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Tapestry: Peregrinos made many friends in Kodiak
A friendship is just a snapshot away. In 1979, while I was a Kadiak Times reporter writing a feature on Main Elementary teacher Jim Heikes, I thought it would be a good idea to photograph him with students on the playground. In one of those shots Jim was on a swing, holding a somewhat shy-looking girl on his lap. A few days after the story was printed, I picked up my mail in the post office where a friendly Filipi...
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Another Day in Paradise: Finding comfort In paradise
The lyrics of the John Denver song that rang through my head were, “Oh, it’s good to be back home again.” Visiting friends and family and friends that are more like family to us than just friends is great. We got to work through a couple of our ‘bucket list’ items. We saw a dinner show that was just for entertainment. We had the pleasure of worshipping in our son and daughter-in-laws’ church in Middlesboro, Ky. We...
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Sidney Mervin Omlid
Sidney Mervin Omlid, 77, died Feb. 28, 2013 at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center. Sid’s life was shortened due to a childhood lung injury. The last couple years he struggled with meeting his oxygen needs. Funeral Services were held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 4, 2013 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Kodiak, with Pastor Elden Simonson officiating. His ashes will be spread this summer in Olga Bay, celebrating of ...
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In the Courts: March 8
Dismissals • A charge of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance against Loren Delacruz, 22, was dismissed Feb. 15. • A charge of fourth-degree assault against Byron Kashevarof, 29, was dismissed Feb. 15. • Charges of fourth-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief against Tyrone Walker, 36, were dismissed on Feb. 20. • A charge of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substan...
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Senior Life: March 8
New Activities in March at the Center Get out your green, as the senior center will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on Monday, March 18 since the official day falls on a Sunday. We’ll be serving corned beef, cabbage and a special green dessert and the Irish food will be the international lunch for the month. This event has grown to be one of the bigger ones at the center in recent years. So come wearing your fine...
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Woman accused of bilking man of $46,000 with bad checks
A Kodiak woman is accused of stealing more than $46,000 by writing forged checks to herself. Maria Drinkwine, 45, was arraigned in Kodiak district court on Monday. She faces 41 felony charges. Forty of those counts are for second-degree theft, a class C felony, and one count is for first-degree theft, a class B felony. According to court documents, on Feb. 15, a man went to the Kodiak Police Station and reported f...
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Kodiak girls begin quest to state
While the Northern Lights Conference Championships kicked off Thursday at Soldotna High School, Kodiak’s girls basketball team spent part of its day at Cook Inlet Academy. Kodiak coach Stephanie Smiley wanted her team to get one more practice before facing Colony in today’s semifinal round at 4:15 p.m. The winner clinches a berth to the 4A state tournament and advances to Saturday’s championship game. The Bears, t...
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Weekend events: Rollers host meet and greet
The Rock Island Rollers — Kodiak’s roller derby team — is having a Roller Disco Meet tonight at Tony’s Bar. The event begins at 7 p.m. and features a silent auction, door prizes and music. The Rock Island Rollers, formed in Nov. 2011, will also be in attendance for a meet and greet. The event is a fundraiser for their first bout. Fun run The Coffee to Coffee Fun Run is Saturday at 10 a.m. Registration begins at 9:...
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Playbook: March 8
Today Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Soldotna High School, 2:30 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Colony at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Soldotna High School, 4:15 p.m. Saturday, March 9 Boys basketball: Kodiak at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Soldotna High School. Girls basketball: Kodiak at the Northern Lights Conference ...
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Local results: March 8
City league basketball Sunday, March 3 St. Herman’s 55, Associated Is. Brokers 52 Jason Chocknok 15 points, Jason Isaac 13, Oscar Olsen 13, John Askoak 12 and Edward Trefon Jr. 2 for St. Herman’s. Bong Ocampo 17 points, Roland Dan 13, Leo Pastor 8, Marco Pastor 7, Eric Babasa 2, Alfie Arevalo 2, Jerry Sevilla 2 and Bem Barcelon 1 for Island Brokers. Petro Marine 69, Icicle Seafoods 62 Godfrey Agmata 21 points, Ran...
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