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Cook Inlet Academy tops Kodiak ESS
The Kodiak Emerging Small Schools boys basketball team dropped a 68-40 decision to Cook Inlet Academy in a Peninsula Conference game Tuesday on the Kenai Peninsula. Wade Bartleson led Kodiak with 17 points, while CIA’s Timmy Smithwick poured in a game-high 35 points. The Ravens trailed 16-6 after the first quarter and 31-18 at halftime. Kodiak ESS (1-3) concluded its five-game swing through the mainland late Wedne...
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet wins XC award
Kodiak standout runner Levi Thomet was named the state’s Gatorade Alaska boys cross country runner of the year on Jan. 16. Thomet capped an undefeated season on Alaska soil with his second consecutive 4A individual state title. In December, the junior placed 16th at the Foot Locker Cross Country National Championships in California. Thomet, a junior, also received the Gatorade honor last season. Thomet is now a fi...
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Local results: Jan. 23
City League Basketball Monday, Jan. 20 ISA 88, Petro Marine 83 Nick Billings 47, Geoff Spalinger 14, Randy Diocares 12, Austin Cowley 9 and Pete Danelski 6 points for ISA. Yung Kiely 26, Randy Delacruz 26, Nick Calderon 13, Dustin Krug 12 and Tom Slagle 6 points for Petro Marine. Camai 89, RC Enterprise 88 Jemuel Medina 32, Zach Keplinger 28, Jon Sanchez 13, Richie Barton 6, Tommy Johnson 6 and Ty Walker 4 points ...
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Haiyan benefit concert scheduled for auditorium
A famed Filipino pop singer will visit Kodiak to host a benefit concert for victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Kitchie Nadal, a multiplatinum artist in the Philippines, will perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium and again at 6 p.m. March 1 in Anchorage. Tickets are $35 but have not yet gone on sale. All proceeds from the two concerts will go to Come Let Us Rebuild, a fundraising project of Anchorage...
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Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 23
Tuesday, Jan. 14 At 12:41 p.m., Alaska State Troopers in Kodiak were requested by a 29-year-old man to provide a writ of assistance to pick up personal belongings at a home in Kodiak. Further investigation revealed the man had been arrested for felony third-degree domestic violence charges of third-degree criminal mischief on Jan. 12. After being released from jail, he was given conditions of release not to return...
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Playbook: Jan. 23
Friday, Jan. 24 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kenai High School. C squad, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m.
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Trident Basin darkens city’s bright financial picture
Regular deficits at Kodiak’s city-owned shipyard have long drawn the ire of the Kodiak City Council, but now the council appears to have a new fiscal target. On Tuesday night, auditor Michelle Drew said the city is doing well financially and its enterprise funds are mostly breaking even. The two exceptions are the shipyard and the city-owned floatplane facility, Trident Basin. “The charges for service-type revenue...
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Transparency advocates ask for window into black-box budget process
The state’s budget is always a hot topic at the end of the Alaska Legislature’s annual session, but this year, it’s a big issue at the start of the session, too. This week, the online newspaper Alaska Dispatch published a series of articles blasting the way the legislature handles requests for public money. The articles criticized CAPSIS, the Capital Project Submission and Information System, for its lack of trans...
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NLC Power Rankings: Kodiak, SoHi girls keep rolling
The Northern Lights Conference is again home to the top girls basketball teams in the state. Kodiak and Soldotna have combined to begin the season 21-0 and each team has beaten perennial state power Dimond. The Stars also own two victories over three-time defending state champion Wasilla. Those two schools’ hot starts put them atop the Kodiak Daily Mirror Northern Lights Conference power rankings for the third con...
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School district taps reserves as board revises budget
The Kodiak Island Borough School District will spend $2.5 million in reserves to balance its books. In a Monday night meeting, the Kodiak Island Borough School Board approved a revised budget for fiscal year 2014 that includes a $2,825,110 adjustment in both expenses and revenue. The school board comes up with a revised budget each winter to account for changes in student enrollment, staffing changes and other exp...
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