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Tapestry: A bear encounter among the petroglyphs
I really wanted to climb that mountain. The path was worn and the brush stubby enough to allow me to gauge my surroundings. The plateau at the top would provide a stunning view of Alitak Bay. I had spent the day visiting and interviewing Woody Knebel, the superintendent at Ocean Beauty Alitak Cannery. He brought me to a little chapel he built for the cannery workers. The chapel was at the base of a mountain trail....
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Community events: March 6
Send items for inclusion in the Community Calendar to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. Today 3 p.m. — “How to Train Your Dragon II,” Kodiak Public Library. 5-7 p.m. — Scotch 101, nosing and tasting at Kodiak Harbor Convention Center, see www.kodiakartscouncil.org. 5-7 p.m. — Women’s History Month art show by Soroptimists, with artist demonstrations and re...
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Coast Guard recognizes four Kodiak members
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak awarded four of their members with Lt. Robert A. Perchard Memorial trophies and a general service award, according to a recent release by the Coast Guard. Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Medolla received the Perchant Award for his work directing the restructure of a training program, and being an example by receiving high scores on two different tests. He also aided in the rescue of a...
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In the Courts: March 6
Janice Alexanderoff pleaded guilty to attempted misconduct involving a controlled substance in the second degree. Alexanderoff was sentenced to five years in jail (3.5 suspended) and fined $10,000 ($7,500 suspended) and placed on probation for five years. Luzon D Agonoy pleaded guilty to attempted sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree. Agonoy was sentenced to 12 years in jail (10 years and eight months susp...
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Locals learn about trauma treatment
Local care providers learned about a therapy method for treating trauma in young children on Thursday. Representatives from several organizations including Kodiak Area Native Association, Providence Kodiak Island Counseling Center, the Coast Guard, Kodiak Women’s Resource and Crisis Center, and private practice individuals learned about using the attachment, self-regulation and competency method to aid children wh...
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A FAMILY MOMENT: Caguing brothers play together for first time
With time ticking off the game clock, and Kodiak trailing Wasilla by double figures, coach David Anderson peered down the bench and motioned to three players. Chris Caguing, Brian Caguing and Augistine Caguing all stood up, strolled to the scorers’ table and nestled side-by-side on one knee waiting for a whistle. The whistle finally came with 1 minute, 10 seconds left in last Saturday’s game, and for the first and...
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Kodiak girls advance to semifinals
It wasn’t easy, but in the end Kodiak moved one victory away from a repeat trip to state. The third-seeded Bears escaped the upset-minded Palmer Moose with a 35-30 victory in a Northern Lights Conference opening-round girls basketball game Thursday at Kenai High School. “Palmer came into the game with nothing to lose and gave it everything they had,” Kodiak coach Krista Hicks said. Kodiak slides into a 3 p.m. semi...
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Palmer blasts Kodiak boys
By the time Kodiak found its shooting touch, it was already too late to save the season. Palmer scored the game’s first eight points and never looked back, handing Kodiak a 77-61 loss in a Northern Lights Conference opening-round boys basketball game Thursday at Kenai High School. The Bears, last year’s NLC champions, scored more points in the fourth quarter (33) than they had through the first three quarters (28)...
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ESS hoops season ends
The Kodiak Emerging Small Schools’ basketball season came to an end Thursday in Anchorage. After beating Nanwalek, 72-30, Thursday morning, the Ravens fell to Wasilla Lake, 79-60, to bow out of the Peninsula Conference Championships at Lumen Christi High School. “We played really good,” ESS coach Ross Elvehjem said. “Playing two games inside of six hours is kind of hard.” ESS concluded its season with a 3-11 recor...
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Cancer support org expands teen contest to Alaska
The Seattle chapter of a cancer support organization is expanding their teen writing contest to students from Alaska. The Seattle chapter of Gilda’s Club, a community-based organization that seeks to provide support to people with cancer and their families and friends, has held the writing contest each year since 2006 for Washington teens in ninth grade through 12th grade that have been affected in some way by can...
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