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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 30
Jan. 3 Around 2:23 a.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. At 4:26 a.m., police warned a driver on Willow Street about having a taillight out. At 9:39 a.m., a caller reported lost property on Alimaq Drive. It was found and returned. At 12:30 p.m., a caller reported a parking complaint on Larch Street. The vehicle was moved. At 2:03 p.m., police red-tagged an abandoned vehicle on Larch Street. Around 2:15 ...
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Calvary Chapel has church in Bells Flats
It started with a couple of ladies meeting with Azarias and Stacy Basamania in their home, and now the Calvary Chapel draws between 20 to 30 people on a weekly basis in its own quarters in a Bells Flats building that also houses grocery and liquor stores. The Chapel, which is pastored by Azarias, has been in its current location a little over a year. The church opened its doors in 2009 and moved from the Basamania...
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Do Kodiakans struggle with their faith?
My blog and Twitter account describe me as an irreverent priest struggling with and for Christianity, the Episcopal church, and chocolate. (Who wrote that, anyway?) For those of you who have trouble with any priest admitting irreverence or that they struggle with their faith, just how strong is your God, anyway? I am of the mindset of Pierre Theilard de Chardin who said, "By virtue of the Creation, and still more ...
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Amazing Nature: Arctic is New International Frontier
This article was not written in Kodiak. This January, I have travelled far to the West and North to Tromso, the fifth largest town in Norway, to attend a conference called “Arctic Frontiers.” Upon arrival, we were greeted by subzero temperatures and a sparse but existent snow cover. It was the week of the sun’s return, and after months of semi-darkness the sun appeared for a few minutes as a large red ball between...
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Teeing Off: Gizmo picks his Super Bowl winner (video)
For the past two weeks Gizmo has immersed himself in the NFL Network’s second-to-second coverage of Super Bowl XLIX. What do you expect from a dog who spends his entire day at home with a cat and a ferret while both his parents are at work? He has enjoyed all the analytical looks at the game and the interviews — his favorite presser was Katy Perry’s because her dog Butters made an appearance dressed in a blue foot...
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Kodiak boys host Colony
The opening 12 games of the basketball season was just an appetizer for Kodiak’s boys. The Bears are wiping the plate clean as today’s game against Colony triggers a string of 10 straight Northern Lights Conference games to finish the season. “This is the real season right here. This is where you come to play,” Kodiak coach David Anderson said. “The first half the guys were learning our system.” Today’s game tips ...
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Kodiak girls head to Colony
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer Kodiak’s girls basketball team is going to log a bundle of frequent flier miles over the next six weeks. After playing seven of their first 10 games at home, the Bears will finish the regular season with 12 consecutive away games. That stretch begins at 7 o’clock tonight in a Northern Lights Conference game at Colony. With so much travel in front of them the girls can leave their d...
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Parks and Rec: Jan. 30-Feb. 6
Advisory Board Park and Rec Advisory Board meeting will be held in the Baranof park office at 6 p.m. on Feb. 4. Agenda Items: 1. Elect Officers 2. Dog Park at East Addition- Possible Options 3. Baranof Park improvement completions a. Landscaping outside perimeter of track b. Completion of tire wall c. Designating food consumption areas d. Trash cans e. Snack shack, hook ups, priority use criteria 4. Old Swim pool ...
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Local quilter makes it to international show
A Kodiak quilter is a semifinalist in an American Quilter’s Society international competition. Jennifer Eubank has been quilting for 18 years and created “I Promise You … the Moon, the Stars, the Sun” as a challenge for a modern quilt guild in New York City. Eubank didn’t place in that contest, but a friend was attending a quilt market in Texas later and said Eubank should enter. “She said that the quilt was as go...
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Playbook: Jan. 30
Friday, Jan. 30 Boys Basketball: Kodiak vs. Colony at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Girls Basketball: Kodiak vs. Colony at Colony High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Soldotna High School. Saturday, Jan. 31 Boys Basketball: Kodiak vs. Colony at Kodiak High Schoo...
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