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Special Olympics team wins 6 gold medals
Snowshoers Rebekah Anderson and Hanna Moody combined to win six gold medals at the 2014 Special Olympics state winter games that concluded Sunday in Anchorage. Anderson won gold in the 50-meter race (12.60 seconds), the 100 (26.20) and the 400 (2:20.50). Moody grabbed gold in the 25 (10.60), the 50 (20.60) and the 100 (53.20). Moody, 8, was the youngest competitor at the state games that consisted of athletes from...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 13
Saturday, March 8 • Around 1:39 a.m., six bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 3:02 a.m., a male on Hemlock St. was cited for no proof of insurance. • At 3:24 a.m., an officer removed debris off of Selief Lane. • At 3:27 a.m., a driver on Mill Bay Road was given a warning for a headlight out. • At 5:24 a.m., a driver on Birch Ave. was given a warning for speeding. • At 7:04 a.m., a male on Alimaq Drive was cit...
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Della Rae Fannin
Della Rae Fannin, 59 passed away on March 1, 2014, at her home in Sutton Alaska. Della was born on Aug. 7, 1954 in Kodiak, Alaska to Vern and Katherine Fannin. She spent most of her younger life in Kodiak and graduated from Kodiak High School. In Kodiak, Della attended summer camps with the Kodiak Baptist Church almost every summer. She traveled through Alaska residing in Anchorage and Sutton. Della was a retired ...
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Alaska State Troopers: March 13
Thursday, March 6 At 6:18 p.m. Alaska State Troopers stopped a 1993 Toyota for speeding on Rezanof Drive. Upon contact with the 20-year-old driver, the investigation revealed she was in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The investigation continues and AST anticipates forwarding charges of Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the 4th and 6th degree to the Kodiak District Att...
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Around Kodiak: March 13
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly meets for a work session at 6:30 p.m. today in the borough conference room. The Kodiak City Council is having a regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. today in the borough assembly chambers. The Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center is showing the film “Waves of Change” at 7 p.m. today. The film is a series of locally produced student films featuring personal accounts of the 1964...
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Achievers: March 13
Megan Stahlhut competed at the Alaska Academic Decathlon February 19-22. She won three medals: a gold in the SuperQuiz event, silver in her 50-minute essay, and bronze for the overall large school team score. The AcaDeca theme for this school year was World War I. Students competed in 10 subjects: art, music, mathematics, science, speech, interview, essay, social science, economics, and language and literature. Te...
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Lindquist, Hughes lead Kingfishers in Ore. meet
DAILY MIRROR STAFF Talon Lindquist and Ila Hughes led the Kodiak Kingfishers swim team to a sixth-place finish at the Oregon/Region XII Senior Championships that concluded March 9 in Gresham, Ore. Hughes, a Kodiak High School junior, won four of the five events she competed in, while Lindquist, a Kodiak Middle School eighth-grader, captured two titles. Hughes won the 50-yard freestyle (23.92 seconds), the 100 free...
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Alaska Science Forum: Solving the mystery of the South Fork wolf
The wolf lies on a metal table, its white legs and massive paws hanging over the edge. Kimberlee Beckmen, wildlife veterinarian, wears a white lab coat and purple gloves. Scalpel in hand, she positions herself at the wolf’s belly. Beckmen, who just finished a necropsy on an arctic fox that had been hit by a truck on the Dalton Highway, leans in on a wolf found dead on a trail east of Fairbanks. She checked her dat...
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Nelson named the NLC player of the year
Megan Pyles is glad she doesn’t have to defend her cousin, Jerica Nelson, anymore. She tried once and lost that battle. “She had a wide-open layup, and I was the only one down there with her — she got me good,” Pyles said. That was in eighth grade when Pyles was at Kodiak Middle School and Nelson was going to school in the Mat-Su Valley. The Nelson family moved back to Kodiak, and for the past two seasons the cous...
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Kodiak man caught with 34.2 grams of heroin
A Kodiak man is accused of possessing 34.2 grams of tar heroin. Casey Eads, 39, was arraigned in Kodiak District Court on Sunday for one count of misconduct involving a controlled substance. Second-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance is a class A felony punishable by up to 20 years in jail and a $500,000 fine. According to court documents, the Alaska State Troopers were notified from the Kodiak Poli...
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