Playbook: Feb. 1 Today
Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Colony at Kodiak. C squad, 1:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 8 p.m.
Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Kodiak. C squad, noon; junior varsity, 3 p.m.; varsity, 6:15 p.m.
Wrestling: Kodiak at the 4A state championships at Bartlett High School, 10 a.m.
Saturday, Feb. 2
Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Colony at Kodiak. C squad, 11:30 a.m.; junior varsity, 2:30 p.m.;...
Borough begins teacher contract talks The opening lines have been drawn as the Kodiak Island Borough School District and the Kodiak Borough Education Association begin negotiations on a new contract with Kodiak teachers.
Representatives from the school district and the district’s largest union met last week, and on Monday the district released details of both sides’ initial proposals.
“We’ve had very limited discussion with the school district at this...
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Kulluk damage assessment continues ANCHORAGE (AP) — The united command overseeing the salvage of the Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill barge says the vessel's damage poses no threat to its stability while it's anchored off Kodiak Island.
But spokesman Kevin Hardy said Wednesday he could not answer whether hull damage will make the Kulluk unsuitable for towing, whether it could be moved by heavy lift ship rather than by towing, or whether it will be moved...
Costello, Floyd to be inducted into National Wrestling Hall of Fame A pair of Kodiak sports icons is being recognized nationally.
Kodiak High School wrestling coach Pat Costello and former Kodiak High athletic director and coach Joe Floyd will be inducted into the Alaska chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame on Saturday.
The induction ceremony will take place before the championship finals of the state wrestling tournament at Bartlett High.
Former Homer High coach Steve...
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Five months for harbor puncher A 26-year-old Kodiak man will spend five months in jail for punching a harbormaster officer.
Ryan Lucas went in front of a Kodiak jury the week of Jan. 8, and the jury found him guilty of two out of four charges. He was sentenced on Jan. 10.
According to court documents, Lucas was found guilty of fourth-degree assault for recklessly injuring a person and fourth-degree assault for causing fear of injury. He receive...
Around Kodiak: Jan. 31 Listen to Craig Scott speak about replacing acts of violence and bullying with respect and kindness through Rachel's Challenge. Scott was at the scene of the Columbine High School shooting in 1999, and his sister was the first student killed in the shooting.
The Rachel's Challenge community meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium.
Be part of the 2013 Whale Fest by attending...
Man arrested for cocaine possession A Kodiak man faces a felony charge for allegedly possessing cocaine.
Loren DelaCruz, 22, was arraigned in Kodiak district court Jan. 26 on one charge of possession of a controlled substance, a class C felony punishable by up to five years in jail and a $10,000 fine.
DelaCruz was stopped by a police officer after he allegedly forgot to signal a turn after leaving a parking lot. He told the officer he did not have h...
Hope Community Resources holds annual murder mystery dinner A murderer will strike in Kodiak on Friday, but it’s all part of the act for the annual Heart of Hope mystery dinner.
The annual dinner and auction is a fundraiser for Hope Community Resources, a non-profit organization that supports the developmentally or intellectually disabled.
The event includes the show, a dinner and an auction.
This is the fifth year of the event, which features a different mystery each yea...
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Achievers: Jan. 31 • Jaelyn Larsen won the St. Mary’s National Geographic Bee on Jan. 11, defeating 10 other students in grades five through eight. Jaelyn will find out in March if she qualifies for the state geography bee on April 5.
• Earl Chaven Davidson has been named to the fall semester dean’s list at Anderson (Ind.) University. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0...
Prep hoops: Kodiak girls still ranked third Kodiak’s girls basketball team remained third in the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings, released Wednesday.
The Bears are 13-0 and trail only undefeated Wasilla and Dimond in the girls 4A rankings. Kodiak entertains Palmer on Friday and Saturday.
Soldotna and West Anchorage dropped out of this week’s rankings and were replaced by Colony and Lathrop.
Kodiak did not appear in the boys...