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Powers to end run as Parks and Rec director
After a year as the City of Kodiak Parks and Recreation director, Charlie Powers is leaving the department. Powers’ last day is May 24. He and his family will be relocating to his home state of Wyoming. “Our parents are getting older, so it is time to get a little closer to them,” Powers said. Powers was hired as interim director in March 2013 after the retirement of Kodiak’s first director Ian Fulp, who held the ...
May 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingfishers finish season strong
Nathan Schauff, Luke James, Daniel Smith and Talon Lindquist made waves at the AFOC/Alaska Swimming Junior Olympic Championships that concluded Sunday in Anchorage. The Kodiak Kingfishers foursome broke three state relay records for the 13-and 14-year-old division, which paced the squad to a fourth-place finish in the team standings. Lindquist added seven individual titles — two of them state records — and was was...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Earth Day Triathlon deadline is Thursday
The last day to register for the Earth Day Triathlon is Thursday. The triathlon, a Kodiak staple since 1985, is comprised of a 1-kilometer swim at the Kodiak Community Pool (22 laps), a 5-kilometer run and a 20-kilometer bike ride. The race begins at 10 a.m. Run begins and ends at the pool, while the bike ride starts at the pool and goes to Pillar Creek and finishes at Woody Way Field. Last year, Sawyer Olson, 14,...
Apr 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Dunbar wins Heart Run
Miles Dunbar joined his father, Marcus, on the list of Heart Run winners Saturday in Anchorage. Miles, 25, won the 36th edition of the Heart Run — the biggest 5-kilometer race in the state — in Anchorage with a time of 14 minutes, 59.9 seconds. Miles’ winning time is just the 14th under 15 minutes in the history of the race — six of those times belong to Marcus, according to the Anchorage Daily News. Marcus is a 1...
Apr 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Results: April 25
Bowling Tuesday, April 15 Coed league Men: Scratch game — Steve Tyner, 299; Stefan Macahilas, 275; Jeff Kiefer, 267. Scratch series — Philip Obas, 750; Steve Tyner, 741; Jeff Kiefer, 677. Handicap game — Steve Tyner, 319; Stefan Macahilas, 302; Jeff Kiefer, 285. Handicap series — Steve Tyner, 801; Philip Obas, 798; Derek Clarkston, 735. Women: Scratch game — Ruth Hentges, 231; Jennifer Gunderson, 211; Mona Johnson...
Apr 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local golfer starts season with an ace
Steve Schrof’s golf season couldn’t have started any better. Schrof, a Kodiak resident since 1991, sank a hole-in-one on April 16, opening day at the Bear Valley Golf Course. His ace came around 7:30 p.m. on the par 3, hole No. 7, an 85-yard pitch shot onto a temporary green. “You never imagine it,” Schrof said. “It is just sort of a fluke.” Schrof used an eight iron and said the ball was headed straight towards t...
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Dunbar runs a fast 5,000-meter in Calif.
Trevor Dunbar is closing in on becoming the fastest 5,000-meter runner Alaska has ever produced. The University of Oregon senior flew around the track in 13 minutes, 32.38 seconds to finish second in the 5,000 Friday at the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif. Dunbar topped his previous best time by four seconds and finished six seconds behind winner Kennedy Kithuka of Texas Tech. According to Marcus Dunbar, Trevor’s ...
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Results: April 18
Bowling Tuesday, April 8 Coed league Men: Scratch game — Rod Kiefer, 297; Jesse Mickelson, 265; Steve Tyner, 259. Scratch series — Rod Kiefer, 789; Jesse Mickelson, 757; Steve Tyner, 722. Handicap game — Rod Kiefer, 316; Jesse Mickelson, 293; Sam Powell, 284. Handicap series — Rod Kiefer, 846; Jesse Mickelson, 841; Steve Tyner, 785. Women: Scratch game — Mona Johnson, 222; Jennifer Gunderson, 212; Amanda Kiefer, 1...
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lindquist sets more state swimming records
Talon Lindquist added to his growing list of swimming state records on Saturday at the Kodiak Community Pool. Lindquist, an eighth-grader at Kodiak Middle School, set the 13- and 14-year-old state records in the 1,000-yard freestyle and the 1,650 freestyle during the final Kodiak Kingfishers home meet of the season. Lindquist clocked a time of 9 minutes, 53.58 seconds in the 1,000, which topped the previous record...
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak bodybuilders flex muscles at state meet
Robbie Bailey and Nick Long went on a high-calorie trip through Anchorage that started Saturday night and spilled into Sunday morning. The two Kodiak Coast Guardsmen earned the right to fill their stomachs with all things good. Bailey and Long competed in their first bodybuilding show, the 31st Annual Alaska State Pro-Am Natural Bodybuilding Fitness, Figure, Bikini and Physique Championships on April 6 in Anchorag...
Apr 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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