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Bersin has a day at Bartlett meet
Marcus Dunbar double-checked last week’s Bartlett State Preview Meet results when he saw his boys’ team was listed in 10th place. Who could blame him? It was an unfamiliar place for Kodiak, one of the state’s best cross country programs over the last 14 years. “I’m still kind of scratching my head on what is going on with the boys,” said Dunbar Wednesday afternoon. “I’m hoping it was a one-week kind of fluke deal ...
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Pigskin Picks: Aiming to rebound after Week 3
I must have made the football gods mad. After sporting a sparkling Week 2 record, I came back down to earth with an 8-5 mark in Week 3. Simply unacceptable. Last week’s lackluster performance dropped my overall record to 30-11, for a .731 win percentage. One neat thing did happen last week — Eagle River, a second-year member of the Northern Lights Conference, won its first game in three years. If you remember, I p...
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Word and Deed: Captains and generals all
No discipline seems pleasant at the time but painful later on, however it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. Hebrews 12:11 When I was a youngster two, of my favorite American heroes were Captain American and Gen. George Washington. In recent years I’ve gained a new quote from the captain in the movie “Winter Soldier.” “The price of freedom is high, it always has be...
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Swimming hosts SoHi; Vball off to Colony
Kodiak’s volleyball team returns to action today in the Mat-Su Valley. The Bears take on the Colony Knights at 6:30 p.m. and then again at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Both matches count in the Northern Lights Conference standings. Kodiak is 0-2 in the NLC after dropping a pair of matches to Soldotna two weeks ago. Colony has yet to play a conference game, but is 1-0 after opening with a win against 3A Grace Christian las...
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Amazing Nature: Mysterious sea star wasting disease may be here
Have you visited your favorite touch tank on Near Island recently? If yes, I am sure you noticed the eerie absence of one of the most common and endearing organisms that every child and many adults cherish: the sea stars. What happened to the sea stars? Usually, when a child at the touch tank asks a question it is something innocent and simple that we have an answer to. The question about what happened to the sea ...
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Amazing Nature: Mysterious sea star wasting disease may be here
Have you visited your favorite touch tank on Near Island recently? If yes, I am sure you noticed the eerie absence of one of the most common and endearing organisms that every child and many adults cherish: the sea stars. What happened to the sea stars? Usually, when a child at the touch tank asks a question it is something innocent and simple that we have an answer to. The question about what happened to the sea ...
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Uyak land eyed for EVOS fund preservation
As one timbering contract on Afognak Island nears its end, some are hoping funds from the Exxon Valdez oil spill settlement can save a portion of the property from logging. The land in question is located near Paramanof Bay near Thorsheim Lake. Sockeye and coho salmon run in a stream on the property, currently owned by Uyak Natives, Inc. Harbor seals, Kodiak bears, harlequin ducks and elk are among the species to ...
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Hampster balls, beer new at fair
The annual Kodiak Rodeo and State Fair is this weekend with promises of fun for the whole family with a new children’s play area, on- and off-island roping and bull-riding talent, and lots of food. “There’s going to be a pie-eating contest both days, and we are looking for tug o’ war teams, male and female,” said Joan Levenson, secretary for the rodeo and state fair board. New this year is the Kodiak Maritime Muse...
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Evidence submitted for new trial, motion timeline pushed back
Attorneys for the United States have an extra two weeks to respond to Wild Alaskan-owner Darren Byler’s motion for a new trial. Byler’s attorney filed a motion on Aug. 22 asking for a new trial. The U.S. attorney’s office had until Monday to file a response, but filed a motion of their own that day asking to extend the deadline two weeks until Sept. 12, a motion that was unopposed by Byler’s attorney, John Cashion...
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Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 1
Aug. 27 At approximately 9:30 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash on Buskin River Road. Investigation revealed a red 2002 Toyota Tacoma parked on the shoulder of the road sustained minor damage to the front passenger side. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Alaska State Troopers at 486-4121 or Crime Stoppers at 486-3113.
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