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KHS wrestling heads to Alaska Dual Championships
After not competing the past two weekends, Kodiak wrestling will be back in action today at the Alaska 4A Dual Championships in Anchorage. The top 16 large school teams will battle for supremacy in the two-day event at South Anchorage High School. Kodiak begins with East Anchorage at 3 p.m. In a season full of individual tournaments, Bears coach Pat Costello welcomes an event that showcases the team. “It is always...
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Middle school to get new math materials
Kodiak Middle School will soon receive $30,000 of math curriculum materials. In a Thursday special meeting, the Kodiak Island Borough school board approved $30,485.88 to purchase e-books, print textbooks and other items for the middle school math program. District director of instruction Bill Watkins said there were teachers in the middle school who needed more materials going into the school year, but the distric...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 13
Wednesday, Dec. 11 • At 1:57 a.m., a vehicle was parked on a sidewalk. The responding officer thought it was possibly abandoned, and passed the information to the community services officer. • At 2:36 a.m., an officer told a driver to get a headlight replaced. • At 4:09 a.m., a caller reported a bear was on his porch on the 2900 block of Woody Way Circle and was knocking things over. The bear heard patrol cars and...
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Be careful when criticizing others
To the Editor: After reading the Kodiak Daily Mirror this month, I am concerned with letters addressing our magistrate, chief of police and former borough mayor. I have come to realize the importance of disclosing the sources of who is being bashed or criticized. That includes the family members or friends of the author, or who they are defending. I was able to analyze some myself, only because I grew up in Kodiak...
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In the Courts: Dec. 13
Dismissals • A count of first-degree vehicle theft against Andrew Panamarioff, 21, was dismissed Dec. 3. • Counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief and sixth-degree controlled substance use against Wylder Clarion, 23, were dismissed Nov. 26. Assault Wylder Clarion, 23, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault. He was sentenced to 360 days in jail (300 days suspended), and will receive credit for time served. Clari...
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Senior Life: Christmas events abound at the Kodiak Senior Center
Kodiak Senior Center will host their holiday dinner for people 60 and older at noon Friday, Dec. 20. A delicious prime rib dinner will be served along with a special dessert, and the Golden Tones will be singing Christmas Carols. The center is decorated with much holiday flair and is ready for a celebration. Seniors might also bring a small gift for a child. Gifts will be taken to the Women’s Resource Center, cont...
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KHS basketball begins with blue/gold games
Basketball fans will get a sneak peak of Kodiak’s teams Saturday at the annual blue/gold scrimmage. The girls, coming off a fourth-place finish at last year’s 4A state tournament, will begin the co-ed doubleheader at 6 p.m. in the revamped Kodiak High School gym. The first half will be an intrersquad game, while the second half will feature the girls team against the C team boys. Longtime Kodiak fixture Amy Fogle ...
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KHS swimmers get taste of nationals
Alaska’s top two high school girl swimmers competed against the best in the nation Thursday morning at the 2013 Speedo Winter Junior National Championships in Greensboro, N.C. Kodiak’s Ila Hughes and Tahna Lindquist swam in preliminary heats but did not advance to one of the three final heats. Making her second appearance at Junior Nationals, Hughes finished 95th (out of 181 swimmers) in the 50-yard freestyle with...
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Thomet viewing party
Kodiak cross country coach Marcus Dunbar has organized a viewing party for Saturday’s Foot Locker Cross Country Championships, a race featuring Levi Thomet. People can watch the race in the Gerald C. Wilson choral pod at Kodiak High School. The race begins at 9 a.m. The doors open at 8 a.m. The race is being broadcast on footlockercc.com. The Foot Locker National Championships are in San Diego and include the top ...
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Local Results: Dec. 13
City League basketball Wednesday, Dec. 11 Golden Alaska 83, Camai 82, KMS Mark Galindo 23, Tony Will 21, Elijah Hiner 12, Jeff Ryser 8, Nathan Sterns 8, Michael Manifo 7 and Josh Cisclo 4 points for Golden Alaska. Zach Keplinger 26, Jon Sanchez 13, Ty Walker 13, Petaia Sega 12, Jeffrey Miranda 8, Rex Boado 6, Tommy Johnson 2 and Karl McLaughlin 2 points for Camai. Island Espresso 45, Era 33 Juan Ruiz 15, Edmil Bal...
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