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Richard “Richie” W. Heglin
Richard “Richie” W. Heglin, 57, passed away suddenly on June 19, 2013 due to stomach cancer. He was born July 18, 1956 in Kodiak to Herbert and Marlys Heglin. Richard served in the US Army from 1974-1980 and was stationed in Germany. He was a lifetime commercial fisherman. Richie’s love of the ocean took him to various ports including Dutch Harbor, Sitka, Seattle, Bellingham, Wash. and many more. He performed vari...
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Keith Anthony
Keith Anthony, longtime Kodiak resident, friend to many, fisherman, boatyard helper and our “Johnny Appleseed” of rhubarb, passed away suddenly Friday, June 21. Keith came to Kodiak over 30 years ago. He’d walked out of an Army recruiting session after being yelled at and happened to pass a Coast Guard recruiter who had pictures of Alaska. “Do you like to hunt and fish?” was all it took. After a short stint in the...
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Mahle takes loss in solid performance
DAILY MIRROR STAFF Kodiak’s Brandon Mahle had an outstanding pitching performance against the Alaska Road Warriors on Sunday. Unfortunately for the Kenai Post 20 Twins hurlers, Jacob Butcher had an even better outing from the mound. Butcher, a recent Colony High School graduate, tossed a no-hitter in the Road Warriors’ 2-0 American Legion AA victory over Kenai. “He was going against a talented pitcher in (Brandon)...
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70 years later, new memorial at Attu
This month, the silence of Attu Island was broken by the music of a single harmonica playing “Taps.” In a simple ceremony, a handful of workers from the US Fish and Wildlife Service dedicated a memorial on the island to remember both the Battle of Attu and the 44 villagers who lost their homes on the island during World War II. “The idea is that we did something in recognition of the 70th anniversary,” said Jeff W...
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Fisherman faces federal charges
A Washington man who fished out of Kodiak faces federal charges for alleged illegal fishing. On Friday, U.S. Attorney Karen Loeffler announced that Steven Carr, 54, was indicted by an Anchorage federal grand jury for making false records under federal fish and wildlife laws, and making false statements to a federal government agency. Carr faces four counts of violating the Lacey Act, which makes it illegal to fals...
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New group offers playtime for toddlers
A new group called “Toddler Time” gives Kodiak’s toddlers a safe place to play and socialize. The group is the brainchild of Brian Dixon and his wife, Kristen Frank, who have a 2-year-old son, Finn, and 6-month-old daughter, Hannah. They were looking for a place to take their kids to meet other kids, and when they couldn’t find one, they decided to start the group. Dixon and Frank contacted the city of Kodiak, and...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 25
Thursday, June 20 • At 2:05 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Mill Bay Road. • At 2:10 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Chichenof Street. • At 2:34 a.m., 2:37 a.m., 2:39 a.m. and 2:41 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 6:32 a.m., a woman received a citation for studded tires and no proof of insurance. • At 7:02 a.m., a woman received a citation for studded tires. • At 7:08 a.m., a c...
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Around Kodiak: June 25
Join the Alutiiq Museum board and staff for a farewell potluck from 5:30-7:30 p.m. today in honor of Sven Haakanson Jr. Bring a dish to share and add to a send-off scrapbook — photos, artwork, memories and good wishes are welcomed. The Kodiak City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. for a regular work session in the borough building on Mill Bay Road. The public is invited to attend.
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Split leaves Post 17 tied for third
Two outs from moving into second place in the American Legion A division, Kodiak Post 17 coughed up three runs to hand Chugiak a 5-4 victory Sunday in Chugiak. Kodiak overcame a pair of deficits in the opener of the doubleheader to win 11-10. The split leaves Kodiak and Chugiak tied for third in the 10-team league with 19 points. The Bears, after beginning 0-4, are 4-3 in league play, 4-5 overall. Sam Bennett twir...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Getting a jump on pinks
I was cautiously steering our boat past a kelp bed, watching for the long brown streamers to loom suddenly beneath the surface as we trolled for king salmon. It’s a bit like playing bumper cars with your boat as you maneuver close enough to attract a king while staying out just far enough to avoid tangles. I was looking ahead when I in the corner of my eye I saw the inboard rod dip lightly once, then twice, and ye...
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