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Bailey, Long flex at state
A pair of Kodiak bodybuilders flexed their way to runner-up finishes at the 32nd Annual Alaska State Pro-Am Natural Bodybuilding Fitness, Figure, Bikini and Physique Championships on April 4 in Anchorage. Robbie Bailey was the runner-up in the men’s lightweight division, while Nicholas Long was second in the men’s heavyweight category. This was the Longs third show and Bailey’s second. Both are members of the Coas...
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Chugiak shutouts Kodiak
Two games into the Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament and nobody has scored a run on the Chugiak Mustangs. The latest victim was tournament host Kodiak on Thursday. Chugiak pitchers Sam Hanson and Cody Curfman held Kodiak to four hits in twirling a 7-0 victory in a baseball game that featured snow flurries and sun breaks at Baranof Field. The Mustangs no-hit South Anchorage in a 9-0 opening win on Wednesd...
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Alaska expects bumper run of salmon this year
File this fish story under the “can there be too much of a good thing” category: Alaska is expecting another bumper run of salmon this year — state managers announced last Friday a projected total catch of 221 million salmon, 39 percent higher than last year. (The numbers for Chinook salmon are still being calculated) Regional catch projections for this summer are up across the board, according to Runs and Harvest...
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Kodiak-area VPSO catches flight and fellow passenger
A roving Kodiak-area village public safety officer caught both his flight to Kodiak Tuesday and a fellow passenger who drove next to the plane while visibly drunk, officials said. VPSO coordinator T.C. Kamai said Cpl. Roger Ouellette was boarding a flight operated by a local air carrier in Larsen Bay when he saw Guy Potter, 56, of Fresno, California, drive up to the plane and get out of the vehicle while showing s...
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School board hears about health, social studies curriculums
The Kodiak Island Borough School District School Board heard from educators about the social studies curriculum, which is up for review, and expanded health offerings for middle school students next year. “We’re planning on one of two options right now,” said Kodiak Middle School principal Jethro Jones during the school board’s Monday work session. “We’ll either have health as a full quarter for sixth and seventh ...
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A freezing opener: Kodiak baseball falls to Dimond
Numbing hands. Shivering lips. Freezing feet. What were you expecting for April baseball in Kodiak? Short sleeves and sun glasses. Kodiak opened its season in temperatures barely hovering above freezing and a constant dousing of rain and wind. All of the elements resulted in an 8-6 loss to Dimond on the first day of the Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament on Wednesday at Baranof Field. The umpires called t...
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The 'Rock Star' life is difficult to change
Danny Collins (Al Pacino) is a sixtyish singer who enjoys monumental fame and accolades. While his primary audience is made up of like age fans; Collins is a show-biz phenom known by all ages. His concerts are attended by thousands and his songs are generational standards. Danny Collins literally enjoys “Rock Star” status and has earned a great deal of money. He has also lived the rock star life – booze, babes and...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 9
March 28 At 3:12 a.m., a 911 caller reported an assault on Hemlock Street. A man was arrested for assault in the fourth degree. At 8:39 a.m., a 911 caller reported domestic violence on Selief Lane. It was a verbal argument only. At 10:56 a.m., police warned a driver on West Marine Way for driving with a revoked license. At 12:07 p.m., a caller reported loitering on West Marine Way. They left when police asked. At ...
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Achievers: April 9
Petty Officer Third Class Dale Arnould has been selected as the first-place winner of the U.S. Coast Guard’s 2014 Alex Haley Award in the individual achievement category. The award is the service’s highest honor for public affairs. It is named for “Roots” author Alex Haley, the Coast Guard’s first public affairs specialist chief petty officer. Arnould currently serves aboard the Kodiak-based cutter coincidentally ...
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Community events: April 9
Send items for inclusion in Community Events to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. Today Noon-1 p.m. — Kodiak Weather and Climate, presentation by Craig Eckert at Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center. Friday, April 10 5:30 p.m. — Kodiak Outdoor Film Festival at Kodiak Harbor Convention Center, see islandtrails.org/film. 7-8:30 p.m. — An Evening W...
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