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Cannon hits game winner for blue all-stars
Kodiak’s Carissa Cannon drilled the game winner to propel the blue all-stars past the gold all-stars, 86-84, in the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches senior girls all-star game Friday at Anchorage Christian School. Cannon hit the shot from the top of the key and ended with six points. Kodiak’s Hannah Wandersee also played for the blue team and posted a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Kodiak’s ...
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Thomet clocks 3,200 time of 9:00.68 in Calif.
Facing the toughest field he has seen this season, Levi Thomet produced a personal-best time in the 3,200-meter run. The talented Kodiak High School junior blazed to a time of 9 minutes, 00.68 seconds that placed him 21st in a loaded men’s invitational field of 35 runners at the Arcadia Invitational Saturday night in California. Thomet beat his previous-best time by nine seconds, which was set last week at the Big...
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Fried leads track team at the Dome
Kodiak’s boys were in an unfamiliar place when the Prosser/Whitmore Indoor Track and Field Championships ended — last place. The defending 4A state champions managed only 25 points in the two-day meet to finish last in a field of 12 teams Saturday at the Dome in Anchorage. “It is a tough place to be; we don’t like it there,” longtime Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. “It leaves lots of room for improvement.” Kodiak...
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Garden Gate: Avoid blight infestations when shopping for spud seeds
If you want to attract attention at a dinner party, raise your voice a little and say, “Chitting!” And then be ready to explain your outburst. Let me help… Potatoes are one of the easiest things to grow in this whole wide world. For Alaskans, it’s staple crop. And while it’s not quite time to start growing potatoes (unless you have a hoophouse) it is time to line up your seed. I know of nobody who grows potatoes f...
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Fish Factor: 2014 salmon catch projected lower than 2013 total
Alaska’s total salmon catch for 2014 is projected to be down by almost half of last year’s record haul. State fishery managers are calling for an all species harvest of just under 133 million salmon, a 47 percent drop from last year’s whopping 283 million fish. A pink catch of 95 million pushed the record last year and it is pinks that will bring the numbers down this summer. Pink salmon run in on/off year cycles ...
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Capitol Report: April 14
Hello again. The Capitol is a busy place of late as the second session of the Twenty-eighth Alaska State Legislature moves toward its scheduled adjournment on Sunday, April 20th. Among the matters that will likely come down to the final day before being resolved are the Fiscal Year 2015 operating and capital budgets, while many bills will work their way to floor votes before then. FY ’15 Capital Budget On Friday, ...
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Playbook: April 14
Monday, April 14 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Foothill Christian (Calif.) at the Lions Invitational High School Baseball Tournament in San Diego, 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 15 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Rock Academy (Calif.) at the Lions Invitational High School Baseball Tournament in San Diego, 11 a.m.
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Investigators testify in Coast Guard murder case
ANCHORAGE (AP) — A Coast Guard investigator testified Thursday that the suspect in a double homicide at a Kodiak Island communication station would have had time to commit the crime and drive home within a period when security cameras spotted his pickup on the road. Special Agent Aaron Woods testified in the trial of James Wells, 62, who is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Petty Offi...
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Children's Fair to take over the library on Saturday
The noise level at the Kodiak Public Library might rise above normal from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Saturday while families visit the 27 booths of the Kodiak Children’s Fair. “It is a wonderful opportunity to use that new community space,” event organizer Velma Vining said. Previously the fair has been held in the Kodiak High School commons, but Vining, a child development resource specialist with the Coast Guard Work-Life...
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Kodiak bodybuilders flex muscles at state meet
Robbie Bailey and Nick Long went on a high-calorie trip through Anchorage that started Saturday night and spilled into Sunday morning. The two Kodiak Coast Guardsmen earned the right to fill their stomachs with all things good. Bailey and Long competed in their first bodybuilding show, the 31st Annual Alaska State Pro-Am Natural Bodybuilding Fitness, Figure, Bikini and Physique Championships on April 6 in Anchorag...
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