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Middle school volleyball
A Kodiak Christian School/St. Mary player hits the ball during the Kodiak Middle School volleyball tournament Tuesday at KMS. (Derek Clarkston photo)
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Parks and Rec: Feb. 8-Feb. 15
Feb.8-Feb. 15 BARANOF ICE RINK Stick and Puck is held Sunday, 9 to 11 a.m., and Monday, 7:30 to 9 p.m. This is a time for all ages and competitive levels to hone their skills. No games allowed. Players can focus on game fundamentals without the pressure of game situations. Broomball is a game similar to ice hockey in which the players, not wearing skates, use “broom sticks” instead of hockey sticks to shoot a smal...
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Guest opinion: Final meeting in current building
To the editor: Kodiak Public Library Association will hold its annual meeting this Saturday. As has been the case for each of the last five years, this event gives us a moment to pause and reflect on what we’ve achieved, and to share that information with our members and supporters. Amazingly, this will be the last year we hold our annual meeting in the current library building. As your readers know, the new libra...
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Kodiak boys rebound against Chugiak
Kodiak rode the hot hand of Austin Frick to get back on the winning track Thursday evening. Frick hit five 3-pointers and scored a game-high 19 points to power the Bears to a 59-41 non-conference boys basketball victory at Chugiak. Elijah Hiner chipped in 12 points, while Germain Jimenez added 10 points for Kodiak. It didn’t take long for Kodiak to forget about last Saturday’s one-point defeat to Colony. The Bears...
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Guest opinion: Letting Cruise Industry Waste Dumping Damage The Greatest Fisheries In The World?
Care much about the decline of Alaska’s king salmon and halibut? I do. You do, and protecting Alaska’s fish and clean water is why you voted in 2006 for strict water quality standards to prevent cruise ship companies from dumping poorly treated, damaging copper and human waste — 20,000 gallons at a time — into our fishing waters. Unfortunately, in my view and many of yours, the Governor and GOP-led House passed a ...
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Kodiak girls escape with win over Colony
Facing Colony for the third time this season, Kodiak’s girls escaped with a 39-35 basketball win Thursday evening at the Lady Lynx Prep Tournament at Dimond High. In a defensive battle, Kodiak needed a second-half surge to remain undefeated on the season at 17-0. The Bears now face Dimond in a highly anticipated semifinal game today at 8 p.m. The game can be seen live at www.alaskasportslive.net. The Lynx beat Ket...
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KDM Editorial: Creative ideas are needed to keep oil revenue high
The Alaska Legislature is in the middle of an intense debate over the future of Alaska’s oil tax system. Throughout the debate, the focus has been on increasing production through the trans-Alaska oil pipeline. While we agree that more production is better for Alaska, legislators must not forget that raising revenue — not simple production — is their ultimate goal. This week, the Kodiak Daily Mirror learned that t...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Feb. 8
Kasaakaruaq : Creole Kasaakaruat Sun’ami amlertut. : There are a lot of part-Russians in Kodiak. The term Creole comes from the Spanish word criollo – meaning native to the place. In nineteenth century Kodiak, Russian entrepreneurs used this term for individuals of both Russian and Native ancestry, an increasingly large and segregated part of Kodiak’s population. Descent was not the only defining characteristic of...
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Avelina Luna Viveros
Longtime resident Avelina Luna Viveros, born March 2, 1943, passed away peacefully on Jan. 27, 2013 with her family by her side. Avelina had worked at Western Alaska Fisheries since 1983. In April 2012, Avelina was diagnosed with cancer and moved to San Diego for treatment. She is survived by her husband Gerrado Viveros Lopez; daughter Maria Loizakes and her husband Michael Loizakes of Florence, Ore. along with th...
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New public radio station coming this fall
This fall, a new radio station will begin broadcasting in Kodiak, but one important question remains to be answered: What will the station broadcast? On Thursday, public radio station KMXT-FM launched an online listener survey asking Kodiak residents what they’d like to hear when KODK-FM 90.7 begins broadcasting. “Right now, we've got the grant for equipment and all that kind of stuff that goes with it,” said Meri...
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