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Legion dishes up Thanksgiving cheer
Legion dishes up Thanksgiving cheer By JULIE HERRMANN Mirror Writer It takes 21 turkeys and eight hams to feed all the people who come to the American Legion’s Thanksgiving event. And that’s not all. You’ll see tray after tray of stuffing and green bean casseroles, along with pot after pot of mashed potatoes, gravy and a huge bowl of fruit salad. It takes all day on the 26th to cook just the turkeys and hams. Then...
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Runners, walkers flock to Turkey Trot
Ti Kenese predicted he wouldn’t have any trouble sleeping Thursday evening. And not just because of his post-Thanksgiving Day food coma. Kenese put his body through the ringer by taking part in Kodiak’s annual Turkey Trot 5-kilometer fun run Thursday morning. It was the first time Kenese ran in more than 20 years. What made him blow two decades worth of dust off his running shoes? His 10-year-old daughter, Ariana....
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Alumni update: Nelson losses first game at UAA
Jerica Nelson’s winning streak came to an end Wednesday evening in the University of Alaska Anchorage’s 69-60 loss to Long Beach State in the women’s championship basketball game of the GCI Great Alaska Shootout. Nelson had been on the winning side of 34 consecutive games, a streak dating back to her junior season in Kodiak. The Bears won the last two games of her junior season and went 27-0 last season. This year...
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Parks and Rec: Nov. 28-Dec. 5
Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Nov. 28 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Evening Lap 8 – 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30 Family 2 – 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 – 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 12 – 1:30 p.m. Evening Op...
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In the Courts: Nov. 28
Caleb Amberg pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. Amberg was sentenced to 85 days in jail (82 suspended) and fined $3,000 ($1,500 suspended) and had his license revoked for 90 days and was ordered to use an ignition interlock device for 90 days after regaining the license and ordered to comply with recommendations for alcohol/substance abuse screening and placed on probation for two years. Mark Benton pl...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 28
November 12 At 12:20 a.m., a caller reported a domestic disturbance on Selief Lane. It was verbal only and the parties separated for the night. Around 1:12 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 1:41 a.m., charges were forwarded for a no vehicle insurance offense in the Benny Benson and Rezanof drives area. At 5:59 a.m., a caller reported a small mudslide. The Department of Transportation was notified ...
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Stage and Screen: 'The Theory of Everything' about love, not physics
A theory of everything refers to a “single, all-encompassing, coherent theoretical framework of physics that fully explains and links together all physical aspects of the universe” (Wikipedia). As explained in the film “The Theory of Everything” such an expansive and magnificent theory would encompass the foundational theories of physics — general relativity and quantum field theory. The juxtaposition of the words...
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Assembly to decide on letter
Due to lack of a quorum, the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly delayed a decision on a letter regarding trip limits of pollock in the state trawl fishery beginning in January. Currently, during the walleye pollock trawl fishery in Prince William Sound, fishermen are allowed to keep 300,000 pounds of pollock on their vessel per trip and tender vessels are allowed to keep up to 600,000 pounds aboard in a calendar day, ...
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Tapestry: Gerald Chichenoff returns to childhood home
Home is a place that brings out the kid in you, no matter what the age. Recently visiting Kodiak with his wife, Arva, 80-year-old Gerald Chichenoff recalled going to his boyhood haunts, sledding toward the beach and walking through a stream in town that was so thick with salmon, that he kicked them with his feet. Chichenoff recalled the fateful day of Dec.7, 1941, when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. He was 7 ye...
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Teeing Off: A list of what Gizmo is thankful for
Since Thanksgiving was a day ago, it makes sense to turn this into a column full of thanks. What did you expect? An investigative piece on the proper way to cook a turkey. According to San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, it is all about the texture of the turkey. I tend to gravitate more toward flavor. Gizmo doesn’t have a preference. Gizzy — the family nickname for the pup — spent his first Thanksgiving in th...
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