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Outdoor Kodiak: Winter Lakes
This has been a warm winter compared to recent years. Sure Kodiak has had lots of water as usual. But most has come as rain rather than snow. It recently occurred to me that the cold winters forced me out of one of my favorite pursuits. It iced over all the lakes, and I had to give up my winter trout fishing. Ice will come and go on the lakes this winter, but any time you can find open water there’s every reason t...
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Kodiak Island Births: March 4
• Kalsin Terecina Vasquez McGuire was born at 11:06 a.m. Dec. 31, 2013 to William and Nievecitas McGuire. He weighed 7 pounds, 4.8 ounces and measured 19.5 inches long. His parents are originally from Montana and New Mexico and now live in Kodiak. His mother and father both work for the Kodiak Island Borough School District. Proud grandparents are Thomas and Mary McGuire from Philipsburg, Mont. And John and Diann ...
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Around Kodiak: March 4
The Kodiak City Council is holding a special meeting at noon today in the Kodiak Island Borough conference room at 710 Mill bay Road. The council is meeting for an executive session to discuss Horizon Lines contract negotiations. The public portion of the meeting is open to the public. For more information, contact the city clerk’s office at 486-8636.
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Kodiak girls finish the regular season undefeated
22-0. Kodiak’s girls basketball team ended a perfect regular season with a two-game sweep of Northern Lights Conference rival Wasilla. The Bears picked up a 50-29 win on Friday and a 62-46 victory on Saturday at Kodiak High School. This is the first team in the history of the girls program to post a perfect regular-season record. “To be honest, most of the girls, if you asked them the record they wouldn’t even kno...
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KHS boys split with Wasilla, earns second seed
Kodiak’s boys basketball team clinched the No. 2 seed for the Northern Lights Conference Championships with a split against Wasilla over the weekend in the Mat-Su Valley. On Friday, Jemuel Mangalus poured in a season-high 21 points in a 70-49 Kodiak victory. On Saturday, Kodiak lost 65-60 in a game that was decided in the final quarter. Kodiak (14-9) and Wasilla both finished the regular season with a 7-3 conferen...
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Dawn Blak to give lecture about old Kodiak
Dawn Black plans to illuminate four topics touched with controversy and curiosity in a public lecture titled “Old, Old Kodiak” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Baranov Museum. Black, who began her exploration of local history more than 25 years ago, said this talk was inspired by some documents and material that have not gotten much attention among historians of Kodiak and Alaska. “I’m trying to make sure everyone in Kodi...
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Kodiakian named C.G spouse of the year
Danielle Medolla has spent years helping other people, now she is getting rewarded for it. Medolla was named the 2014 Armed Forces Insurance Coast Guard Military Spouse of the Year early last week. She found out about the prestigious honor, like everybody else, on Facebook. “I was shocked and numb and excited,” Medolla said. “I found out the same time everybody else did … I didn’t get any advanced warning. It kind...
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Leader of the Kodiak Island Drummers charged with sex abuse
Kodiak resident Michael J Daquioag, 56, was arraigned Thursday on charges of sex abuse of a minor, exploitation of a minor and possession of child pornography. Daquioag is the leader of the Kodiak Island Drummers and is listed as a teaching artists in the Kodiak Island Borough School District “Artists in Schools” program as stated on the KIBSD website. According to a court document, a bail hearing will be held tod...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 3
Thursday, Feb. 27 • At 12:54 p.m., a male was arrested for driving under the influence on Shelikof Street. • At 6:02 a.m., multiple callers reported rocks on W. Rezanof Drive damaging their vehicles. Officers removed the rocks from the roadway. • At 7:22 a.m., a caller reported a vehicle went into a ditch on Von Scheele/Selief. The driver was cited for no proof of insurance and stayed for a tow truck. • At 8:42 a....
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Garden Gate: Spring is getting closer
I don’t know of any other regions in the U.S. where day length is such a big deal as in Alaska. “Wow, we’re gaining almost 5 minutes a day,” is a comment you’re much more likely to hear in a grocery store line in Kodiak more than say, in Alabama. Nonetheless, the first day of spring is so close you can taste it. A swing around the garden tells me that plants can taste it, too. Daffodils shoots and rhubarb are push...
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