. The survey for schools in the city and Chiniak is at surveymonkey.com/r/townschoolscalendars. The rural schools survey is at surveymonkey.com/r/ruralschoolscalendars....
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Playbook: March 4
Wednesday, March 4 Boys Basketball: Kodiak ESS vs. Cook Inlet Academy at the Peninsula Conference Championships at Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5 Boys Basketball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Kenai, 3 p.m. Kodiak ESS at the Peninsula Conference Championships at Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage. Girls Basketball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at...
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Alaska Science Forum: They don’t make ice mounds like they used to
On a February day long ago, a family living in a sod hut near the Arctic Ocean saw blocks of sea ice bulldozing their way onto shore. Winds shoved more ice until the mass towered above them and started dripping water through a ventilation hole. The father urged his family outside just before a slab fell on the hut and crushed him. An ivu — the Inupiat word for mounds of ice that sometimes plow onto land, powered b...
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Pressing the competition
Armed with Superman socks, Robbie Bailey displayed his superhuman strength Saturday at the Ron Sears Memorial KMXT Bench Press Competition. Bailey won his second consecutive title in the men’s half bodyweight category, grunting through 131 repetitions of 85 pounds — four more reps than runner-up Masami Kageyama. Bailey cruised through the first 100 reps, but then slowed down after that. “I would say at about 50 is...
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Bartleson leads ESS into regionals
Wade Bartleson doesn’t sugarcoat what it is like being a teenager in Port Lions, a village of roughly 200 people that is only accessible by plane or boat. “I’m not going to lie, it is a little bit boring,” Bartleson said. Lucky for Bartleson he has basketball. He has spent nearly his entire life bouncing, shooting and passing a basketball on the north end of Kodiak Island. And he has gotten pretty good at it, too....
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Nummer captures wrestling crown
Joshua Nummer claimed Kodiak Middle School’s only title at the Tanana Wrestling Invitational Saturday in Fairbanks. The eighth-grader won the 126-pound classification with an 11-2 victory over Colony Middle School’s Eric Christy. Nummer won his other three matches by pins. Kodiak also had four other placers in the unofficial middle school state tournament. Simon Swanson (98) placed fifth with a 4-2 record, while C...
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