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Achievers: March 21
• Kodiak resident Isaac Fields has been named to the fall 2012 Dean’s List at Azusa Pacific University in southern California. Fields, a chemistry major, achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or better, sharing the honor with 1,698 other students at the 10,000-person campus. • Leila Pyle of Kodiak and Chloe Hawkins of Old Harbor have returned to the archipelago after attending the Alaska Youth for Environmental Ac...
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Kodiak opens against Lathrop today
For the past week, players on Kodiak’s girls basketball team have been rising well before sunrise. They did not wake up early to stargaze, but rather to run up and down a court in preparation for today’s 4A state opener against Lathrop at 8 a.m. The team’s morning practices are to acclimate the players to the unlucky draw of a morning game. At first, Carissa Cannon thought she would need a couple of espresso shots...
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Horn key player off the bench
Through the course of the season, Adriane Horn has become more confident on the court. That stems from her increased playing time for the state-bound Kodiak girls basketball team. Horn, a junior, is Kodiak’s first option off the bench and has started four games this season in place of Hannah Wandersee and Jerica Nelson. “For her to step up like she has during the stretch, not only was that huge for us, but it has ...
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Playbook: March 21
Today Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Lathrop at the 4A state tournament at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage, 8 a.m. Friday, March 22 Girls basketball: Kodiak at the 4A state tournament at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage.
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Assembly will go along with school board on KHS project
The Kodiak High School expansion and renovation project may yet include some discarded options -- but if it does, it will not be anytime soon. In its Tuesday night work session, the Kodiak Island Borough assembly debated the merits of including some dropped project options using a $7.5 million grant from the 2011 Alaska Legislature for the vocational education portion of the project. "At this point, it's the prero...
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Alaska Board of Game changes goat rules
The Alaska Board of Game has approved a plan to reduce the number of mountain goats in southwest Alaska but stopped short of adopting all goat-hunting measures proposed by Kodiak hunters. The Board of Game took up the three Kodiak proposals Monday as part of a scheduled three-day meeting that has stretched to five days. At the meeting in Kenai, Alaska Department of Fish and Game regional supervisor Larry Van Daele...
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Congress advances on Frankenfish labeling issue
A new charge by Alaska’s Congressional delegation is the best hope yet for fishermen looking for restrictions on genetically modified salmon. On Monday, Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Sen. Mark Begich announced their intention to amend the Senate’s continuing resolution budget bill to include a measure requiring “clear and unquestionable” labeling of genetically engineered salmon sold to the public. The continuing resolu...
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Nelson, Wandersee make all-state
As Kodiak’s girls prepare for Thursday’s 4A state basketball opener against Lathrop, they can lean on the experience of Jerica Nelson. Nelson is the only player on Kodiak’s roster who has played at the state tournament inside spacious Sullivan Arena. This is Nelson’s third state appearance; the first two were with Colony. “I am just going to tell the team to play like it is any other game — don’t let it get to you...
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Gov. nominated Kodiakan to fish council
Gov. Sean Parnell has nominated Kodiak resident and council member Duncan Fields to fill another three-year term on the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council. The nomination will go forward to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce for final approval, which is expected to occur this summer. To hold a seat on the council, interested parties were required to submit their names and letters of support from people in the ...
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Bead store has new owner and new location
There are more than a million individual beads in Susan Killary’s bead shop, Stringbeadz by Susan. Strings of colorful seed beads hang on a rack, crystal beads are stored in drawers, and larger earth-tone beads are displayed on tables around the store. Killary, a 13-year Kodiak resident, purchased the bead business from former owner Dana Robinson at the beginning of 2013, and has moved it to downtown Kodiak. “I wa...
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