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KHS spikers start season strong
New season. New team. Same results. The graduation of seven seniors didn’t slow down Kodiak’s volleyball team in its 2014 season-opening weekend at Colony, as the defending Northern Lights Conference champions earned a pair of 3-1 victories. Dating back to last season, Kodiak has won 12 straight NLC regular-season matches. The Bears went 10-0 last season. “It was just a great start for us,” Kodiak coach Amy Willis...
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Borough declares Suicide prevention week
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly declared Sept. 8 through 14 as Suicide Prevention Week at its regular meeting Thursday. The proclamation urged Kodiakans to "recognize suicide as a significant public health problem … and "support the development of accessible behavioral health services." Jessica Lacy, violence prevention coordinator for the Kodiak Area Native Association, accepted the proclamation. "Suicide is p...
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Kodiak football blanked by Colony
Kodiak’s offense moved the ball effectively, but couldn’t find the end zone in a 37-0 nonconference high school football loss at Colony Saturday. The Knights, the second-ranked large-school team in the state, got two touchdowns apiece from Logan Conway and Tucker Looney. The defense pitched its second consecutive shutout — Colony blanked Juneau-Douglas last week — to remain undefeated on the season at 4-0. The Bea...
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Swimmers win at Homer
Kodiak’s boys and girls swim teams swept the Homer Invitational on Saturday. Ila Hughes, Tahna Lindquist and Talon Lindquist all won a pair of individual events. Full results were not available. The Bears host Homer on Friday and Saturday.
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Prep football scores: Week 4
Friday Barrow 62, Voznesenka 0 Kenai 44, Palmer 20 Ketchikan 40, Thunder Mt. 35 Chugiak 41, Dimond 7 South Anchorage 72. Eagle River 0 Lathrop 31, North Pole 13 Saturday Bartlett 31, Service 24 Colony 37, Kodiak 0 Homer 55, Valdez 0 Seward 56, Monroe 0 West Anchorage 27, East Anchorage 12 Eielson 52, Nikiski 34 Wasilla 49, West Valley 25 Juneau-Douglas 24, West Seattle (Wash.) 8
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KHS volleyball reloads for 2014 season
Even though Kodiak graduated seven seniors from last year’s record-breaking volleyball squad, coach Amy Willis isn’t expecting a letdown 2014 campaign. Most of Kodiak’s players will make their varsity debut tonight in a season-opening Northern Lights Conference match at Colony. The two squads meet again on Saturday. “I think a lot of teams are going to overlook us because we just graduated that group,” Willis said...
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Who approved new coast guard housing?
To the Editor, US Coast Guard is building new townhomes costing $950,000 each? (duplexes at $1.9 million for two homes). Who approved this $1.9 million expenditure? After surveying who in Kodiak about available housing in the private sector? Will these 20 new, super-expensive townhomes mean 20 private homes won't be sold on Kodiak Island? Or 20 units for rent in the private sector will be vacant? These will be the...
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Tapestry: Tuoi Le’s voyage to freedom and new life came at gun point
It was Tuoi Le’s knowledge of boat engines that got him hired for a job on a Vietnamese fishing vessel and eventually abducted from his home. But the horrendous voyage through Southeast Asia turned out to be a passage to freedom and a prosperous life in America and an escape from chaos, misery and death wrought by the Communist takeover in 1975. Tuoi is known as the “chief” at Trident Seafoods where he works as ma...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Masiqsiraq - Port Lions
Masiqsiraq - Port Lions Elltuwaqa Masiqsirami skuuluqutartuq.- My granddaughter is going to go to school in Port Lions. On Friday March 27, 1964, life changed dramatically for the residents of Afognak village. A magnitude 9.0 earthquake ripped open the sea floor off the coast of Kodiak, creating a series of tsunamis that devastated the village. Residents were forced to evacuate as seawater engulfed the community. ...
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In the Courts: Sept. 5
Lisa A Georgino pleaded guilty to misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fourth degree. Georgino was sentenced to 360 days in jail (270 suspended) and ordered to schedule a screening for mental health/domestic violence/anger management and placed on probation for four years. Leo Eugene Robichaud Jr. pleaded guilty to negligent driving not commercial motor vehicle and driving without a valid operator li...
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