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Osowski wins KMXT Bear Crawl
Keith Osowski topped a 66-person field to win the inaugural Kodiak Bear Crawl Saturday at the Kodiak Island Raceway. The rising Kodiak High School sophomore blistered through the 1.25-mile obstacle race in 8 minutes, 8.1 seconds — 20.3 seconds ahead of runner-up finisher Neil McCarthy. Only three runners finished the course in less than nine minutes. Competitors had to navigate eight obstacles, which included a mu...
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Runners get muddy and have fun at the Bear Crawl
About 70 Bear Crawl race participants got covered in mud and had a good workout during the obstacle-filled 1.25-mile race on Saturday. The course cleared hurdles, scaled up a net wall, hurdled across a tire romp, hoisted up a climbing wall, and hastened through a bunch of hanging buoys and other obstacles, making eight in all. The runners were released in several waves, and many ran with their friends. Some partic...
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Dunbar caps Oregon career at USA Championships
Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar officially ended his career at the University of Oregon on Friday at the USA Track and Field Championships in Sacramento, California. The Oregon senior placed sixth in a star-studded 5,000-meter field with a time of 13 minutes, 34.96 seconds. The Kodiak native wearing a green Oregon jersey with a giant O on the chest covered the last 800 meters in 1:59 and finished just over three seconds be...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 30
June 10, 2014 • At 12:01 a.m., someone reported a bear sighting on Mozart Circle. It was gone when police arrived. • At 12:24 a.m., someone called 911 requesting a welfare check on Mill Bay Road. The man did not meet protective custody requirements. • At 1:24 a.m., police cited a woman on Thorsheim Street for having no proof of insurance. • At 1:55 a.m., police warned a driver in the Rezanof Drive and Mill Bay Roa...
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Many pay respects to Malutin
Dozens of friends and family members showed up to pay their respects at the funeral of Iver Malutin, packing the Holy Resurrection Cathedral on Saturday, June 28. Malutin died last week at the age of 82. He was a well-known and beloved part of the community, attested to by the crowded church and the nearby streets clogged with parked vehicles. “The witness that we have here today, the outpouring, the fact that the...
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Borough looks at bond issue for facilities projects
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly mulled a future bond issue as part of a solution to the upkeep on borough facilities projects. An assembly work session Thursday saw agreements among some members to develop plans to use inter-fund loans and a possible bond issue to help fund the borough’s renewal and replacement facilities maintenance program. “It’s real clear that we have multimillions of dollars worth of asset...
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High school construction more than half done
The construction of the new high school — budgeted at $80 million — is more than halfway finished and slated to be completed by its target date in fall of 2015. “Overall we’re at about 55 percent completion of the project,” Bruce Walter, the project manager for Wilson Engineering, told the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly Thursday. The initial plans called for the completion of it by Aug. 1, in time for the start of...
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Fish Factor: Summer fisheries booming
Salmon takes center stage in Alaska every summer, but many more fisheries also are going on all across the state. The world’s biggest sockeye salmon run is expected to surge into Bristol Bay any day, where a catch of about 17 million reds is projected. Elsewhere, the annual summer troll fishery in Southeast Alaska kicks off on July first with a target of just over 166,000 Chinook salmon. Lots of crab fisheries are...
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Goldenchains much coveted up north
In mid-summer, you can see them standing alongside our roads, gesturing and aiming their smart phone cameras at buildings and side yards. Comments go something like this: “What is that amazing yellow tree?” “Is that a wisteria?” “Wow, I want one of those in my yard.” It happens every year, visitors from communities north of the 58th parallel (Homer, Anchorage, Fairbanks) venture down to the Emerald Isle for a mini...
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In the Courts: June 30
Lazaro Coreas-Velasquez pleaded guilty to public possession of intoxicating liquour. Coreas-Velasquez was fined $200. Clatyon Sanders pleaded guilty to violation of custodian duty. Sanders was sentenced to 93 days in jail (90 suspended) and placed on probation for two years. Jose A Velasco pleaded guilty to criminal trespass in the second degree. Velasco was sentenced to five days in jail. Daria A. Huey pleaded gu...
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