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KHS volleyball reloads for 2014 season
Even though Kodiak graduated seven seniors from last year’s record-breaking volleyball squad, coach Amy Willis isn’t expecting a letdown 2014 campaign. Most of Kodiak’s players will make their varsity debut tonight in a season-opening Northern Lights Conference match at Colony. The two squads meet again on Saturday. “I think a lot of teams are going to overlook us because we just graduated that group,” Willis said...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Masiqsiraq - Port Lions
Masiqsiraq - Port Lions Elltuwaqa Masiqsirami skuuluqutartuq.- My granddaughter is going to go to school in Port Lions. On Friday March 27, 1964, life changed dramatically for the residents of Afognak village. A magnitude 9.0 earthquake ripped open the sea floor off the coast of Kodiak, creating a series of tsunamis that devastated the village. Residents were forced to evacuate as seawater engulfed the community. ...
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Borough moves decorum ordinance repeal forward
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly unanimously moved forward an ordinance to repeal the controversial decorum ordinance passed in early July. All six of the assembly members in attendance at Thursday’s meeting — Tuck Bonney, Aaron Griffin, Dave Kaplan, Chris Lynch, Frank Peterson Jr., and Mel Stephens — voted in support of moving Ordinance FY2015-05 to rescind Ordinance FY2014-20 forward for second reading and pub...
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Pigskin picks: Stumbling through the season
For the third consecutive week I suffered a pair of losses to post a 6-2 record. For the season I stand at 20-6 for a .769 winning percentage — extremely sub-par for me at this point in the season. I misfired on Houston’s victory over Seward and Homer’s win over Barrow. We will try to do better in Week 4, the halfway point of the season. Week 4: Barrow (2-1) at Voznesenka (0-2) — Barrow suffered its first loss of ...
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Kodiak football travels to Colony
A week after losing by 48 points to Kenai, Kodiak is now tasked with playing the second-ranked large-school team in the state. The Bears play at 2 p.m. Saturday against Colony in a nonconference game. “Colony has a great program, they have some great athletes and a lot of big kids. It is definitely a challenge,” Kodiak coach Jim Schnick said. “It would be a challenge for anybody … It is a game on the schedule and ...
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Running for feeding
Milk, cookies, awareness and fundraising are all part of the second annual Kodiak Kindness Milk Run. “It’s a yearly celebration for Kodiak Kindness,” said Kodiak Kindness’ program coordinator, Heather Preece. Kodiak Kindness is a free program that provides phone and home visitation to educate parents about feeding babies. The route follows the road to Trident Basin on Near Island. Distances will be marked out, so ...
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Navy to present environmental analysis
The U.S. Navy will host an open house from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Kodiak Elks Lodge to get public feedback about military training in the Gulf of Alaska. At 6:30 p.m., Navy representatives will give a presentation about a draft supplemental Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement in an event that repeats in Anchorage, Homer, Juneau and Cordova on succeeding days. The draft updates...
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Ryan Wesley Sherrer
Funeral services for Ryan Wesley Sherrer, age 21 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Roy Hopkins officiating. Burial will follow in Lebanon Cemetery. Mr. Sherrer passed away Wednesday in an auto accident. Mr. Sherrer was born in Hood River, Oregon, and was the son of Wesley Allen Sherrer and Carolyn Jean Wickman who survive. He was a log truck driver for Davie A...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 5
August 4 • At 12:17 a.m., a caller complained about noise on Hemlock Street. Police advised neighbors to turn down the music. • At 1:15 a.m., an officer saw a bear cross Mill Bay Road and head into the woods near the 2600 block of Mill bay Road. The officer patrolled the area for the safety of pedestrians. • At 1:52 a.m., police warned a driver on East Rezanof Drive for speeding. • At 6:07 a.m., a 911 caller repor...
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Who approved new coast guard housing?
To the Editor, US Coast Guard is building new townhomes costing $950,000 each? (duplexes at $1.9 million for two homes). Who approved this $1.9 million expenditure? After surveying who in Kodiak about available housing in the private sector? Will these 20 new, super-expensive townhomes mean 20 private homes won't be sold on Kodiak Island? Or 20 units for rent in the private sector will be vacant? These will be the...
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