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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 27
Jan. 28 At 12:49 a.m., police were unable to locate any chaos on Alimaq Drive during a welfare check. At 10:26 a.m., a person loitering on West Marine Way left the area when police asked. At 12:13 p.m., police responded to animal cruelty on Holland Circle. It’s under investigation. At 2:18 p.m., police warned a man on Hemlock Street for setting off fireworks. At 2:31 p.m., after an instance of criminal trespass on...
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Double zero: Jemuel Manglaus excels on the court
It takes a special kind of player to wear double zero. Kodiak senior Jemuel Mangalus fits the bill. “I picked the number out for him when I put him on the team,” KHS boys basketball coach David Anderson said. “I said, ‘you look like a double zero,’ and he went, ‘what?’ It is just a number that is different.” It is so unusual of a jersey number that only 28 players in the history of the National Basketball Associat...
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Kodiak boys basketball hosts Wasilla
After starting the week with games against Palmer, Kodiak will finish the week against another Mat-Su Valley team. The Bears finish the regular season today and Saturday at home against Wasilla in a pair of Northern Lights Conference games. Today’s game begins at 7 p.m., while Saturday’s tips at 5 p.m.. “I think we are going to give Wasilla everything they can handle on Friday night,” Kodiak coach David Anderson s...
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Coastie vs. Townie hockey game has new look
One of Tim McGuyer’s goals as the new Baranof Park ice rink manager is to increase the usage of the facility. So far, he has succeeded. The rink’s cosmic skate nights have been a huge hit with more than 200 people attending. McGuyer is sprucing up this year’s Coastie vs. Townie hockey game in the hopes that it will draw the same type of crowd. The game starts at 3 p.m. Saturday, and will not resemble the ones of y...
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Playbook: Feb. 27
Friday, Feb. 27 Boys Basketball: Kodiak vs. Wasilla at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Girls Basketball: Kodiak at Wasilla. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Saturday, March 1 Boys Basketball: Kodiak vs. Wasilla at Kodiak High School. C squad, 2 p.m.; junior varsity, 3:30 p.m.; varsity, 5 p.m. Kodiak ESS vs. Birchwood Christian at the AT&T C...
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ESS returns to action
Kodiak’s Emerging Small Schools boys basketball team returns to action Saturday. The Ravens finish the regular season against Birchwood Christian at the AT&T Center in Palmer. This will be the second meeting between the two schools this season. Birchwood (6-4) won the first, 53-34, on Feb. 13 at the Seldovia Tournament. ESS (2-6) will compete at the Peninsula Conference Championships that begin next week at Lumen ...
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Bench Press competition Saturday
Muscles will be put to the test Saturday at the Kodiak Athletic Club. The seventh annual Ron Sears Memorial KMXT Bench Press Competition begins at noon. Weigh-ins start at 11 a.m. Competitors can either press half their bodyweight or their full bodyweight as many times as possible. Nick Long grabbed last year’s men’s full bodyweight title by pressing 195 pounds 19 times, while Heather Norton won the ladies title b...
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Parks and Rec: Feb. 27-March 6
Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Feb. 27 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 — 1 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Evening Lap 8 – 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 Lap/Aerobics 1:30 — 3 p.m. Masters Swim 10:45 a.m. — noon Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Sunday, March 1 Family 2 – 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 – 6 p.m. Monday, March 2 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Eveni...
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KODIAK ISLAND SHIPWRECKS (Final installment)
FINAL INSTALLMENT Continued from Feb. 20 edition, Page 7 of the Daily Mirror EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the final installment of our list of Kodiak fishing vessels that have disappeared during the past two centuries. Many of the non-Kodiak ships that capsized near Kodiak Island had deckhands who were island residents. SEA QUAIL (1999) The 74 foot fishing vessel Sea Quail struck Ikognak Rock and sank Feb. 18, 1999 in W...
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Grounded vessel gets fuel lifted off, some may have leaked
Much of the fuel aboard the fishing vessel that went aground on Long Island has been removed although as much as 200 gallons of diesel may have leaked from a “compromised” fuel tank. A new situation report from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation issued Tuesday stated Global Diving and Salvage, LLC had removed about 2,300 gallons of diesel from three intact tanks onboard the vessel Savannah Ray. An...
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