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Prep picks: Picking is for the dogs
I’m about ready to give this space to my dog Gizmo — he might actually do better at picking high school football games than me. Gizmo is a 3-year-old Japanese Chin who sits at home all day watching sports. Some days I leave the television on the MLB Network, while other days I spoil him with ESPN...
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KHS volleyball opens home season tonight
Amy Willis is hoping to pack the Kodiak High School gymnasium when her volleyball team opens its 2014 home season tonight and Saturday against Kenai. The new gym has a seating capacity of 500 people, which is less when you factor in nearly 60 volleyball players in attendance. “If those 440 people...
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Opinion: Sullivan's fishery debate refusal a troubling sign
Alaska’s U.S. Senator has to understand the unique needs of our coastal communities and the vital role commercial, subsistence and recreational fishing play in our economy and our culture. As chair of the Senate Fisheries and the Coast Guard Subcommittee, I work to listen to and represent the nee...
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Fish and Game worker survives bear encounter
For a reason thankfully rare even for Kodiak, James Jackson missed one day of work last week to recover from a bear bite. “It was an experience to have, that’s for sure,” Jackson said. “It could have been a lot, lot worse.” Back in his office on Wednesday, the Alaska Department of Fish & Game are...
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McKinney rises to the varsity level
Richie McKinney has come a long way since his first high school cross country meet in 2012. On that day, he lumbered through the 5-kilometer Nikiski Class Race course in a slumbering time of 28 minutes, 6 seconds. “I was the slowest person on the team,” said McKinney, now a junior. Well, he wasn’...
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Human remains found on Shuyak Island
Alaska State Troopers recovered human remains from Shuyak Island on Monday. Troopers received a report at about 2:22 p.m. of a body on the east side of the island about 70 miles north of Kodiak, according to trooper information. “Due to the conditions of the remains, AST was unable to make any ki...
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Council scales down CIP list
Kodiak City Council members agreed to scale down some requests for state funding for local capital improvement projects during their Tuesday work session. Mayor Pat Branson said the tight fiscal climate in Juneau means more modest requests will have a better chance of getting approval from legisl...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 11
Aug. 9 • Around 12:55 a.m., two drivers on Mill Bay Road was advised for not having their license plates illuminated. • Around 1:32 a.m., five bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 3:19 a.m., a male left upon an officer’s request at an establishment on Shelikof Street. • At 3:50 a.m., a driver...
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