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Kodiak boys search for seventh straight regional title
Last year, Kodiak’s boys swimming and diving team captured the Region III title — their sixth in a row — by a whopping margin of 63 points. The Bears have the potential to top that number this year when the Region III Swimming and Diving Championships begin today in Valdez. “It could be close to ...
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TAPESTRY: Salute to General – Aging pony has endearing reputation in Kodiak
If only we had awards ceremonies for our pets. I’m not talking about showmanship ribbons and trophies doled out at dog shows, state fairs, rodeos and other competitions that reflect on the skills of the animals’ masters. I mean awards that recognize character and disposition of the animals. Gener...
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Kodiak girls go for 9th straight regional title
Over the last eight years, no Region III swimming team has been as powerful as the Kodiak girls. The Bears have won eight consecutive titles by an average margin of 51.6 points, and during that streak, they have racked up 69 out of a possible 96 first-place finishes (that is an incredible .718 wi...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 30
Oct. 22 At 2:07 a.m., police warned a driver for failing to stop at a stop sign in the Maple and Madsen avenues area. At 2:18 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the 1900 block of East Rezanof Drive. At 2:25 a.m., a man reported three bicycles were stolen in the 1200 block of Mission Road. A...
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In the Courts: Oct. 30
Randall Bishop pleaded guilty to driving without a valid license. Bishop was fined $500 ($250 suspended) and placed on probation for one year. Bruce Francis pleaded guilty to driving without a license. Francis was sentenced to 60 days in jail (60 suspended) and fined $250 and placed on probation ...
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Teeing Off: Baseball is a game of firsts
Halloween came early at the Clarkston apartment. While everybody was sleeping early Tuesday morning, Gizmo trick-or-treated the garbage can. I didn’t see how generous the garbage can was, but his mom did. I got a full report, via text message, when I woke up hours after she discovered the mess. T...
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SIMMONS:
It's very clear to me that Americans are ga-ga over Halloween. Decorations begin to go up right after Labor Day, many adults enjoy dressing up in costumes as much as kids, and ghoulish evidence of the undead begins to pop up in public and private buildings everywhere, especially the week before H...
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GUEST COLUMN: Never judge a runner by their appearance
Never judge a book by its cover. In the same fashion, never judge a person’s potential by their outward appearance. I was in elementary school when a young boy, a year younger than I, moved into a house down the street. While I was growing up, I had a paper route, which led to me interacting with...
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