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Alumni update: Nelson finishes frosh season
Jerica Nelson’s freshman season at the University of Alaska Anchorage came to a surprising end Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Division II West Regional. The top-ranked UAA women’s basketball team was stunned by Point Loma in a 64-63 loss at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage. UAA (2...
Mar 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet misses 1st on the nod
Kodiak High School and Alaska running stand-out Levi Thomet finished a mere tenth of a second behing the winner of the two-mile competition at the New Balance National High School Championships, Sunday in New York City. Thomet’s time of 8 minutes, 48.22 seconds earned him second place behind Drew...
Mar 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Budget remains biggest Capitol topic
Hello again from Juneau. With a little over a month away from the legislature’s scheduled adjournment on Sunday, April 19, the Capitol is a busy place as Senate and House committees work through bills, resolutions and confirmation hearings for the governor’s appointees to the state’s boards and c...
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Art teacher creates ornament for Capitol tree
A local art teacher was selected to create an ornament that will hang on the Capitol Christmas Tree in Washington, D.C., next year. Kodiak High School art instructor Bonnie Dillard was one of 10 Alaskan artists chosen for the project. Children and adults around the state will be creating the orna...
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Kodiak Area Native Association seeks VPSOs
As the first three village public safety officers prepare to receive firearms training at a training academy in Sitka, the Kodiak Area Native Association has also started advertising for VPSOs to serve Larsen Bay, Old Harbor and Ouzinkie. Bethel radio station KYUK reported VPSOs from Hooper Bay a...
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Assembly, P&Z talk future of land code
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and Planning and Zoning Commission discussed the future of controversial proposed updates to three sections of borough land code. P&Z didn’t get a chance to talk about future plans before the joint work session due to failing to have a quorum at a work session o...
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What hunters need to know about bear dens
Say “bear den” and for many, the cartoonish image of a cave comes to mind, the entrance littered with bones. Boyd Porter and his colleagues spent the past four years studying black bear dens on Prince of Wales Island in southern Southeast Alaska, and for him the word that comes to mind is “nest.”...
Mar 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet ‘in the hunt’ for national win
Levi Thomet wasn’t planning on running any more races in the Lower 48 until the summer. His second-place finish in the 3,200-meter run at the Simplot Games in February changed his plans. The Kodiak High School senior couldn’t pass up an invitation to compete in the two-mile run at the New Balance...
Mar 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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