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Pyles has emerged as a threat on the court
Blocks have a way of energizing a volleyball team. This season, Kodiak middle hitter Megan Pyles has delivered plenty of momentum-shifting blocks that leave her teammates in awe. “She always just turns around and it’s not really anything, but we just go crazy,” Hannah Wandersee said. “It just mak...
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Coast Guard cutter heads to a Mexican scrap yard this week
The end has come for the Coast Guard cutter Storis. Built in WWII and decommissioned in 2007, the icebreaking cutter was a mainstay for the Coast Guard in Alaska for 50 years. On Friday, it will be towed from the federal government’s mothball fleet in Suisun Bay, Calif., bound for Ensenada, Mexic...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 24
Friday, Oct. 18 • At 4:59 a.m., a caller reported her intoxicated boyfriend was yelling and scaring her and her daughter. They were gone when officers arrived. • At 9:01 a.m., a caller reported receiving harassing communications. It is under investigation. • At 10:23 a.m., a caller requested help...
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Need vs. Want Part 3
To the Editor: I got a call recently from a friend who just bought his fuel and looked at the receipt: “Neal, did you know?” “Yes, I did,” was the answer. Somehow the city is taxing fuel based upon the cost after all other taxes are added on (federal and state). Yes, check it out yourself. The ci...
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Alaska State Troopers: Oct. 24
Sunday, Oct. 13 At 1:45 a.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe for a moving violation near the intersection of Mill Bay Road and Ole Johnson Avenue. Investigation revealed the 18-year-old Kodiak driver did not have a license. He was cited and ordered to app...
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Holiday market highlights Alaskan artists
This weekend’s annual Holiday Market gives Kodiakans a chance to see what local artisans have been working on all year. This will be the 20th year of the market. Mary Mathes created the show after her store closed because she wanted a place to feature the artists who had work displayed in her sho...
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Kodiak volleyball plays at Service/Dimond Tourney
Only Dimond has beaten Kodiak this season. That came a month ago in the championship game of the West Spiketacular. The Bears could get another chance at the Lynx at the two-day, 20-team Service/Dimond Tournament that begins Friday in Anchorage. “If they are going to be in the championship match,...
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Prep swimming: James moves up in state rankings
The Valley Invitational was good for Kodiak, and it was particularly good for Blake James. The Kodiak High School junior saved his best performance of the season for the biggest meet to date on Saturday at Palmer High School. James was the only Kodiak boy to win a pair of individual events in the...
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