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ESS hoops travels to Seldovia
For the second straight weekend, the Kodiak Emerging Small School team will travel to the Kenai Peninsula. The Ravens played Seldovia late Thursday on the first day of the Seldovia Tournament. ESS (2-1 in the Peninsula Conference) continues the three-day tournament at 3:30 p.m. today against Birchwood Christian and finishes at 10 a.m. against Nikolaevsk. Seldovia is ranked third in the state in the 1A classificati...
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Local Results: Feb. 13
City League Basketball Feb. 10 Great AK Flooring 101, Camai 92 Jaron Steele 27 points, Mark Galindo 17, Matt Amor 15, Robert Windhalm 15, Germain Jimenez 13, Myrgel Obas 9 and John Hartung 5 for Great AK. Tim Fellows 33 points, Jon Sanchez 19, Jemuel Medina 17, Petaia Sega 13, Kevin VanHatten 6, Marcus Stewart 2 and Karl McGlauglin 2 for Camai. PKIMC 81, Golden AK Excavating 75 Chris Nocon 20 points, Andrew Barnes...
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Parks and Rec: Feb. 13-20
Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Feb. 13 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 12:15 - 1 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Evening Lap 8 – 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14 Lap/Aerobics 9 - 10:30 a.m. Masters Swim 10:45–12 p.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15 Family 2 – 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 – 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Eveni...
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Playbook: Feb. 13
Friday, Feb. 13 Boys Basketball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Kodiak ESS vs. Birchwood Christian at the Seldovia Tournament, 3:30 p.m. Girls Basketball: Kodiak at Soldotna. C squad, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14 Boys Basketball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Kodiak High School. C squad, 2 p.m.; junior varsity,...
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Amazing Nature: Student Science takes a look at Arctic Future
Last weekend was the statewide High School Ocean Science competition called the Tsunami Bowl. The competition is an annual event organized by the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks and part of the National Ocean Science Bowl. Nineteen teams from around the State travelled to cold and snowy Seward to spend three days at the High School comparing their prowess in ocean scie...
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You will be missed, Ron Sears
The Clarkston house was pretty somber the past two days. Just when life was getting back to normal after the Seahawks’ Super Bowl loss, I woke up Tuesday to the sad news that a good friend had taken his last breath on Earth. Even though I knew it was coming, it still took my breath away. I couldn’t believe that Ron Sears had died at the young age of 56 from congenital heart disease. Sears was a member of the Daily...
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KODIAK ISLAND SHIPWRECKS
Part 4 Continued from Feb. 6, 2015 issue, Page 15 EDITOR’S NOTE: This list includes Kodiak fishing vessels that have disappeared during the past two centuries. Many of the non-Kodiak ships that capsized near Kodiak Island had deckhands who were island residents. Captain Warren Good’s original list includes mapping, locations, GPS coordinates and sources for each entry. Those are not included in the Daily Mirror’s ...
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Kalakala demolition crew saving souvenirs of iconic ferry
TACOMA, Wash. — Amid demolition, crews scrapping the ferry Kalakala are saving bolts, pieces of distressed metal with rivets, some railing. The brass trim of windows. Maybe the pistons and connecting rods from the big engine. And they can use it, considering that the office phone at Rhine Demolition Inc. has been ringing non-stop with calls from people seeking those sorts of souvenirs. "They just want a piece of t...
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Alaska Aerospace Corp. floats idea of privatization
JUNEAU — The president and CEO of Alaska Aerospace Corp. said Wednesday that the state-owned corporation would like to become a private company. Craig Campbell told the Senate Finance Committee he does not believe shutting down the corporation and the Kodiak Launch Complex that it owns and operates would be a good decision, given the investment that's been made and the future opportunities. He also said if the sta...
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Debora Howard
On Feb. 2, 2015, Debora Howard passed away at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center with her husband of 19 years, John Howard, holding her hand at the bedside. Debi was born Dec. 9, 1957, at Williams Air Force Base in Mesa, Arizona, to James Royce McCown from Little Rock, Arkansas, and Carole Jean Ellis from Oklahoma. She grew up and attended high school in Ceres, California (near Modesto). At 18 years old Debi ...
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