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Alumni update: Horn finishes season overseas
Alysa Horn concluded her first professional women’s basketball season for TSV Viernheim in an 88-46 victory over Fellbach, Sunday in Germany. Horn posted a double-double in the win, pouring in 28 points on 9 of 14 shooting and grabbing 11 rebounds. She also added five steals and five assists. Horn, a former Kodiak High School and University of Alaska star, ended the regular season averaging a team-best 19 points a...
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KHS Arctic athletes earn medals
All three Kodiak High School athletes who participated in the 23rd Arctic Winter Games returned from Fairbanks with medals. Kyrstal Fabricante and Joel Valdez both claimed gold medals in wrestling, while Izzy Riina was part of Team Alaska’s bronze medal volleyball team. Fabricante, a freshman, beat Alberta North’s Moican Ziegler, 11-0, to claim the gold medal in the 52-kilogram junior female division. Valdez, a ju...
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KHS tower completion date gets pushed back
When classes start at Kodiak High School in the fall, students will head back to the same classrooms now in use, instead of occupying the new four-story tower now under construction as previously planned. The original schedule for completion of the tower by Aug. 1, in time for the start of classes, is now expected to happen two months later. “What we’re calling it is a modification to the phasing schedule,” projec...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 25
Friday, March 21 • Around 1:46 a.m., two bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 5:38 a.m., a caller requested a health and safety check on E. Rezanof Drive. All was OK. • At 5:16 a.m., an officer advised a male he needed to put a flag on the lumber sticking out of the bed of his truck on Shelikof Street. • Around 5:32 p.m., six bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 6:02 p.m., a 911 caller requested a subject ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Fresh fish for spring
Wouldn’t really fresh fish taste good about now? We do a great job of caring for our catch each year, assuring the best possible quality all winter long. But in the end, it’s still frozen fish. And when you love fish as much as we do, there is a difference. But it’s still a long ways to summer and great fishing, right? Not so fast. Any time the weather and sea state are right for boating, you too could be enjoying...
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Kodiak Island Births: March 25
• Everly Laine Stroup was born at 8:49 p.m. March 13, 2014 to Sara Worsham and Dean Stroup. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 21 inches long. Her parents are originally from California and now live in Alaska. Her mother stays at home and her father is in the Coast Guard. Also welcoming her to the family is Cody Ray Stroup. • Wyatt Bennett Mathews was born at 12:19 a.m. March 16, 2014 to Courtnnie Rachel...
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State notebook: Smiley watches former team win state
Stephanie Smiley, who coached the Kodiak girls basketball team for two seasons before leaving for another job after the 2013 season, was in the stands Saturday to watch her former team win the program’s first state title since 1981. Kodiak capped a perfect 27-0 season by beating Colony, 65-41, at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. “These girls are so special. They worked so hard and deserved every ounce of that,” Sm...
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Kodiak fans help team by traveling
The Seattle Seahawks have the 12th man; the Kodiak Bears have the sixth man. Nearly 300 crazed fans — some painted in blue and gold — rocked Sullivan Arena during the entire three-day state basketball tournament. Kodiak fans outnumbered the combined fans of every other 4A team there. “Kodiak just loves basketball,” Bears head coach Amy Fogle said. “They appreciate basketball and they just love good basketball ... ...
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Record salmon head to home hatcheries
Alaska’s salmon catch of 273 million salmon set a record last year, and so did the number of salmon returning home to state hatcheries. The 2013 Fisheries Enhancement Report by the Alaska Deptartment of Fish and Game shows that a return of 112 million hatchery reared salmon contributed 36 percent to the state’s total salmon harvest. The breakdown by species was 63 percent for chum salmon, 38percent for pinks, 23 p...
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Community garden coming
Last Thursday, the first day of spring, I took a walk around the garden. The sun felt warm and nourishing. As I adjusted a panel of fishnet draped over a PVC pipe I glanced at my feet and spotted a purple crocus yawning in the sunlight, supported by winter-worn stubs of grass. I lingered a while longer, praising its tenacity (I certainly wouldn’t be able to stay put, day and night, enduring wind, rain, sleet, snow...
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