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Public Safety Blotter: March 10
Feb. 11 Around 1:14 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. At 8:40 a.m., police cited a driver in the Hemlock Street and Mill Bay Road area for having no proof of insurance. At 12:01 p.m., a caller reported a loose dog on Woodland Drive. It was gone when police arrived. At 12:23 p.m., police impounded a loose dog on Harry Neilsen Avenue. At 3:16 p.m., police cited a driver on Mill Bay Road for having no...
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Kodiak Island Births: March 10
Elin Dorothy Howard was born at 6:38 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, to Sondra Howard and Erik Howard. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 21 inches long. Her parents are originally from Seattle, Wash., and now live in Kodiak. Grandparents are John and Marjan Howard of Spokane, Wash., and MaryAnne and Dennis Soderberg of Bellevue, Wash. Maison Alejandro Miranda was born at 3:06 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27, 201...
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Community events: March 10
Send items for inclusion in the Community Calendar to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. Thursday, March 12 Noon-9 p.m. — Tax preparation help at the senior center, call 907-562-0335. Friday, March 13 9 a.m.-9 p.m. — Tax preparation help at the food bank. 7 p.m. — “Tarzan,” Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium, see www.kodiakartscouncil.org. Saturday, March 14 9 a.m...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Spring tackle boxes
A few weeks ago I wrote about problems with reels that have stored all winter without maintenance. I managed to service all my reels but two before storing them, and I paid the price with the neglected pair. Corrosion, rust and failed lubricants work together to shorten the lifespan of even the most reliable reels. But you haven’t seen anything yet. Wait until you open your tackle box! This early in the season my ...
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GUEST OPINION: Kodiak as seen through California eyes
I visited Kodiak this past January with a touring performance of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe that my dear friend Mat Freeman and I had decided to stage together. It was one of those fluke circumstances that later proved serendipitous. I never meant to come to Kodiak — it was just the only time and place where schedules aligned. My fate was decided with a somewhat apocryphal exchange that, despite not bein...
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Marvin Heine
Marvin Heine passed away Feb. 27, 2015, at Kodiak Island Hospital, after a long illness. He is preceded in death by his wife, Clara, and son, Michael. Marvin is survived by his brother, Clayton Heine; sister, Delores Cartales; sons, John Heine and John Bahe; grandchildren, Nnekyia, Tristine and Chyian; and many other great-grandkids, nieces and nephews. He will be missed by friends and family for many years to com...
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Alumni update: Nelson grabs GNAC title
Kodiak’s Jerica Nelson grabbed another basketball title on Saturday in Billings, Montana. Nelson and the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team captured the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championship title with a 71-58 victory over Western Washington. Nelson, a freshman, played only four minutes in the championship game, but made big contributions in a 59-56 semifinal win over Simon Frasier o...
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Local Results: March 10
Saturday, March 7 3.3 miles 1. Levi Thomet, 19 minutes, 06 seconds; 2. Micahel Parnell, 19:27; 3. Brenden Thompson, 20:50; 4. Richie McKinney, 20:51; 5. Rafael Bitanga, 20:57; 6. Gabe Nummer, 21:07; 7. Dale Nelson, 22:01; 8. Youji Seto, 22:33; 9. Corey Thompson, 22:34; 10. Jennifer Foster, 22:56; 11. Keith Bruce, 23:08; 12. Zoe Bigley, 23:26; 13. Charles Russell, 23:52; 14. Alyssa Hopkins, 23:54; 15. Michael Bach,...
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Brackets released for state hoops tourney
Another girls basketball team has a chance to post a 27-0 record when the 4A state championships begins March 19 at the Sullivan Center in Anchorage. West Valley, the Mid-Alaska champions, head to state perfect with a 24-0 mark. Led by junior standout Ruthy Hebard, the Wolfpack earned the tournament’s No. 1 seed and will face No. 8 Thunder Mountain in the opening round. Last year, Kodiak’s girls posted a 27-0 reco...
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Bartleson earns hoops accolades
Kodiak Emerging Small Schools’ Wade Bartleson picked up a pair of Peninsula Conference basketball accolades. The senior from Port Lions was named to the conference’s second team, which was announced at the conference championships Friday at Lumen Christi High School. He was also named to the tournament’s second team. Cook Inlet Academy’s Timmy Smithwick was voted the conference’s most valuable player, while Seldov...
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