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Three KHS wrestlers competing in Tournament of Champions
A trio of Kodiak High School wrestlers will vie to become All-Americans this weekend in Nevada. Nolan Wandersee, Joel Valdez and Josh Lochman are competing in the 20th edition of the Reno Tournament of Champions, which begins today and concludes Saturday. With 64-man brackets in every weight clas...
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‘Table Time’ graced with divine appointments
The beloved Christmas carol “Silent Night” first made an impression on local author Christie Loney when she was a girl living in Forres, Scotland. Forres was a screening center for Polish soldiers who had been captured serving the German army during World War II. According to “Now Unto Him,” writ...
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Kodiak ties warm weather record
Kodiak saw a high of 44 degrees Thursday at 12:45 p.m., tying the record set in 1985. Kodiak has seen an unusual string of warm weather this season, breaking a 33-year-old warm weather record on Dec. 7 and coming within a couple degrees of several other records. Kodiak has seen less than an inch ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 8888819
Dec. 10 At 6:53 a.m., police warned a driver on Shelikof Street for not having headlights on. At 9:18 a.m., a caller reported larceny on Larch Street and wanted it logged. At 5:02 p.m., a caller reported a dangerous driver on Rezanof Drive East. The vehicle was found parked. At 7:33 p.m., a 911 c...
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Ferry fares to go up next year
Fares on the Alaska Marine Highway System will go up starting the first of the year, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities announced on Thursday. Most fares will increase 4.5 percent starting Jan. 1. However, reservations made before Jan. 1 for travel after New Year’s Day ...
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KHS girls push win streak to 30 games
Kodiak’s girls basketball team started this season the same way it left off last season — with a victory. The Bears pushed their winning streak to 30 games with an easy 59-29 victory over Service Thursday at the T-Bird Classic at East Anchorage High School. Kodiak’s win streak dates back to the e...
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Teeing Off: Gizmo gets off the naughty list
I’m going to start this week with a once-in-a-lifetime story that was brought to my attention from one of my friends. Yes, I have a friend other than Gizmo. Ryan Sturdivan, a basketball player for Woodland High School (Washington), drained not one, but two half-court buzzer-beaters in a game agai...
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Kodiak boys stumble in opener
Kodiak got a close look at what could be Alaska’s next basketball star. The Bears probably wished they hadn’t. Barrow freshman Kamaka Hepa poured in 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the Whalers’ 64-26 victory at the T-Bird Classic Thursday at East Anchorage High School. The 6-foot-7 Hepa is...
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