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Father and son, old and new merge on long flight
At 10,000 feet, conversations between father and son become intimate and meaningful. No other voices to compete with. No place to find refuge if the conversation gets uncomfortable. Just dad and son in the pilot and co-pilot’s seat at a height where the mundane and trivial look as minuscule as the trees and buildings below. That's how it was for Bob Stanford and his son, George, on a ride in a Piper Cherokee from ...
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KIVC puts on men’s tourney
The Kodiak Island Volleyball Club’s second men's tournament is Saturday at Kodiak High School. The 4-on-4 tournament begins with pool play at 9:30 a.m. Bracket play is scheduled for 1 p.m. In pool play, teams play two games to 21 points and, while bracket play is a best of three sets. Entry fee is $10 per team, with proceeds going to the volleyball club. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Contact the Daily Mirror sport...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 21
The Kodiak Public Library is showing the movie "Sleepless in Seattle" at 6:30 p.m. tonight. The Audubon Society is holding a meeting at 7 p.m. tonight at Kodiak College in Room 106. Dave Kubiak is presenting a slideshow called "Iceland: Rugged Jewel of the North Atlantic." The Kodiak High School Key Club bazaar is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the KHS Foyer. Bear Becker is putting on a drum clinic from 3 to 5 p.m. Satu...
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Kiefer overcomes hand injury to take bowling title
Faced with the decision to give up bowling or to re-learn to bowl with his pinky, Rod Kiefer chose to learn how to bowl all over again. That decision, two years ago, paved the way to his second all-events scratch title at the Kodiak Island United States Bowling Congress City Championship Tournament at Tropic Lane. At the Feb. 9 tournament Kiefer cashed in with the winning pin count of 2,114, a combined total of hi...
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Fewer boats out for Kodiak pot gear season
The state pot gear for Kodiak waters opened at noon Thursday, offering a potentially lucky margin for fishermen who follow the tradition of not sailing on a Friday. Onboard the fishing vessel Chisik Island in St. Herman Harbor, skipper Victor Buchanan looked forward to a good haul as he bustled about in the single-digit temperatures, making final preparations like changing out the anchor rode. “This is a weird yea...
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Bench press competition Saturday
Veins will be popping Saturday at the Kodiak Athletic Club. The sixth annual Kodiak Athletic Club/KMXT Bench Press Competition begins at noon. Weigh-ins start at 11 a.m. Men can either press half their body weight or their full body weight as many times as possible, while women compete in the half body weight category. Jurey Fortaliza set the men’s body weight record last year by pressing 165 pounds 29 times. Luis...
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Kodiak sputters in loss to Thunder Mt.
In a battle of state-ranked teams, No. 3 Thunder Mountain downed No. 4 Kodiak, 51-36, in a nonconference boys basketball game Thursday in Juneau. Up by eight points at halftime, Thunder Mountain put the game away with a dominant third quarter. The Falcons outscored Kodiak by 12 during that frame to take a 45-25 lead into the fourth quarter. “We just had a total defensive let down and didn’t respond to their intens...
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Parks and Rec: Feb. Feb. 21-Feb. 28
Feb. 21 Feb. 28 AQUATICS Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Feb. 21 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7 a.m. Noon Lap 11:30 – 12:15 p.m. Kingfishers 3:30 – 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23 Family 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Evening Lap 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7 a.m. N...
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Playbook: Feb. 21
Friday, Feb. 21 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Juneau-Douglas, 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Juneau-Douglas, 8 p.m.
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Local results: Feb. 21
Girls Little Dribblers Wednesday, Feb. 19 Seventh- and eight-graders State Farm 27, Fly-By 20 Hannah Glover 8, Elianah Micael 6, Leah Barnes 5, Carly Glover 4, Kyra Ricard 2 and Ella Raisley 2 points for State Farm. Maggie Brown 10, Elizabeth Painter 6, Kathryn Carstens 2 and Shely Nelson 2 points for Fly-By. F/V Miss Linda 17, Kodiak Rental Center 16 Madison Hales 8, Mekia Bushell 5, Maranda Alexander 2 and Abbie...
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