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Golfers battle for top prize
The Emerald Isle’s top golfers will take center stage this Labor Day weekend. The 28th Kodiak Island Golf Championship begins Saturday morning at the Bear Valley Golf Course. The two-day, 36-hole tournament is the biggest golfing event on the island. Dustin Roberson won last year’s men’s crown by shooting a 10-over-par 152 — two strokes ahead of runner-up Fred Barber. Kriss Larsen won her third straight women’s ti...
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska Pacific University skiers entertain students
“Everybody take your marks, get set, go.” With those words from Alaska Pacific University skier Taylor Kornfield, more than 30 East Elementary School students took off on an obstacle course adventure through the school’s gravel yard on a sun-filled Tuesday afternoon. Students navigated hula-hoops, crawled through tunnels and jumped over small hurdles. Some students zipped through the course in less than a minute, ...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Horse show results
Sydney Mutch grabbed five purple ribbons at the 4-H Horse Show last week at the Kodiak Island Fairgrounds. A purple ribbon (excellence) is the top award a rider can receive. Mutch, an intermediate rider, also earned two blue ribbons (outstanding) and one red (good) ribbon. Mallory Arnold scored two purple ribbons and three blue and red ribbons, while Tatiana Schneider earned one purple ribbon and four blue and red...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Larsens win Lutton titles
The husband-wife duo of Brett and Kriss Larsen cruised to victories in the 13th Stuart Lutton Golf Tournament Sunday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. Brett won his first Lutton title since 2011 by firing a six-over-par, 36-hole total of 150, while Kriss captured her eighth title with a score of 177. Brett shot a magnificent 33 on Saturday’s back nine to finish the first day with a 74 — two strokes ahead of Dustin R...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decision on golf course could come soon
The final decision on the future of Bear Valley Golf Course — a Coast Guard-owned facility — could come as soon as next week. “We are finalizing a decision, that is all I can say,” Kodiak Coast Guard base’s Morale, Well-Being and Recreation director Joe Bower told the Daily Mirror on Tuesday. In Tuesday’s Daily Mirror, MWR posted a help wanted ad for a Bear Valley Golf Course greens manager for the 2015 golf seaso...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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MMA event a hit in Kodiak
Moments after Waylon Soptick won his professional mixed martial arts fight at “Rumble on the Rock” he got down on one knee and proposed to his girlfriend of two years, Taylor Decker. She said “yes,” and the two celebrated the engagement with a hug and a kiss in front of nearly 1,000 people packed inside the Kodiak Island Fairgrounds pavilion. “First I wanted to do it in the cage, but I didn’t think I would get the...
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks and Recreation schedule: Aug. 15-Aug. 22
Aug. 15 – Aug. 22 Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Aug. 15 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Evening Open 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Evening Lap 8:30 – 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17 Family 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Evening Lap 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Monday, Aug....
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stuart Lutton tourney returns
The Stuart Lutton Golf Tournament is back. The tournament didn’t happen in 2012, but returns this weekend at the Bear Valley Golf Course. This is a 36-hole tournament that features four divisions — men’s championship, first and second flights and a women’s division. This is the 13th edition of the tournament. The first round of 18 begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, while the final round is 8 a.m. Sunday. The tournament is...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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MMA event hits Kodiak on Saturday
Growing up in Kodiak, Jaron Steele and Sean Costello would ride their bikes to the local video store to rent tapes of old Ultimate Fighting Championships. “We would watch five movies a day with 10 fights on it,” Steele said. “I just loved how competitive they were and what it took.” On Saturday, Steele gets to relive his childhood, only he will be inside the cage instead of in front of a television watching his id...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Color run returns to the Emerald Isle
The inaugural Splash of Color 5K was so popular last year that Angela Graham had no choice but to bring it back this year. “We were asked to make sure we were doing it again,” said Graham, one of the organizers of the event. The second edition of the Splash of Color 5K is 2 p.m. Saturday. The run starts at the Women’s Bay Fire Department. Last year’s event exceeded expectations. Graham went in hoping to raise $2,0...
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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