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4A state volleyball results
Friday Soldotna def. West Valley 3-0 (25-12, 25-15, 27-25) Palmer def. Kodiak 3-2 (25-20, 25-22, 14-25, 21-25, 19-17) Juneau-Douglas def. Soldotna 3-2 (16-25, 25-22, 19-25, 25-21, 15-12) Palmer def. East Anchorage 3-1 (25-16, 25-27, 25-21, 25-16) South Anchorage def. Dimond 3-0 (25-22, 25-13, 25-17) Saturday Palmer over Juneau-Douglas 3-1 (25-13, 24-26, 25-15, 25-20) Dimond def. Palmer 3-0 (25-13, 25-15, 25-23) Di...
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Harborside parking system will stay despite complaints
Despite the complaints from users, the current parking permit system at the downtown harbor will stay in place. The Kodiak ports and harbor advisory board discussed the issue during the Nov. 8 meeting. Shipyard operations manager Lon White was not present at the meeting, but submitted an email with a suggestion to do away with the current permit system for harbor parking. "One thing Lon is suggesting is that the p...
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Students explore the world
Students at East Elementary had the opportunity to walk across the country on Thursday as they explored one of the National Geographic's floor-sized traveling maps. The giant map of North America is currently on an Alaska tour, and some Kodiak students were able to take part in map learning activities. The 35x26 map was spread across the gym floor at East on Thursday as students crowded around it to learn from Kat...
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Guest Opinion: Bike path worth the money
After two work sessions this the city has balked at entering an agreement with Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities to design and construct the first phase of a multi-use path from downtown to Bell’s Flats. The project would connect Pier 2 to Deadman's curve, with subsequent phases extending to Bell's Flats. Such a path would make travel safer for pedestrians and cyclists, reduce our dependence ...
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Residents balk at city's plan for composting waste
Opposition to the city's plan for composting waste continued to grow Thursday night as more city and borough residents asked the city council to pick an alternative. "I would just plead with you to reconsider what you're doing," said Middle Bay rancher Marilyn Guilmet, who raises sheep near the property that will soon house a plant processing the leavings of the city's water treatment plant. Other neighbors added ...
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Amazing Nature: What do we know about the Ocean?
I recently had the opportunity to join educators and policy makers from Europe and the United States in an effort to create a forum for marine educators to get together and exchange ideas and experiences. In the US we have the National Marine Educators Association. These are teachers, informal educators, university professors, museum curators and all sorts of people who spend their working lives marveling at the o...
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In the Courts: Nov. 9
Charges dismissed • A charge of fourth-degree assault against Cassandra Boskofsky, 32, was dismissed Oct. 25. • A charge of disorderly conduct against Richard Quemado, 49, was dismissed Oct. 29. • A charge of disorderly conduct against Mayrose Velasquez, 43, was dismissed Oct. 30. • A charge of second-degree forgery and two charges of second-degree theft against Gladys Charliaga, 35, were dismissed Oct. 30. Assaul...
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Parks and Recreation schedule: Nov. 9-Nov.16
Oct. 26-Nov. 2 BOY DRIBBLERS BASKETBALL All games and practices are at North Star Elementary gym. Saturday, Nov. 10—Practices 10 a.m. — 2nd and 3rd Grades: Subway, Wolverines; 6th and 7th Grades: Brechan 11 a.m. — 2nd and 3rd Grades: Fire Tigers, 6th and 7th Grades: Subway, 4th and 5th Grades: Grizzlies, Brechan Noon — 4th and 5th Grades: Coastal Contracting, Fireballz, Subway, Eagles 1 p.m. — 2nd and 3rd Grades: ...
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Around Kodiak: Nov. 9
KFAC meeting The Kodiak Fisheries Advisory Committee meets at 9 a.m. today in Kodiak College room 129. The public is invited to attend. Veterans Day ceremony East Elementary School holds its annual Veterans Day service at 10 a.m. today. All veterans are encourage to attend the ceremony in their honor within the school gymnasium. KMXT pledge drive Kodiak public radio station KMXT-FM is holding its one-day pledge dr...
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Island Flavor: Fly-By a spiritually satisfying stop on a wintery day
After only two months as the Kodiak Daily Mirror’s food critic, my clothes are already getting smaller. This is an occupational hazard they don’t tell you about in journalism school. Not that I went to journalism school, but still. The challenge for me today is to eat well; my energy level is sagging and I have much yet to accomplish. But I want to eat light. Harborside’s Fly-By at 1715 Mill Bay Road comes to mind...
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