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Prep football: Week 2 results
Friday Juneau 26. Viewpoint, Calif. 20 Chugiak 14, West Anchorage 7, OT Soldotna 47, Colony 24 Houston 37, Skyview 0 Service 46, East Anchorage 12 Palmer 21, West Valley 12 Kenai 17, Wasilla 14 Saturday South Anchorage 17, Bartlett 7 Eagle River 36, Dimond 29 Eielson 68, Valdez 0 Monroe 63, Seward 0 Lathrop 54, Nikiski 0 Barrow 46, Voznesenka 6 Kodiak 26, Homer 8 Thunder Mt. 35, Ketchikan 19
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Two people face felony drug charges for meth
Two Kodiak people are facing felony drug charges for allegedly possessing methamphetamine. Christopher Sargent, 30, was arraigned in Kodiak district court on Aug. 17 on one count of violating conditions of release and one count of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, a class C felony punishable by up to five years in jail and a $10,000 fine. Ashley Klassen, 23, was arraigned in Kodiak distric...
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Tapestry: Betty (Betz) Lukin was ready for her earthly farewell, but her loved ones weren’t
“I’m ready!” goes a line of an old Gospel tune. Betty (Betz) Lukin loved that song and sang it with certainty. She really was ready to leave this world, just as joyously as she had lived in it. This spring Betz made that final journey, leaving behind friends and family who wished that she could have stayed longer. Betz, who was being treated for a heart condition, died unexpectedly while undergoing surgery in Anch...
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In the Courts: Aug. 22
Dismissals • Charges of fourth-degree assault, sixth-degree drugs misconduct and violating conditions of release against Frankie Brown, 33, were dismissed June 25. • Charges of driving without a valid license, fourth-degree drugs misconduct and sixth-degree drugs misconduct against Johnny Cortez Jr., 26, were dismissed June 25. Assault Petaia Sega, 29, pleaded guilty to one count of fourth-degree assault. His impo...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Black eye
Senegneq; Segnew : Black Eye Mal'ugnek segnengq'rtua, kinam tenglukiinga! - I got two black eyes, somebody hit me! There are many ways to get a black eye. Elders recall that men and boys working around swinging fishing gear were frequently bruised in the face. Others got shiners from fighting, particularly after school. Parents forbid such sparring and would punish them if they found out they were involved in a fi...
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Around Kodiak: Aug. 23
Auditions for the Kodiak Arts Council’s community theater production of M*A*S*H will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium mainstage. Co-directors Jared Griffin and Mike Wall will be looking to cast approximately 30 men and women (ages 14+), including speaking parts and ensemble roles. Copies of the M*A*S*H script are available for check-out from the Arts Council office, located inside ...
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Kodiak girls cross country brings back two top runners
Kodiak’s girls cross country team’s top goal this season is to get back to the state meet. Last season, Kodiak failed to qualify for state after being the fourth-best team in Region III. “Getting a team to state is a huge goal,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. “To think any further than that is beyond where we are at right now. We are so untested in so many positions throughout the varsity.” Kodiak does return tw...
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Kodiak football set to begin season
After three weeks of hitting each other, Kodiak’s football team is more than ready for its first game. The Bears will finally get to hit a different color jersey when they open the 2013 season with a Northern Lights Conference game at Homer. Kickoff is at 3 p.m. “We need to get in front of another team, another opponent,” Kodiak coach Jim Schnick said. “We are starting to get that little itch.” Kodiak sat out the ...
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Coast Guard: Aug. 23
Aug. 20 • An Air Station Kodiak Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, forward deployed to the Bering Sea region, medevaced an ill crewman from the bulk carrier Jamaica Bay 92 miles west of Dutch Harbor, Tuesday. The Dolphin crew hoisted the 37-year-old Chinese mariner, who was reportedly suffering from severe abdominal distress, and transported him safely to awaiting emergency medical personnel in Dutch Harbo...
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Kodiak boys cross country enters rare rebuilding year
Over the past decade, it’s not often Marcus Dunbar has said this about his boys cross country team: “Right now, I think we are vulnerable to get beat by teams in our region and teams from within the state, for sure,” the veteran coach said. Kodiak’s streak of 11 straight Region III titles is in jeopardy as the Bears enter a rare rebuilding year. The team graduated four runners — Cole Christiansen, Julian McCarthy,...
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