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KHS boys come up short against Juneau
The Kodiak boys basketball team ran into a hot-shooting Juneau team in the Capital City. The Crimson Bears combined to knock down 16 3-pointers in topping the Bears in two nonconference games, 75-40 on Friday and 65-34 on Saturday. Kodiak dropped to 2-8 overall and extended its losing streak to five games. In the series opener, Juneau (9-2) drilled five of its nine 3-pointers in the first quarter and led 24-12. It...
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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FISH FACTOR: UFA to Juneau: Don’t cut core services
A single Chinook salmon is worth more than a barrel of oil. The winter kings being caught by Southeast Alaska trollers are averaging10 pounds each with a dock price of $7.34 per pound, according to state fish tickets. That adds up to $73.40 per fish, compared to less than $25 per barrel of oil. Those who depend on fishing for their livelihoods want to make sure that budget cuts combined with any new fishery taxes ...
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak ESS finishes winless on trip
After the Kodiak ESS boys basketball team picked up its first win of the season on Thursday, the Ravens finished their trip to Anchorage and Wasilla with three straight losses. On Friday, ESS fell to Lumen Christi 51-29 and Wasilla Lake (the score was not reported). The Ravens’ three-day trip concluded with a 55-50 loss to Birchwood Christian. ESS, a team comprised of Kodiak Island Borough School District rural st...
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Jackson residents lacking options as time shortens
Residents of Jackson’s Mobile Home Park face a dilemma: wait and hope for help finding a place for their homes or throw in the towel and leave behind the property they invested thousands in. The land underneath the homes of Jackson was purchased in 2015 and residents were served in late May with a notice to quit. They had just over 11 months, until May 2, to move their homes off park property or sign them over to ...
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spellers battle it out for the top spot
Ninja. Behoove. Bambino. Fidelity. Students breezed through these words and more, Tuesday at the Kodiak Island Borough School District Spelling Bee. KIBSD students in grades one through eight gathered for the annual contest, with Derek Rocheleau, an eighth-grader from Kodiak Middle School, coming out on top and Samuel Husted, a fifth-grader from Peterson Elementary, as runner-up. The top two spellers from nine sch...
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trident, 2 fishermen charged with permit, octopus violations
Trident Seafoods Corporation and two fishermen face multiple charges apiece for various alleged fishing violations in fall 2014. Thorvold Lee Olsen, who held a Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission permit for cod fishing and owned the Viking Star, faced six charges stemming from him allegedly failing “to be physically present on board the vessel from which the net gear is operated throughout the period of operatio...
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TAPESTRY: 2015 salmon season: low price, odd weather and lots of fish
This summer Neil Russell made one of the biggest salmon sets of his career. “One day we lowered the boat with a deck load, went back out and got two-thirds of another load,” said Russell, owner of the Second Wind. “It was one to remember because of the volume. I’m not going to forget that.” But that memorable day was not his biggest payday. At previous years’ prices, it might have been. Whether a fisherman tells y...
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yavorsky to play football at the College of the Sequoias
Jacob Yavorsky is a throwback football player. That was never more apparent than during this past Kodiak High School football season when he played with a broken wrist and didn’t even know it. He not only played one game with a bum right wrist, but he played four games. “He didn’t want to go to the doctor because he wanted to finish out the season with no setbacks,” said Jacob’s mom, Donna. “He waited until after ...
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 22
Nov. 20 At 5:22 a.m., police received a report of a vehicle in the ditch at mile 1.5 of West Rezanof Drive. Police contacted the driver who had no injuries and did not need police assistance. At 6:09 a.m., police cited a driver in the Mill Bay Road and Rezanof Drive area for having an expired license. At 11:21 a.m., police chalked tires in the 300 block of Center Avenue. At 12:03 p.m., police received a report of ...
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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In the Courts: Jan. 22
Keosaengasay Souriyasong pleaded guilty to attempted fraudulent use of an access device. Souriyasong was fined $500.
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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