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PIGSKIN PICKS: Little guys take it to the big guys
I should hand over pigskin prognostications to new Kodiak High football coach Bill McGuire. He nailed Soldotna’s victory over South, and I didn’t. Cookies for McGuire. In one of the most hyped high school games in state history, Soldotna extended its state-best winning streak to 30 games with a 21-17 win. Chock one up to the medium schools. Actually, chock two up as Palmer, a new medium-school member, also topped ...
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Alaska State Troopers
August 9 At 8:01 p.m., the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a suicidal 18-year-old woman at Abercrombie State Park. Troopers contacted her along with her 20-year-old boyfriend who had called the troopers near the trailhead on Parkside Driver. She was taken to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center for an evaluation. August 12 At 1:26 p.m., AST received a report that a 20014 Subaru Legacy had received da...
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In the Courts: Aug. 21
Mark E. Alwert pleaded guilty to fishing season for Kodiak area – lingcod only from July 1 to Dec. 31. Alwert was fined $10,000 ($5,000 suspended) and placed on probation for three years. Nicholas Cooke-Dew pleaded guilty to criminal trespass in the second degree. Cooke-Dew was sentenced to 30 days in jail. Larry A. Goss pleaded guilty to misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fourth degree. Goss was s...
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Ruth Gunderson proved doubters wrong
They said “it will never last.” But it did. The marriage of Ruth and Ed Gunderson lasted almost 60 years, until “death do us part.” Ruth has a lot to remind her of her departed beloved. Every room in her cozy, modest house on Rezanov holds memories of him. The Gundersons grew up in South Bend, Washington, a predominantly Scandinavian community. “The Norwegians and Swedes did not get along,” Ruth recalled. “The Nor...
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Playbook: Aug. 21
Saturday, Aug. 22 Cross country: Kodiak at the Tsalteshi Invitational in Soldotna. Football: Kodiak vs. Eagle River at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Junior varsity, 11 a.m.; varsity, 2 p.m.
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The incredible obscenity of Alaska sockeye prices
Two thousand years ago, a fisherman named Peter was pulling fish from a small freshwater sea. He probably turned to the fellow next to him and said, “Can you believe what Pontius Pilate Processors is paying us for our sardines? They’re paying almost nothing and look at this; we’re deckloaded!” The other fellow might have smiled and said, with a faraway look in his eye: “The problem is not with the processors or wi...
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Construction on high school to continue into October
Completion of some areas of the Kodiak High School, including the career education area, that are under construction will not be done as soon as expected, but the district has plans to continue the classes in other areas. Construction has been done in multiple parts that Stewart McDonald, the Kodiak Island Borough School District superintendent, referred to as the A, B, C, D, E and F wings. A wing is the tower por...
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Kodiak football hosts Eagle River in home opener
Kodiak High School’s football team opens the home portion of the 2015 schedule Saturday against Eagle River. The Northern Lights Conference contest starts at 2 p.m. at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The junior varsity game begins at 11 a.m. This will be the first meeting between Eagle River and Kodiak on the gridiron. When the Alaska School Activities Association realigned the football landscape after last season, Eag...
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Mountain Views: Take time to transform with motherhood
This is the first in a several part series focusing on the transition to motherhood and working to find a balance with motherhood, exercise, work, time for self, etc. This series will include perspective from several local moms on their experiences and what has worked or hasn't worked for them in the journey of motherhood. Ten years ago I became a mom. My brown haired daughter, Nora, was welcomed to the world and ...
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Alaska State Troopers
August 14 At 10:20 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a 17-year-old Old Harbor male who failed to come home. They found he was in Ouzinkie and had a bench warrant for failing to appear in court on a charge of driving without a valid license. The Kodiak roving Village Public Safety Office took him into custody.
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