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Kodiak College continues search for new director
Anyone interested in taking the helm at Kodiak College should have their application in by the end of this week. Barbara Bolson will leave at the end of June after seven years as the school’s director, and the University of Alaska is conducting a nationwide search to find her replacement. “We’re open until it’s filled,” said Kenai Peninsula College director Gary Turner, co-chair of the search committee. So far 26 ...
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Alumni update: Dunbar falls short of second 4-minute mile
Trevor Dunbar fell short of breaking the 4-minute mile barrier for the second time in his career. The University of Oregon senior clocked a 4:04.59 mile at the indoor track and field MPSF Championships Saturday in Seattle, Wash. Dunbar won his heat and finished second overall. During the summer, Dunbar became the first Alaska-born runner to run a mile under 4 minutes. After running Saturday’s mile, Dunbar paced th...
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Daquioag's bail hearing delayed
A bail hearing for a Kodiak man accused of sexually abusing a minor over the course of a year took place at the Kodiak Courthouse on Monday afternoon. However, due to a change of attorneys, the hearing was continued until 2:30 p.m. Friday. Michael J. Daquioag, 56, is accused of sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree, unlawful exploitation of a minor, and possession of child pornography. The alleged incidents...
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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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