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Community gym, budget discussed at work session
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly discussed converting the old pool into a gym and then tackled next year’s budget at their Thursday work session. Amy Fogle, former Kodiak High School basketball coach, told the assembly additional gym space is needed in Kodiak, and requested that the old pool, currently used as storage space, be turned into a gym at some point. Fogle brought along a letter from Lori Siebe, who sc...
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Middle School students prepare for jobs
Kodiak Middle School students spent weeks preparing résumés, cover letters and references before doing mock interviews with Kodiak community members to get ready to apply for jobs in the future. All middle school eighth-graders participate in the Kodiak Island Borough School District's School to Work program during the spring semester. "They all turn 14 in eighth grade," said Lindsey Cassidy, an eighth-grade writi...
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Alumni update: Horn wins North Division title in Germany
Alysa Horn celebrated a championship in her second professional basketball season in Germany. Horn, a former Kodiak and University of Alaska Anchorage star, and her Osnabruck team defeated Veilchen, 61-54, in Sunday’s Game 3 semifinal in the Bundelisga second division women’s playoffs. Horn powered in 12 points on 4 of 10 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds in 25 minutes. She also added one steal and one block. Th...
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Will always remember and love Kodiak and its residents
In 1987, soon after graduating from college and marrying, we moved to Kodiak. We had a dog, very few belongings and a dream of a life adventure in Alaska. We quickly adapted to the rhythm of island life. The years not passing so much by the turning of calendar pages, but by the changes of the seasons … fishing, hunting, berry harvesting; and marked by those special Kodiak events; Christmas Fleet Parade, Crab Fest,...
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Playbook: May 5
Tuesday, May 5 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kenai. Junior varsity, 4 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 6 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kenai. Junior varsity, 4 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Friday, May 8 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Homer at Homer. Junior varsity, 4 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Track: Kodiak at the Anchorage Invitational at Dimond High School. Saturday, May 9 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Homer at Homer. Junior varsity, 11 a...
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Community events: May 5
Today 5-8:30 — Game night, Kodiak Public Library. Wednesday, May 6 6-9:30 p.m. — Social dancing, cha-cha, East Elementary School. Saturday, May 9 9 a.m.-noon — Sea kayak rescues and recoveries, Coast Guard Base Kodiak MWR pool. Wednesday, May 13 6-9 p.m. — Sea kayak rescues and recoveries, Coast Guard Base Kodiak. Saturday, May 16 9 a.m. — ALS Walk4Life starts at St. Mary’s gym, registration at 8 a.m.
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Kodiak Island Births: May 5
River Grant Zimmerman was born at 8:37 a.m. on April 24, 2015, to David and Susan Zimmerman. He weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 18.5 inches long. His mother is from Westboro, Wisconsin, and his father is from Kodiak, and they now live in Kodiak. His mother works at home his father works at Sutliff’s Hardware. Also welcoming him to the family is Zoey Zimmerman. Grandparents are Don Zimmerman and Carol Hult...
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Kodiak’s Filipino community punched with disappointment
Muffled sorrow hugged Kodiak’s Filipino community Sunday as they went back to work and recollected Manny Pacquiao’s defeat against American Floyd Mayweather Jr. On Saturday, dozens of local residents knocked out boxing parties, splitting the pay-per-view cost, while other fans circumvented cable companies, watching the fight live from Twitter’s Periscope, which let users broadcast video directly to the Internet fr...
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Assembly pulls fireworks from agenda after much discussion
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly pulled an ordinance to prohibit fireworks at two beaches near residential areas from their meeting agenda after much discussion at their Thursday work session. The ordinance, which was scheduled to be introduced at the May 7 meeting, would have prohibited fireworks year-round at Mill Bay Beach and Mission Beach. Currently, fireworks are allowed in the borough, but not within City...
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Garden Gate: Less is more in gardening, photography
I tell people that if given any topic, I can, in a step or two, relate it to gardening. This week I’m going to combine a couple of my favorite topics: gardening and photography. Okay, so this one’s not as difficult as trying to find a common thread between gardening and car racing or gardening and manufacturing lipstick, but here we go... Two of the most difficult photographs to take are portraits and landscapes. ...
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