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Borough gives proclamations, awards at meeting
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly issued two proclamations and recognized two employees at Thursday’s meeting. John Rhines, a PC technician in the information technology department, was awarded employee of the quarter. This isn’t Rhines’ first award from the borough. He is also the employee of t...
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Fish Factor: Bringing back the Bering Sea crab fleet
The Bering Sea crab fleet now stands at 77 vessels, a far cry from the nearly 250 boats before the fishery downsized to catch shares in 2005. Fewer boats means less hands on deck, and as with so many others, the Bering Sea crabbers are ‘graying’ and need to recruit young entrants to sustain the i...
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KHS swimmers win Valley Invite
Kodiak started the stretch drive of the swim season with a pair of convincing victories Saturday at the Valley Invitational. The boys, behind three individual and three relay wins, grabbed the team title with 123 points — 59 points ahead of runner-up Soldotna. The girls won four individual trophi...
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Absentee in-person voting begins today
Voters who will be out of town on the general election day, Nov. 4, can cast early absentee ballots starting today through Nov. 3. Absentee in-person voting will take place in the Kodiak Island Borough building clerk’s office, Room 101. Voters must bring their voter card or a picture ID with them...
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Soldotna, Eielson complete perfect seasons
Soldotna and Eielson capped perfect seasons with state football titles Saturday in Anchorage. The Stars rattled off 30 first-quarter points and blasted North Pole, 57-28, to claim the medium-school classification title — Soldotna’s third straight. The victory upped the Stars’ winning streak to 29...
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Volleyball bonds sisters
It’s not hard to find Izzy Riina on a volleyball court. Just look for the different colored jersey that sets her apart from her teammates. “Most people don’t understand that I just play back row — that is basically what it means,” Riina said. As a libero, she is required to wear a different jerse...
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10-year-old recovering from liver transplant
Isaiah Dela Cruz likes to joke that a shark bit him. How else would a 10-year-old describe a giant upside down "T" scar on the stomach? “He calls his scar his shark bite,” said Isaiah’s mom, Aubrey. The scar did not come from swimming with sharks; it came from a near 15-hour surgery in which doct...
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Parks and Rec: Oct. 17-24
Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Oct. 17 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 12 – 1 p.m. Main Family Swim 6:30 – 8 p.m. Evening Lap 8:00 – 9:00 p.m Water Aerobics 6:30 – 8 p.m. Evening Lap 8– 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afte...
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