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Local Results: March 3
City League Basketball Monday, Feb. 29 Local Electric 81, Petro 79 Geoff Spalinger 19 points, Tim Fellows 15, Bill Rodgers 14, Don Hill 12, Rony Garden Jr 9, Daryl Billanueva 6 and Kevin Hatten 6 for Local Electric. Randy Dela Cruz 25, Dustin Krug 14, Jonathan Sanchez 13, Demorris Maek 7, Jemwel Medina 7, Tom Sagle 6 and Adam Kilborn 4 for Petro. AIB 66, ISA 47 Jason Sabangan 22 points, Roldan Roladan 12, Macatney...
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Web exclusive: Downed trees, power out
Wind in Kodiak Tuesday downed trees and cut power to some Kodiak Island residents. According to the National Weather Service, wind speeds reached 44 mph with 61 mph gusts. Mark Kozak of Kodiak Public Works said he knew of two downed trees, including one on Benny Benson. Kodiak College confirmed the tree completely blocked the main driveway into campus until crews were able to clear it. According to Nancy Sweeney, ...
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Kodiak picks Trump; Cruz wins Alaska
Businessman Donald Trump came out on top among Kodiak voters in Tuesday’s Alaska Republican Presidential Preference Poll, but lost in the statewide count to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. With the final ballot entering the box at 7:57 p.m., 361 Republicans had voted at Fisherman’s Hall. Volunteers Jake Jacobson and Bob Brodie called this a “very good turnout.” In District 32, which includes Kodiak and Cordova, approximately...
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February second-wettest on record
Did February feel wetter than normal? It was. According to Luis Ingram, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, last month was the second-wettest February since records began in 1914. Kodiak received 12.88 inches of rain in February, more than half the normal rainfall of 6.14 inches. Last month, Kodiak received a mere one inch of snow, a drastic drop from the average snowfall in February of 15.1 inches....
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NLC Power Rankings: Hebard joins 2K point club
Last week, West Valley star Ruthy Hebard reached a milestone by scoring her 2,000th career varsity point in a game against Service. The University of Oregon-bound forward finished the weekend with 2,069 points after netting 31 against Wasilla, 36 against Chugiak, and 23 against Colony and Service. Hebard has faced Kodiak four times — twice as a Lathrop Malamute and twice as a West Valley Wolf Pack — and amassed 60...
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Keep some change Saturday
Kodiak customers have the chance Saturday to make purchase without paying sales tax. The first Saturday in March of every year is designated sales tax-free day by the city of Kodiak, which otherwise charges 7 percent tax on most retail purchases within the city limits up to a cap. Sales tax free day started in 2009 after a retail committee the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce had back then came up with the idea. “It cam...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 2
Feb. 26 At 12:19 a.m., a caller reported a suspicious person running in between buildings on private property in the 2900 block of Mill Bay Road. Caller turned his headlights on the man and he ran. At 5:40 a.m., a woman reported a suspicious vehicle that was running and parked in front of her residence in the 1900 block of Mill Bay Road for at least half an hour. The man lived there and had fallen asleep in his ve...
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ESS hoops start regional tournament
Kodiak Emerging Small Schools boys basketball coach Ross Elvehjem has one goal for his team as it enters the 1A Peninsula Conference Championships — win two games. The Ravens’ journey of fulfilling the coach’s wish begins today at 6:30 p.m. when they face No. 2 seed Nikolaevsk in the opening round at Homer High School. “Realistically, if we can just be competitive in that game and then win two games in the lower b...
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Local Results: March 2
Kodiak Hockey League Saturday, Feb. 27 Bantams Homer 7, Kodiak 1 Goals: Homer — Casey Otis (2), Dylan McBride, Terry Gilliland, Fiona Hatton, JJ Williamson; Kodiak — Braxton Gruner. Assists: Homer — JJ Williamson (3), Ethan Pitzman, Dylan McBride, Aiden Arno. Peewee Homer 10, Kodiak 1 Goals: Homer — Addison Hanshaw (5), Timothy Hatfield (2), Charly Tappan, Sam Banks, Jerrin Norcross. Kodiak — Garrick Schauff. Assi...
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Kodiak sports trivia: March 2
QUESTION: Who are the four Kodiak girl basketball players who eclipsed 1,000 career points? TUESDAY’S ANSWER: Former Kodiak standout swimmer Laura Griffing swam for the University of Idaho. In 2015, her senior season, she placed 13th in the 100 breaststroke and 19th in the 200 breaststroke at the Western Athletic Conference Championships.
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