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KHS practices begin Monday
A pair of Kodiak High School 2013 fall sports begin Monday. Cross country gets under way at 9 a.m. in the KHS foyer, while the football team begins a tripleheader of practice at 10 a.m. at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The team is also practicing from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. The KHS volleyball team begins practice at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Kodiak Middle School gym. Athletes need to have a physica...
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Parks and Rec: Aug. 2-Aug. 9
Aug. 2- Aug. 9 AQUATICS Friday, Aug. 2 Morning Lap 6 –7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Evening Lap 5 – 6:30 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 – 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4 Family 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Evening Lap 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Monday, August 5 Morning Lap 6 –7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Evening Lap 5:30 –...
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Playbook: Aug. 2
Saturday, Aug. 3 Baseball: Kodiak Little League picnic at East Addition Park, 1 p.m. Racing: Motocross, ATV at the Kodiak Island Raceway, 3 p.m.
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Outlook for deer hunters is improving
Deer season starts today, and the outlook for hunters is improving after the harsh winter of 2011-2012, biologists say. John Crye of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game said spot surveys show the archipelago’s herds are rebounding, though the southern end of Kodiak Island appears to be doing better than the northern end and Afognak Island. Neither Fish and Game nor the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge conduct de...
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Cyclical insect infestation returns to Kodiak’s south side
The Emerald Isle is looking a little brown these days. It’s not from the unusually dry and weather — insects have swarmed the south end of Kodiak Island and are eating the leaves from trees. Writing from Zachar Bay, where he is surveying the insect infestation, Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge biologist Bill Pyle said, “this event apparently encompasses tens of thousands of acres of mixed deciduous forest and woodl...
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KHS hoops wins summer tournament in Wash.
Kodiak High School’s boys basketball team ended its two-week run through Washington with a tournament title. The boys in blue captured the 13th annual Camp Classic Basketball Tournament in Liberty Lake, Wash., on Saturday. The team went 6-1 in the tournament that featured 26 elite teams from across the Northwest. “I was very, very happy with that,” Kodiak coach David Anderson said. The title made the plane rides b...
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US faces on IPHC to remain unchanged
The Obama administration has unilaterally extended the terms of the American commissioners to the International Pacific Halibut Commission. The regular terms of the US commissioners expired in March, and new commissioners should have been appointed by President Obama at that time. Instead, sitting commissioners Ralph Hoard, Phillip Lestenkof and Jim Balsinger received letters last month saying their terms have bee...
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Alaska State Troopers: Aug. 1
Wednesday, July 24 At 8:40 a.m., a 31-year-old Kodiak man told Alaska State Troopers he had been assaulted by a commercial fishing boat captain. The assault occurred approximately 24 hours earlier while the vessel was fishing near Old Harbor. The man was not seriously injured and the investigation is ongoing. Saturday, July 27 • At 11:12 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident...
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Arts Council releases 2013-2014 schedule
The Kodiak Arts Council has released the schedule for the newest performing arts series, which includes musical performances, poetry, comedy and two local productions. Oliver said the schedule’s theme, “Art: the gold in your Life” was chosen to acknowledge the Arts Council’s 50th anniversary year, known as the golden year. The musical lineup features classical, jazz, swing, and guitar music. “We were aiming for di...
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Kodiak otter doing well at Sea Life center
A northern sea otter rescued from Kodiak is making himself at home at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, officials said. “We’ve had that critter for a while … he’s learning how to be a little teenager,” said Carole Tallman, senior marketing and sales manager of the center. The otter, named Nuka after a marine landmark in Seward, was rescued on June 1 in Kodiak. Wendy Close Eskew, owner of Kodiaks Wild Side!, had...
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