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Remembering Red: Kodiak hoops coach dies of cancer
Red West was easy to pick out of a crowd. He was the middle-aged guy nestled on the Kodiak High School boys’ basketball sideline with a face full of — you guessed it — red facial hair. Beyond the bristly look, West was one of the boys. He cheered when an unbelievable play was made, told jokes and stories, and hung out just like high school boys would. He cherished every moment he spent with the team, and the boys ...
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Alaska State Troopers: Feb. 13
Feb. 10 At 3:59 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a reported disturbance on Selief Lane. The responsible party had left the area, but she returned and rammed a vehicle into a metal workshop. The vehicle stuck and the woman left on foot. The woman was later arrested and charged with criminal mischief in the third degree. Damage to the workshop was estimated at $1,000. Undated Alaska Wildlife Troopers receive...
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In the Courts: Feb. 13
David Froehlich pleaded guilty to attempted escape in the third degree. Froehlich was sentenced to 360 days in jail (360 suspended) and placed on probation for five years. Everett Joseph Grass Jr. pleaded guilty to violating conditions of release. Grass Jr. was sentenced to 10 days in jail. Kim O Woodman pleaded guilty to sport fish guide – license/tags/permits not available for inspection. Woodman was fined $1,50...
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Abba Father has unique location and ministry
Located in the heart of downtown Kodiak across from the boat harbor, Abba Father Christian Fellowship is on the periphery of the more established neighborhood churches. Many of the people who walk through its doors are transients: fishermen passing through, Coastguardsmen on cutters or patrols on their way to Bering Sea, cannery workers, homeless folk. Some come in work clothes, just off the boat or a long cannery...
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Celebrating Agape love
The last straw was the TV commercial for JC Penney encouraging everyone to “buy gifts for all your Valentines” and, of course, “use your JC Penney card” and get in even more debt after the Christmas binge of gift buying. I wanted to throw my remote at the TV, but managed to refrain. I have picked up pieces of remote before and never found all the pieces. Valentines Day and I have had a love/hate relationship with ...
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Kodiak gets top presentation award at Tsunami Bowl
The Kodiak High School team received the top presentation award at the 2015 Tsunami Bowl for the second year in a row. At the Tsunami Bowl, teams of five students compete in three separate areas: quizzes, the research paper, and a presentation about the research, all on the subject of ocean size. Kodiak’s five-person Arctic Asteroids team was comprised of senior Annie Looman, juniors Devin Shannon-Aguirre and Lanc...
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Proposals sought for changes to subsistence regulations
The Department of the Interior is seeking proposals for changes to the regulations governing federal subsistence hunting and trapping. Proposals are accepted until March 25, according to a department announcement. Proposals must include answers to questions such as, “What regulations do you wish to change? Include management unit number and species. Quote the current regulation if known. If you are proposing a new...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 13
Jan. 9 At 12:02 a.m., a caller reported theft on Birch Avenue. They decided not to press charges. At 8:16 a.m., a caller reported burglary on Larch Street. They decided not to press charges. At 9:44 a.m., police advised a citizen about their options regarding an abandoned vehicle on Natalia Way. At 10:34 a.m., police arrested a man on Mill Bay road for a warrant. At 10:58 a.m., a caller reported someone driving wi...
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KHS basketball squads take on Soldotna
Last weekend, Kodiak’s boys picked up their first Northern Lights Conference basketball win of the season. They hope to at least double their win total this weekend when Soldotna comes to town for a pair of NLC contests. Today’s game tips at 7 p.m., while Saturday’s starts at 5 p.m. Despite splitting with Kenai last week, the team was pleased to get off the snide — the Bears were 0-8 against 4A teams this season p...
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Community events: Feb. 13
Send items for inclusion in the Community Calendar to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. TODAY 7-8:30 p.m. Alaskan Authors Readings, Kodiak College, BBB 129. Saturday, Feb. 14 9 a.m.-noon ­­— Board of Education budget advisory committee, Central Services Conference Room. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. — Alaskan Authors Reading & Workshops, Kodiak College, BBB 129 6-10 p....
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