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Alaska State Troopers: May 1
Thursday, April 17 • At 3:33 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of possible child abuse involving several children currently in foster care. The Office of Children's Services and the Child Advocacy Center are assisting in the investigation, which is currently ongoing. The children were removed from the home and placed in the custody of OCS. Friday, April 25 At 10:30 p.m., troopers stopped a sports utili...
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Kodiak baseball falls to Houston
Baserunning errors proved costly for Kodiak on Wednesday against Houston. The Bears had four runners thrown out on the base paths — one at home — in a rare 6-5 Southcentral Conference baseball loss to the Hawks at Houston. “I don’t want to say one thing cost us the game,” Kodiak coach James Arnold said. “We win and lose as a team.” The loss snapped Kodiak’s two-game winning streak and dropped the Bears to 2-1 in t...
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Sum’Arts offers creative outlets for kids
Anyone looking for creative summer outlets for children can start planning for Kodiak Arts Council’s Sum’Arts for Kids, now gearing up to offer 27 different classes from June 2 through Aug. 8. “Which means the program has grown,” Arts Council programs coordinator Marie Acemah said. Registration for the wide slate of activities opens with a reception at 5 p.m. on May 2 in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium foyer, part...
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Playbook: May 1
Thursday, May 1 Track: Kodiak vs. Bartlett and Anchorage Christian School in Anchorage, 4 p.m. Friday, May 2 Softball: Kodiak vs. Solodtna at Soldotna. Junior varsity, 4 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Track: Kodiak at the Palmer Invitational at Palmer High School.
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Police get new cars, stealth markings, and a dog
The Kodiak Police Department added a couple of cars to its fleet, including a vehicle to effect the latest in policing and stealth canine technology. The KPD’s 2010 Dodge Charger was given a new paint job by local body experts RC Enterprises so that the vehicle during daylight hours might not look like a police car at first glance. Later, at night, that same car will — perhaps quite unexpectedly to an unlucky perp...
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John B. Wheeler
Our beloved John passed away at his home in Chiniak, Alaska on April 20, 2014. He was born Sept. 16, 1943 at Missoula, Mont. to Thomas and Edna Wheeler. He is survived by his wife Jane and mother-in-law Betty Williams of the family home, sons John (Cindy) in Arlee, Mont., Michael, in Pablo, Mont., Shane, in Ashland, Mont.., daughter Jolene Lilly (Allen) in Williston, N.D., sisters Jeannine (J.C.) in Fairbanks, Ala...
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Caballla to wrestle at Montanta State Northern
Andrew Caballa gave up basketball to focus on wrestling his sophomore season. He didn’t know it at the time, but that decision paved the way to his future. The Kodiak High School senior signed a national letter of intent to wrestle for NAIA Montana State University Northern on April 23 at KHS. His father, Omar, and his aunt, Cheery Dayrit, joined him at the table as he inked his name on a white piece of paper. “I’...
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NOAA Report Upbeat on Fisheries
By PETER J. MLADINEO Mirror Editor The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported “positive trends” in fishing throughout the entire U.S., with Alaska staying in the top five of commercial fishing states. The federal agency said in a statement that U.S. commercial and recreational saltwater fishing saw a 7 percent year-on-year increase in 2012 compared with 2011, with a 3 percent gain in fishing jobs...
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KHS grad selected to serve at White House
Army Sgt. 1st Class Richard Lampl, a 1998 Kodiak High School graduate, has been selected to serve at the White House Communications Agency on presidential support duty in Washington, D.C. According to an email from his mother, Penny Lampl, Richard Lampl joined the Army Signal Corps in 1999 and qualified as a paratrooper at Fort Bragg, N.C. He has served two tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan, and has been statio...
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Kingfishers finish season strong
Nathan Schauff, Luke James, Daniel Smith and Talon Lindquist made waves at the AFOC/Alaska Swimming Junior Olympic Championships that concluded Sunday in Anchorage. The Kodiak Kingfishers foursome broke three state relay records for the 13-and 14-year-old division, which paced the squad to a fourth-place finish in the team standings. Lindquist added seven individual titles — two of them state records — and was was...
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