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Dunbar named coach of year
Kodiak’s Marcus Dunbar earned a top award last week. Dunbar was voted the top boys coach in Alaska in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Association’s inaugural high school cross country coach of the year list. One boys coach and one girls coach from each of the 50 states were honored for their successes during the 2014 season. Dunbar is now in consideration for the association’s first-ever National High S...
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Local organizations receive funding from foundation
Eleven local organizations received funding totaling more than $40,000 on Friday from the Alaska Leader Foundation. The 15-year-old foundation was formed by fishermen to benefit local projects and nonprofits. Both Bristol Bay and Kodiak organizations can apply for funding. Almost 70 applicants, mostly from the Bristol Bay area applied this year. Although some of the Bristol Bay applicants were unable to be funded,...
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A new Congress brings new hope for Alaska
For the first time in eight years, Republicans control both chambers of Congress. While our eight-vote majority in the Senate is not enough to unilaterally overcome filibusters or presidential vetoes, it is enough to restore regular order and actual debate on important issues. The changes we are bringing to the Senate – including longer work weeks and an open amendment process – will create opportunities for bipar...
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Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 13
Jan. 3 A 51-year-old man was charged with five counts of unsworn falsification and three counts of making a false statement, all stemming from residency claims on sport licenses and commercial fishing permits. Jan. 10 At approximately 10:53 p.m. hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance at a residence near Kodiak. Investigation revealed one of the individuals involved was a 28-year-old man of...
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Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 13
Jan. 3 A 51-year-old man was charged with five counts of unsworn falsification and three counts of making a false statement, all stemming from residency claims on sport licenses and commercial fishing permits. Jan. 10 At approximately 10:53 p.m. hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance at a residence near Kodiak. Investigation revealed one of the individuals involved was a 28-year-old man of...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Island clime has guns over a barrel
Have you looked at your guns recently? Are you certain they’re still in good shape after weeks or months of storage? Kodiak’s unique climate is the worst I’ve encountered for safely storing firearms. Experience in other climates might delude you into thinking that you did a good job of cleaning and lubing your gun for storage. But your precautions likely aren’t good enough for Kodiak. High humidity. Airborne salt....
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KHS alumni roundup: Horn returns to Germany
After spending Christmas in Kodiak, Alysa Horn is back on the hardwood in Germany. The former Kodiak High School and University of Alaska star scored a team-high 13 points, but it wasn’t enough as Osnabruck fell to Opladen, 58-55, in a Bundelisga second division women’s professional basketball game Sunday in Germany. Horn hit five of her 11 field goal attempts in 31 minutes. She added five rebounds and one steal. ...
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KHS alumni roundup: Horn returns to Germany
After spending Christmas in Kodiak, Alysa Horn is back on the hardwood in Germany. The former Kodiak High School and University of Alaska star scored a team-high 13 points, but it wasn’t enough as Osnabruck fell to Opladen, 58-55, in a Bundelisga second division women’s professional basketball game Sunday in Germany. Horn hit five of her 11 field goal attempts in 31 minutes. She added five rebounds and one steal. ...
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REZANOF FIRE: Kodiak firefighters rescue two adults, child and dog
MIRROR STAFF REPORT A house fire spread quickly while the home’s occupants were asleep before midnight Sunday, but a neighbor saw flames and immediately called the fire department, Deputy Fire Chief Jim Mullican said. Mullican said firefighters rescued two adults, a child and their dog from the house on Rezanof Drive, between Armstrong and 13th Avenues. Firefighters deployed the ladder as flames started licking tr...
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KHS wrestling wins three titles at North Pole
Kodiak took five wrestlers to the John Tobin Invitational and three of them walked away as a champion. Joel Valdez, Levi Fried and Nolan Wandersee all earned titles Saturday at North Pole High School in Fairbanks. Kodiak placed seventh out of 11 teams with 88 points. South won with 205.5, while Wasilla finished second with 149 points. Valdez went 3-0 in the tournament and pinned Wasilla’s Berit Sturgeon in the 120...
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