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Four teams invade Kodiak for Robin Hervey Tournament
Kodiak’s wrestling team should have considered changing its nickname to the Road Bears. When the team’s schedule was released in November, the Bears had two home dates but no teams to fill them. The first home event — Dec. 20-21 — was canceled because the team couldn’t find a school willing to co...
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City council approves temporary Horizon Lines deal
The Kodiak City Council has chosen to extend the city’s cargo-handling agreement with Horizon Lines. Horizon Lines operates Pier 3 on behalf of the city, but the city’s three-year contract with Horizon Lines expired Dec. 31. Negotiations for a new contract have been complicated by the upcoming co...
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Keep eyes open for aurora
If Kodiak's skies stay clear, the archipelago's residents may be in for a light show. According to the Alaska Geophysical Institute, a solar storm detected Tuesday could bring aurora displays as far south as Colorado and central Illinois tonight. Kodiak will be in prime position to see displays o...
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Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 9
Wednesday, Jan. 1 • At 4:17 a.m., a Kodiak resident reported someone had broken into the home he was housesitting in the Sargent Creek area of Bell’s Flats. The victim was awoken by the noise and confronted a male suspect inside the home. When questioned by the man, the suspect fled. The investig...
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Achievers: Jan. 9
• Two Kodiak students were listed on the 2013 fall semester dean’s list at the University of Portland. Sophomore Abigail Gray is studying nursing, and junior Matthew Chavarria is studying biochemistry. The University of Portland is a Catholic university in Oregon. • One Kodiak student was named t...
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Alpin Hong to play in Kodiak Saturday
Alpin Hong’s fingers have danced across piano keys since he was a young child. At five years old, he performed his first recital in kindergarten. At age 10, he made his musical debut with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra in his home state of Michigan. At 7 p.m. Saturday, Hong will bring his music...
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Stage and Screen: “Screw the FDA — I’m Going to be DOA”
“Screw the FDA — I’m going to be DOA” was the line uttered by Ron Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey) in the emergency room of a Dallas hospital in 1985. Woodroof had just been notified that a blood test showed a shockingly low T-cell count — an important HIV indicator. In “Dallas Buyers Club” (2013) ...
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Fisherman and city councilman raising money to write book
Kodiak fisherman and city councilman Terry Haines is working to raise money to write a book about Kodiak. Haines has a goal of $10,000, and has taken to Kickstarter, an online fundraising platform, to do so. Haines has lived in Kodiak for 30 years and has worked as a commercial fisherman for much...
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