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Assembly takes stance on navy training, emergency rule on bycatch
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly voted to oppose Navy training in the Gulf of Alaska and voted to send a letter to the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council regarding a fishery closure due to the bycatch limit being reached. Emily Stolarcyk with the Eyak Preservation Council in Cordova joined the Sun’aq Tribe’s Tom Lance to give a presentation to the assembly about the Navy training. Lance said the Sun’aq T...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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New PKIMC administrator hired
Don Rush’s replacement at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center has been announced. Barbara Bigelow will be taking the helm of PKIMC as its administrator on August 10. Bigelow has spent the last two years as the administrator of Providence Valdez Medical Center. Prior to that, she worked for PeaceHealth in Ketchikan for approximately 20 years in multiple leadership roles. Bigelow was selected due to her broad-ba...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oldest gear takes prize at Crab Festival
For the first time this year, the Kodiak Crab Festival had a contest for the oldest Crab Festival gear. The top honor went to Sarah Babbitt, who won with a shirt from the late 1970s. Babbitt doesn’t know exactly what year her shirt is from. She said she guesses 1979, but back then, the year wasn’t put on Crab Festival shirts. “It was before they re-did the middle school gym, which I think was the winter of ‘80-‘81...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man named Moose wins arm-wrestling championships at home of Kodiak bear
About 200 spectators — chanting “Moose! Moose! Moose!” — jam-packed a local bar Saturday and watched a Navy man win the top category of the arm-wrestling championships sponsored by the Lion’s at the home of the Kodiak bear. Moose Siefring, 235 pounds, wore the black championship shirt after defeating Terry McConville, 280 pounds, at the annual Crab Fest event organized by the Lion’s Club. “This is the thickest adr...
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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REGION III TRACK: Kodiak boys back on top
The Kodiak boys track and field team is back atop the regional podium. Behind eight first-place finishes, the Bears captured the team title at the Region III Championships Saturday at Kenai High School. Kodiak saw its streak of eight straight titles snapped at last year's meet, but left little doubt that it would win its ninth championship in the past 10 years, finishing 43 points ahead of runner-up Kenai. "We wer...
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crab Fest parade cheers Kodiakans
Crab Fest parade participants cheer Kodiak residents Saturday. More photos and Crab Fest stories Tuesday.
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak softball nearly tops Dimond
After turning a game-saving double play in the fifth inning, Kodiak was one out away from its first victory at home this season. The Bears then found out that the hardest out is sometimes the toughest one to get. Dimond’s next six batters reached base — five on base hits — as the Lynx scored five times with two outs to register a 9-5 nonconference softball victory Saturday at East Addition Park. The game was halte...
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet, Pillans claim titles on Day 1 of regionals
Kodiak's Levi Thomet and Kordell Pillans snagged titles at the Region III Track and Field Championships Friday at Kenai High School. Thomet, one of the nation's top runners, won his third straight 3,200-meter title with a time of 9 minutes, 2.39 seconds, while Pillans topped the shot put field for the second consecutive year with a toss of 48 feet, 6 inches. The two early wins gave Kodiak the lead after the first ...
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball tops Colony
A day after getting stymied by Wasilla, Kodiak's bats woke up against Colony. The Bears hammered out 10 hits in cruising past Colony, 10-3, in a Southcentral Conference baseball game Friday at Hermon Brothers Field in Palmer. Jon LeVan led the charge with three singles and an RBI, while Frank Carlson drove in one and powered a triple and a double. The Bears head to Thursday’s conference tournament as the South Div...
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak softball falls to Dimond
Dimond scored in every inning but one to pick up a 12-2 victory over Kodiak in a nonconference softball game Friday at East Addition Park. Dannika Catt led Kodiak with a pair of singles and scored the Bears’ first run on a Celeste Chichenoff single in the fourth. Sage Glamann and Michaela Zurflueh accounted for Kodiak’s other two hits. Megan Luther drove in three and ripped a triple and a single for Dimond. Racque...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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