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Smiley gets nod for assembly vacancy
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly’s newest member is Scott Smiley. Applicants Smiley and Monique Lewis were nominated by assembly members before the members voted by secret ballot during Thursday’s regular meeting. The vote tied 3-3 and was broken by Mayor Jerrol Friend. Lewis and Smiley along w...
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CHICK PRIEST: No easy answers for homeless, impaired
Sitting in the Alaska Coffee Roasting Co. this time, reflectinga on my last couple of weeks at St. Matthew’s in Fairbanks. I am temporarily occupying the footsteps of the former rector here, the Rev. Scott Fisher, known as “Father Scott” by many of the community. He is held in high esteem by chur...
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Rural grads set sights on college
While the graduation of 166 students at Kodiak High School may have drawn the biggest crowd, five smaller high school graduation ceremonies in the school district brought just as much excitement and promise. In total, eight students graduated from the Kodiak Island Borough School District’s rural...
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Burglary suspects out on bail
In hearings on Tuesday, suspects in a series of burglaries last month were released on bond, pending preliminary hearings on June 10. Kodiak Superior Court Judge Steve Cole set bonds for Desiree Heglin and Richard Knagin at $5,000 each. They are ordered to have no contact with each other. Alaska ...
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Week in Words: Band banished by bureaucratic bungle
One of my daughters, an incoming freshman at Kodiak High School, told me she is glad she is not in middle school band anymore. This shocked me. She plays the clarinet, and played it consistently well. Well enough for her to earn Mr. Lhotka’s coveted Director’s Award this year for dedication and c...
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Baseball, softball wrap up seasons
The 2015-2016 high school sports season will conclude this weekend with the baseball and softball state tournaments. The baseball tournament, which features eight teams, begins today at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage. Defending champion Chugiak, the Cook Inlet Conference winner, opens against Monro...
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Bennett, Walton earn all-conference nods
Kodiak baseball’s string of winning three straight Southcentral Conference South Division most valuable player awards was snapped, but the Bears did have a pair of players get recognized for their play this season. Sam Bennett and Shaun Walton earned all-conference honors, which were announced Sa...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 2
May 25 At approximately 10 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a theft from a residence. Investigation revealed a Samsung 3 III 10-inch tablet had been stolen. The investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information regarding this case, they are encouraged to contact the AST at 486-4...
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