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Kodiak softball begins NLC play today at Kenai
Kodiak’s softball team begins defense of its Northern Lights Conference title today with a doubleheader at Kenai. The Bears follow today’s games with a doubleheader at perennial powerhouse Homer on Friday. The four games in two days account for all but two of Kodiak’s NLC games this season. “This is a big weekend for us,” coach Sam Catt said. “This could be the season wrapped up in two days. That is kind of scary ...
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Alaska State Troopers: May 14
April 28 At 9:45 a.m., AST received a report of a theft and found that an outboard motor and camping gear was stolen from a storage area. The outboard motor was recovered later that day. Anyone with information is asked to contact the troopers at 486-4121 or Crime Stoppers at 486-3113. May 3 At 2:37 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of an assault in Ouzinkie. They found that a man had assaulted a famil...
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Playbook: May 14
Thursday, May 14 Softball: Kodiak at Kenai. Junior varsity, 1 p.m.; varsity, 3 and 5 p.m. Friday, May 15 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Houston at Baranof Field, 5 p.m. Softball: Kodiak at Homer. Junior varsity, 4 and 6 p.m.; varsity, 4 and 6 p.m. Track: Kodiak vs. Bartlett at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Field events, 3:30 p.m.; Running events, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Houston at Baranof Field, 1 p.m. ...
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Achievers: May 14
Rotary students of the month The April Rotary eighth-grade student of the month is Shaina Cariaga, daughter of Mercy and Samuel Cariaga.  Shaina is a role model for her peers academically and socially.  She is willing to assist others, assumes leadership positions in cooperative learning tasks, advocates for herself and neighbors when there is confusion, and focuses on her studies and learning. Shaina participated...
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Jackson Mobile Home Park to close next year
After weeks of speculation, Jackson Mobile Home Park officially announced it will be closing in May 2016 following the sale of the park. The park, located off Spruce Cape Road, contains dozens of mobile homes that provide housing with some of the lowest rental costs in Kodiak. Jackson’s management did not respond to a phone call and did not answer emailed questions about the identity of the new owner or any inform...
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Electrical problem causes flight turnaround
A failed inverter on a Ravn Alaska flight from Anchorage to Kodiak caused the pilots to return to Anchorage to check out the issue. Ravn marketing manager Charlotte Sieggreen said the pilots of the Dash 8 aircraft saw a caution light turn on during flight 890 around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. “When that happens, they have to land and make sure everything is fine,” Sieggreen said. When the light turned on, the plane was cl...
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Bear Valley Golf Course remains open for 2015 season
Barry Colflesh walked around the Bear Valley Golf Course clubhouse with a little extra pep in his step Tuesday afternoon. It was 58 degrees and golfers were crawling around the course enjoying the cloudless Kodiak day. “I’ve been here since the middle of March and this is the first day we have had more sunshine than rain,” joked Colflesh, the course’s new temporary manager for the 2015 season. More days like Tuesd...
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Summer ferries to remain on schedule
All but one Alaska Marine Highway System ferry will have a summer schedule as published thanks to a $5.5 million transfer, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities announced Tuesday, but the winter schedule and next summer’s schedule are still up in the air. Cuts to AMHS funding were part of the Alaska Legislature’s push to cut the state budget. “While summer service for this year has been ess...
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Alaska Science Forum: Artwork found at ancient house site
At the edge of a spruce forest in Interior Alaska, archaeologists have unearthed bone pendants that might be the first examples of artwork in northern North America. During the last two summers, teams led by UAF's Ben Potter have expanded the breadth of the Mead Site, a white spruce bench that overlooks Shaw Creek Flats north of Delta Junction. Within the boundaries of the Mead Site, researchers have found what th...
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KHS girls soccer finishes season
Kodiak soccer concluded its first varsity girls season with a 5-0 loss to Homer Tuesday at Homer High School. The girls finished with an 0-5 Northern Lights Conference record, 0-6-1 overall. Tuesday’s match marked the third game in four days for the Bears. The trip also included a 2-1 loss to Seward and a 16-0 loss to undefeated Soldotna. Without netting a conference victory, the Bears will not qualify for the reg...
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