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Public Safety Blotter: March 1
Feb. 24 At 4:34 a.m., police responded to suspicious circumstances in the 1100 block of Mill Bay Road. It was an employee working. At 9:29 a.m., a citizen reported three men behind their building in the 100 block of East Marine Way and passing around a bottle of vodka. No alcohol was there when police arrived, and the group left when police asked. At 9:46 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the 1300 block of ...
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Polling day for Kodiak Republicans
Kodiak Republicans will decide today which candidate they believe should be the party’s nominee in the race to the White House. The Presidential Preference Poll will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. in Fisherman’s Hall in the Harbormaster’s office. Five names will appear on the ballot: Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Marco Rubio and Donald Trump. All registered Republicans are welcome to vote in the PPP. Residents wish...
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Lindquist, Hughes tops in the WAC
A pair of former Kodiak High School standout swimmers helped Northern Arizona University win its third consecutive Western Athletic Conference crown Saturday in Houston. Jori Lindquist and Ila Hughes combined to make five individual finals as the Lumberjacks amassed 807.5 points, 319.5 better than runner-up New Mexico State University. Hughes, a freshman, made a splash in her WAC Championship debut, picking up fou...
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Chiniak residents tell assembly not to log
Chiniak residents and the Kodiak Island Borough assembly met for two and a half hours Saturday to talk about last August’s Twin Creeks Fire. The Chiniak library and tsunami shelter was destroyed in the fire, but insurance will cover replacing it. Chiniak residents will compile a list of what they want in a new building to give borough staff and the assembly ideas to look into for the replacement. Joe Staley of Nor...
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Wasilla displays depth in sweep of Kodiak
In 22 seasons at Wasilla, coach Jeannie Herbert-Truax has never had a team as deep as the one she has this year. The top-ranked Warriors displayed that depth in a pair of Northern Lights Conference girls basketball victories against Kodiak, winning 76-20 on Friday and 67-26 on Saturday at Kodiak High School. Herbert-Truax went to her bench often in the two contests as 11 of the Warriors’ 12 players reached the sco...
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Assembly, school board make opening moves
To the editor: This past Thursday night the borough assembly met with the school board in joint session. The purpose of this meeting was to assuage assembly misgivings that they were being finessed by the board to provide the school district excessive money at the expense of other borough needs. Pretty much all of the assembly and board members know each other from having worked together in the past, are friends, ...
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JUNEAU UPDATE: Bill seeks relief from fuel tax
Hello from Juneau! It’s been an interesting and productive session so far! As I have been reporting from the beginning of this session, our legislative priority has been establishing a workable budget for 2017 and a sustainable financial plan. This is a unique position for the state; we’re in uncharted water. With that, here’s another chance for you to let your voice be heard and to offer up suggestions you may ha...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 29
Feb. 23 At 3:07 a.m., police helped get a disabled vehicle off the road in the 2900 block of Mill Bay Road. At 3:23 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the East Rezanof Drive and Woody Way Loop area. At 3:53 a.m., police warned a driver in the Mill Bay Road and Birch Street area for not using a turn signal. At 4:07 a.m., police stopped a driver for poor lane control in the East Rezanof Drive and Mill Bay Road...
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KHS boys drop two to Wasilla
Two quarters kept Kodiak from picking up its first Northern Lights Conference boys basketball victory of the season. The Bears dropped a 43-33 decision to Wasilla on Friday and followed with a 67-40 loss to the Warriors on Saturday. Kodiak was outscored 16-5 in the second quarter of Friday’s game and 18-8 in the third quarter of Saturday’s game. The Bears finished the regular season with an 0-10 NLC record, 2-20 o...
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 29
QUESTION: What Alaska high school did Wasilla girls basketball coach Jeannie Herbert-Truax graduate from? FRIDAY’S ANSWER: Kodiak’s Joanna Garcia was named the 2011 Northern Lights Conference girls most valuable player despite Kodiak posting a 3-7 conference record. The senior guard averaged 10.3 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals a game. After high school, Garcia played one year for Morton Colle...
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