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Kodiak girls win first NLC title since 1985
A dominant scoring spree paved the way for Kodiak’s first regional title in more than two decades. Down by eight points, the Bears closed the first half on a 17-2 run and never looked back, earning a 64-43 victory over Colony in the Northern Lights Conference championship game Saturday afternoon at Colony High School. Kodiak’s last region title was in 1985, three years after the school won its first, and only girl...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 10
Thursday, March 6 • At 12:38 a.m., a driver was cited for no proof of insurance on Mill Bay Road. • At 1:05 a.m. a driver was given a warning for speeding and having a tail light out on W. Rezanof Drive. • Around 1:20 a.m., three bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 2:07 a.m., officers checked on a suspicious vehicle on Mill Bay Road. • At 5:31 a.m., a driver was given a warning for speeding on Shelikof St. • ...
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Father, son face assault charges
A Kodiak man was arrested Friday night for assaulting two officers who were responding to an incident that involved the man’s son. Alaska State Troopers reported that William Yovino Sr., 58, and William Yovino Jr., 31, were taken to the Kodiak Jail and face multiple charges. According to the trooper report, both troopers sustained injuries and were treated and released from the Providence Kodiak Island Hospital em...
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Kodiak boys win first NLC title since 2001
For the first time since the 2001 undefeated season, Kodiak’s boys are Northern Lights Conference champions. The Bears won the title with an entertaining 56-50 win over top-seeded Colony in the NLC basketball championship game Saturday at Colony High School. The entire Kodiak team celebrated on the floor, while coach David Anderson jumped out of his chair with excitement. “At that moment, when you win something li...
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Old Harbor resident fires handgun at man
An Old Harbor resident was indicted by a grand jury Thursday on charges stemming from a shooting that took place in Old Harbor Saturday, Feb. 15. Shaun Pestrikoff, 35, was charged with first-degree assault and fourth-degree misconduct involving a weapon after firing a handgun at a fellow Old Harbor resident that had just arrived at his house. Alaska State Trooper records show the victim, a 25-year-old male, had go...
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Rep. Austerman discusses budget cuts
Alaska House Representative of the 36th District and Kodiak native Alan Austerman spoke in downtown Kodiak Saturday to a group of about 18 people, concerning the 2014 fiscal year state operational and capital budgets. Austerman reported an anticipated $2 billion cut in the budgets, mostly due to state oil revenue shortfalls, which could affect Kodiak businesses next year. Austerman reported a direct $1.5 million c...
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Garden Gate: Cold remedies
It’s my birthday, and I have a cold. It began as a subtle awareness that something different was happening; a little odd; not quite right. I was busy at the time — drafting a proposal, planting seeds and processing photographs — so the change was imperceptible at first and hard to identify. And then, like a gremlin sneaking around the corner, it showed itself in the light of day with a “Boo!” in the form of a ting...
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Fish Factor: Seafood sales peak during Lent
Last Wednesday marked the start of Lent, a time of fasting, soul searching and repentance for hundreds of millions of Christians around the world. And what the burst in the holiday sales season from Thanksgiving to Christmas means to retailers, Lent means the same to the seafood industry. The 40-day Lenten season, which this year runs from March 5 to Easter Sunday on April 20, dates back to the 4th century, and it...
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Girls enter postseason perfect
Amy Fogle doesn’t get nostalgic very often. But when the topic of the 2001 Kodiak High School boys basketball undefeated season comes up, even she cracks a smile. More than a decade after coaching the boys to an undefeated season, she has the Kodiak girls basketball team five games away from a perfect season. Don’t tell her that; she takes things one day at a time. “Sometimes I wish I was one of those people that ...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Ilangcarluku
– Discipline; Lecture Tuyum llangcaraa. – The chief is lecturing him. Historic sources agree that there was little crime in Alutiiq villages before the 1950s. Detailed rules managed both the ownership and inheritance of personal property and the use of prime fishing and hunting locations. Similarly, customs governing the distribution of food ensured that anyone who needed meat or fish could share in the catch or t...
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