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Kodiak Island Births: July 15
Madden Kole Hiner was born at 4:16 a.m. on July 1, 2015, to Ashley and Mariah Hiner. He weighed 7 pounds, 1.4 ounces and was 19 inches long. His parents are originally from and live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at home, and the baby’s father works at Scott’s Heating and Plumbing. Also welco...
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Swearingin begins bowling tourney
Kodiak youth Dustin Swearingin started his run at the Junior Gold Championships on Monday in Chicago, Illinois. Swearingin, 15, produced a five-game bowling average of 145.60 — nearly 50 pins below his average — during the first qualifying round. The rising Kodiak High School sophomore recorded s...
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Former KHS star joins 907
Alec Canete-Hall, a former Kodiak High School basketball star, is participating in Lower 48 tournaments over the next two weeks as a member of Team 907 Blue. Team 907 features high school players from across the state, including Barrow sensation Kamaka Hepa. The team kicked off its tour last week...
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NEWS ANALYSIS: Kodiak church leaders, members take stand on Supreme Court’s ‘same sex’ ruling
When the Supreme Court legalized “gay marriage” in all 50 states, including those that, by referendum, opposed it, Liz Simmons, pastor of St. James the Fisherman Episcopal Church, rejoiced. Bible teacher and mission worker, Art Zimmer, wept. When he heard the cheering in the background as the new...
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Jackson ordinances scheduled for public hearings
Two ordinances intended to relax Kodiak Island Borough code to allow moving trailers from Jackson Mobile Home Park are scheduled for a second public hearing at Wednesday's Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. The first Jackson-related ordinance to be considered at Wednesday's meeting "would al...
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New fiscal year offers fresh start for addressing Alaska’s economic future
On June 29, I signed into law the budget bills passed by the legislature. For fiscal year 2016, we will spend $1 billion less than we spent last year. This is a 19 percent overall reduction with an average 13.5 percent cut to executive branch agencies, and cuts of over 30 percent in the Departmen...
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Students get free physicals
More than 60 students received free physicals on Saturday as part of an effort to help reduce the cost of high school sports. Students filled out paperwork and waited their turn for their physical at Kodiak High School. Last summer, Sarah Nugent, the dance team coach at Kodiak Island Borough Scho...
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Post 17 splits league games with Bartlett
Joe Schactler couldn’t have picked a better time to send his first career home run into orbit. The right-hander launched a three-run shot over the right-field fence that jump-started Kodiak Post 17 to a come-from-behind 14-5 thumping of Bartlett in an American Legion AA league baseball game on Sa...
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