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Kiwanis tree sale brings joy
The weather outside may have been frightful, but that didn't stop hundreds from picking out the perfect Christmas tree at the annual Kiwanis tree sale during the weekend. On Friday, the first day of the sale, a line stretched from the World Wide Movers warehouse door, down the steps and into the yard before the doors even opened at 5 p.m., despite the rain. Once in the doors, it was warm and jolly with Christmas m...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 1
November 13 • Around 1:03 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. • At 1:38 a.m., police advised a driver on Mill Bay Road about an equipment violation. • At 1:49 a.m., police arrested a woman on Metrokin Way for a warrant. A man was arrested on suspicion of felony eluding, driving with a revoked license, and two counts of violating conditions of release. • At 4:12 a.m., a permanent trespass notice was g...
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Black Friday gives Kodiak shoppers the green light
To the outside world, a mere mention of Kodiak ignites images of fierce hunting. Kodiak shoppers bolstered that reputation on Black Friday as they headed out early and hunted for the best possible deals. Kodiak stores reported an influx of bargain hunters, more than the usual traffic as shoppers searched for perfect Christmas gifts and great discounts. Walmart employees saw huge crowds lining up for discounted ite...
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Garden Gate: Amaryllis blooms brighten any space
I never know when garden questions will come my way. Take Thanksgiving, for example. One of the guests at a friend’s house arrived with a gift for the hostess. Recognizing the bright red box as containing an amaryllis bulb, a friend turned to me and said, “How do you grow those things, anyway? I’m always afraid I’m going to kill it.” I told her that most amaryllis bulbs are pre-planted and that all you have to do ...
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Around Kodiak: Dec. 1
BOARD OF EDUCATION NOTICE There will be a Board of Education Work Session beginning at 12:30 p.m. today at Akhiok School. If weather does not allow for a flight to Akhiok School, the meeting will take place at 12:30 p.m. in the Central Services Conference Room. The Work Session in Akhiok will be broadcast via VTC and can be accessed in the Central Services Conference Room. The meeting agenda is available at the Ce...
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Fishing industry to get first glimpse of 2015 halibut catches
It’s the time of year when Alaska’s fishery meetings kick into high gear — with five set for this week alone. The industry will get a first glimpse of potential 2015 halibut catches when the International Pacific Halibut Commission convenes Dec. 2-3 in Seattle. It’s been a wait-and-see attitude among fish circles. Will Alaska’s catch limits again be reduced, down already 70 percent over a decade to just 16 million...
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Legion dishes up Thanksgiving cheer
Legion dishes up Thanksgiving cheer By JULIE HERRMANN Mirror Writer It takes 21 turkeys and eight hams to feed all the people who come to the American Legion’s Thanksgiving event. And that’s not all. You’ll see tray after tray of stuffing and green bean casseroles, along with pot after pot of mashed potatoes, gravy and a huge bowl of fruit salad. It takes all day on the 26th to cook just the turkeys and hams. Then...
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Runners, walkers flock to Turkey Trot
Ti Kenese predicted he wouldn’t have any trouble sleeping Thursday evening. And not just because of his post-Thanksgiving Day food coma. Kenese put his body through the ringer by taking part in Kodiak’s annual Turkey Trot 5-kilometer fun run Thursday morning. It was the first time Kenese ran in more than 20 years. What made him blow two decades worth of dust off his running shoes? His 10-year-old daughter, Ariana....
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Alumni update: Nelson losses first game at UAA
Jerica Nelson’s winning streak came to an end Wednesday evening in the University of Alaska Anchorage’s 69-60 loss to Long Beach State in the women’s championship basketball game of the GCI Great Alaska Shootout. Nelson had been on the winning side of 34 consecutive games, a streak dating back to her junior season in Kodiak. The Bears won the last two games of her junior season and went 27-0 last season. This year...
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Parks and Rec: Nov. 28-Dec. 5
Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Nov. 28 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, Nov. 28 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30 Family 2 – 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 – 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 12 – 1:30 p.m. Evening Op...
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