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Ostrander clocks fast 5,000 time
A pair of eye-popping indoor track performances happened over the weekend. In Seattle at the UW Invite, Kenai High School graduate Allie Ostrander finished second in a loaded 5,000-meter field with a time of 15 minutes, 21.85 seconds — 22 seconds behind 2012 Olympic runner Kim Conley and 23 seconds ahead of 2014 USA cross country champion Amy Van Alstine. The performance broke the Boise State record and the Mounta...
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Local Results: Feb. 2
City League Basketball Sunday, Jan. 31 Trailblazers 71, Strangers 53 Marco Pattitucci 22 points, Corey Gronn 13, Brian Parnell 13, Darren Luzano 9, Bill McGuire 8, Chris Augire 4 and Josh Desmarais 2 for Trailblazers. Jon Panamarioff 17 points, Dallas Panamarioff 11, Scott DeTorres 9, Matthew Delgado 7, Arnold Charliaga 7 and Jordan Shanagan 2 for Strangers. ISA 2, SILA (forfeit) Water of Life 80, Naranja Ninjas 6...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 2
Jan. 2 At 2:11 a.m., police received a report of a man violating conditions of release in the 200 block of West Rezanof Drive. They were gone when police arrived. At 2:40 a.m., police warned a driver in the 1800 block of East Rezanof Drive for having a faulty rear light. At 3:11 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Gibson Cove Road. At 3:16 a.m., police removed debris from East Rezanof Drive. At 3:39 a.m., pol...
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Budgetary bigwigs deliver dismal details
A Saturday community presentation gave Kodiak area residents an opportunity to learn more about the state’s current fiscal crisis and some of the proposed steps to address it. State budget director Pat Pitney gave an overview of the current state of Alaska finances and the governor’s budget proposal. Rasmuson Foundation director Diane Kaplan presented the findings of a recent poll conducted by the foundation. Fina...
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Man gets one year for 2015 hit-and-run
The man who hit a pedestrian in early 2015 causing serious injuries pleaded guilty to a reduced charge and will serve one year in jail, according to court documents. Alexander Rice, 43, pleaded guilty to leaving an accident without assisting the injured with charges of tampering with evidence, no insurance, assault in the third degree, and driving with a cancelled, suspended, revoked or limited license dismissed. ...
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No agreement on assembly role in fish politics
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly discussed its role in fisheries politics during a Thursday work session and came to no consensus. The assembly is involved in two fisheries boards: the Kodiak Fisheries Work Group and the Kodiak Fisheries Advisory Committee. The FWG is entirely made up of government representatives from the city of Kodiak and the borough, while the recently revitalized KFAC has one borough and on...
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Bears’ losing skid extended to eight games
An inspired first-half effort on Saturday wasn’t enough to keep Kodiak from ending its losing skid. After leading Colony — the state’s third-best team last season — by as many as 11 points in the opening half, the Bears were held without a field goal in the second half and dropped a 41-25 Northern Lights Conference girls basketball game at Kodiak High School. The loss, coupled with Friday’s 51-22 NLC defeat to Col...
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Colony sweeps Kodiak boy cagers
Colony remained perfect in the Northern Lights Conference with a home sweep of Kodiak. On Friday, Colony’s Anton Chamblee scored 12 of his game-high 23 points in the third quarter in leading the Knights to a 62-43 victory boys basketball victory. On Saturday, the Knights never trailed in picking up a 53-35 win. Colony improved to 6-0 in the NLC, 11-7 overall. Kodiak dropped to 0-2 in the NLC and 2-11 overall. Desp...
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FISH FACTOR: Halibut numbers indicate solid rebound
Alaska’s halibut stocks are showing signs of an uptick and fishermen’s catches will not be slashed for the first time in 15 years. Fishery managers on Friday set the coastwide Pacific halibut harvest for 2016 at 29.89 million pounds, a 2.3 percent increase from last year. “This was probably the most positive, upbeat meeting in the past decade,” said Doug Bowen of Alaska Boats and Permits in Homer. “The feeling is ...
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GARDEN GATE: Ready, set, grow! with sweet peas
It’s February, and as we approach Valentine’s Day, it’s time to think about starting sweet peas. Ah, but isn’t too early? The latest twist on sweet peas is to start them in late February or early March instead of waiting until April so you can enjoy fragrant blooms in mid-summer, rather than early fall. Besides, germinating those puppies is yet another way to dance your way through winter. If you’re not familiar w...
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