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Kodiak downed by Bethel
A new year didn’t bring in different results for the Kodiak boys basketball team. The Bears’ losing skid hit four games with a 53-33 loss to Bethel in the first round of the Lime Solar/Pepsi Invitational Thursday at Anchorage Christian High School. Kodiak stands at 0-4 and will look to get its first win of the season at 1:30 p.m. today against Point Hope. The Harpooners fell to tournament host Anchorage Christian....
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Teeing Off: Gizmo takes aim at playoff predictions
The NFL’s second season starts Saturday with Wild Card Weekend. It also gives Gizmo a chance to redeem himself from a horrible Week 17 performance. The canine must have not been feeling well, as he incorrectly picked all three of his games last week. That dropped his season record to 18-21. Thanks Santa. Gizmo was bouncing with enthusiasm when I laid down the picks in front of him Thursday. Maybe it was just the s...
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Service, West Valley top the rankings
The Service boys and West Valley girls top the 4A charts in the recent Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll. Service (7-0) won the Doc Larson’s Roundball Classic with a 60-55 win over 3A Barrow on Wednesday in Wasilla. The Whalers (9-2) are ranked second in the 3A class and have only lost to 4A Service and East Anchorage this season. West Anchorage (0-1), Wasilla (2-2), East Anchorage (2-1) and West Valle...
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Local Results: Jan. 2
Christmas Basketball Tournament Championship games C Division  Olson’s Bookkeeping 68, Ravn 41 Wesley Walker 20 points, Bryan Horn 12, Josh Olson 12, Jeff Sanford 9, Louis Rochleau 7, Louis Rochleau, Jr. 6 and DJ Kewan 2 for Olson’s. Jason Blondin 14 points, Lexxan Data 12, Virgilio Data 7, Jeraldo Ruiz 6 and Corey Gronn 2 for Ravn. B Division  Commsta 72, PKIMC 66 Ricky Winston 31 points, Lonnie Rigsby 13, Dylan ...
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Playbook: Jan. 2
Friday, Jan. 2 Boys basketball: Kodiak at the Lime Solar/Pepsi Invitational at Anchorage Christian High School. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3 Boys basketball: Kodiak at the Lime Solar/Pepsi Invitational at Anchorage Christian High School. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak High School. C squad, 3 p.m....
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Alleged drug dealer caught after creeping around police chief’s house
Trespassing and illegal drug use were not the only bad decisions a Kodiak man seems to have made before Alaska State Troopers caught him — after he allegedly lurked around the home of the city’s top cop, officials said Thursday. Police chief Ronda Wallace and her husband, David Spellman, originally reported to the troopers that someone was prowling around their house with a flashlight Tuesday, according to court d...
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OUR 2014 TOP STORIES
Who says Kodiak is not America’s news capital? In 2014, several news stories splashed the Emerald Isle on the news map — not just in Alaska but nationwide. The conviction of the man behind the killings at the Coast Guard communications station signaled the start of hot stories in 2014 for the Kodiak Daily Mirror, but news became hotter when the Kodiak Launch Complex aborted its rocket flight test on Aug. 25, causi...
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Proposed compost facility open for comment
The proposed City of Kodiak facility to turn sewage sludge into compost is open for public comment. The facility is currently undergoing the permitting process, which includes a public comment period. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has received the city’s permit application permit and proposes to issue the permit. The location is currently borough property, which the borough will transfer to t...
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Board of Game sets sights on Kodiak hunting regulations
Proposals for changes in game regulations to be addressed at Board of Game meetings this spring include six affecting Unit 8, Kodiak and the surrounding islands. Two of the proposed changes affect bag limits, a third adds a fox season, and the last three involve removing Unit 8 from regulation references to trapping several animals that do not exist in Unit 8. Proposal 144 would open a hunt for Arctic fox in Unit ...
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Top sports stories of 2014
Narrowing down Kodiak’s top sports stories of 2014 was no easy task. Kodiak High School had one of its most successful athletic years ever, with cross-country and girls basketball winning state team titles, and numerous individuals shining on the big stage. That is just at the local level. Kodiak had many other athletes shine at the national level — it’s strange that such a small island produces so much talent, bu...
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