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KHS softball begins NLC play at Soldotna
Kodiak’s softball team had a lot of time to regroup after opening with four straight losses two weeks ago. The Bears lost two games each to small-school powerhouses Sitka and Juneau in Sitka. It wasn’t the start of the season Kodiak coach Sam Catt envisioned. “Sitka was a filling-out process and we have been rebuilding since then,” the fourth-year coach said. “We have been talking about it every day on how importa...
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Kodiak JV wins at Houston Invite
Kodiak’s junior varsity picked up a pair of victories Thursday at the Houston Baseball JV Invitational Tournament in Houston. Kodiak knocked off the tournament host, 6-0, and Soldotna, 4-2. Both games went two innings under the 60-minute time limit for pool play games. Against Houston, Kalen Willis had a bunt single and scored a pair of runs, while Morgan Moir had a single and scored a run. Sam Bennett pitched two...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 2
Wednesday, April 30 • At 12:32 a.m., a caller reported a bear in her yard on Larch Street. The bear fled through a wooden fence and went into the woods. • At 1:44 a.m., a bar check was conducted downtown. • At 6:57 a.m., an officer flagged down a citizen reporting a bear at a trash can on Selief Lane. • At 9:41 a.m., a caller reported a computer and an antenna were stolen from his fish vessel on East Marine Way. •...
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In the Courts: May 2
Reckless driving Matthew A. Stutes, 35, pleaded guilty to reckless driving. Stutes was sentenced to 90 days in jail (65 days suspended) and fined $1,000 ($500 suspended). Stutes is on probation for two years. Negligent driving Matthew A. Stutes, 35, pleaded guilty to negligent driving. Stutes was fined $300. No proof of insurance Wesley W. Brown, 22, pleaded guilty to failure to carry proof of auto insurance. Brow...
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Julie Knagin
Julie Knagin, 85, passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014, in Kodiak, surrounded by loved ones. She was born December 28, 1928, in Karluk, Alaska, and baptized Yuliana. Julie was preceded in death by her parents, Alexandra “Sasha” (Kvasnikoff) Christensen-Noya of Karluk and Carl “Schoolhouse Charlie” Johan Christensen of Stavanger, Norway; her grandparents Lev and Okalena Kvasnikoff; her husband of 55 years, Dennis ...
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House report: District 35 fared well in capital budget
This has been an extremely productive year and I feel good about the work that we did on the budget. As the finance operating budget co-chair, my job was to pass out the constitutionally mandated FY15 operating budget which totals $9.1 billion, a reduction of 1.34 billion from the current year. Non-formula agency operations, what most people think of as ‘state government’ operations, were reduced by $51.4 million ...
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Playbook: May 2
Friday, May 2 Softball: Kodiak vs. Solodtna at Soldotna. Junior varsity, 4 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Track: Kodiak at the Palmer Invitational at Palmer High School. Saturday, May 3 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Palmer High School, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Softball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Soldotna. Junior varsity 10 a.m.; varsity, 1 p.m. Track: Kodiak at the Palmer Invitational at Palmer High School.
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Allen wins figure competition in Wash.
Bodybuilders usually chow down after a show, not before a show. Don’t tell that to Siene Allen. The night before competing in the nation’s largest amateur competition — the Emerald Cup Championships in Bellevue, Wash. — the 32-year-old Kodiak resident downed a burger and fries. Her eating binge was the perfect recipe for success. Allen topped a field of 16 women in the figure Class D division on April 25. She earn...
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Tapestry: Robert Ponte thinks of brother as he rides his Harley
Robert Ponte and Andrew Colin were half-brothers, sired by different fathers. They shared the good and the bad. They endured the estrangement of living in a single-parent home. Robert empathized with Andrew when the boy was diagnosed with kidney cancer. The brothers enjoyed tinkering around with engines and they loved motorcycles. Harley Davidsons. Flashy, loud, powerful, free… When Andrew won a 2000 Dyna Wide Gli...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 1
Wednesday, April 23 • At 12:16 a.m., a caller requested subject removal on E. Marine Way. Male left upon officer’s request. • Around 12:54 am, two bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 1:50 a.m., officers responded to a suspicious vehicle reported at Jack Hinkle/ Rezanof . No one was around. • At 1:56 a.m., officers responded to a suspicious vehicle reported on W. Rezanof Dr. Everything was OK. • At 2:05 a.m., ...
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