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Lindquist sets another swim record
Kodiak’s Talon Lindquist did it again. A week after breaking a pair of school records in his inaugural high school meet, Kodiak’s freshman swimmer broke another record over the weekend at the Homer Invitational. Lindquist’s winning time of 4 minutes, 46.81 seconds in the 500-yard freestyle broke Michael Smith’s 2012 school record swim of 4:47.61. In only two meets, Lindquist owns the school records in the 100 back...
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Alutiiq mask making
Alutiiq mask artist Perry Eaton is passing along his craft at the U.S. Coast Guard wood hobby shop in a weeklong workshop that started Wednesday. Starting with a square block of wood participants design their own masks and choose a style. A machine then cuts a round or oval shape out of the wood. By Friday, the masks were at the face-carving stage. One artist was already at the point of smoothing the face with san...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 9
August 6 • At 1:58 a.m., an officer reported possible bear activity in the 1700 block of Selief Lane because several trash cans had been tipped over and garbage had been strewn about. • Around 2:54 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 4:02 a.m., police warned a driver on Mill Bay Road for driving with his headlights off. • At 6:49 a.m., police warned a driver on East Rezanof Drive for speeding. • A...
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Governor candidates on Kodiak issues
When Alaska's gubernatorial candidates came to town for the annual fisheries debate Aug. 28, the candidates sat down with the Mirror to answer questions about Kodiak priorities. At the time, there were three candidates for governor: incumbent Republican Sean Parnell, Democrat Byron Mallott and Libertarian Bill Walker. Since then, Walker and Mallott have combined their tickets and are now running together on a Libe...
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Alumni update: Anthony, Sabado shine at UAA
Dylan Anthony and Maureen Sabado — two past Kodiak High School stars — competed for the University of Alaska Anchorage over the weekend. Anthony, an All-American cross country runner for the Seawolves, finished second at the Big Wave Invitational Saturday in Kaneohe, Hawaii. The senior covered the 5-kilometer course in 15 minutes, 50.10 seconds — 1.20 seconds behind freshman teammate Henry Cheseto. The two also fi...
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Prep football: Bartlett, SoHi keep top spots
Bartlett and Soldotna remained the top ranked teams in the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network football poll following Week 4. Soldotna (3-0) did not play last week, but still kept the top spot in the medium-small school rankings, while Bartlett (4-0) beat Service, 31-24, to stay No. 1 in the large-school poll. The Stars bring their top ranking and a 23-game winning streak to Kodiak for a Northern Lights Conference...
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KMXT recognizes volunteers at annual meeting
David Haught likes to do “anything and everything” at Kodiak’s public radio station, which honored him as volunteer of the year during KMXT’s annual member meeting, Saturday at the Kodiak Inn. A music fan who serves up an eclectic program every other week as host of the “Big Wave Radio” show, Haught also covers board shift and works the microphones at local government meetings. His favorite work is helping other v...
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Kodiak Island Births: Sept. 9
Ronan Cooper Macgregor was born at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital at 10:13 a.m. on Aug. 12, 2014 to Alex and Roger Macgregor. He weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long. His parents are stationed in Kodiak. The baby’s father works for the U.S. Coast Guard at Air Station Sitka. Also welcoming him to the family is Tristan Liam. Grandparents are Amy and Tim Geer and Ken and Gail MacGregor of Kodiak, and Sharon and...
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T&C Classic results
Friday Baranof Field 3 kilometers Girls 1. Zoe Bigley, 13 minutes, 18 seconds; 2. Melissa De Guzman, 13:45; 3. Mallory Arnold, 13:48; 4. Honey Rose Macatuno, 13:53; 5. Raen Barcelon, 13:57; 6. Arielle Himelbloom, 14:58; 7. Bailey Bass, 15:10; 8. Halaia Barnett, 18:19; 9. Natasha Munier, 18:19; 10. Rosemary Eufemio, 18:19; 11. Chloe Nelson, 18:19; 12. Chloe Starr-Hollow, 22:01. Boys 1. Levi Thomet, 9:43; 2. Levi Fr...
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Alaska Congressional delegation and hopefuls address ISIS
In the aftermath of the murders of two American journalists, Alaskan Congressional incumbents and their electoral challengers support air strikes but mostly oppose sending troops to combat the Islamic State. “Short of putting American boots on the ground, we should continue to use our superior firepower to confront and defeat this group of extremists,” Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, said in an email. Last week, a video...
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