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Parks and Rec: Feb. 28-March 7
AQUATICS Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Feb. 28 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7 a.m. Noon Lap 11:30 – 12:15 p.m. Kingfishers 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Evening Lap 8 – 9 p.m. Saturday, March 1 KKF Meet 8 – 1 p.m. Water Aerobics 1 - 3 p.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, March 2 Family 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Evening Lap 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening open 6:...
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Amazing Nature: Jellyfish Apocalypse: Causes, Problems and Opportunities
Once every year for the last 17 years students from all over the state have flocked to Seward to compete in the annual Tsunami Bowl Ocean Science competition. This year, 20 teams from 17 high schools will try to win the honor to represent Alaska in the National Ocean Science Bowl next month in Seattle, not to mention some attractive scholarship prizes. No matter where they place, however, each student will have wo...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 28
Alaska Airlines is hosting business after hours at 5:30 p.m. today at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. Kodiak Christian School is having a dinner and dessert auction fundraiser from 5-7 p.m. Saturday. The dessert auction starts at 6 p.m. Donations for dinner accepted.
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Guest opinion: Kodiak's chance to speak up on fisheries
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council is in the process of developing a catch share program (rationalization) for the Gulf of Alaska trawl fishery. Entitled, the Gulf of Alaska Trawl Bycatch Management Program, the emerging program is in response to a growing management concern: bycatch of critical species, particularly Chinook salmon, halibut and Tanner crab in the Gulf of Alaska trawl fisheries. At this j...
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Alaska State Troopers: Feb. 28
Feb. 17 At 9:17 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance at a residence in Kodiak. Investigation revealed a 47-year-old assaulted two family members by causing physical injury. The person was placed under arrest and transported to the Kodiak City Jail and held without bail pending arraignment. Feb. 24 At 8:57 p.m., troopers contacted a 26-year-old male near the Kodiak trooper post. Investigat...
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Kodiak seniors close out home career
Eight seniors will make their final home appearance for the Kodiak High School girls basketball team this weekend. “It is going to be really sad,” senior Isabelle Hiner said. “I try to forget about it and then I’m like, ‘It is really happening this weekend.’ I’m nervous.” Hiner, like the majority of the eight, has been in the program for four years. This is her first full season on the varsity squad after playing ...
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Tax-free day is Saturday
Shoppers will get a 7 percent break within Kodiak City limits Saturday. The city of Kodiak has held the sales tax-free day on the first Saturday in March since 2009 as a way to encourage people to support local brick-and-mortar stores. A few categories are exempt, including items sold by the city and rentals for more than one day. “We’re just trying to get the word out there so people don’t forget our local retail...
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Kodiak sends 3 girls to state wrestling torney
It’s time for the girls to take center circle.  Three Kodiak High School wrestlers will take to the mat at the USGWA Girls State Championships Saturday at West Anchorage High School.  This is an unofficial high school girls state championship since the Alaska School Activities Association does not have a separate tournament for the girls.  Girls wrestling is a sanctioned high school sport in Hawaii, Texas, Califor...
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Library gets grant to add more foreign language books
Now that the whirlwind of construction, moving and opening is past at the new Kodiak Public Library, attention has shifted to developing its collections and programs, with a Rasmuson Foundation grant prompting a major foreign language book acquisition effort. At a Tuesday information session about the grant, KPL director Katie Baxter said she prefers the term "global languages." "Because they're not foreign here i...
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KHS girls remain on top
Despite not playing last week, Kodiak’s girls kept the top spot in the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll. Kodiak is undefeated at 20-0 and is the ranked first in the 4A poll, released Wednesday. West Anchorage of the Cook Inlet Conference is also 20-0 and ranked second. Dimond is ranked third, followed by West Valley and Ketchikan. West Valley remained ranked even after losing to Lathrop last week. Sta...
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