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Prep hoops: Kodiak boys look to rebound after loss
The short week couldn’t have come at a better time for Kodiak’s boys basketball team. Coming off a heartbreak defeat to Colony, Kodiak is back on the court at 7:30 p.m. today in a nonconference game at Chugiak. “It is good to come right out of those games and get right into the next games,” Kodiak coach David Anderson said. Kodiak (8-7) lost for the third time in four games when Colony’s Joe Gray hit a game-winnin...
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Playbook: Feb. 7
Today Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Chugiak at Chugiak High School. C squad, 3:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7:30 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Colony at the Lady Lynx Tournament at Dimond High School. 6:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Palmer High School. C squad, 4:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m.; varsity, 7:45 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak at the Lady Lynx Tournament...
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Cavaness killer gets 13 years in prison
Anchorage Judge Fred Torrisi traveled to Kodiak on Tuesday and sentenced Joshua Erickson to 13 years in prison with two years suspended for his involvement in the death of Darrell Cavaness in January 2008. Erickson, 33, was one of two men who beat Cavaness to death. In January 2008, Cavaness was found unconscious and bleeding at an apartment in Kodiak, and was taken to an Anchorage hospital, where he died one week...
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Kodiak, Wasilla and Dimond all at Lady Lynx Tournament
Something has to give at the Lady Lynx Tournament that begins today at Dimond High School. Kodiak and Wasilla both enter the four-day tournament undefeated at 15-0, while Dimond is undefeated in Alaska at 9-0. The Lynx are 14-2 overall, with both losses against teams from Nevada. Kodiak coach Stephanie Smiley isn’t focusing on the other teams in the tournament; she is putting her attention on today’s opponent: Chu...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 6
Monday, Feb. 4 • At 12:21 a.m., a man was arrested for violating conditions of release. • At 1:04 a.m., a vehicle was cited for a traffic offense. • At 6:03 a.m., a 911 caller reported there was someone near her home. Officers searched the area and everything was secure. • At 8:15 a.m., an owner moved a vehicle when an officer asked him to. • At 9:29 a.m., a caller reported she heard someone on her porch last nigh...
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North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting opens
The North Pacific Fishery Management council opens its February meeting at 8 a.m. today in Portland, Ore. On its weeklong agenda: habitat issues, Bering Sea crab and a paper discussing a groundfish catch share plan for the Gulf of Alaska. According to the council’s agenda, the catch share discussion — likely the top topic for Kodiak fishermen — will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday in Portland’s Benson Hotel. The groundfi...
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After deer dieoff, committee stands pat on hunting rules
After Kodiak's biggest deer dieoff in more than a decade, the Kodiak Fish and Game advisory committee has voted against a proposal to restrict deer hunting seasons and bag limits. The vote came Tuesday night during a committee meeting ahead of an Alaska Board of Game meeting in March that will consider three proposals covering hunting in the Kodiak archipelago. In addition to the deer proposal, the advisory commit...
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Dorothy Rose Chapman
Dorothy Rose Chapman, surrounded by family, entered peacefully into eternal rest on Feb. 1, 2013. She was a beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, auntie, great-auntie and friend. She will be terribly missed. She was born Nov. 27, 1943 in Chignik to James and Sophie Anderson. When Dorothy was an early teen, the family moved to Kodiak, where she has lived the majority of her life. Between 1965 and 197...
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Keep the Akhiok runway names the same
To the Editor: Monday’s KDM carried two stories regarding an Akhiok community proposal to rename the state-owned runways (plural) at Akhiok the Jim Andie and Robin Starrett Runway (singular). A proposal to this effect is also Senate Bill SB 31. Were such a change to the runway identifiers to occur, it is my opinion that doing so could cause confusion and thereby degrade the measure of safety that is built-in throu...
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Edward Sargent
Edward Sargent, 90, died Jan. 23, 2013 in Clarkston, Wash. He was born in Kodiak on July 5, 1922. Edward was preceded in death by his parents Fred and Fevronia; brothers Billy, Walter, Alvin and Theodore; and sisters Esther, Corinne, Mary, Nettie and Fern. He is survived by brother, Neil Sargent and family, some who live in Kodiak and many nephews and nieces. Edward attended school in Kodiak, and after WWII he att...
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