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Mountain Views: Books team comes through battle together
8:30 a.m.: “Good luck, Battle of the Books team!” The St. Mary’s schoolmates cheer in unison off the porch. I’m picking up four students from the St. Mary’s third/fourth-grade class to go compete in their first ever Battle of the Books. The morning school assembly cheers the students on as compet...
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Local Results: Feb. 26
City League Basketball Wednesday Feb. 24 Nets System 45, Water of Life 43 Jeff Miranda 13 points, Chris Peters 12, Tommy Johnson 9, John Anderson 7 and Avery Javier 4 for Nets. Jordan Davis 12 points, Chris Caguing 10, Nick Lloyd 8, Caleb Pruitt 7 and Julian Hiner 4 for Water of Life. AIB 60, St....
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Old library not worth fixing, council decides
A report presented at Thursday’s Kodiak City Council work session indicates the cost to renovate the old library for use would be nearly as high as new construction. The report indicates renovations to meet necessary safety codes would require “nearly all building systems be replaced or extensive...
Feb 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska State Troopers: Feb. 25
Feb. 6 At approximately 1:30 p.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers located an unmarked subsistence shellfish pot in Danger Bay. The owner was located through an investigation. The 51-year-old Kodiak man was issued a citation for failing to properly mark his subsistence gear. Bail was set at $110.00. Feb...
Feb 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local youth clubs host visiting teams
Kodiak will be swarming with youth athletes this weekend. The Kodiak Hockey League and Kodiak Kingfishers are both hosting teams from the Kenai Peninsula. This is the first time KHL, a second-year nonprofit, is hosting off-island teams. The Homer Hockey Association is bringing 38 players — ages 8...
Feb 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Week in Words: Sizing up right amount of privacy
A phrase that has been circulating around our public discourse over the past few weeks has been “right-size government.” Other Alaska journalists have written columns and tweets criticizing the term, disclosing its rhetorical vapidity. But let’s take a look at the words themselves. “Right” has ma...
Feb 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 25
Feb. 22 At 2:16 a.m., police warned a driver in the 400 block of Island Lake Road for a vehicle impairment issue. At 7:33 a.m., police warned a driver in the 200 block of Mill Bay Road for failing to use a turn signal. At 9:31 a.m., a driver reported he accidentally hit another vehicle in the 700...
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NOAA study gives baseline of Alaska communities
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association has created a baseline to assess how coastal communities across the U.S. might react to change. “This is the first time that NOAA Fisheries has used ‘quantitative’ indicators for this type of assessment in Alaska,” according to NOAA. “Scientists ho...
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