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NLC RANKINGS: Conference play heats up
With Northern Lights Conference play heating up, teams are starting to separate from the pack. The top three teams in the girls standings — Kodiak, Wasilla and Colony — have a combined record of 25-4, while the bottom three teams — Palmer, Soldotna and Kenai — are 9-22. None of the bottom three teams have conference victories. Kodiak has been ranked first in the NLC Power Rankings the entire season, but that chang...
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Time to empower, employ next generation of Alaska fishermen
Alaska is one of the most productive commercial fishing economies on the planet. More than five billion pounds of seafood were pulled from the waters surrounding Alaska in 2012. This world-class catch generated $1.7 billion in Alaska ex-vessel value and earned Alaska the title of top U.S. seafood producer. We provide more than 55 percent of U.S. domestic seafood production. That’s nearly four times more seafood th...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 27
Dec. 31 At 9:58 a.m., police were unable to catch a loose dog on Willow Street. At 10:49 a.m., after a call, police took an individual on Rezanof Drive East into protective custody. At 11:56 a.m., police responded to a moving vehicle accident on Mill Bay Road. There were no injuries and the driver wanted it logged for insurance reasons. Around 3:02 p.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. At 3:12 p.m., a c...
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Borough adopts KATS plan
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly adopted a resolution in support of the Kodiak Area Transit System’s transportation plan and confirmed mayoral appointments to two boards at their regular meeting on Thursday. The KATS plan outlines current services, needs and potential projects for the transportation service. Originally passed in 2007, the plan was updated in 2009, borough manager Bud Cassidy said. He said anothe...
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Kodiak Island Births: Jan. 27
Olle James Milligan was born at 1 a.m. on Jan. 16, 2015 to Isaac and Emily Milligan. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long. His father was originally from Kodiak and his mother was originally from Washington. His parents now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at East Elementary School and his father is a fisherman. Proud grandparents are Mike and Bridget Milligan of Kodiak and Jim and Be...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Planning and dreaming for spring fishing
This could be an exciting year for fishing. Sure we can anticipate more great fishing in the months to come. But I’m talking about the continuing evolution in tackle and fishing methods for Kodiak. Each year I spend the long winter months reflecting on the past season and lessons learned. But I also manage to fish other waters in warmer climates, trying out gear and methods that just might work on Kodiak. On top o...
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ALUMNI UPDATE: Kaune making a mark at William Penn
Former Kodiak resident Jacques Kaune is making a mark on the William Penn University men’s bowling team. Kaune, a junior, has bowled 53 games since the season started in October and is averaging a team-best 202.3. He has a high game of 268 and has produced some of his team’s top finishes in tournaments, placing twice in the top 10 and four times in the top 25. In the Kegel/ISBPA Midwest Collegiate Classic that con...
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Council amends Horizon contract
The Kodiak City Council has amended its agreements with Horizon Lines for the use of Pier 3 and authorized changes to two Pier 3 contracts. Kodiak’s recently renegotiated contracts with Horizon would not allow the corporation to have a lien against the new crane Horizon will be providing for the new Pier 3. Horizon was recently acquired by Matson Navigation Company, necessitating amendments to the contracts to ref...
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Achievers: St. Mary's student of the semister
St Mary’s School students Joycie Garchitorena and Fatima Monge honored as Elk’s Students of the Semester Joycie Garchitorena, a 7th-grader at St. Mary’s School, is the daughter of Miramar and Joseph Garchitorena of Kodiak. Joycie walks her faith in her desire to help the less fortunate in our community. As a result of an assignment that asked, “What can you do to make your community a better place,” Joycie took th...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 26
Dec. 30 At 1:17 a.m., a 911 caller reported a domestic disturbance on Mill Bay Road. No disturbance was found. At 1:25 a.m., police cited a driver in the Gerasim Drive and Thorsheim Street area for having no proof of insurance, driving under the influence, having expired registration and drug paraphernalia. At 9:50 a.m., a caller reported a loose dog on Mill Bay Road. Police were unable to locate it. At 10:20 a.m....
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