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Parents Going Back To Math Class

Casey Kelly – Mike Murray/KMXT We can all use a little help with math every now and then, whether it’s balancing our checkbooks or calculating how much gas we need to make it to Chiniak and back. For that reason, Kodiak Middle School is sponsoring a math night for parents, tonight at the school commons.

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Financial Experts Say Kodiak Economy Okay

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The Kodiak Chamber of Commerce Monday assembled a panel of local experts on the economy to discuss how the nation’s current financial crisis and the recent Wall Street bailout passed by Congress and signed by President Bush is affecting Kodiak. (Photo by Casey Kelly/KMXT). Casey Kelly/KMXT Volatile barely begins to describe the stock market lately. Take for example Monday (yesterday), …

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Volleyball Cruises To First At Peninsula Challenge

Casey Kelly/KMXT The Kodiak High School volleyball team was nearly perfect in rolling to a first place finish at the Peninsula Challenge in Homer over the weekend. Ten teams took part in the tournament including Northern Lights Conference rivals Homer, Kenai, Soldotna and Skyview. The Bears lost only one game the entire weekend: 15-25 in the first set of the …

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Dunbar Leads Bears At State

Jay Barrett/KMXT Kodiak Senior Trevor Dunbar finished his high school cross country running career with an exclamation point Saturday, by setting a new Palmer course record in winning his third straight state championship title. His time of 15-minutes 7.8 seconds was 48 seconds faster than Aaron Fletcher of South Anchorage. Kodiak took third and fourth in the boy’s race, with …

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Bears Win First Home Play-Off Game

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Alex Woodell (No. 9) is a blur as he cuts through the Nikiski line on the way to one of his five touchdowns Saturday. (Jay Barrett photo) Jay Barrett/KMXT The Kodiak High School Bears football team won its first round play off match against the Nikiski Bulldogs on Saturday, 33 to 15. Junior running back Alex Woodell scored five touchdowns …

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Nearly 100 Run The Rock

Jay Barrett/KMXT Ninety-four (94) people entered the Second Annual KMXT Run the Rock on Saturday. Ethan Dwyer had a time of 3-hours 39-minutes and 25-seconds in the marathon, while Martha McKinney finished in 5-hours 47-minutes 3-seconds. In the half-marathon, 27 runners competed, with Chad Pysher clocking top men’s time of 1-hour 26-minutes and 52-seconds. Alice Levan was third overall and …

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Bear Killed At City Runway

Jay Barrett/KMXT ADF&G biologist Larry Van Daele said this afternoon that officers from Fish and Game and Kodiak Police Department euthanized that bear that had been hanging around at the Municipal Airport on Mill Bay Road. The bear had been frequenting the vicinity all summer and recently became bolder in its attempts to get human food and garbage from nearby …

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Bears Foraging Near Town

Jay Barrett/KMXT Bears on Kodiak are running out of salmon and berries and have started looking for food closer to town. Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Larry Van Daele says he’s been getting reports of bears sighted nearer civilization from Monashka Bay to Bells Flats. Yesterday afternoon he was called to the city landing strip on Mill Bay …

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