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Kodiak boys look to rekindle magic of 2011
Kodiak boys basketball coach David Anderson has been here before. Rewind to 2011 when Anderson’s team won one regular-season Northern Lights Conference game and then surprised everybody at the conference tournament by pulling a pair of upsets en route to finishing second and earning a state tournament berth. Five years later and Anderson is once again hoping to shock the conference. His team enters the NLC Champio...
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Fabricante, Walton grab more medals at Arctic games
Kodiak wrestlers Krystal Fabricante and Shaun Walton added to their medal count Wednesday at the 24th Arctic Winter Games in Nuuk, Greenland. Fabricante, a Kodiak High School junior appearing in her second games, grabbed the gold medal in the 55-kilogram round-robin tournament. She pinned Northwest Territories’ Tanya Aksakaq Tugak and defeated Yukon’s Emi Teramura in her claiming her second gold medal in as many d...
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Week in Words: Mushers, dogs march through March
This was some winter, huh? We all knew that it would be cool and wet, but this is pretty ridiculous. Anchorage had to ship snow from Fairbanks via train (even though they didn’t use any of it) just so the Iditarod could have a decent ceremonial start downtown. I love the Iditarod. Growing up in Anchorage, I was (and still am) a huge fan of Martin Buser. His wife, Kathy Chapoton, was a teacher in the school I atten...
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Kerry Powers reaches NCWA Championships
Kerry Powers, a former Kodiak High School standout athlete, qualified for the NCWA National Wrestling Championships that begins today in Kissimmee, Florida. Powers, a student at the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School, is seeded second in the 235-pound bracket after winning last week’s Great Plains Regional Tournament in Fort Collins, Colorado. Powers, who plans to wrestle for the Air Force Academy ...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 10
March 5 At 12:13 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the West Rezanof Drive and Fulp Street area. At 8:39 a.m., police left a no camping warning on Pillar Mountain. At 8:48 a.m., police gave a no camping warning to a man on Pillar Mountain. At 9:59 a.m., a person reported a specific man keeps jumping in front of traffic in the Mill Bay Road and Rezanof Drive area. They were gone when police arrived. At 12:12 ...
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Alaska State Troopers: March 10
Feb. 19 Kodiak Alaska Wildlife Troopers received information from an officer of the United States Coast Guard Cutter Spar who had boarded a fishing vessel in the Kodiak area. He observed two lingcod on the vessel’s aft deck during the boarding. Wildlife troopers conducted an investigation and a 60-year-old Kodiak man was cited for the illegal subsistence take of two lingcod from Kodiak-area waters during closed se...
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Earl D. Peterson
Earl D. Peterson, better known as “Pete” to all his friends, passed away March 3 at his Home in Kodiak. He was born to Otto and Meryle Peterson in Moose Lake Minnesota on Jan. 27, 1930. He came with his mom and dad and six siblings with the colonists to the Matanuska Valley in 1935. As a teenager he began fishing out of Seldovia, spent a couple of years in the Army from 1951 to 1953, and then worked for the Alaska...
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KIBSD to administer controversial test again
Kodiak Island Borough School District students will take the Alaska Measures of Progress test one more time before the state replaces it next year. The test was first used last year, and it was controversial because of reporting delays quality issues, and after students scored low on the tests although it could not be compared directly to tests from previous years. In late January, then-Department of Education com...
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Longliner workshop set for Wednesday
Researchers from Washington Sea Grant and Oregon State University will present about albatross bycatch during a workshop for longliners on Wednesday. “We’re going to be providing an overview of albatross biology and why they are sensitive to bycatch, and give an update on conservation efforts,” said Amanda Gladics, a faculty research assistant at OSU. She’s one of two researchers coming to Kodiak for the workshop....
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Kodiak girls get new life at tournament
There is no sugarcoating it; the 2015-16 Kodiak girls’ basketball season has been challenging. Three games into the season the team lost one of its three returning players — Kahye Yu — due to early graduation. Near the end of the season, junior Nelly Hernandez, the team’s second leading scorer at 8.7 points a game, went down with a torn anterior cruciate ligament. The team lost its final 14 games of the season — t...
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