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7th Region Title For Bears

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak High School Bears literally blew past the competition in the Region 3 Cross Country Championships Saturday in Soldotna. Kodiak took the top three places in the boys race and easily won the team title. Senior Trevor Dunbar just as easily won the race, clocking a time 30 seconds faster than his winning mark in the championships …

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Bears Sweep At Homer

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak High School girls swimming team is so good, they won all but two events at a Homer meet on Friday. Those were the one-meter diving and 100-meter butterfly events. Kodiak’s team score was 142 to Homer’s 130. Wasilla had 46 and Palmer 11. The Bears spread the winning around, with Karen Philpot winning the 100 and …

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Bears Back Into Playoffs

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak High School Bears continued their post-bye week stumble Friday evening at Joe Floyd Field, getting beat by the Houston Hawks 10-to-7. The loss, the Bears’ third in a row, drops the team’s record to 3-and-2 in the Northern Lights conference, and 4-and-3 overall. In the three losses since the bye-week, the Bears have been outscored 72-to-7. …

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North Star School Vandalized

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Alaska State Troopers are investigating some vandalism at North Star Elementary School. The Trooper report says that late Monday night or early Tuesday morning that the school’s north wall was peppered with over 25 paint balls. No major damage was reported and the investigation continues.

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Alaska Fisheries Report with Mary Donaldson

Mary Donaldson/KMXT This week on the Alaska Fisheries Report from KMXT, Mary Donaldson has a preview of the North Pacific Fishery Managment Council meeting next week, low returns in Southeast are causing problems for salmon hatcheries, and is rationalization the only way to save global fisheries? One study says it is. All that and more on the Alaska Fisheries Report.

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One-Year School Board Seat Attracts Crowd

Jay Barrett/KMXT What had been the ugly duckling of election races is now the belle of the ball. When the deadline to declare candidacy for the one-year seat open on the Kodiak school board passed, not a single person had signed up for it. Now, with three candidates waging a write-in campaign, it’s the only contested race in the district, …

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Kodiak Awash In Vaseline

Jay Barrett/KMXT A Kodiak woman who is the star of a new nationwide advertising campaign for Vaseline Intensive Rescue body lotion got a surprise at the freight office yesterday. Petal Ruch (roosh), who was followed around by still and video photographers for a couple weeks this summer, had asked the Vaseline representatives for a few extra bottles to hand out …

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