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Alaska State Troopers: May 9
Wednesday, May 1 At 5:02 p.m., a 69-year-old Kodiak man reported he had parts stolen from a vehicle stored on his property at mile 30 on Chiniak Highway. The value of the parts is $70. Anyone with information concerning the theft may contact Alaska State Troopers Kodiak post at 486-4121. Saturday, May 4 A Kodiak couple reported they had jewelry stolen from their home on Aviation Loop in Kodiak. The value of the je...
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Russian bombers near Aleutians
A pair of Russian strategic bombers conducted flights near the Aleutian Islands last week, causing the Air Force to scramble F-22 fighters. According to the Washington Free Beacon, which first reported on the incident, two H-model Bear bombers were intercepted as they entered the Alaska Air Defense Identification Zone, an area of radar-monitored space extending 200 miles from Alaska’s coast. The bombers turned aro...
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Little School of Dance hosts spring shows
The Little School of Dance is putting on its spring show this Saturday as it presents “The Jungle Book” at the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. The four-act show will have two performances — at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday — and will feature dancers as young as 3 years old. Director Molly Brodie said she chose “The Jungle Book” because it’s a great story and has enough parts for her 200 participating students. “It’s a h...
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Caballa wins state wrestling triple crown
DAILY MIRROR STAFF Kodiak’s Andrew Caballa claimed the triple crown of wrestling last weekend in Wasilla. Caballa won folkstyle, Greco and freestyle categories at the Alaska USA State Tournament that featured club wrestlers from across the state. The three-day event concluded Saturday. Caballa, a Kodiak High School junior, was the Kodiak Kid Club’s only three-event winner. Other Kodiak champions are Dylan Parker (...
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Playbook: May 9
Thursday, May 9 Softball: Kodiak vs. Bartlett in Anchorage, 7:30 p.m. Junior varsity vs. West Anchorage, 5:45 p.m. Friday, May 10 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Homer, 1 p.m.; vs. Wasilla, 7 p.m. at Wasilla. Junior varsity vs. Wasilla, 4 p.m. Softball: Kodiak vs. Service, 5:45 p.m.; vs. Dimond, 7:30 p.m. in Anchorage. Junior varsity vs. South Anchorage, 4 p.m. Track: Kodiak at the Region III Championships at Nikiski High Sc...
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Kodiak 4-H Emerald Isle equestrian team qualifies for nationals
On April 25, seven young women, their chaperones and head coach traveled to Fairbanks to compete in the 2013 Alaska State 4-H Horse Contest. The Kodiak 4-H Emerald Isle Equestrian team consisting of Madison Moir, Amanda Blott, Taylor Nicklas, Astrid Schick, Ali Kostelecky, Mallory Arnold and Sydney Mutch, aged 13 to 17, had been preparing for months studying horse knowledge (hippology) and horse judging with their...
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Crab festival without crab
Call it the Surimi Festival. The 55th annual Kodiak Crab Festival will not live up to its name. With time running out to register for space at the festival, no vendor has announced intentions to sell crab. There will be plenty of salmon and halibut, but no snow crab, no Tanner crab and no king crab. Kadie Walsh, a Crab Festival planner for the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce, said even with the late date, there’s still...
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Navy SEALS request use of state land
The U.S. Navy is planning to land on Kodiak Island. According to the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, the Navy’s special warfare center at Spruce Cape has requested permission to conduct brief training exercises on state land throughout the Kodiak road system. “The sites will be used for Navy SEAL training purposes up to six times per year,” the request form states. The Navy has long mounted training missio...
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Aleutian Homes project cheaper than anticipated
A project to replace water and sewer piping in the Aleutian Homes district is turning out to be cheaper than originally estimated, and the city of Kodiak is benefiting. On Tuesday night, the Kodiak City Council heard a proposal to enlarge the fifth phase of the project replacing 50-year-old water and sewer piping in Aleutian Homes. Bids for the project came in almost $400,000 below budget earlier this year, and in...
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Earth Day Triathlon registration ends Thursday
Time is running out to sign up for Saturday’s Earth Day Triathlon. The last day to register for Kodiak’s only triathlon is Thursday. The triathlon has been a Kodiak tradition since 1985. Participants have to navigate a 1 kilometer swim at the Kodiak Community Pool (22 laps), a 5-kilometer run and a 20-kilometer bike ride. The race begins at 10 a.m. The running course is being changed this year because of the const...
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