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Parks and Recreation schedule: Aug. 15-Aug. 22
Aug. 15 – Aug. 22 Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Aug. 15 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Evening Open 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Evening Lap 8:30 – 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17 Family 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Evening Lap 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Monday, Aug....
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stuart Lutton tourney returns
The Stuart Lutton Golf Tournament is back. The tournament didn’t happen in 2012, but returns this weekend at the Bear Valley Golf Course. This is a 36-hole tournament that features four divisions — men’s championship, first and second flights and a women’s division. This is the 13th edition of the tournament. The first round of 18 begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, while the final round is 8 a.m. Sunday. The tournament is...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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MMA event hits Kodiak on Saturday
Growing up in Kodiak, Jaron Steele and Sean Costello would ride their bikes to the local video store to rent tapes of old Ultimate Fighting Championships. “We would watch five movies a day with 10 fights on it,” Steele said. “I just loved how competitive they were and what it took.” On Saturday, Steele gets to relive his childhood, only he will be inside the cage instead of in front of a television watching his id...
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Color run returns to the Emerald Isle
The inaugural Splash of Color 5K was so popular last year that Angela Graham had no choice but to bring it back this year. “We were asked to make sure we were doing it again,” said Graham, one of the organizers of the event. The second edition of the Splash of Color 5K is 2 p.m. Saturday. The run starts at the Women’s Bay Fire Department. Last year’s event exceeded expectations. Graham went in hoping to raise $2,0...
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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State champs fall in Oregon
The Alaska American Legion baseball champions had a short stay at the Northwest Regional Tournament in Eugene, Oregon. South Anchorage Post 4 lost to Boise, Idaho, 18-8, in an elimination game Friday morning. South was outscored 42-11 in its two losses. In Anchorage, Juneau remains the only Alaska team alive at the Northwest Class “A” Regional Tournament. Juneau played Poctaello, Idaho in an elimination game late ...
Aug 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quintathlon athletes tackle the conditions
Cody Foster spent Friday on the water in preparation for his 1.5-mile kayak leg in Saturday’s Bearfoot in the Park Quintathlon. The practice paid off. Foster rocked the water with a course-best 13-minute, 42-second time to lead his team to the Quintathlon title. He credited his splendid time to his pace-setter and friend, Michael Johnson. “We just gunned the whole thing,” Foster said. “Michael and I were out Frida...
Aug 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knik falls in regional semifinal
A spirited rally fell just short for the Alaska’s state champion Major Little League All-Star team. Knik fell, 7-6, to Bend, Oregon in a Northwest Regional baseball semifinal game Thursday afternoon in San Bernadino, California. Knik’s season ends just two wins shy of reaching the Little League World Series in Pennsylvania. Oregon opened the game with four runs in the first and led 7-0 before Alaska mounted its co...
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bearfoot in the Park Quintathlon set for Saturday
One of Kodiak Island’s most unique endurance events takes places this Saturday at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. The 18th annual Kodiak Bearfoot in the Park Quintathlon begins at 11:30 a.m., and is a fundraiser for Kodiak High School’s cross country team. The event begins with a 500-yard Lake Gertrude swim, a 9.5-mile bike ride to the Veterans of Foreign War entrance. At the VFW, competitors compete in a ...
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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State legion champs begin regional play
South Anchorage Post 4 got into the Alaska State American Legion baseball tournament by beating Kodiak Post 17 on the final day of the regular season. As the No. 8 seed, South went undefeated at the state tournament and won the title with a 6-0 victory over Dimond. Today, Post 4 represents Alaska at the Northwest Regional Tournament in Eugene, Oregon. South opens the double-elimination, five-day tournament at 4 p....
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunbar cashes in
After a successful professional running debut in Europe, Kodiak's Trevor Dunbar returned to the states and cashed in with a pair of top finishes. On Friday, Dunbar finished third in the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a time of 4 minutes, 4 seconds. Dunbar won $1,500 for his third-place showing. The 2009 Kodiak High School graduate led for most of the road race and was passed at the end...
Aug 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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