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Johnson, Olson win bowling tourney
The bowling duo of Tommy Johnson and Josh Olson won the season-ending Top 20 Tournament at Tropic Lanes on May 5. Johnson and Olson outdueled 10 teams to pick up a prize of $637.76. Tyler Steele and Stefan Macahilas placed second, while Bryan Larson and Philip Obas were third. Obas and Macahilas each rolled a 300 game during the tournament, while Johnson picked up a 299. Contact the Daily Mirror sports department ...
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Swimmers shine in sprints
Four Kodiak Kingfishers were the top swimmers in their age groups at the Southcentral Sprint Championships held May 4. Alison Narog (girls 8 and under), Max Cook (Boys 8 and under), Devon Cummiskey (girls 10 and under) and Marina Cummiskey (girls 13 and 14) all were the high-point swimmers in their divisions. Contact the Daily Mirror sports department at sports@kodiakdailymirror.com.
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Playbook: May 16
Thursday, May 16 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Baranof Field. Junior varsity, 3 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Friday, May 17 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Palmer, noon, and Houston, 5 p.m., at Baranof Field. Softball: Kodiak vs. Houston, 4 p.m., and Eagle River, 5:45 p.m., at East Addition Park. Track: Kodiak and Port Lions at the state championships at Lathrop High School in Fairbanks, 9 a.m.
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Ferry fares to rise after state budget cuts
Taking the ferry will soon get a little more expensive. On Tuesday, Alaska Marine Highway System leaders told the state’s public advisory board that the ferry system will end discount programs and consider raising rates in response to a trimmed operating budget approved by the Alaska Legislature this year. “We are actively looking at our tariff system; we feel it is not a fair and equitable system in a lot of area...
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Kulluk hearing scheduled for Monday in Anchorage
The public will get its first glimpse into the Kulluk investigation on Monday — but Kodiak residents are out of luck if they want to listen in. The Coast Guard will hold a formal marine casualty investigation hearing at noon Monday at Anchorage’s Loussac Library. Coast Guard spokesman Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley said the meeting will not be broadcast, and no one is permitted to bring a recorder into the h...
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KHS soccer club goes 2-1
Kodiak High School’s first soccer excursion was a successful one. The Bears’ soccer club went 2-1 during its three-day swing through the Kenai Peninsula that concluded last Wednesday. Kodiak’s co-ed club beat Skyview 5-3 and Homer 2-0 but fell to Nikiski 4-0. Coach Eric Waltenbaugh said the first-ever soccer trip by a Kodiak team whetted the appetite of the players. “We are just kind of building energy and seeing ...
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Viola Jean Johnson
Lifetime Kodiak resident Viola Jean Johnson passed away May 9, 2013. She was preceded in death by her mother Vi Johnson and her daughter Viola Michelle. She is survived by her son David Gilbert, her father P. G. Johnson and her sister Mary Johnson. All her friends are invited to a memorial service at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 19 at Seahawk Air on Near Island.
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Kodiak Shipyard is busy and operating under new rates
The Kodiak Shipyard is having a busy month. “We’ve got six boats right now,” Kodiak harbormaster Marty Owen told the city’s port and harbor advisory board at a Tuesday noon meeting. “We will be pretty busy through mid-June.” April and May were booked solid, and the Kodiak Shipyard had to postpone lifting at least one boat due to lack of space. Last month, the Kodiak City Council approved a 20 percent increase in r...
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Around Kodiak: May 15
Exhibit designer Sarah Asper-Smith visits the Baranov Museum at 6 p.m. tonight for a public meeting to share ideas about new exhibits for the museum. The public is invited to attend. The planning and zoning commission meets at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the borough building on Mill Bay Road. The Kodiak Public Library Association board of directors meets at 5 p.m. Thursday in the craft room of the A. Holmes Johnson Publi...
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Lilly Lake oil spill traced to home
The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has determined the source of an oil spill in Lilly Lake — a home heating oil tank — and is advising homeowners to inspect their tanks to prevent other problems. DEC environmental program specialist Jade Gamble said the leaking tank was discovered empty and the amount of diesel it contained has not yet been determined. The DEC had been receiving reports about an o...
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