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In the Courts: Jan. 11
Charges dismissed • Charges of second-degree theft and second-degree forgery against Jason Delapas, 35, were dismissed Jan. 7. • Charges of misconduct involving a controlled substance, reckless driving, failure to stop at the direction of an officer, and third-degree assault against Steven Macinko, 19, were dismissed Dec. 4. Hunting Wilton Nelson, 29, was found guilty of taking a sow brown bear and was ordered to ...
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Volleyball club puts on tournaments
A pair of community volleyball tournaments will take place in Kodiak over the next four weeks.  The Kodiak Island Volleyball Club is organizing a women’s and men’s tournament with proceeds from both going to support the club’s summer trip to Phoenix, Ariz.  The women’s six-on-six tournament is Saturday, while the men’s four-on-four tournament is Saturday, Feb. 9. Both tournaments are at Kodiak High School.  This i...
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Playbook: Jan. 11
Today Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. North Pole at the Joe T. Classic Basketball Tournament at Lathrop High School, 3 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. West Valley at the Joe T. Classic Basketball Tournament at Lathrop High School, 4:30 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the Glen Vandergraw Tournament at Dimond High School. Saturday, Jan. 12 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Lathrop at the Joe T. Classic Basketball Tournament at La...
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Wrestlers head to Dimond
Kodiak High School’s wrestling team is back together for the stretch run of the season. Many of the wrestlers spent the holidays away from the mat room, but with school beginning this week the team is ready for its final push. That push begins today when Kodiak travels to the Glen Vandergraw Tournament at Dimond High School. The team competes in duals today and the tournament on Saturday. “This is the last big tou...
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Fishing boat suffers minor damage in grounding
A 56-foot Cordova-based fishing boat was towed to Kodiak on Thursday after running aground and puncturing its hull on Raspberry Island. According to the Coast Guard, the Neptune, homeported in Cordova and owned by China B Fisheries Inc., sent a distress call about 1:30 a.m. Thursday reporting it had grounded on the southern side of Raspberry Island and was taking on water. An Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helic...
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'Man of La Mancha' casts off
Auditions for the musical production “Man of La Mancha” were held last weekend, and more than two dozen Kodiak actors will now begin preparing for their roles. About 30 people tried out for the musical, and director Jenny Stevens said all were chosen for a part. “I had just the right amount of people audition,” Stevens said. “There were very hard decisions. I had a number of people who could have stepped into a nu...
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Perspective: Returning to Kodiak
Most of us in Kodiak know what it’s like to move from one place to another. Our friends and family are scattered across the country and the world; many of us are transplants to the island from somewhere far away. After spending the last two years in El Salvador, coming back to Kodiak was harder than I had imagined. I found a home there, in a tiny country Salvadorans affectionately call ‘The Little Flea of America’...
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Lightly attended Kulluk community meeting no 'Exxon Valdez' sequel
It was nothing like the Exxon Valdez. Fewer than 50 Kodiakans turned out to the Kodiak High School Commons Wednesday night for a remarkably quiet community meeting about the Royal Dutch Shell PLC drilling rig Kulluk, now moored in Kiliuda Bay after being pulled from Sitkalidak Island. Since the Kulluk ran aground on New Year's Eve after slipping its tow lines, the rig has been remarkable more for what it hasn't br...
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Kodiak Safeway remains open to nonprofits
Kodiak’s Safeway grocery store will not be closing its doors to nonprofits after all. In an internal memo earlier this month, Safeway announced a policy shift that prohibits most nonprofit organizations from using Safeway as a place to hold bake sales or sell raffle tickets. On Wednesday, Sara Osborne, the director of public affairs and governmental relations for Safeway’s northwest region, clarified that the poli...
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Practice paying off for Ng
Sarah Ng owes her Joe Floyd Tournament 3-point contest title to her father Jimmy. The groundwork for her precise shooting was laid years ago inside the Coast Guard base gym. “He said, ‘Sarah, you can be a shooter,’ and I said, ‘OK, let’s work that.’ So we did,” Sarah said. Daughter and father spent endless nights inside the base gym, Sarah shooting and Jimmy rebounding. The two even played a little one-on-one and ...
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