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Saturday hoops roundup
Kodiak's boys and girls both lost to Colony in Northern Lights Conference basketball games Saturday. The boys fell, 59-30, in Kodiak, while the girls dropped a tough 48-40 decision in Colony. Girls Kodiak jetted out to a 9-0 lead and held the lead through the first three quarters. Colony grabbed ...
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Saturday Wrestling: Small, Fried claim NLC titles
Kodiak's Jay-Ar Small and Levi Fried wrestled their way to Northern Lights Conference titles Saturday in Soldotna. Small defeated Colony's Caleb Hopkins, 6-1, to claim the 126-pound title, while Fried edged Soldotna's Ryan Winter, 7-6, in the 132-pound championship match. The Bears' Jacob Alwert ...
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Earthquakes hit Bering Sea; no tsunami threats expected, NOAA says
The U.S. Geological Survey says there have been a series of Alaska earthquakes in the Bering Sea. There was a magnitude-5.3 temblor Saturday morning centered about 6 miles under the Bering Sea. It was about 57 miles southeast of the City of Saint Paul and about 752 miles southwest of Anchorage. G...
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'Shebang' spells fun, win for Main student
What do the words “ingratiate,” “flambé,” “prima donna,” “quotidian” and “ukulele” have in common? They’re all words that Kodiak Island Borough School District students were asked to spell during the districtwide spelling bee on Thursday. Main Elementary fifth-grader Kristine Suralta won the bee ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 30
Jan. 3 Around 2:23 a.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. At 4:26 a.m., police warned a driver on Willow Street about having a taillight out. At 9:39 a.m., a caller reported lost property on Alimaq Drive. It was found and returned. At 12:30 p.m., a caller reported a parking complaint on...
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Kodiak residents gear up for Super Bowl XLIX
Alton Lonheim attended his first Seattle Seahawks game this year — a preseason encounter with the San Diego Chargers. The 1-year-old Kodiak resident enjoyed every minute of his first encounter with the 12th man. “He loved the crowd noise, yelled as loud as he could and gave other fans high fives,...
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The Story of Kodiak’s Mountain Goats
In October 2011, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported that Kodiak Island's local mountain goat population was in trouble. The 18 goats introduced there in 1952 had grown to 2,600, and if left unchecked, they could “eat themselves out of house and home.” That story brought me back to Seward in the 197...
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Calvary Chapel has church in Bells Flats
It started with a couple of ladies meeting with Azarias and Stacy Basamania in their home, and now the Calvary Chapel draws between 20 to 30 people on a weekly basis in its own quarters in a Bells Flats building that also houses grocery and liquor stores. The Chapel, which is pastored by Azarias,...
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