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Kodiak wrestlers back in action
The dust that has collected on Kodiak’s wrestling singlets over the past three weeks will come off today. The Bears travel to the North/South Tournament at Wasilla High School that begins today and ends Saturday. This will be Kodiak’s first meet since Dec. 15 when it opened the season at the Peninsula Duals. Kodiak was supposed to compete Nov. 22 at the Lancer Smith Memorial Tournament but couldn’t travel to Palme...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Dec. 5
Cikuq Ice Nanwat cikumaut. The lakes are frozen over. Kodiak may lie south of the frozen Arctic regions of Alaska, but from 1852 to 1870 it was a known for its ice. In the 1850s the California gold rush was in full swing, and the West Coast needed ice to preserve food. Russian American Company officials saw an economic opportunity and established contracts to sell ice in San Francisco. Ice production began in Sitk...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 5
Nov. 18 Around 1:09 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. At 1:35 a.m., police conducted a security check on Benny Benson Drive. At 1:40 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mill Bay Road. At 9:35 a.m., animal control observed no animal violations in the Monashka area. At 10:34 a.m., a caller reported shoplifting on Mill Bay Road. At 10:53 a.m., a caller requested a subject removal on Marine Way....
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In the Courts: Dec. 5
Elmer G. Barroga pleaded guilty to two counts of harassment in the second degree, offensive physical contact. Barroga was sentenced to 120 days in jail (120 suspended) and fined $2,000 ($1,000 suspended) and ordered to schedule a screening for alcohol/substance abuse and mental health/domestic violence/anger management and placed on probation for three years. William Dent-Kincaid pleaded guilty to reckless driving...
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Kodiak hosts Denali Conference Volleyball Championships
Kodiak’s emerging small schools volleyball team was created three years ago with the hopes of competing against the state’s best mix-6 teams. The ESS Ravens could get that opportunity. The team enters the Denali Conference Championships as the No. 2 seed. The four-team double-elimination tournament begins today and ends Saturday at Kodiak Middle School. The tournament winner advances to next week’s mix-6 volleybal...
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Baptist Mission gears up for Currier and Ives, Bazaar
Kodiak is a town of great ideas. Like little seeds planted in fertile soil, these ideas sprout into festive events that draw the community together. The ideas originate within a small group or come from a single person, and soon they take on a life of their own. For 17 years, a Currier and Ives Christmas has drawn a cross-section of the community into the Kodiak Baptist Mission pavilion where people drink wassail,...
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Amazing Nature: Marine snow is food for deep sea life
When I took a leasurely walk this morning I admired the beautiful snow capped peaks of the mountains all around. This time of year people either talk about how they are glad that the snow is not yet impacting traffic or they wish for the fluffy stuff in anticipation of time spent crunching through a white wonderland, skiing, sledding, building snow figures or digging tunnels and piles. Scientifically, snow is noth...
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Playbook: Dec. 5
High School sports Friday, Dec. 5 Volleyball: Denali Conference Championships at Kodiak Middle School. Nikolaevsk vs. Anderson, 3:30 p.m.; Kodiak ESS vs. Seldovia, 5 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the North/South Tournament in Wasilla. Saturday, Dec. 6 Volleyball: Denali Conference Championships at Kodiak Middle School, 10 a.m.
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Local Results: Dec. 5
City League Basketball Nov. 30 Petro Marine 80, Air Station 70 Randy Delacruz 29 points, Josh Obas 24, Yung Kiely 16, Dustin Krug 7 and Chris Nocon 4 for Petro. Sean Donohue 31 points, Matthew Williams 16, Jacob Dillon 8, Mark Lyons 4, Jason Gordon 3, Tim Andrews 3, Charles Fowler 2 and Clark Patterson 2 for Air Station. ISA 55, Island Espresso 47 Christian Miranda 14 points, Jestoni Valdez 11, Arnold Obillo 11, K...
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Playbook: Dec. 5
High School sports Friday, Dec. 5 Volleyball: Denali Conference Championships at Kodiak Middle School. Nikolaevsk vs. Anderson, 3:30 p.m.; Kodiak ESS vs. Seldovia, 5 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the North/South Tournament in Wasilla. Saturday, Dec. 6 Volleyball: Denali Conference Championships at Kodiak Middle School, 10 a.m.
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