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Public Safety Blotter: June 2
May 25 At approximately 10 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a theft from a residence. Investigation revealed a Samsung 3 III 10-inch tablet had been stolen. The investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information regarding this case, they are encouraged to contact the AST at 486-4...
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Rescue swimmers take survival suit race
DAILY MIRROR STAFF The 37th edition of the Norm Holm Memorial Survival Suit Race was one for the ages. Justin Monk, Keola Marfil, Dave Burns and Jon Kreske won the event Saturday in St. Paul Harbor with a time of 1 minute, 23 seconds, just .02 seconds faster than the runner-up team of Cole Christ...
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Coney Island competition debuts at Crab Festival
Twenty minutes before the start of Kodiak’s inaugural hot dog eating contest, Ryan Connor channeled his inner Joey Chestnut. He massaged his jaws, rubbed his belly and bounced up and down. His competitors were busy talking on phones and mingling with the crowd assembled outside the Mecca. You cou...
Jun 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stewart withdraws assembly application
Jeffrey Stewart has withdrawn from consideration for appointment to the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly, leaving two candidates for the vacancy left by the resignation of Mel Stephens. In a Tuesday letter to the borough clerk’s office dated, Stewart wrote that since he applied, “Events have transp...
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Zimmerman, Fried tackle Pillar
Compared to her normal training sessions, running up and down Pillar Mountain was a breeze for Sue Zimmerman. In only her third attempt at the mountain that overlooks Kodiak city, the 35-year-old mother of two won her first Pillar Mountain Run women’s title in a cool 1 hour, 14 minutes, 45 second...
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Blood drive sets record
The Kodiak community came out in force for the Annual Kodiak Blood Drive during Crab Festival, shattering the record set at last year’s event. According to Blood Bank of Alaska community coordinator Troy Palmer, 233 people registered to give blood this year, including 110 new donors. Not all who ...
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Alaska Science Forum: ‘Moose flies’ drink up juicy mammal meals
While boating down the Yukon River during the hottest summer recorded in Alaska (1915, when Fort Yukon reached 100 degrees Fahrenheit), missionary Hudson Stuck wrote about the wildlife that most bothered his party. “With the failure of a little breeze and the overcasting of the sky, the weather g...
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Healthy Kodiak: Helmet essential for four-wheeling fun
Last week I had my first experience with four-wheeling. I had no idea that driving a vehicle through mud puddles, over rocks, and trailblazing could be so exhilarating. One of my kids was screaming with joy the whole ride. I must admit that I only wore a helmet on my first ride, and on my second ...
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