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McDonald among finalists for education commissioner
JUNEAU (AP) — Interim state education commissioner Susan McCauley is among the finalists for the commissioner’s post. The other finalists, announced by the state board of education Wednesday, are Michael Johnson, Stewart McDonald and Robert Boyle. Johnson is superintendent of the Copper River Sch...
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KHS softball back on the road
If a singing competition broke out on the softball field, there is a good chance Kodiak would win. The Bears have had plenty of practice tuning their pipes as the team has played six of their first seven games on the road. That means lots of spare time spent in vans and airports. “We do a lot of ...
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Kodiak baseball tops Palmer
Scoring in every inning but two, Kodiak cruised by Palmer, 12-5, in a Southcentral Conference baseball game Wednesday in the Mat-Su Valley. The Bears have won their past two conference games and are now 2-4, 3-6 overall. Kodiak scored 12 runs on only four hits — a single and a triple from senior ...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 5
April 19 At 12:01 a.m., police received a report of a reckless driver in the Maple and Larch streets area. Police were unable to locate it. At 12:28 a.m., police arrested a man in the Selief and Mylark lanes area on suspicion of violating conditions of release and driving without a license. At 7:...
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Stephens had valued role on assembly
To the editor: If you run into Mel Stephens, please be sure and thank him for his service to this community. Thank him for the countless hours of research and study that he has contributed over the past seven plus years as an elected assemblyman. Thank him for setting an example and raising the b...
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Alaska State Troopers: May 5
April 29 A Norton Shores, Mich. man and a Gunnison, Colo. man were cited for using radio communication to aid in the taking of game. These citations stem from an investigation into a Sitka blacktail deer hunt that occurred in Zachar Bay during December of 2015. The citations require a mandatory c...
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WEEK IN WORDS: ‘Re’ adds meaning to signs and presents
The borough manager controversy now behind us leaves our community down one assembly member. This opens an opportunity for a lucky Kodiakan as the assembly will appoint someone to the vacant seat. Yes. I said lucky. Perhaps even privileged. Resignations aren’t unusual. Heck, we’ve seen several pr...
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Choir director leads last concert
As the final note of “Over the Rainbow” rang out Tuesday evening, it marked not only the end of the Choir Jazz Show, but also the end of an era for the Kodiak middle and high school choir programs. The concert was director Laura Blackwood’s last in Kodiak before she moves off-island to pursue a n...
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