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NLC POWER RANKINGS: Wasilla girls continue to roll
A feel-good story emerged from Tennessee on Friday night. Robert Lewis, a 19-year-old senior with Down syndrome, is a team manager for the Franklin Road Academy boys’ basketball team. He suited up in Friday’s game and delivered a moment that has gone viral. With his team leading big against Unive...
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KKF snags 4 golds in Soldotna
Kodiak Kingfishers topped the podium four times at the Alaska Swimming Age Group Championships that concluded Sunday in Soldotna. Lucas Ellsworth and Micah Arndt each won a pair of gold medals. Ellsworth took first in the boys’ 11-year-old 50-yard freestyle with a time of 28.98, while Arndt won t...
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Alaska Science Forum: Polar bears walk shrinking treadmill of ice
Polar bears walking a treadmill of ice Stronger winds and thinner ice are forcing Alaska polar bears to work harder to remain in Alaska, according to scientists who have studied increased movements of both sea ice and bears. “There’s an energetic cost to stay in Alaska,” said David Douglas of the...
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 10
QUESTION: Who was the first Kodiak High School boy to win a state swimming title? TUESDAY’S ANSWER: Kodiak’s Carissa Cannon scored a game-high 21 points in a 65-41 victory over Colony in the 2013 4A girls state basketball championship game. Cannon added five steals, five rebounds and four assists.
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Bowe’s bail set at $500K in weekend shooting
The man accused of shooting and killing another man on Sunday was arraigned Monday at the Kodiak courthouse with bail set at $500,000. Matt Bowe, 28, of Washington state allegedly shot and killed Welton “Dan” Daniel Albers, 28, of Texas onboard a fishing vessel in St. Herman Harbor early Sunday m...
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Sea Stories: All saved in big rescue from Prinsendam fire
Just after midnight on Saturday, Oct. 4, 1980, a fire broke out in the engine room of the 427-foot Prinsendam, a Holland America cruise ship with 320 mostly elderly passengers, and 200 Indonesian crewmen and Dutch officers on board. The ship was 150 miles south of Yakutat on a 20-day cruise from ...
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Alumni Roundup: Dunbar snags indoor championship qualifying time
Near the midway point of Friday’s 3,000-meter run, Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar was nestled in the back of a star-studded field. He didn’t stay there long. Dunbar, a professional runner for Nike, moved up in the second half of the race and finished fourth in a high performance meet at the House of Trac...
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Guest Opinion: Most excellent opportunity
Head for the hills, people. Shutter the windows and bar the doors. Sometime in June this year the state of Alaska will begin handing out licenses allowing the sale, cultivation and manufacture of marijuana and marijuana products. Under the new laws (unlike liquor), local governments have no autho...
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