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Kodiak wrestlers fall to Homer
In a tune-up before the Peninsula Duals, Kodiak fell to Homer, 60-24, in a wrestling dual Thursday at Homer High School. The Bears picked up four wins on the night. At 113 pounds, Krystal Fabricante pinned Homer’s Ian Stovall 3 minutes, 9 seconds into the match. Scott Larionoff made quick work of Homer’s McKenzie Cook, winning the 138-pound bout with a pin at the 1:16 mark. Larionoff is ranked sixth in his weight ...
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Parnell runs in Idaho
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer More than a month after the Alaska high school cross country season ended, Kodiak’s Michael Parnell is taking on the best of the Northwest. The senior Parnell is running at the Nike Cross Northwest Regional Saturday at Eagle Island Cross Country Course in Boise, Idaho. The race brings the top runners from Wyoming, Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Alaska and Hawaii together on on...
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TAPESTRY: Native of Kodiak art collection for public viewing on Monday, Nov. 16
Former Kodiak resident Roger Pike has never been to Romania and Romanian artist Geanina Cantemir has never been to Alaska. They became friends without seeing each other and launched a project that resulted in the largest collection of Orthodox church paintings in the state. It all happened on the Internet. Pike, who was well known in Kodiak as a meat seller, jewelry maker and entrepreneur, commissioned Cantemir to...
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Leave trees near Chiniak homes
To the editor: It was good to hear that the borough assembly isn’t going to take any action on the borough-owned timber in the residential area of Chiniak. If the timber is ever harvested, it will be the same mess that’s been left behind by Leisnoi and A-1 Timber on adjacent Leisnoi lands. Since the area has been logged, countless four-wheelers are going day and night on the logging roads. Many of these people are...
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Actual bears more important than statue
While I don’t want to rain on the “Rebuild the Bear” campaign, I do find it a little disturbing that the focus of bear conservation in this community would be a bear statue and not the living, breathing bears that live with us. Hopefully, I am not the only one who has noticed the uptick in DLPs (defense of life and property) since roll carts have been introduced. If you are a business or agency, such as Alaska Sta...
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Walter Boudinot Rahmanop
Beloved husband, father and friend Walter Boudinot Rahmanop passed away on Nov. 7, 2015. He was born on Aug. 28, 1959, in Manchester, New Hampshire, to Walter and Martha (Haynes) Rahmanop. He married his wife Sherri on Nov. 15, 2002, on top of Monashka Mountain and the two had many adventures and travels together through the years while they made their home in Kodiak. Walt had a very notable military career with t...
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How to die well getting more consideration
What would dying well look like for you? OK. Now that I've lost all the people who don't even want to think of dying, we can get down to what I think is a very important topic. Dying well. At first glance, my thinking is, "Oh great. One more thing I have to work on." But it was a topic that filled half a day at Providence Hospital in Kodiak when palliative care expert Dr. Ira Byock visited chaplains, palliative ca...
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Kodiak looks back: Nov. 13
Twenty-five years ago: Kodiak was recovering from northwest winds well above hurricane force that ripped through, snapping trees and power poles, leaving most residents in the dark and some in fear for their lives. Fifteen years ago: A report to the school board said the district had 2,775 students, a decrease of 33 since the previous year.
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Loitering law begins move through council
The Kodiak City Council will consider a ban on loitering at an upcoming meeting at the request of the Downtown Committee and business owners who want to see fewer problems in the area, city manager Aimée Kniaziowski said at Tuesday’s work session. The draft ordinance would prohibit assault, obstructing sidewalks and buildings, blocking pedestrians or vehicles, sitting or lying on the sidewalk between 6 a.m. and mi...
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MOUNTAIN VIEWS:Young recruits enter wide world of birding
Pish, pish, pish, pish,” the Girl Scouts call out to the trees, hoping to draw in birds. We are convened by the Potato Patch Lake platform to bird together, where a platform overlooks the lake as well as interpretive display with names and pictures of birds. One of the Scouts, Coral, stands slightly in front of the others with an especially strong pishing sound. Birds fly from tree to tree and the girls look inten...
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