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Kodiak looks back: Nov. 24
Twenty years ago: A fire did an estimated $250,000 in damage to a former Kodiak Electric Association power plant structure on Marine Way. The building was being used to store boats and equipment. A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced an injured crew member from a Russian freighter 100 miles south of Sand Point. Ten years ago: A newly reassembled Dall’s porpoise skeleton went on display at the Fort Abercrombie St...
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Cannon debuts at LCC
After bouncing around two schools, Carissa Cannon has finally found a home. The 5-foot-5 freshman guard debuted for Lower Columbia College, a Northwest Athletic Conference school in Longview, Washington, over the weekend. In three games, Cannon combined to net nine points and eight rebounds, as the Red Devils started the season 2-1. Her biggest game came on Sunday when she dropped six points on 2-of-5 shooting fro...
Nov 24, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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OUTDOOR KODIAK: Game additions to Thanksgiving menu
Our family loves turkey as much as anyone. With all the trimmings, of course! But we had a great turkey dinner with friends a week ago. It’s hard now to work up our enthusiasm for preparing and consuming another so soon. Traditional meals are important and fulfilling, with favorite dishes reaching back generations. But do you have to have turkey for Thanksgiving? Always? If you take a close look at history, there ...
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three wrestlers place at Lancer
With a skeleton crew of wrestlers, Kodiak placed 19th at the Lancer Smith Memorial, the largest tournament of the season, over the weekend in Palmer. Three of Kodiak’s six wrestlers placed, as the Bears tallied 50 points in the 43-team field. Bryan Gonzalez and Scott Larionoff both finished fourth in their respective weight classes, while Russel Delacruz placed fifth. Gonzalez went 4-2 in the tournament, with both...
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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ESS volleyball ends season at regions
The fourth season of Kodiak Emerging Small Schools volleyball came to an end on Saturday at the Denali Conference Championships in Seldovia. The Ravens finished third in the four-team tournament with a 1-2 record. The team lost to Seldovia and beat Fort Yukon in the first match of the consolation bracket. “I think we did well,” first-year ESS coach Danielle Christiansen said. “I’m excited for next year. We still h...
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Kodiak Island Births: Nov. 24
Quinn David Keyse was born at 3:11 a.m. on Nov. 13, 2015, to Matthew Keyse and Molly Marvel. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. His parents are originally from Greensboro, North Carolina, and Juneau and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother owns a business, and the baby’s father works at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Grandparents are Dave and Lynn Marvel from Juneau and Vince and N...
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Icy roads lead to 5 accidents
Rain during the day followed by freezing temperatures Thursday night and Friday morning caused five vehicle accidents in the Kodiak area. No injuries were reported in any of the accidents, and each involved a single vehicle. Kodiak Police Department chief Ronda Wallace told the Mirror the department responded to two of the accidents. One occurred at the “Y” intersection downtown where Rezanof Drive and Mill Bay Ro...
Nov 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man gets 5 years for mailed meth
A man arrested in February for trafficking drugs through the mail from California to Alaska was sentenced last week to five years in prison, according to a release from the U.S. attorney’s Alaska district office. Teodoro Berdan, 55, pleaded guilty in July to possession with intent to distribute more than 100 grams of a mixture and substance containing methamphetamine. The Daily Mirror reported in February that Ber...
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AMHS budget meeting set for Dec. 8
Kodiakans will have a chance to talk to Alaska Marine Highway System staff next month about budget challenges to the ferry system. The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities announced Thursday a series of six community engagement meetings in coastal communities including a Dec. 8 meeting in Kodiak. “The goal of the public meetings is to lead a constructive dialogue around the fiscal challenges t...
Nov 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Troopers: Dead man found on Shuyak Island, suspect arrested
Responding to a request for a welfare check on Tuesday, Alaska State Troopers found a man shot to death on Shuyak Island, and police arrested a suspect in Anchorage early Thursday, according to a trooper report. Troopers discovered the 56-year-old male victim outside a bunkhouse at Port William Wilderness Lodge on the south shore of Shuyak Island. A preliminary investigation by the Alaska Bureau of Investigations ...
Nov 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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