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Kodiak Coast Guard transports injured man
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak helicopter crew, operating from Cold Bay, lifted a hurt man from a fishing vessel on Sunday. A fisherman aboard the Barbara J near Unimak Pass fell down a stairwell, causing injuries serious enough to warrant a request for a medevac. The Jayhawk MH-60 crew took the man to Cold Bay to meet an emergency flight that took the man to Anchorage for treatment. Twenty-nine mph winds and si...
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Legislature must cut big items in hard times
To the editor: Bright and early Saturday, the (mostly senior) citizens of Kodiak met with Alaska state budget director Pat Bitney and others to be briefed on the governor’s budget plan and the urgency of “doing something” this year. The event was organized by Afognak Native Corp. and others, who deserve a tip of the hat for their efforts. When I sit back and scrutinize what was presented, the view from my foxhole ...
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Playbook: Feb. 3
Friday, Feb. 5 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak High School. C-squad, 4:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m.; varsity, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak High School. C-squad, 10 a.m.; junior varsity, 11:30 a.m.; varsity, 1 p.m.
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Local Results: Feb. 3
Kodiak Hockey League Saturday, Jan. 30 Midgets/Bantams Gold 2, Blue 1 Goals — Gold: Erik Abell, Wesley Santiago. Blue: Gideon Craig. Assists — Gold: Morgan Moir (2). Blue: Carly Glover. Peewee Blue 7, Gold 4 Goals — Blue: Savana Long (5), Peyton Gross, Garrick Schauff. Gold — Daniel Powers (3), Melany Rodriguez. Assists: Gold — Savana Long, Peyton Gross. Blue — Dalton Horn Squirt Gold 9, Blue 1 Goals: Gold — Kyle ...
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Alaska Science Forum: Cook Inlet Basin amplifies earthquake shaking
Millions of people live in dimples on the Earth's surface — often near the ocean, in lowlands between mountain peaks too rugged and cold. One of these global indentations, Cook Inlet Basin, recently showed another characteristic of the planet's basins — they quiver like a bowl of jelly during an earthquake. Many people in Anchorage got rattled during the recent 7.1 earthquake on Jan. 24. Carl Tape did not feel the...
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 3
WEDNESDAY'S QUESTION: In 1972, Kodiak High School hosted the Class A State Basketball Tournament. What four teams participated? TUESDAY’S ANSWER: Levi Fried won 19 Region III titles (four team cross country, three team track, three 1,600- and 3,200-meter relay, one 400 and 800, two individual wrestling, one team wrestling and team basketball. before graduating from Kodiak High School in 2015.
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City law targets “homeless, indigent and inebriate”
The Kodiak City Council passed an ordinance revision unanimously Thursday aimed at keeping the “homeless, indigent and inebriate population” from causing problems downtown. The revision to the code will prohibit assault, obstruction of pedestrians or vehicles, aggressive panhandling, camping and sitting or lying on public sidewalks. City manager Aimée Kniaziowski said the goal was to create “constitutionally legit...
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Man gets three years for church vandalism
The man who caused substantial damages to Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Cathedral received three years in jail, with a year and a half suspended, during sentencing on Monday. Arkimedes Garcia, 22, will receive credit for the time he has served since the June 2015 incident, and if he gets credit for good time, could leave jail in early summer. During Monday’s proceedings, Garcia’s public defender Emily Jura ar...
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Kodiak hoopsters on top of the standings
Three former Kodiak basketball stars are on conference-leading college teams that have reeled off lengthy winning streaks. Leading the way is redshirt freshman Hannah Wandersee, whose University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team has won 10 straight games and is leading the Great Northwest Athletic Conference with a 11-1 record, 24-1 overall. The No. 2 Seawolves increased their win streak with a pair of G...
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Outdoor Kodiak:
February can be an interesting month for anglers with no fishing in sight and time on their hands. This is when new gear starts to appear. The manufacturers certainly do all they can to make you reach for your wallet. Just look at the ads full of big fish and excitement! I do a lot of tackle pondering this time of year, but I’m not taken in by all the glitz of the ad men. Instead I look back at last season’s exper...
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