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Runners to pack Fort Abercrombie
Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park will get its share of foot traffic today. Kodiak’s cross country team is hosting West Anchorage, West Valley, Kenai and Dimond in mega regular-season meet. “We are about maxing it (Fort Abercrombie) with four quality teams,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. ...
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Golfers battle for top prize
The Emerald Isle’s top golfers will take center stage this Labor Day weekend. The 28th Kodiak Island Golf Championship begins Saturday morning at the Bear Valley Golf Course. The two-day, 36-hole tournament is the biggest golfing event on the island. Dustin Roberson won last year’s men’s crown by...
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West Virginia horseman brings back cowboy look to Mission
The Kodiak Baptist Mission is getting that cowboy look again. Fences are up. Ponies and horses graze in the pasture; and a guy wearing cowboy boots, Wrangler jeans, Western-style shirt and a cowboy hat, brings the horses out so that kids can ride them for the horsemanship classes in the Mission’s...
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Army: Rocket no threat to public safety.
KODIAK -- Many questions about the failed launch and explosion of a rocket being used to test an extremely fast-moving weapon early Monday remained Thursday, as the state-owned launch facility’s board of directors heard from from the military mission’s overseers. The U.S. Army had leased the Alas...
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KHS boys swim team deep with talent
Kodiak’s boys swim team heads into the 2014 season with a lot of expectations. The Bears return most of their swimmers from last year’s squad and added nationally-ranked freshman Talon Lindquist to the mix. Kodiak has the talent to make a push to claim the program’s first boys state team title. “...
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Swimmers flock to the pool
While Kodiak High School’s football team is lacking in players, Kodiak’s swim team is not. The 2014 swimming and diving team has 48 athletes — the most since John Lindquist took over the program in the early 2000s. “The program has developed itself,” he said. “Kids hear about what we do, and I do...
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Lindquist, Hughes set for final swimming season
Kodiak High School’s girls swimming program has been blessed to have the top two swimmers in the state the past three seasons. Seniors Tahna Lindquist and Ila Hughes are determined to give their school one more season to remember as the 2014 schedule kicks into gear with Friday and Saturday home ...
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Opinion: Rockets must go up from somewhere
Less than one week ago, an experimental American rocket blew up shortly after launch. No one near the Texas launch site was injured, but SpaceX, the commercial space travel company, suffered a setback to its reusable booster program. A few days later, night owls in Kodiak saw the flash and heard ...
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