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Reverse Pillar Mt. Run Saturday
The Orion Mountain Sports Shop Reverse Pillar Mountain Run is 10 a.m. Saturday. The 9-mile run begins and ends at Orion’s on Mill Bay Road. Runners run to Swampy Acres before climbing Pillar Mountain. Competitors then run down Pillar Mountain Road before hitting the streets of Kodiak to finish the race. Prizes will be awarded to the top solo female, male and relay team and for the best costume. Registration begins...
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Playbook: Oct. 26
Today Swimming: Kodiak at the Region III Swimming and Diving Championships at Homer High School. Diving semifinals, 9:30 a.m.; swimming prelims, 3 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Colony at Colony High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5 p.m.; varsity, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 Running: Orion’s Mountain Sports Reverse Pillar Mountain Run, 10 a.m. Swimming: Kodiak at the Region III Swimming and Diving Champions...
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Alaska State Trooper report: Oct. 25
Tuesday, Oct. 16 At 6:33 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a property off of Sharatin Road for a complaint of trespassing. Upon contacting the individuals on the property, one fled. After a foot pursuit troopers stopped and identified a 29-year-old male resident of Kodiak. Further investigation revealed he had outstanding warrants for failure to report to jail on original charges of criminal trespass I, two...
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Disappointed in KDM's use of photo of dead bear
To the Editor: Kodiak brown bears are part of the culture of this island. I was disappointed to see a picture of the bear killed in Tuesday's edition of the Kodiak Daily Mirror, hanging upside down from a forklift. It was done in very poor taste. A decent photo could have been used, or if one wasn't available, none would have been better. I do understand there are times when a bear may have to be killed in defense...
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Around Kodiak: Oct. 25
Senior Citizens of Kodiak’s Family Caregiver Support Program is hosting a discussion regarding caregiving issues today at the Senior Center. If you are caring for someone over the age of 60, join them at 12:30 p.m. For further information contact Kathy at 486-6181. The Alutiiq Museum hosts a lecture by Courtney Carothers at 7 p.m. tonight in the museum. Carothers is an anthropologist with the University of Alaska ...
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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American Fisheries Society's Alaska chapter meets in Kodiak
Over 200 people arrived at the Kodiak Convention Center on Wednesday morning to hear the keynote speakers at the 39th annual meeting of the Alaska Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. The American Fisheries Society is a professional group that represents fisheries scientists by promoting research and management of resources. Mark Wipfli, president-elect of the Alaska chapter, gave the conference’s opening re...
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Region III Swimming preview: LeVan’s final chance to qualify for state
Kodiak’s Axl LeVan gets one last chance to qualify for the state swimming meet when he competes at the Region III Swimming and Diving Championships today at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center in Homer. LeVan fell just short of qualifying for state his sophomore and junior seasons, and time is running out for the senior to reach his goal — swimming at a state meet. “State is important to me, but I think I got past the s...
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Bear, goat populations healthy, deer and elk drop
When bear hunters go out into the field today, the first day of the season, they should find healthy, fatty animals. Last winter was kind to Kodiak’s bear population. The same can’t be said about the archipelago’s deer and elk. According to hunting reports and aerial surveys, the Kodiak deer population has declined by upwards of 40 percent. The elk herds on Afognak Island have declined about 10-15 percent, said La...
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Museum director switches to leading arts council
The Kodiak Arts Council will soon have a new executive director as Katie Oliver makes the switch from the Baranov Museum to the Arts Council. "I love the Arts Council and I believe in their mission and the work they do in the community," Oliver said. Oliver will leave her position as executive director of the museum in November to take the arts council job. The council formed a search committee at the end of Augus...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 25
Sunday, Oct. 21 • At 1:11 a.m., an officer investigated suspicious circumstances on Benny Benson Avenue. • At 2:18 a.m., an officer reported a bear sighting on Mill Bay Road. • At 3 a.m., an officer observed two people in an argument on Center Avenue. The parties separated. • At 3:07 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol downtown. • At 3:37 a.m., a caller reported a man refused to pay his bar tab at a location on Ma...
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