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Local results: Feb. 8
City league basketball Tuesday, Feb. 5 Lazy Bay 74, Kodiak Island Storage 67 Ryan Cornelio 14 points, Myrgel Obas 13, Clieford Tamarra 12, Bryan Knagin 11, Donnell Diesta 10, Scott Detorres 7 and Adrian Abad 7 for Lazy Bay. Karl Mclaughlin 25 points, Wade Johnson 15, Justine Rose 11, Robert Nelson 10 and Ray May 6 for Island Storage. Ocean Beauty 88, Sitka Spruce Drywall 67 Pete Longgood 23 points, John Malloy 22,...
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Weekend sporting events
It will be Coast Guard vs. the rest of Kodiak Friday evening as the annual Coastie-Townie hockey game begins at 6 p.m. at the Baranof Park ice rink. Last year, the town team crushed the Coast Guard, 15-5. Men’s volleyball tournament The first men’s volleyball tournament, hosted by the Kodiak Island Volleyball Club, is Saturday. Play begins at 9 a.m. at Kodiak High School. This is a four-on-four tournament. Entry f...
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Senior Life: Feb. 8
One of the best events of the year is coming up at the senior center: Valentine’s Day. This is the event where we honor all people 80 and older on Kodiak Island. This year we have 162 people 80 and older living on Kodiak Island. Many years ago, people left Kodiak when they retired so the number of people 80 and older who remained in our community was a lot less. Now we are experiencing the largest growth in senior...
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KHS dance clinic
A member of Kodiak High School’s dance team helps a kid at a dance clinic Saturday at Kodiak Middle School. More than 60 kids participated in the clinic. (Derek Clarkston photo)
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Analysis: Care center lease is matter of balancing risk
The deciding vote comes tonight as the Kodiak Island Borough assembly decides whether or not to commit the borough to a $15.375 million nursing home next to the borough-owned hospital on Rezanof Drive. The borough will build and own the facility, formally called a long-term care facility, while Providence Alaska will operate and lease it. The core document in this agreement is a 20-year lease between Providence an...
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Prep hoops: Kodiak girls improve to 16-0 with win over Chugiak
Hannah Wandersee enjoys playing Chugiak. The Kodiak junior posted a double-double in the Bears’ 57-33 victory over the Mustangs Wednesday afternoon at the Lady Lynx Basketball Tournament at Dimond High in Anchorage. Wandersee scored a game-high 16 points – 12 in the first half — and grabbed 10 rebounds. Earlier this season, Wandersee scored a career-high 24 points in a 53-30 win over Chugiak. The 24-point win keep...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 7
Tuesday, Feb. 5 • At 12:55 a.m. and 1:02 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 4:55 a.m., a man reported a dog was barking incessantly. Animal control found the dog but was unable to capture it. • At 8:48 a.m., a business was broken into and the cash register was stolen. • At 9:04 a.m., a vehicle was cited for a parking offense. • At 9:45 a.m., a caller reported someone was driving with an invali...
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State Trooper Report: Feb. 7
Sunday, Feb. 3 Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of an alarm at Mill Bay Gas n’ Go at 12:02 a.m. Investigation revealed the business had been broken into with extensive damage done to two separate doors inside the business. Nothing was stolen from the business.
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Kodiak woman publishes book about life on two islands
Sara Loewen-Danelski never thought the essays she wrote for a graduate class would turn into a book, but that’s exactly what happened. Loewen-Danelski recently published a book called “Gaining Daylight” that details her experiences growing up on Kodiak Island, living in a remote set net camp with her family, and navigating motherhood. “I had written them essay by essay and after I finished I thought, ‘that’s done ...
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Sharp ocean brains head to Seward’s ‘Tsunami Bowl’
Five students from Kodiak High School will travel to Seward today to compete in the 16th annual Tsunami Bowl. The Tsunami Bowl is an annual regional ocean sciences competition in Alaska, which is part of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl. The bowl begins on Friday and runs through Sunday. Each team of students was required to prepare a 20-page research paper that was submitted in December, and will be required to g...
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