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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 16
QUESTION: How many state titles did Katie Strong win before graduating from Port Lions in 2011? TUESDAY’S ANSWER: Gabby Hanko’s discus toss of 119 feet, 3 inches in 1986 tops the Kodiak High School girls’ discus record book, while DJ Vinberg’s 1980 heave of 166-0.25 is the boys’ school record.
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Kent places in top 10
Marshall Kent fell short of reaching the television finals of the USBC Masters. Kent, whose parents used to live in Kodiak, placed ninth in the nation’s most prestigious bowling tournament, Saturday in Indianapolis. The top 5 bowlers from bracket play competed in Sunday’s telecast on ESPN. Anthon...
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Marijuana backers support commercial sell
With an ordinance to opt out of commercial marijuana establishments in the borough scheduled to be introduced at Thursday’s meeting, proponents of commercial marijuana told the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly at their Feb. 11 work session that the measure shouldn’t be passed. During public comment...
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Gov’ts split on fisheries contract
The future of a joint city and borough contract with a fisheries analyst remains uncertain after the Kodiak City Council voted unanimously in favor of a one-year contract extension at Thursday’s regular meeting. The decision stands in contrast to a Feb. 4 decision by the Kodiak Island Borough Ass...
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Kodiak girls suffer two losses to SoHi
After Saturday’s 51-27 Northern Lights Conference girls basketball loss to Soldotna, Kodiak coach Krista Hicks kept her team in the locker room for an extended period of time. “Sometimes you just got to say a little extra, get a little emotional and try to spark a fire and see if it works,” the s...
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FISH FACTOR: Fishing industry lands on television screens
Fishing lives and fishing wives are set to be showcased for a national audience; one as a documentary and the other, on reality television. The first, an hour-long feature called Last Man Fishing, focuses on the lifestyles and challenges facing our nation’s small-scale fishermen.     “We’re from ...
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Garden Gate: The remainder of the fertilizers
Last week I introduced the Big Three: Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P) and Potassium (K) as part of our crash course in fertilizers. Today we’ll cover the secondary elements: Calcium, magnesium, and sulfur, plus the rest of the supporting cast. Now you might think, “Why the heck do I need to know abo...
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Soldotna shoots past Kodiak boys
Kodiak left the Kenai Peninsula still in search of its first Northern Lights Conference win of the season. The Bears lost to Soldotna 60-35 on Friday and 62-32 on Saturday in a pair of boys basketball games. Kodiak dropped to 0-6 in the NLC, 2-15 overall, and is stuck in a 10-game losing streak. ...
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