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Kodiak wrestling triumphant at home
Wrestling fans had plenty to watch Saturday night during Kodiak’s only home meet of the season. Only three of the 15 championship bouts ended with a pin in a marathon final round of the 37th Robin Hervey Tournament at Kodiak High School. After two and a half hours of wrestling under the spotlight, Kodiak emerged with eight champions to claim its home tournament title with 197 points. West Anchorage was second in t...
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Around Kodiak: Jan. 13
The Kodiak Island Borough Planning and Zoning Commission will meet for a special work session at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the borough building to discuss revisions to the borough planning code.
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Old Harbor man faces felony assault charges for hitting woman in face
An Old Harbor man is facing a felony assault charge for allegedly punching a woman in the face. Marcus Tunohun, 30, was arraigned in Kodiak District Court on Thursday on one count of third-degree domestic violence assault, a class C felony punishable by up to five years in jail and a $10,000 fine. According to court documents, Alaska State Troopers were told around 3:25 a.m. Wednesday that Tunohun had assaulted a ...
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Tapestry: Russian New Year’s Masquerade Ball – More than a century of tradition
As Kodiak people hunker down for a long, dark winter, they are rejuvenated by a parade of characters, some comical, some grotesque, some noble. A number in the parade are personifications of inanimate objects — chairs, pillows, a deck of cards. They make their appearance at the Russian New Year’s Masquerade Ball, Kodiak’s annual defiance of the long winter. It is called Russian because the masquerade is based on t...
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Board of Fish asks seiners to give back
A new rule passed by the Alaska Board of Fish means some Kodiak fishermen will be tossing salmon back. On Thursday, the fish board approved a packet of proposals intended to help the early sockeye salmon run in the Alitak District. Included within the packet is a mandate: Seiners must toss back every king salmon larger than 28 inches and caught before July 6. "There is a problem with chinook statewide," said board...
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First baby of the year born
The first Kodiak baby of the year is named after the sea. Dylan Cedar Waltenbaugh was born Tuesday, Jan. 7, the son of Eric and Jennifer Waltenbaugh. “It means by the sea,” Jennifer Waltenbaugh said of his first name. “All of our children’s names are ‘by the water.’” Her five-year-old son is Kai (ocean in Hawaiian) and her three-year-old son is Rio (river). Dylan is the third child in the family. He was born 8 pou...
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It’s time for the Clarky Awards
The Kodiak Daily Mirror Clarky Awards started as a space filler in 2006. It is still a space filler eight years later. The award — created by the Daily Mirror’s lone sports writer — honors Kodiak’s athletic community over the past year. Only the best of the best have been given a Clarky. Some years certificates are handed out, other years recipients get nothing (hey, I’m working with no budget, so what do you expe...
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Around Kodiak: Jan. 10
There will be an Alutiiq language strategic planning meeting today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Koniag Building on Near Island. Come see where the movement has been and what you think future steps should be. There will be a potluck lunch, so bring something to share. For more information, contact Marya at the Alutiiq Museum at 486-7004. Pianist Alpin Hong takes the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium stage at 7 p.m. Satu...
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Wrestling under the spotlight
Some consider it scary. Others enjoy it. Performing under the spotlight is the ultimate experience for Kodiak High School’s wrestlers. Thirty kids will get the opportunity to feel what it’s like to be the main attraction in the 37th Robin Hervey Tournament finals that begin at 6 o’clock Saturday night at Kodiak High School. Kodiak senior Leo Sega is a veteran to spotlight wrestling. He is 6-2 under the light, incl...
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Coast Guard rescues 3 in tandem medevacs
Three people are safe after a pair of Coast Guard medevac missions Wednesday near Cold Bay. The Coast Guard took two burn victims from the M/V Astoria Bay and a man infected by staph from the F/V Pavlof on Wednesday. According to the Coast Guard, the Astoria Bay radioed for help on Tuesday morning. The Coast Guard’s on-duty flight surgeon recommended the ship — en route to China from Washington state — divert to D...
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