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GUEST OPINION: Kodiak as seen through California eyes
I visited Kodiak this past January with a touring performance of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe that my dear friend Mat Freeman and I had decided to stage together. It was one of those fluke circumstances that later proved serendipitous. I never meant to come to Kodiak — it was just the only time and place where schedules aligned. My fate was decided with a somewhat apocryphal exchange that, despite not bein...
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Marvin Heine
Marvin Heine passed away Feb. 27, 2015, at Kodiak Island Hospital, after a long illness. He is preceded in death by his wife, Clara, and son, Michael. Marvin is survived by his brother, Clayton Heine; sister, Delores Cartales; sons, John Heine and John Bahe; grandchildren, Nnekyia, Tristine and Chyian; and many other great-grandkids, nieces and nephews. He will be missed by friends and family for many years to com...
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Alumni update: Nelson grabs GNAC title
Kodiak’s Jerica Nelson grabbed another basketball title on Saturday in Billings, Montana. Nelson and the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team captured the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championship title with a 71-58 victory over Western Washington. Nelson, a freshman, played only four minutes in the championship game, but made big contributions in a 59-56 semifinal win over Simon Frasier o...
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Local Results: March 10
Saturday, March 7 3.3 miles 1. Levi Thomet, 19 minutes, 06 seconds; 2. Micahel Parnell, 19:27; 3. Brenden Thompson, 20:50; 4. Richie McKinney, 20:51; 5. Rafael Bitanga, 20:57; 6. Gabe Nummer, 21:07; 7. Dale Nelson, 22:01; 8. Youji Seto, 22:33; 9. Corey Thompson, 22:34; 10. Jennifer Foster, 22:56; 11. Keith Bruce, 23:08; 12. Zoe Bigley, 23:26; 13. Charles Russell, 23:52; 14. Alyssa Hopkins, 23:54; 15. Michael Bach,...
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Brackets released for state hoops tourney
Another girls basketball team has a chance to post a 27-0 record when the 4A state championships begins March 19 at the Sullivan Center in Anchorage. West Valley, the Mid-Alaska champions, head to state perfect with a 24-0 mark. Led by junior standout Ruthy Hebard, the Wolfpack earned the tournament’s No. 1 seed and will face No. 8 Thunder Mountain in the opening round. Last year, Kodiak’s girls posted a 27-0 reco...
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Bartleson earns hoops accolades
Kodiak Emerging Small Schools’ Wade Bartleson picked up a pair of Peninsula Conference basketball accolades. The senior from Port Lions was named to the conference’s second team, which was announced at the conference championships Friday at Lumen Christi High School. He was also named to the tournament’s second team. Cook Inlet Academy’s Timmy Smithwick was voted the conference’s most valuable player, while Seldov...
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Coast Guard monitors sheen from grounded vessel
The Coast Guard is keeping an eye on a light diesel sheen from the fishing vessel Savannah Ray, which went aground off Long Island three weeks ago. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation reported the sheen, according to a release from the Coast Guard. Coast Guard personnel, who flew over the area in a Jayhawk MH-60 helicopter on Thursday, estimated the sheen at approximately 300 to 500 feet. The sheen...
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FISH FACTOR: Fish and Game could faces state fund cuts
A nearly $12 million cut in state funds is on tap for the Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game if state policy makers have their way. That was one early outcome of legislative House finance subcommittee meetings last week, as they wrapped up the first step in a budget process that will see cuts in agencies and programs almost across the board. According to Juneau Resources Weekly, the ADF&G budget reductions cut across a...
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GARDEN GATE: Easter Egg colors to dye for
Natural egg dyes are easy to make using berries, vegetables, and spices. And since Easter is right around the corner, now is a good time to gather up supplies. Many common foods and spices make excellent dyes, and you can create just about any color you want, from pastels to rich hues. The results will vary from batch to batch, which makes it interesting. In some cases you can have your dye and eat it, too. For ex...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 9
Feb. 9 At 12:57 a.m., police responded to a hit and run on Shelikof Street. It’s under investigation. At 7:25 a.m., a caller reported a moving vehicle accident with property damage on Rezanof Drive West. It’s under investigation. At 10:14 a.m., a caller complained about parking on Cope Street. The owner moved the vehicle when police asked. At 11:29 a.m., a caller reported an abandoned vehicle on Hemlock Street. Po...
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