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NLC HOOPS POWER RANKINGS: WIAA bans student chants at games
An interesting piece of news popped up this week on the Internet: The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association banned students from chanting certain phrases or words at basketball games. So much for the First Amendment. Fans are no longer allowed to chant “air-ball,” “scoreboard,” “you can’...
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Man sought in kidnapping, assault
Alaska State Troopers seek the public’s help in locating a Kodiak man wanted for “multiple crimes against multiple persons,” including kidnapping, assault and misconduct involving a weapon, in connection with a Friday incident. An arrest warrant for Mark Benton, 49, was issued after investigation...
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Teams take on robot challenge
Lego bricks, motors and programming. Kodiak elementary and middle school students got to practice their robotic programming skills on Saturday at a competition among four teams of students and their creations. Since September, the students have been practicing. At the competition, they set their ...
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Earlier start for assembly approved
Kodiak Island Borough Assembly meetings and work session will now start and end one hour earlier and the public will give comment earlier in the meeting, after the assembly unanimously approved an ordinance making those changes at its Thursday meeting. Meetings and work sessions will begin at 6:3...
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Swimmers jump into 2016
A trio of former Kodiak High School state champion swimmers took to the pool for the first time in 2016. Northern Arizona’s Jori Lindquist and Ila Hughes competed against Arizona and Oregon State, while University of Hawaii’s Tahna Lindquist faced Minnesota. Tahna Lindquist, a freshman, produced ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 12
Nov. 11 At 12:25 a.m., police gave a man in the 200 block of Marine Way a no camping inside city limits warning. At 12:30 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the 800 block of East Marine Way. At 8:23 a.m., police warned a driver in the 800 block of East Rezanof Drive for having a non-illumin...
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OUTDOOR KODIAK: Insidious saltwater sinks into small parts
My most memorable experience in 40 years of hunting Kodiak came on my workbench rather than in the field. I had returned from a boat hunt for deer a week before, and like a good boy I took care of all my gear and cleaned my rifle. The real adventure began when I retrieved the rifle from storage o...
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Teeing Off: Escaping the cold
Whew. That was close. When Minnesota was driving down the field for the last time in Sunday’s NFC Wild Card game, I dropped to the floor. Gizmo walked over and consoled me. We both knew Seattle’s season was seconds away from being over. However, Seattle fans should be accustomed to expect the une...
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