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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...
Jun 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Unganuuk – Uganik Island
Unganuuk – Uganik Island Gui ataaqa Unganuuni suullria. – My father was born at Uganik Island. Uganik Island is a large, mountainous landmass on the western coast of the Kodiak Archipelago. It is the eighth largest island in the Kodiak region, covering approximately fifty-seven square miles. The island trends northwest to southeast, forming the northern limit of the Uganik Bay region and creating the southern coas...
Jun 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Malutin a star on 1949 Kodiak hoops squad
Kodiak lost a sports legend Wednesday morning. Iver Malutin, a member of Kodiak’s first championship basketball team, died at the age of 82 of heart complications at a hospital in Anchorage. Malutin was a star forward on the 1949 Kodiak High School boys basketball team that won the Fur Rendezvous Tournament in Anchorage. It was the first championship in the school’s history and it came 10 years before Alaska becam...
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Discover Kodiak contest to pull community into its promotions
Aspiring photographers have another opportunity to get their work noticed in travel literature through Discover Kodiak’s annual photo contest, beginning now. Winners get into Discover Kodiak’s visitors’ guide and other online materials and some cash prizes. Photos for the contest, which runs through September 5, should have one common theme: Kodiak. “We’re looking for photo submissions of 25 photos per disk per pe...
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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...
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stage and screen: Is a picture 'worth a thousand words?'
Jack Marcus (Clive Owen) and Dina Delsanto (Juliette Binoche) are seriously damaged people. They are also honors-level teachers at an upscale private school in the film “Words and Pictures” (2013). Jack, in spite of his out-of-control drinking, and irresponsible teaching style, is revered by his wannabe Ivy League students. Jack has a long and diminishing track record at his school. While once a star teacher and w...
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Playbook: June 26
Friday, June 27 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Eagle River at Baranof Field, 7:30 p.m.
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MTAB mulls new larger and faster Tusty
The Marine Transportation Advisory Board held its quarterly meeting at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center Tuesday, with discussion centering on a larger and faster replacement for the Tustumena. “This is very much of an informational meeting,” MTAB chair Robert Venables told the Mirror on the sidelines of the meeting. “We’re engaging communities and user groups, ridership as well as interacting with the departmen...
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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