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Bench Press competition Saturday
Muscles will be put to the test Saturday at the Kodiak Athletic Club. The seventh annual Ron Sears Memorial KMXT Bench Press Competition begins at noon. Weigh-ins start at 11 a.m. Competitors can either press half their bodyweight or their full bodyweight as many times as possible. Nick Long grabbed last year’s men’s full bodyweight title by pressing 195 pounds 19 times, while Heather Norton won the ladies title b...
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Parks and Rec: Feb. 27-March 6
Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Feb. 27 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 — 1 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Evening Lap 8 – 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 Lap/Aerobics 1:30 — 3 p.m. Masters Swim 10:45 a.m. — noon Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Sunday, March 1 Family 2 – 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 – 6 p.m. Monday, March 2 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Eveni...
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KODIAK ISLAND SHIPWRECKS (Final installment)
FINAL INSTALLMENT Continued from Feb. 20 edition, Page 7 of the Daily Mirror EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the final installment of our list of Kodiak fishing vessels that have disappeared during the past two centuries. Many of the non-Kodiak ships that capsized near Kodiak Island had deckhands who were island residents. SEA QUAIL (1999) The 74 foot fishing vessel Sea Quail struck Ikognak Rock and sank Feb. 18, 1999 in W...
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Grounded vessel gets fuel lifted off, some may have leaked
Much of the fuel aboard the fishing vessel that went aground on Long Island has been removed although as much as 200 gallons of diesel may have leaked from a “compromised” fuel tank. A new situation report from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation issued Tuesday stated Global Diving and Salvage, LLC had removed about 2,300 gallons of diesel from three intact tanks onboard the vessel Savannah Ray. An...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 26
Jan. 26 At 12:23 a.m., a 911 caller reported domestic violence on Mill Bay Road. A man was arrested on suspicion of assault in the fourth degree – domestic violence, two counts of violating conditions of release and reckless endangerment. At 2:02 p.m., a caller reported an intoxicated pedestrian on Mill Bay Road. Police were unable to locate them. At 2:10 p.m., police responded to a moving vehicle accident on Mill...
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Man with previous arrest records face sentencing — again
A Kodiak man who has been sentenced to jail twice in 2012 and again arrested on unrelated charges last year will be sentenced Friday on charges involving criminal trespass. Julian Valdez will face sentencing before Judge Steve Cole at 3:30 p.m., court documents show. Other than the charges of criminal trespass in the second degree, which is a class-B misdemeanor, the 28-year-old Valdez was also charged on May 12 l...
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Kodiak’s Drug War
To the Editor, I laughed when I read the recent opinion piece in the Kodiak Daily Mirror. It read many citizens are outraged regarding a recent drug raid. My question is: Do you want to catch the drug dealers or not? Oh, wait. You WANT to catch them. You just want to do it your way. Agencies don't communicate when they conduct a drug raid. They plan it. They implement it. And, if the raid goes well, they catch the...
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Achievers: Rotary Students of the Month
Sixth grade • Francine Marcelo is an enthusiastic, organized, and helpful sixth grader at KMS. She speaks three languages: Ilocano, Tagalog, and English, and she takes great pride in her schoolwork. She actively encourages other students to produce their best work and maintain caring, respectful attitudes. Francine also goes out of her way to help new students feel comfortable and welcomed at our school. She plays...
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Stage and Screen: 'Black or White' falls short
"Black or White" (2014) falls short in important ways - interesting concept, but a poorly directed film and Kevin Costner’s acting doesn’t help either. I’ll elaborate. The backstory: A teenage white girl has a baby fathered by crack smoking 23 year-old black man. The girl dies in childbirth without ever notifying her upper middle class parents that she is pregnant. The father abandons the mother and mixed-race inf...
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Council voices support for letter that could lead to new development
The Kodiak City Council voiced support for a letter to encourage the federal government to pay for the cleanup of a contaminated area that Natives of Kodiak wants to develop. NOK owns property in Swampy Acres and said in an email to the city that when the land was given to NOK under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, NOK was unaware that the property was contaminated. “They’ve got environmental contamination...
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