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Local Results: April 11
Bowling Tuesday, April 1 Coed league Men: Scratch game — Jeff Kiefer, 257; Stefan Macahilas, 256; Steve Tyner, 249; Tommy Johnson, 249. Scratch series — Matt Kiefer, 705; Rod Kiefer, 679; Jesse Mickelson, 676. Handicap game — Stefan Macahilas, 283; Jeff Kiefer, 275; Tommy Johnson, 273. Handicap series — Jesse Mickelson, 766; Robbie Green, 756; Stefan Macahilas, 746. Women: Scratch game — Ruth Hentges, 204; Jennife...
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Kodiak High presents "Bye Bye Birdie"
The Kodiak High School drama club will welcome audiences to the sock hop with a musical comedy inspired by Elvis Presley’s venture into the U.S. Army, this weekend at the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. “If you like ‘Grease,’ you’ll love ‘Bye Bye Birdie,’” said Alyssa Haig, the show’s director. The 17-member cast, including three middle school students, has enjoyed recreating the styles of the 1950s, with “lots of ha...
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Kodiak sprinters race into form
Kodiak sprinters got off to a shaky start at last week’s track season opener inside the Dome in Anchorage. The Bears didn’t place a single sprinter into a Big C Relays final, an unusual sight from a team that usually has a few quality sprinters. “We traveled a lot of young guys, but it gave them some good opportunities to get an idea what it is like,” Kodiak sprinter coach Rob Stauffer said. Stauffer expects a bet...
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Kodiak Middle Schooler wins state Geo Bee
Gray Harver felt some nerves when the final few questions of State Geo Bee rolled out. The critical question, Harver remembers, was about a whaling station. “The way the announcer said the question, it sounded like it was northern,” Harver said. He scrawled “Canada” on the paper. The other finalist wrote “Norway.” Harver was right. And with it, the seventh grader at Kodiak Middle School won the State Geo Bee, held...
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Fish Tech not on UAA chopping block
Fears about the immediate future of the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, or Fish Tech, are without foundation, according to University of Alaska Board of Regents Kodiak chairwoman Pat Jacobson. “It’s not an issue before the regents,” she said Wednesday. “It’s not on our agenda at all.” The UA board met at Kodiak College April 3-4 with nine of 11 members attending in person. The regents meet about six time...
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Bed tax revenues firmer, tourism seen healthier
The City of Kodiak released its bed tax figures for the quarter, with tourism advocates saying the numbers indicate healthier tourism figures compared with the past year. The city collected $30,000 more in taxes from hotels and motels in the current fiscal year compared with the previous year’s totals. The city received $107,962 for the period of June through December 2013, a 39 percent rise year-on-year from the ...
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Kodiak Storm wins title
Kodiak’s women’s hockey team skated to its first tournament title since 2011, Sunday in Anchorage. The Kodiak Storm thumped the Anchorage-based MTA squad 4-1 to win the advanced beginner division title of the Alaska Fools on Ice Women’s Hockey Tournament at the Subway Sports Centre in Anchorage. The win was even more satisfying since MTA handed the Storm their only pool play loss, a 4-2 defeat on Saturday. “It was...
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Alaska State Troopers: April 10
Wednesday, April 2 • At 4:15 p.m., the Old Harbor VPSO was advised of a situation regarding a 9-year-old child who was terrified to go home. Further investigation revealed a 31-year-old resident of Old Harbor, who was on conditions of release for a prior felony assault, was drinking alcohol while caring for the child. He also failed to obtain a sober adult to care for the child while he was drinking. The Old Harbo...
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Achievers: April 10
Adalyn Ellsworth, Barbra Sega, Shannon Woods and Tatiana Charliaga were selected for Elks Student Recognition at Kodiak High School for second quarter of the 2013/2014 school year. Adalyn, a freshman at Kodiak High School, is the daughter of Heather and Bryan Ellsworth. Although just beginning her career at the high school, Adalyn has done an excellent job of impressing her teachers with her dedication and commitm...
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Fire danger high in Kodiak
The fire danger for the Kodiak road system was raised to high, according to a Wednesday news release from Bayside Fire Station. The release said a no burn ban is in effect and permits are required for all open burns. The release cited lack of snow cover, lack of rain and windy conditions for the high fire danger rating. According to the National Weather Service, Kodiak has received 5.39 inches of precipitation sin...
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