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Kodiak students make all-state band, choir and orchestra
Just more than a dozen Kodiak music students made all-state band, choir or orchestra this year. Students from all around Alaska audition for all-state by submitting recordings of themselves singing or playing challenging pieces of music and demonstrations of musical techniques. “The string requir...
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Girls looking to extend streak to nine
Despite four swimmers suffering season-ending injuries, Kodiak’s girls are still in line to continue their regional dominance. Led by Ila Hughes and Tahna Lindquist — the two top swimmers in the state — the Bears will be gunning for their eighth consecutive team title when the Region III Swimming...
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Public-safety groups warn about bear safety on Halloween
Organizations associated with public safety and bears have issued a list of guidelines to have a bear-safe Halloween. The Kodiak Interagency Bear Safety Group’s guidelines are intended to keep kids and bears from scaring each other on dark evenings this weekend. The group’s guidelines: • Encourag...
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A “ghost” of activities for Halloween
Haunted houses, trick-or-treating and scariness galore are happening this weekend in a variety of events for everyone. The events kick off tonight with Haunted Haley, the annual spookiness aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley. It’s from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., with a kid-friendly hour from 6 to 7....
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Max, the Kodiak police dog, retires
Max celebrated his retirement from the Kodiak Police Department with a rare treat — a brick of meatloaf and doggie ice cream. The 11-year-old Belgian Malinois slobbered up both of them like he had never had them before. “I kept him on a pretty rigid diet,” his handler, Sgt. Michael Barnett, said....
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KHS hires new girls basketball coach
Krista Hicks couldn’t believe it when the Kodiak High School girls basketball head coach position became available. And she sure didn’t understand why it was taking so long to fill the position, which became vacant when Amy Fogle stepped down in early June. The position is vacant no more. Hicks a...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 29
October 15 • At 12:49 a.m., a caller reported a bear in the 1200 block of Purtov Street. It was gone when police arrived. • Around 1:59 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 5 a.m., police advised a driver on Mission Road to fix a front headlight. • At 7:18 a.m., police warned a sp...
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Alan Curtis Ryden
Alan Curtis Ryden, 54, died peacefully on Oct. 22 at Kodiak hospital, after a long battle with cancer. Alan was born in Anchorage, Alaska, but was raised in Northglenn, Colorado, brought up to Love the Lord and enjoy the outdoors, camping, hiking, and skiing Colorado's mountains. After high schoo...
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