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Kodiak heads to Kenai for crucial football contest
Kodiak goes up against a familiar face in a Week 5 football matchup on the Kenai Peninsula. The Bears face Davis Lowery’s Kenai Kardinals at 2 p.m. Saturday. Lowery spent last year as Kodiak’s defensive coordinator before accepting the Kenai head coach position in April. “It puts a little bit extra in the game,” second-year Kodiak coach Bill McGuire said. “But to be honest with you, our goals are beyond Kenai. We ...
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Macatuno leading a youthful cross country squad
At 5-foot-2, 110 pounds, Honey Rose Macatuno is hard to spot on the starting line. She gets covered up in the sea of colors. But when the gun goes off, it’s easy to find Macatuno, and it’s not because of her bright yellow jersey. The Kodiak High School senior cross country runner is having a breakout season, running up front in nearly every meet. “She has a Mercedes engine, but a Mini Cooper body,” longtime Kodiak...
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Teachers to offer classical concert
Kodiak’s music teachers will perfrom this weekend, striving to keep themselves in practice and bring more classical music to Kodiak. “Many music teachers grow to be fantastic players in college, and then as they’re teaching, they spend all their time doing that and slowly lose their ability to play,” said Walter Muelling, director of orchestras for the Kodiak Island Borough School District. “I wanted to both show ...
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Man faces multiple assault charges
A Kodiak man who was indicted on six charges, including first-degree sexual assault, in April is scheduled for a change of plea hearing in Kodiak court Monday. Adrian Sala, 25, was charged with one count of first-degree sexual assault, one count of second-degree sexual assault, one count of second-degree assault, two counts of third-degree assault and one count of kidnapping. According to court documents, the char...
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MOUNTAIN VIEWS: Kids leaving for school is like returning home
Sometimes home is a feeling, a sense. A space. The St. Mary’s parking lot is bustling with first-day-of-school excitement. Excited kids and parents gathering bags of supplies and make their way eagerly into school. As I walk into St. Mary’s foyer holding a bag exploding with note paper and paper towels, I look down and see the little ABC benches in the entryway. These are benches that students originally painted y...
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WORD & DEED: Gifts of treasure, kindness come in many different forms
A generous man will prosper; He who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. Proverbs 11:25 This single, short verse speaks volumes to me. Not because I have a great depth of wisdom, but because I have lived long enough to see this verse as a truth played out before me again and again, both in my life and the lives of others. I have given and I have received and it seems I always receive more than I give. I am ...
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Prep Picks: Unusual forfeit highlights Week 4 action
If you haven’t heard by now, there was an unusual ending to last week’s Ketchikan-Thunder Mountain game. With Thunder Mountain leading 21-0 in the second quarter, Ketchikan walked off the field. Coach’s orders. Turns out the Falcons were playing too rough. In 19 minutes, two Kings were taken to the hospital, while two others were injured. “We walked off that football field for the safety of our players,” Ketchikan...
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City mulls pitching in with Southeast for ferry plan
A proposal to contribute money to develop a strategic plan for ferry service was presented at a Kodiak City Council work session Tuesday. In May, Gov. Bill Walker and Southeast Conference board president Garry White signed a memorandum of understanding under which the conference will create a 25-year strategic plan for the Alaska Marine Highway System. The Southeast Conference is a regional development nonprofit. ...
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AAC chief reassures assembly on access
In an address to the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly last week, Alaska Aerospace Corp. CEO Craig Campbell said there are currently no plans to cut off public access at Narrow Cape beyond what is needed for launches, but he stopped short of saying that commitment would continue should the company privatize. “Alaska Aerospace, as a partner with the borough and the residents, will always look to making sure that our f...
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Former AST vessel at home in Homer
The Alaska State Trooper vessel Woldstad, long based in Kodiak, has been sold to a Homer-based company. Support Vessels of Alaska conducts research and surveys and charters vessels. SVA purchased the law enforcement vessel for $366,000 plus a buyer’s premium, according to Alaska Department of Public Safety public information officer Megan Peters. “A portion of those funds goes to the Department of Administration t...
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