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Gisli Arni Kristjansson
Gisli Arni Kristjansson, 49, Kodiak, Alaska, passed away, May 9, 2015. He was born on Sept. 12, 1966, in Vestmannajar, Iceland, where he lived until he was 17 years old. When he had the opportunity to come to America and work on the Dakota, his dad’s fishing boat in Washington, he did. Gisli was an excellent swimmer and proved that May 7, 2006. When he was aboard a 32-foot cod fishing vessel while rounding Priest ...
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Kodiak softball trounces Kenai
Kodiak softball looked like the defending Northern Lights Conference champions Thursday against Kenai. The Bears steamrolled the Kardinals in a doubleheader, winning the first game 18-1 and the nightcap 15-0. In the first game, Tracy Pedersen drove in two and picked up the win, striking out three and allowing only one hit in three innings. Dannika Catt, Kalameli Matautia and Jade Ponte all collected two hits for K...
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TAPESTRY: Chocolate Lovers’ Fling a ‘dress up’ affair
BY MIKE ROSTAD Lovers of chocolate and collectors of rare art will be in their glory at the annual Chocolate Lover’s Fling at 7 p.m. Saturday (that’s tomorrow, folks), May 16, at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. The event, sponsored by Discover Kodiak (formerly known as the Kodiak Island Convention and Visitors Bureau) gives the hardworking folks of Kodiak an opportunity to shed their grubby clothes, scrub up,...
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Special Olympics powerlifting results
Special Olympics powerlifting Squat Ben Stahlhut, 360 pounds; Chris Kavanaugh, 315; Aharon Dolp, 205; Brittany Tregarthen, 135; Shantele Mantalaba, 135; Amy Canavan, 130. Bench Chris Kavanaugh, 185; Ben Stahlhut, 165; Aharon Dolph, 155; Amy Canavan, 105; Shantele Mantalaba, 105; Brittany Tregarthen, 100. Deadlift Ben Stahlhut, 405; Chris Kavanaugh, 345; Aharon Dolph, 235; Amy Canavan, 225; Shantele Mantalaba, 205;...
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In the Courts: May 15
Olav Agnot pleaded guilty to criminal mischief – property damage of $250 to $749. Agnot was sentenced to seven days in jail. Robin E. Chya pleaded guilty to criminal trespass in the second degree. Chya was sentenced to two days in jail. Filmar Gantala pleaded guilty to attempted assault in the fourth degree. Gantala was sentenced to 45 days in jail (40 suspended) and fined $1,000 ($750 suspended) and ordered to ge...
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Community events: May 15
Send items for inclusion in Community Events to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. Today 6:30 p.m. — “Force Majeure,” movie at Kodiak Public Library. Saturday, May 16 9 a.m. — ALS Walk4Life starts at St. Mary’s gym, registration at 8 a.m. 11 a.m.-noon — Coastie the Safety Boat at Kodiak Public Library. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. — Making paper flowers and party d...
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Council discusses nonprofit grants, rotary sign, 75th anniversary
The Kodiak City Council discussed on Tuesday the upcoming nonprofit application grant process, a new welcome sign that the rotary wants to install downtown and ideas to celebrate the city's 75th anniversary, including inviting President Barack Obama. The city was incorporated on Sept. 11, 1940, and the council hopes to have some sort of celebration and acknowledgement of the anniversary. Ideas heard by the council...
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State’s top 3,200-meter relay teams will battle on Friday
This year’s Kodiak Invitational will only feature one visiting team — the Bartlett Golden Bears. Kodiak’s annual end-of-the-season track and field meet was dwindled down to one team when Dimond backed out because of graduation, Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. Bartlett — Dunbar’s alma mater — is bringing a skeleton crew, but there should be a few good races, specifically the boys’ 1,600 and 3,200-meter relays, whe...
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Kodiak softball begins NLC play today at Kenai
Kodiak’s softball team begins defense of its Northern Lights Conference title today with a doubleheader at Kenai. The Bears follow today’s games with a doubleheader at perennial powerhouse Homer on Friday. The four games in two days account for all but two of Kodiak’s NLC games this season. “This is a big weekend for us,” coach Sam Catt said. “This could be the season wrapped up in two days. That is kind of scary ...
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Alaska State Troopers: May 14
April 28 At 9:45 a.m., AST received a report of a theft and found that an outboard motor and camping gear was stolen from a storage area. The outboard motor was recovered later that day. Anyone with information is asked to contact the troopers at 486-4121 or Crime Stoppers at 486-3113. May 3 At 2:37 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of an assault in Ouzinkie. They found that a man had assaulted a famil...
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