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A freezing opener: Kodiak baseball falls to Dimond
Numbing hands. Shivering lips. Freezing feet. What were you expecting for April baseball in Kodiak? Short sleeves and sun glasses. Kodiak opened its season in temperatures barely hovering above freezing and a constant dousing of rain and wind. All of the elements resulted in an 8-6 loss to Dimond on the first day of the Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament on Wednesday at Baranof Field. The umpires called t...
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The 'Rock Star' life is difficult to change
Danny Collins (Al Pacino) is a sixtyish singer who enjoys monumental fame and accolades. While his primary audience is made up of like age fans; Collins is a show-biz phenom known by all ages. His concerts are attended by thousands and his songs are generational standards. Danny Collins literally enjoys “Rock Star” status and has earned a great deal of money. He has also lived the rock star life – booze, babes and...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 9
March 28 At 3:12 a.m., a 911 caller reported an assault on Hemlock Street. A man was arrested for assault in the fourth degree. At 8:39 a.m., a 911 caller reported domestic violence on Selief Lane. It was a verbal argument only. At 10:56 a.m., police warned a driver on West Marine Way for driving with a revoked license. At 12:07 p.m., a caller reported loitering on West Marine Way. They left when police asked. At ...
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Community events: April 9
Send items for inclusion in Community Events to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. Today Noon-1 p.m. — Kodiak Weather and Climate, presentation by Craig Eckert at Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center. Friday, April 10 5:30 p.m. — Kodiak Outdoor Film Festival at Kodiak Harbor Convention Center, see islandtrails.org/film. 7-8:30 p.m. — An Evening W...
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Playbook: April 9
Thursday, April 9 Baseball: The Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament at Baranof Field. South Anchorage vs. Dimond, noon; Chugiak vs. Kodiak, 4 p.m. Friday, April 10 Baseball: The Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament at Baranof Field. Chugiak vs. Dimond, noon; South Anchorage vs. Kodiak, 4 p.m. Girls soccer: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 3:30 p.m. Boys soccer: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Joe ...
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Achievers: April 9
Petty Officer Third Class Dale Arnould has been selected as the first-place winner of the U.S. Coast Guard’s 2014 Alex Haley Award in the individual achievement category. The award is the service’s highest honor for public affairs. It is named for “Roots” author Alex Haley, the Coast Guard’s first public affairs specialist chief petty officer. Arnould currently serves aboard the Kodiak-based cutter coincidentally ...
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Author, artist Ray Troll to offer drawing workshops at Kodiak Public Library
Alaskan artist, author, scientist and musician Ray Troll will visit Kodiak Friday and Saturday, with events at the public library. “I’m totally psyched to finally be returning to Alaska’s BIG Island at long last,” Troll said in a release. “I spent a wonderful week there only once way back in the ’90s and have always wanted to get back. Giant bears, big fish, beautiful scenery, a fossil beach and really cool people...
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Celebrating Rex Matautia's life
Covering a portion of one of the walls in the Matautia home is a jumbo blanket with the image of their youngest child, Rex, pitching, possibly the last time he ever took the mound. A newspaper clipping is taped to the wall below the blanket and even further down on a shelf sit four framed photos, a football and a trophy. It has been nearly two years since Rex, 13, drowned at Lake Gertrude, a spring-fed body of wat...
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Summer fishing on two Kodiak rivers restricted
The Ayakulik River will be restricted to catch-and-release and the Karluk River will be closed for the first half of the summer for king salmon sport fishing due to low escapement numbers. According to two Alaska Department of Fish and Game emergency order releases, the escapement on both rivers, which are located on the southwest side of the island, has not reached biological escapement goals many times over the ...
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KHS girls soccer debuts on Friday
Kate Korrow doesn’t know what to expect in Kodiak High School’s inaugural soccer season. “I have no idea, to be perfectly honest,” the girls coach said. “My biggest thing is to get our girls in the best shape and able to play the game as well as they possible can.” What is for certain is varsity matches will be played for the first time ever in Kodiak. The girls begin their seven-match regular season at 3:30 p.m. ...
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