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Playbook: April 22
Friday, April 22 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Baranof Field. Junior varsity, 3 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Soccer: Kodiak vs. Homer at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Girls, 5 p.m.; boys, 7 p.m. Softball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at East Addition Park, 5 p.m. Track: Kodiak vs. West Valley at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Field events, 2:30 p.m.; running events, 3:15 p.m. Saturday, April 23 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Baranof Field. ...
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Millenials embracing community service
Last week I was privileged and burdened to read the 28 scholarship applications for the 2016 Rotary Scholarships. I say burdened, because I thought they should all get scholarships, and had a very difficult time, with my fellow Rotarians Larry LeDoux and John Butler, being able to weed out only four recipients. What made it difficult was how articulate most of the applications were, how involved in the community a...
Apr 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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AAC still eyeing new launch pad
The Federal Aviation Administration’s Final Environmental Assessment has cleared the way for a new medium-lift launch pad at the Pacific Spaceport Complex, but the future of the project remains uncertain after state funding was placed on hold in late 2014. The final EA comes after two draft assessments – one released in September 2014 and another released in December 2015. The final version includes responses to p...
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students prepare for “Fools”
Bringing to life a comedy, students in the Kodiak High School Drama Club are taking on the dress, accents and persona of 19th-century Ukrainian villagers for “Fools,” by Neil Simon. Leon Steponovitch Tolchinsky comes to town answering an ad for a teacher, only to discover the entire village of Kulyenchikov has been cursed with stupidity, a curse he must try to break while falling for the village girl he’s trying t...
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak football coach tabbed as new Kenai coach
A Kodiak High School football coach is packing his bags and heading to the Kenai Peninsula. Davis Lowery, Kodiak’s defensive coordinator last season, has been named the new head coach of the Kenai Kardinals football team. He replaces John Marquez, who is moving to California to coach at Yreka High School. Lowery takes over a program rich with history. The Kardinals, a perennial power in the Northern Lights Confere...
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public Safety Blotter: April 21
April 3 At 6:16 a.m., police arrested a man in the 1000 block of Pillar Mountain Road on suspicion of criminal trespass in the first degree. At 6:41 a.m., a woman reported someone slashed her tires in the 400 block of Hillside Drive. It’s under investigation. At 9:51 a.m., a man reported someone stole his guitar in the 500 block of Marine Way. The person returned it, and the owner did not want to press charges. At...
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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New contract will keep NOAA on Near Island
To the editor: Today the borough assembly will decide whether to encourage to leave Kodiak for Juneau or not. This decision based on whether the assembly approves ratification of a new lease between the borough and NOAA for the borough’s $20 million, 46,000 square foot Kodiak Fisheries Research Center building on Near Island. Since July of 2014, borough staff and federal General Services Administration staff (whic...
Apr 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska State Troopers: April 21
April 11 Kodiak Alaska Wildlife Troopers received information from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game that a 30-year-old Port Lions woman had failed to return her 2015 elk harvest report. Holden was issued a $110.00 citation for the violation. Kodiak AWT received information from The Alaska Department of Fish and Game that a 38-year-old Kodiak man had failed to return his 2015 elk harvest report. He was issued...
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Week in Words: Service to community a walk in the park
Our local public radio stations, KMXT and KODK, are holding a membership drive this week, and they have their highest goal ever to meet because of this year’s and next year’s looming state and federal cuts. As a result, there are some wonderful discussions about public media going on right now, how to redefine it in this brave new world. (Shakespeare reference, ftw!) This is how I would define public media, and wh...
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Co-op provides fresh veggies, supports farmers
It is possible to get fresh vegetables in Kodiak, and the Kodiak Bounty Cooperative is offering a new way to connect local farmers with consumers. The concept is simple. Residents who want garden-fresh vegetables pay a lump sum upfront for a share in the co-op. Farmers who want to sell their products commit to providing those vegetables for the 13-week period from June 12 to September 10. The shareholder can then ...
Apr 20, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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