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Nikolavesk claims Invite title
Nikolavesk was crowned the champion of the first Kodiak Rural Schools Mixed-Six Volleyball Invitational Saturday. The tiny Kenai Peninsula school swept Tanalian 25-12, 25-16, 25-21 in the championship match at the Kodiak Middle School. Nikolavesk topped a field of six teams — half of them comprised of Kodiak rural students. Twenty-three students from Ouzinkie, Akhiok, Larsen Bay, Port Lions and Karluk came togethe...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 19
Thursday, Nov. 14 • At 12:34 a.m., a man was arrested for violating conditions of release. • At 1:13 a.m., a 911 caller reported a civil issue. No crime was committed. • At 10:59 a.m., 911 caller reported seeing two men hunting deer with bows and arrows. Officers had no contact with the men. • At 11:32 a.m., a caller reported a vehicle was parked on the side of the road with no plates. Officers were unable to find...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Snoeshoe hare season
Nov. 15 marks the opening of my personal snowshoe hare “season.” Kodiak has no closed season and no bag limit for the furry speedsters, but other factors make me start my hunting around this time and end it around mid-April. I prefer to wait until deer hunters are out of the hills so I don’t disturb their hunts. It just seems polite, since they only have a few days left in October, while I have roughly five months...
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Births: Nov. 19
• Natalia Star Campbell was born at 8:08 a.m. Nov. 8, 2013, to Amber Panamarioff and Daniel Campbell. She weighed 9 pounds, 2.6 ounces and measured 20 inches long. Her parents are originally from Ouzinkie and Southeast Alaska, and now live in Ouzinkie. Her mother works for Ouzinkie Tribal and her father works for the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. Also welcoming her to the family is Nevaeh Dene Campbell. ...
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Local Results: Nov. 19
City League Basketball Wednesday, Nov. 13 Brechan 66, Team Enriquez 57 Talon Lindquist 24, Isaiah Galindez 14, Eldon Macaraig 9, Lou Rocheleau 6, Louis Rocheleau 5, Wesley Walker 4 and Justin Caldejon 4 points for Brechan. RJ Sabangan 23 points, Erik Saliva 20, Kristian Lloyd 8 and Julius 6 points for Team Enriquez. Petro Marine 114, Camai 72 Yung Kiely 27, Randy Delacruz 25, Godfrey Agmata 19, Charlie Garcia 12, ...
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Kodiak finishes third at state
Kodiak’s historic volleyball season came up just short of the ultimate prize. Being the third best 4A team in the state is a pretty nice consolation prize. “I’m so proud of them,” Kodiak coach Amy Willis said. “They put in all the time and energy and were rewarded. Third in state is such a great accomplishment.” The Bears’ dream of winning the school’s first volleyball state title were shattered in a 25-21, 11-25,...
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Education: School board named ‘outstanding’
The Association of Alaska School Boards named the Kodiak Island Borough school board the most outstanding school board in the state. On Nov. 9, the Kodiak school board received the Most Outstanding School Board of the Year award at the AASB’s 60th annual conference in Anchorage. The board received the award based on level of community engagement, training and leadership, participation in state and national activit...
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City manager names new police chief
The City of Kodiak named Lt. Ronda Wallace the new chief of police on Friday, making her the first female police chief in Kodiak history. Wallace will fill the position vacated by T.C. Kamai, who retired in September after a 25-year career with the department. City manager Aimée Kniaziowski announced Wallace’s promotion in a press release Friday and said Wallace had accepted the position on Thursday. “I’m very ple...
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Mayor shakes up assembly board and committee assignments
Local boards and committees will see new faces filling assembly seats. In a Thursday night special meeting, the assembly approved Kodiak Island Borough Mayor Jerrol Friend’s shakeup of assembly appointments. Friend’s restructured the list of assembly appointments to boards and committees to give assembly members more exposure to different issues. “I had several people call me and talk that they felt comfortable on...
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Teacher Spotlight: Making literature fun for high school students
Getting high school students excited about literature might seem like a daunting task, but Kodiak High School teacher LeeAnn Schmelzenbach does it every day and manages to have fun with it. Schmelzenbach, a Kodiak High School alumna, earned her bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate from Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho. She then returned to Kodiak and taught in Ouzinkie from 2005 to 2007, which i...
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