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Tapestry: Fifty years on, Port Lions still connected to Afognak
A community is more than houses and yards with piles of wood and nets stacked on the lawn. It’s more than a church, a post office, a library, a harbor and a school. A community is the people who cut the wood, mend their nets, go out in their boats, clean the schools and worship on Sunday morning. It is the people who live and have their being in a place they call home. Their heart leaps for joy when the name of th...
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Alaska State Troopers: June 27
June 8 • A citizen called the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for information about paralytic shellfish poisoning in local clams and mussels. Troopers investigated and found that the person had purchased about 5 pounds of mussels and clams at a garage sale. A man was cited for selling subsistence-taken shellfish and was summoned to court. There are no known cases of PSP this year on Kodiak Island. June 19 • At 1:59 p.m.,...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 27
June 7, 2014 • At 12:18 a.m., police arrested a man on West Marine Way for criminal trespass in the second degree and for being drunk on a licensed premise. • Around 1:38 a.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. • At 1:56 a.m., someone called 911 to report a reckless driver in the East Rezanof Drive and Woody Way area. The vehicle was gone when police arrived. • Around 1:58 a.m., police conducted two bar c...
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MMA show coming to Kodiak
One of the most popular sports in the world — no, not soccer — is coming to Kodiak in August. A Kenai Peninsula-based fight show production company is preparing to host a mixed martial arts cage fight at the Kodiak Island Fairgrounds on Aug. 16. Robert Couture, owner of 6 or 5 Times Productions, said he got the idea of putting on the show, “Rumble on the Rock” from a Kodiak friend. “Nothing like this has ever happ...
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Golf tourney, Bear Crawl on Saturday
The Kodiak High School Booster Club is hosting its annual “Tee off for Kids” golf tournament Saturday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. The 18-hole, four-person scramble tournament begins at 8:45 a.m. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top two teams, along with prizes for the longest drive and closest to the pin. Entry fee is $30 for adults and $25 for high school students. Lunch is included for the golfers. The tou...
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Dunbar misses cut in 1,500
Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar failed to qualify for the 1,500 finals at the USA Track and Field Championships Thursday evening in Sacramento, California. Dunbar, a 2009 Kodiak High School graduate, placed sixth in the first of two preliminary heats with a time of 3 minutes, 45.33 seconds. His time ranked 16th out of 28 runners. The top four runners in each heat, plus the next four fastest times qualified for Saturday’s f...
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Senior Life: Celebrating the Fourth of July
Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc. will be celebrating the Annual Stan and Nita Nelson Barbecue at the center Friday, July 4, right after the American Legion parade. Though the center is officially closed that day we have been holding this barbecue for more than a decade to honor the Nelsons who contributed part of their estate to our agency’s Endowment Fund. The Nelsons lived in Kodiak for many years and they recogn...
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Longtime resident Iver Malutin dies
Iver Malutin, the former chair of Sun’Aq Tribe of Kodiak and a longtime beloved Kodiak resident, died at Alaska Regional Hospital Wednesday of heart problems. Malutin had been in Anchorage for several weeks receiving medical attention. Mike Rostad, who wrote about Malutin for the Mirror and became a friend of his, described him as someone who loved the community and wanted Kodiak to remain a friendly and hospitabl...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 26
June 6, 2014 • At 1:58 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 2:07 a.m., police conducted a security check on East Marine Way. • At 2:54 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 3:08 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mill Bay Road. • At 3:50 a.m., police received a 911 call about a fight on Shelikof Street. The suspect was gone when officers arrived and the victim did not want to press...
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Soil and Water offers hoop house help
Hoop houses can grow a huge variety of plants all year round and, thanks to a program from the U.S. Department of Agriculture facilitated by the Kodiak Soil and Water Conservation District, hoop house builders can get reimbursed. The Kodiak Soil and Water Conservation District is offering Wednesday first-come, first-served informational sessions about hoop houses, also known as high tunnels. The walk-in time is fr...
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