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Walker leads girls track at state
Richelle Walker paced the Kodiak girls at the 4A state track and field championships with a podium finish in the shot put. The junior recorded a runner-up finish with a toss of 33 feet, 8.75 inches. She also added a fifth in the discus with a mark of 107-04. “She was our big point-getter,” Kodiak...
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Building A Sustainable Future: Conversations With Alaskans
Next weekend, Lt. Governor Byron Mallott and I will kick off a series of conversations about the future of our state. The essence of these conversations is: What do we want our state to look like? What services do we want our government to provide? How will we pay for those services? As most of y...
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Kodiak softball headed to state after sweep of Soldotna
A walk-off bunt clinched Kodiak’s berth into the small-school state softball championships. Jade Ponte’s perfectly placed safety squeeze scored Kalemeli Matautia for the winning run in Kodiak’s 8-7 see-saw victory over Soldotna Friday at East Addition Park. The hit handed the Bears the Northern L...
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Lucky Kodiak fifth-graders
East Elementary fifth-graders are very fortunate kids. I was able to be involved in the annual end-of-school-year Camp Woody trip this year as a grandparent volunteer. The weather was a bit damp, but that didn’t put a damper on the staff, volunteers or students on this awesome trip. I just wanted...
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Thomet, Pillans win titles on Day 1 of state meet
Kodiak snagged a pair of state titles on the opening day of the 4A state track and field championships Friday at Dimond High. Senior Levi Thomet set a new state standard in the boys 3,200-meter run, while junior Kordell Pillans topped the discus field. Thomet lead wire-to-wire in winning the 3,20...
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Fishermen, tribal groups to unite behind flotilla protesting Navy exercises
Commercial fishermen and tribal groups are joining forces as they began preparations for a protest flotilla aimed at drawing attention to the Navy’s training exercises planned in the Gulf of Alaska. The protest, scheduled to take place at 2 p.m. Saturday near Pier 2 in Kodiak, will also help incr...
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Strong earthquake rattles Kodiak residents
A strong earthquake shook Kodiak and a remote region about 400 miles southwest of Anchorage Thursday evening. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. “Holy cow! I’ve never felt anything like that — it freaked me out,” said Kodiak resident Maria Hiner through Facebook. “It shook my ...
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Gauna to step into the cage in local MMA event
When Steven Gauna started training with local mixed martial art fighters, he never anticipated getting in the cage. But, that is exactly where he will be Saturday night. Gauna, a former Kodiak High School wrestling and running star, will be bouting Ryan Gabor in one of the seven fights that make ...
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