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Police blotter: Oct. 16
Oct 14 1:27 a.m. Reports a suspicious vehicle; custodians finishing their cleaning. East Rezanof Drive 7:03 a.m. Male cited for No Proof of Insurance, Mill Bay Road 10:27 a.m. Routine animal patrol, Bells Flats 1:16 p.m. Routine animal patrol, Chiniak area 1:57 p.m. Vehicle red-tagged for possible abandonment, Baranof Street 3:21 p.m. Requests officers remove four men for loitering at their door; they moved upon o...
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In the Courts: Oct. 16
Brian S. Blondin pleaded guilty to Dungeness Crab Gear Marking Requirements. Blondin was fined $2,000.
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Achievers: Oct. 16
Elisha Fields and Isaac Fields made the academic Dean’s List at Azusa Pacific University. These students were honored for a spring 2015 grade point average of 3.5 or better. They are joined by 1,880 students receiving the same honor. Azusa Pacific University is an evangelical Christian university located in Azusa, California.
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Prep Picks: Battling for a trophy
It’s championship week. The medium and small-school championship games are Saturday in Anchorage. The medium-school game features a pair of teams from the Kenai Peninsula, Soldotna and Kenai, while Eielson and Nikiski face each other in the small-school title game. Four large-school teams — Dimond, Chugiak, East and West — will square off in semifinal games. I went 5-3 last week, misfiring on Nikiski’s victory ove...
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TEEING OFF: Soaking up the playoffs
The 2015 Major League Baseball playoffs have been thoroughly entertaining. So much so that getting work done has been nearly impossible. I got absolutely nothing accomplished during a 53-minute window Wednesday afternoon. Game 5 of the American League Divisional Series between Toronto and Texas was the best non-Seattle baseball game I have seen. Of course, the best game that I have ever seen goes to the 1995 ALDS ...
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TAPESTRY: Good times in Ninilchik
Until that day, I gave the church no more than a glance. My eyes were on the road, going from Homer to Anchorage or the other way around. Who had time to take the road up the hill to get a better look at the historic Transfiguration of Our Lord Orthodox Church in Ninilchik? But last fall, my wife, Kathy, our friend, Gloria, and I decided to make time. After photographing the church, we drove to the old settlement ...
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T&C Classic results
High school (3-kilometer) Boys — 1. Michael Parnell, 10 minutes, 15 seconds; 2. Jack Hannah, 10:47; 3. Keith Osowski, 11:07; 4. Richie McKinney, 11:23; 5. Brenden Thompson, 11:29; 6. Daniel Johnson, 12:03; 7. Youji Seto, 12:18; 8. Cory Thompson, 12:18; 9. Michael Bersin, 13:17; 10. Ryan Thomas, 14:00. Girls — 1. Zoe Bigley, 13:27; 2. Honey Rose Macatuno, 13:42; 3. Raen Barcelon, 13:52; 4. Arielle Himelbloom, 14:17...
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Spikers host blue/gOLD
Kodiak’s undefeated volleyball team will get its toughest challenge at home this season against an assembled cast of characters. On Saturday, the Bears are hosting the Blue vs. gOLD match at 4 p.m. C squad plays at 2 p.m., followed by junior varsity at 3 p.m. The gOLD team will feature coaches, teachers and alumni. Admission to the event is by donation. Kodiak is 8-0 in the Northern Lights Conference and 10-0 in n...
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KIBSD adding staff to rural schools
In stark contrast with most of Alaska’s rural schools, a few rural schools on Kodiak Island are showing student increases and thus a need for more teachers. The Kodiak Island Borough School District is looking for an additional teacher for Chiniak and one for the reopened school at the Danger Bay logging camp on Afognak island. “We’re working with the people out at Danger Bay and we’re sending out a substitute unt...
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UAF, UAA consider transfer of KSMSC building
The University of Alaska Fairbanks and University of Alaska Anchorage are in the first stages of considering transferring the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center building to Kodiak College. The building has empty space that could potentially be used by Kodiak College, said Paula Cullenberg, the co-director of KSMSC. With tight budgets at the University of Alaska, KSMSC has seen faculty retire and not be repla...
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