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Senior Life: Christmas events abound at the Kodiak Senior Center
Kodiak Senior Center will host their holiday dinner for people 60 and older at noon Friday, Dec. 20. A delicious prime rib dinner will be served along with a special dessert, and the Golden Tones will be singing Christmas Carols. The center is decorated with much holiday flair and is ready for a celebration. Seniors might also bring a small gift for a child. Gifts will be taken to the Women’s Resource Center, cont...
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KHS swimmers get taste of nationals
Alaska’s top two high school girl swimmers competed against the best in the nation Thursday morning at the 2013 Speedo Winter Junior National Championships in Greensboro, N.C. Kodiak’s Ila Hughes and Tahna Lindquist swam in preliminary heats but did not advance to one of the three final heats. Making her second appearance at Junior Nationals, Hughes finished 95th (out of 181 swimmers) in the 50-yard freestyle with...
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KHS basketball begins with blue/gold games
Basketball fans will get a sneak peak of Kodiak’s teams Saturday at the annual blue/gold scrimmage. The girls, coming off a fourth-place finish at last year’s 4A state tournament, will begin the co-ed doubleheader at 6 p.m. in the revamped Kodiak High School gym. The first half will be an intrersquad game, while the second half will feature the girls team against the C team boys. Longtime Kodiak fixture Amy Fogle ...
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Local Results: Dec. 13
City League basketball Wednesday, Dec. 11 Golden Alaska 83, Camai 82, KMS Mark Galindo 23, Tony Will 21, Elijah Hiner 12, Jeff Ryser 8, Nathan Sterns 8, Michael Manifo 7 and Josh Cisclo 4 points for Golden Alaska. Zach Keplinger 26, Jon Sanchez 13, Ty Walker 13, Petaia Sega 12, Jeffrey Miranda 8, Rex Boado 6, Tommy Johnson 2 and Karl McLaughlin 2 points for Camai. Island Espresso 45, Era 33 Juan Ruiz 15, Edmil Bal...
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Thomet viewing party
Kodiak cross country coach Marcus Dunbar has organized a viewing party for Saturday’s Foot Locker Cross Country Championships, a race featuring Levi Thomet. People can watch the race in the Gerald C. Wilson choral pod at Kodiak High School. The race begins at 9 a.m. The doors open at 8 a.m. The race is being broadcast on footlockercc.com. The Foot Locker National Championships are in San Diego and include the top ...
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Playbook: Dec. 13
Friday, Dec. 13 Wrestling: Kodiak at the Alaska Duals in Anchorage. Saturday, Dec. 14 Boys basketball: Kodiak blue/gold game at Kodiak High School, 7:30 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak blue/gold game at Kodiak High School, 6 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the Alaska Duals in Anchorage.
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Parks and Rec: Dec. 13-Dec. 20
Dec. 13 – Dec. 20 AQUATICS Winter Youth Swim Lessons are separated by skill level and students must be at least 4-years-old to participate. They will be held Thursday through Saturday, starting at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. from Dec. 26 to Jan. 4. Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Dec. 13 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Kingfishers 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8:00...
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New library projected to finish $506,000 under budget
Readers were wowed as they walked through the doors of the new Kodiak Public Library on Monday night. Now, fiscal hawks have something to cheer, too. According to project documents, the library project beat its $12.45 million budget by $506,000. While minor site issues and administrative expenses drove the cost of the project upward, the city budgeted $907,000 for contingencies. Even after the extra expenses, a ha...
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Thomet competes at national meet in California
Levi Thomet has reached movie-star status at Kodiak High School. On Tuesday afternoon, the campus was his set as classmates trailed him, recording a documentary about Kodiak’s nationally ranked cross country runner. “I didn’t expect them to do one, but it feels good,” Thomet said. The documentary is for a school project and will not have a nationwide audience; the same can’t be said for Thomet. The Kodiak High Sch...
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Government has no right to censor the news
To the Editor: Some of the news we read or hear has to be censored due to laws that can put reporters and journalists in jail if they contain information that isn’t supposed to be released to the public. But what if the information that the journalists or reports are withholding is something that needs to be heard? Media is part of everyone’s lives whether we read news articles on the Internet or watch news channe...
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