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Public Safety Blotter: March 2
Feb. 26 At 12:19 a.m., a caller reported a suspicious person running in between buildings on private property in the 2900 block of Mill Bay Road. Caller turned his headlights on the man and he ran. At 5:40 a.m., a woman reported a suspicious vehicle that was running and parked in front of her residence in the 1900 block of Mill Bay Road for at least half an hour. The man lived there and had fallen asleep in his ve...
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ESS hoops start regional tournament
Kodiak Emerging Small Schools boys basketball coach Ross Elvehjem has one goal for his team as it enters the 1A Peninsula Conference Championships — win two games. The Ravens’ journey of fulfilling the coach’s wish begins today at 6:30 p.m. when they face No. 2 seed Nikolaevsk in the opening round at Homer High School. “Realistically, if we can just be competitive in that game and then win two games in the lower b...
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Local Results: March 2
Kodiak Hockey League Saturday, Feb. 27 Bantams Homer 7, Kodiak 1 Goals: Homer — Casey Otis (2), Dylan McBride, Terry Gilliland, Fiona Hatton, JJ Williamson; Kodiak — Braxton Gruner. Assists: Homer — JJ Williamson (3), Ethan Pitzman, Dylan McBride, Aiden Arno. Peewee Homer 10, Kodiak 1 Goals: Homer — Addison Hanshaw (5), Timothy Hatfield (2), Charly Tappan, Sam Banks, Jerrin Norcross. Kodiak — Garrick Schauff. Assi...
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Kodiak sports trivia: March 2
QUESTION: Who are the four Kodiak girl basketball players who eclipsed 1,000 career points? TUESDAY’S ANSWER: Former Kodiak standout swimmer Laura Griffing swam for the University of Idaho. In 2015, her senior season, she placed 13th in the 100 breaststroke and 19th in the 200 breaststroke at the Western Athletic Conference Championships.
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Many sources of change in northern realm
In anticipation of an arctic science conference happening next month in Fairbanks, an editor asked me to write a column on climate change in the north. I told her climate stability would be the bigger story, since basswood trees used to grow in Fairbanks and redwoods once dropped their cones into the Porcupine River. Climate is always changing. But we have gotten much better at measuring those changes. We people a...
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New trash cans pop up downtown
Now people in downtown Kodiak can enjoy a bit of eye-grabbing local history while discarding a candy wrapper or paper cup. Colorful new trashcans covered in vintage salmon labels were installed last week, thanks to Bruce Schactler, who got the idea after seeing similar cans in Oregon. He presented the idea to the city of Kodiak, which jumped on board. On Friday, city workers installed the cans in the mall area. “I...
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School board explains midwinter budget revisions
Members of the Kodiak Island Borough Board of Education presented years of budget information to explain a massive midwinter revision at a borough special session Thursday as KIB Assembly members begin the process of creating a fiscal year 2017 budget. School board members requested the meeting after assembly member Mel Stephens, the Assembly liaison to the BOE, expressed concern in a January meeting regarding the...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 1
Feb. 24 At 4:34 a.m., police responded to suspicious circumstances in the 1100 block of Mill Bay Road. It was an employee working. At 9:29 a.m., a citizen reported three men behind their building in the 100 block of East Marine Way and passing around a bottle of vodka. No alcohol was there when police arrived, and the group left when police asked. At 9:46 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the 1300 block of ...
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Lindquist, Hughes tops in the WAC
A pair of former Kodiak High School standout swimmers helped Northern Arizona University win its third consecutive Western Athletic Conference crown Saturday in Houston. Jori Lindquist and Ila Hughes combined to make five individual finals as the Lumberjacks amassed 807.5 points, 319.5 better than runner-up New Mexico State University. Hughes, a freshman, made a splash in her WAC Championship debut, picking up fou...
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Polling day for Kodiak Republicans
Kodiak Republicans will decide today which candidate they believe should be the party’s nominee in the race to the White House. The Presidential Preference Poll will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. in Fisherman’s Hall in the Harbormaster’s office. Five names will appear on the ballot: Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Marco Rubio and Donald Trump. All registered Republicans are welcome to vote in the PPP. Residents wish...
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