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Counting down top prep stories of season
Whew. I finally found time to clean my desk. Another high school sports season closed last week, marking an end to 10 months of notes, food wrappers and dog hair — thanks Gizmo and Pepper Jack — on the Daily Mirror sports desk. It’s the annual end-of-the-season-toss-everything-in-the-trash ritual...
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TAPESTRY: Cracker Jack rings started 50-year marriage
In this unstable era of frequent divorces, casual hook-ups and mass confusion over the roles of husband and wife, 50 years of marriage is an achievement. When they exchanged wedding vows on June 11, 1966, in a small Baptist church in Ballard, Washington, Vern and Betty Wood knew that they were be...
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Grantham finalist for ArtPlace fund
Kodiakan Anjuli Grantham is a finalist for ArtPlace America’s 2016 National Creative Placemaking Fund, according to a Tuesday announcement from ArtPlace. The program is considering 80 projects for a total of $10.5 million. ArtPlace reviewed 1,361 applications. Grantham proposed working with a mul...
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Post 17 begins fourth American Legion season
Editor’s Note: Mirror writer Derek Clarkston is a coach on Kodiak’s American Legion baseball team. Don’t use the adjective “young” to describe the Kodiak Post 17 American Legion baseball team. The coaching staff doesn’t want to hear it. With only one rising senior on the 14-person roster, the coa...
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Alutiiq Museum buys 11 paintings
With a $10,000 grant from the Rasmuson Foundation the Alutiiq Museum has purchased painting by two Alaskan artists, according to a release from the museum. They are “St. Katherine of Karluk,” an oil on canvas by Linda Infante Lyons of Anchorage, and “Kodiak Wildflower Suite,” by Cathy Lee Cordy o...
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ROCKIN' OUT: Biggest Potter fan
Grace Potter is a singer and songwriter. She was born on June 20, 1983, in Vermont. She has been releasing music since 2002. She also got a Grammy vote for best country duo for “You and Tequila” with Kenny Chesney. She plays a lot of different instruments, too. I think that is so cool! I really l...
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AMAZING NATURE: Worms in fish normal, better not eaten
The first wave of herring that came to feast outside of cannery row this spring were big and beautiful. The resident sea lions had their own feast eating those herring and some of the fishermen jigged up the silvery fish for bait. When I was out on a boat trip with a few students from Anchorage a...
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Jackson residents’ day in court
The first eviction hearing for Jackson Mobile Home Park tenants following the May 2 move-out deadline was held May 18, and five more took place Wednesday. The new owners of the property allege nonpayment of rent in three of the cases and cite change in land use for the other three. The land benea...
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