Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
SENIOR LIFE: Save a seat for holiday treat
The holidays are in full swing at the senior center with activities lined up for the end of November and throughout December. The annual Seniors Serving Seniors will take place at noon Friday, Nov. 20. This event, which has been going on for more than 35 years, has the Kodiak High School senior class coming to the Kodiak Senior Center and serving Thanksgiving dinner. Come early to get a good seat, as this is one o...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 16
Oct. 27 At 2:17 a.m., police received a request for assistance in removing a man that refused to leave the 400 block of West Marine Way. He was gone when police arrived. At 2:10 p.m., a woman reported someone threw something at her window in the 1300 block of Larch Street, but she didn’t see who did it. Police found the wind had blown a piece of siding into the window. At 2:53 p.m., police received a report of a l...
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Wrestlers third at Peninsula Duals
Kodiak wrestling grabbed a third-place finish at the Peninsula Duals, Saturday at Nikiski High School. Behind victories from Eian Valdez (106), Krystal Fabricante (113), Russel Dela Cruz (120), Shaun Walton, (126), Josh Nummer (132), Scott Larionoff (138), Gabe Nummer (152) and Hunter Bigley (220), the Bears defeated Houston, 43-35, in the third-place match. Kodiak opened the tournament with victories over Colony ...
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Parnell misses goal at Nike
Kodiak’s Michael Parnell finished 184th at the Nike Cross Northwest Regional cross country race, Saturday in Idaho. Parnell, a fourth-place finisher at the Alaska state championships, clocked a 5-kilometer time of 18 minutes, 25.4 seconds in the boys championship race that featured 189 runners from Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Wyoming and Hawaii. The Kodiak senior placed 113th at last year’s race in...
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GARDEN GATE: Record rainfall hurts pumpkin season
In preparation of each Friday’s circuit workout at the Kodiak Athletic Club, owner Lindsay Knight declares the T-shirt color we’re supposed to wear. This last week, it was pumpkin orange. Folks arrived in every shade of orange imaginable, from vivid, Day-Glo orange to a muted orange-brown. “Your shirt gets the pumpkin pie award for its color,” I said to Joan, a fellow gym-rat, as she did sets of curls with a pair ...
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City to allow mobile homes outside of parks
Mobile homes can be placed on lots within city limits other than mobile home parks, after the Kodiak City Council passed an ordinance Thursday changing city code. After a public hearing in which two community members spoke, both in support of the ordinance, the council unanimously passed the ordinance. That section of code could have resulted in a legal challenge, because the city does not have planning and zoning...
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Investigator mum about Pletinikoff case probe
The investigator hired by the city of Kodiak to investigate a Sept. 16 incident that left an autistic man injured and pepper sprayed is not commenting on the case. Greg Russell, who heads Soldotna-based Russell Consulting, said Thursday that any information about his inquiry would have to come from the city. The Daily Mirror has received no response to questions about the case sent on Nov. 4 to city attorneys and ...
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Musical parables
Hitting the stage in venue rare for Kodiak is the musical “Godspell,” based on parables from the Gospel of Matthew. Fifteen local actors and actresses will perform this weekend and next weekend “in the round,” with the audience seated on three sides of the stage. Director Lissa Woodbury Jensen says the format is unusual for Kodiak. “One of the nice things about this type of theater is it’s more intimate,” Jensen s...
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Matautia is first Kodiak player to play at four state tournaments
Amy Willis knew she was going to inherit somebody special when she first encountered Kalameli Matautia on the volleyball court. At the time, she was playing for Kodiak Middle School. Matautia, clearly the all-star out of the group, made lesser-skilled players feel like stars. She coached and nurtured everybody on the court. “I remember being thoroughly impressed with Meli as an eighth-grader with her character,” W...
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East stuns Kodiak in state volleyball opener
Kodiak has a lot of work to do if it wants to win the program’s first state volleyball title. The Northern Lights Conference champions were stunned by East Anchorage, 13-25, 25-18, 25-21, 25-22, in a 4A state tournament opening-round match, Thursday at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage. In the true double-elimination tournament, the Bears still have a flicker of life. Kodiak has to win four straight matches ...
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