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KHS wrestling fifth at Alaska Duals
Last week, Pat Costello said his team was one of the top five wrestling teams in the state. Kodiak proved that this past weekend as the Bears finished fifth at the loaded Alaska Duals Tournament Saturday at South Anchorage High School. Kodiak advanced to the semifinals with victories over Service (44-31) and Eagle River (69-15) on Friday. The Bears fell 48-21 to Wasilla in Saturday’s semifinals. That was followed ...
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Fish Factor: Anchorage ranks No. 1 for fishing participation
Ask an Alaskan what community is home to the most commercial fishermen and they will respond Kodiak or Dutch Harbor, or maybe Petersburg or Bristol Bay. Wrong! Anchorage ranks No. 1 for total fishing participation, with 994 permit holders and another 1,216 crew license holders who fish year round. The Anchorage-based fishermen brought home an estimated $52 million from the fishing grounds last year. The Mat-Su Val...
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Sun’aq promises continued push for land
The Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak is continuing its campaign to obtain surplus Coast Guard land, Sun’aq CEO Bob Polasky said Sunday afternoon. Polasky’s announcement was one of the highlights of Sun’aq’s annual meeting, which brought members of Kodiak’s urban tribe to the Sun’aq hall in downtown Kodiak for business and a dinner. Since its federal recognition in 2000, the 1,641 members of Sun’aq have been without a land b...
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Santa Fun Run postponed
The streets of Kodiak were Santa-less on Saturday after the 5K Santa Fun Run was postponed due to sideways rain and slushy and icy road conditions. “The conditions are just too dangerous to keep this as a fun run for families and kids,” race organizer Joe Bailor wrote in an email. “So, I’ll appreciate your support next week and pray for more cooperative weather.” The race has been rescheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday,...
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Borough assembly reaches compromise in Shelikof parking snafu
By JAMES BROOKS Mirror Editor A debate over a pair of downtown parking spaces touched on fishery politics, traffic flow and jobs creation before its resolution in a late-running Kodiak Island Borough Assembly meeting Thursday. In a 4-1 vote, the borough assembly -- acting in its guise as the borough's board of equalization -- approved a partial exemption to parking regulations for the Pacific Seafoods processing p...
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Bears take on state’s best
Kodiak’s wrestling team is hoping momentum from last week’s surprise win over Palmer carries into the Alaska Duals Tournament. The tournament, which begins today at South Anchorage High School, features 16 of the top 4A wrestling schools in the state. Coach Pat Costello believes his team, following a 40-37 win over a powerful Palmer squad, is one of the top five teams in the state. A good showing at the Alaska Dua...
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Like Rudolph and Silent Night, Currier and Ives is becoming a tradition
Like some of our favorite holiday songs, the annual Currier and Ives is becoming a Christmas tradition. The Kodiak Baptist Mission and St. Innocent's Academy-sponsored event has become so popular, that people plan their Christmas activities around it. This year the event is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 16, beginning at 4 p.m. at the Mission Pavilion on Mission Road. Some of the festivities will take place in the new...
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Parks and Rec schedule: Dec.7-Dec. 14
Dec. 7-Dec. 14 CITY LEAGUE BASKETBALL TEAMS: Following are the 25 teams currently scheduled for play: Open Division: Icicle Seafoods, Petro Marine, Ocean Beauty A Division: Kodiak Island Storage, RC Enterpries, Camai, Airstation, St. Innocents Academy, Team Galindo, Scotts Heating & Plumbing, Nets Sytems, Inspiration B Division: Era Alaska, Lighthouse Baptist, Loose Cannons, Team Enriquez, Associated Island Broker...
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Editorial: We applaud the ADN for going to a paid online system
On Tuesday, the Anchorage Daily News announced its transition to a paid online system. Readers who view the state’s largest paper online will be asked to pay if they read more than 15 articles over a 30-day period beginning Dec.18. As a newspaper that has charged for online content since July 2011, we’d like to congratulate the ADN for its enlightenment. Newspapers are critical to informed democracy, but most peop...
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Randy Wayne Lawhead
Randy Wayne Lawhead, 34 passed away at his home in Kodiak on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. Randy was born in Kodiak on Jan. 22, 1978 to Connie Shurtliff and Donald Lawhead, Sr. He is survived by his mother, Connie; father, Donald and wife, Joice; his three brothers: Jeff Parker and wife Cindy of Kodiak, Donald Lawhead Jr., and wife Lena of Wasilla and Mike Parker of Las Vegas; Christie, Tim and David Shurtliff of Medford,...
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