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Local Results: Dec. 17
City League Basketball Dec. 11 Taco Bell 52, Water of Life B 40 Amy Fogle 24 points, Debbie Rohrer 8, Jen Wilcox 5, Kathrynn Symmes 5, Lisa Frick 4, Joanna Garcia 2, Betsy Lund 2 and Melissa Longgood 2 for Taco Bell. Todd Hiner 13 points, Nick Kesling 13, Jason Foster 6, Ashley Hiner 5, Nick Floyd 2 and Isabelle Hiner 1 for Water of Life. Island Espresso 69, Strangers 49 Juan Ruiz 25 points, Levi Fried 13, Kalen W...
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stage and Screen: 'Interstellar' and 'The Homesman' — A lesser of two evils
Movie reviewing is a serious undertaking. While there is certainly room for variation in film commentary – many wonder what film a particular reviewer saw when they assigned a “rave review” to a movie which seems second class, at best. Several years ago a movie review exposé highlighted “hired-gun” reviewers who were apparently paid by some production companies to publish rave reviews that could be quoted in promo...
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Actors audition for 'Tarzan'
A crowd of students and adults sang, danced and gamboled around the stage on Friday, all in an effort to get a part in the upcoming Kodiak Arts Council production of the musical “Tarzan.” Lissa Woodbury-Jensen, who has directed a number of other theater productions in Kodiak, is directing and choreographing “Tarzan.” After seeing the kids and adults audition, Woodbury-Jensen said, "I think we have a great mix, and...
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Horn posts double-double in Germany
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer Alysa Horn busted out of a mini slump with her first double-double of the year. Horn poured in 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in Osnabruck’s 77-69 victory over Lichterfelde in a Bundelisga second division women’s professional basketball game Sunday. The Kodiak High School product was held to single-digit scoring in her two previous games. That wasn’t the case Sunday in the final...
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Around Kodiak: Dec. 16
Around Kodiak Volunteer opportunity for Island Trails Network. Eight graders will be helping sort marine debris collected from Near Island on Dec. 19. ITN needs 3-4 volunteers to help out between 9 a.m. and 2-2:30 p.m.
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 16
Dec. 5 Around 12:58 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 1:02 a.m., police arrested a man on Shelikof Street for a warrant. At 8:50 a.m., a 911 caller requested a subject removal on Thorsheim Street. The person left when police asked. At 12:24 p.m., a loose dog was seen on Marine Way. It was gone when police arrived. At 12:54 p.m., police received a report of someone finding a fake $20 on Mill Bay Ro...
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak greeted with balmy December weather
Kodiak High School’s baseball coach James Arnold and a few of his players were practicing Saturday at Baranof Field. It was a scene fit for summer. Don’t tell them what month it is; they were just taking advantage of Kodiak’s balmy weather. Who said baseball can’t be played in Alaska in December? According to the National Weather Service, Kodiak city has recorded a high temperature of more than 40 degrees in 14 of...
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Stocking tradition rivals main gift event
Christmas mornings are a high point of the year for families. And each family does it differently in traditions that pass down through families while new traditions are added. But opening gifts from under the tree is only a small part of the event. There’s the anticipation that builds as the family staggers one by one from a restless sleep. And no small measure of encouragement to help awaken the laggards! A big b...
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet gets Navy nomination
Levi Thomet has had quite the week. On Saturday, he earned All-American accolades by placing 15th at the Foot Locker Cross County Champions in San Diego, California. On Monday, the Kodiak High School senior was nominated by U.S. Senator Mark Begich for the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Thomet said two week ago that he has narrowed down his college list to Navy and the University of Oregon. During the ...
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet earns All-American accolades
Last year Levi Thomet missed earning Foot Locker All-American honors by one spot. Midway through this year’s race he was once again on the outside looking in. That’s when he told himself he had come to far to not be on the podium. Kodiak’s talented senior kicked into overdrive and edged out a runner at the finish line to place 15th at Saturday’s Foot Locker Cross Country Championship race in sunny San Diego, Calif...
Dec 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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