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Kodiak girls take to the mats
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer Five Kodiak wrestlers will test their skills Saturday at the USGWA Girls State Championships at Service High School in Anchorage. This is an unofficial high school girls state championship since the Alaska School Activities Association does not have a separate tournament for girls. “It is probably the only time of the year that they get to wrestle just girls. It is not as high pres...
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Film crew documenting life of Ted Stevens
A film crew documenting the life of Sen. Ted Stevens is visiting Kodiak this week to meet with people in Kodiak’s fishing industry. Paul Brown, project manager and owner of Arctic World Media in Alaska, is co-producing a documentary about the life of the former senator with API Arts and Outreach, Inc. in New York City. Brown said he hopes to talk to people in Kodiak who worked with Stevens or knew him personally. ...
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Achievers: Feb. 28
Kodiak Middle School teachers have chosen the Rotary students of the month for February 2013. In sixth grade, the honorees are Nicole Osborne and Kevin Maramba. In seventh grade, Jhun Daniele (J.D.) Agonoy and Abbie Senda are the picks. For eighth grade, Sarah Quiliza and Frankie Guevara were chosen. Sixth grade • Nicole is an intelligent, thoughtful and kind sixth grader at KMS. Her intelligence is daily evident ...
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Crab Festival poster and logo winners announced
This year’s Kodiak Crab Festival is “Powered by Nature,” and the new logo unveiled by the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce will use Kodiak Electric Association’s wind turbines to get people charged about the upcoming celebration. “I think it’s good that the poster and logo both feature the turbines and KEA’s effort to Kodiak energy,” said Summer Wood, Crab Festival coordinator for the chamber. Wood said the chamber had ...
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Old Harbor gets excited about reading
To the Editor: On March 1, the teachers and education support professionals of Old Harbor School want to get the word out about the importance of children's literacy. The National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America is a year-round literacy project that encourages readers, both young and old, to celebrate reading. In Old Harbor, we're getting into the reading excitement, too. Elementary students can ...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 28
The Kodiak Electric Association hosts its regular monthly board meeting at noon in the KEA offices at Marine Way. The Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center will host a brown bag lunch today at noon. Gina Palmer, a Refuge volunteer, will discuss the Klondike Gold Rush. Puzzled about eReaders? Did you get one for Christmas and need help with the darn thing? Then come to the Public Library at 4:30 p.m. for e...
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Alaska State Troopers: Feb. 28
Tuesday, Feb. 19 A 51-year-old Kodiak man was cited by Kodiak Wildlife Troopers for commercial tanner fishing in closed waters in the Southeast section of the Kodiak district. The man will be arraigned at the Kodiak district court on March 8. Monday, Feb. 25 • At 1:30 a.m., the village public safety officer in Akhiok responded to a disturbance involving a fourth-degree assault. A suspect was identified and charges...
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Kodiak ESS falls in Peninsula Conference opener
It took Kodiak ESS an entire half to adjust to an early wakeup call Wednesday morning. Unfortunately for the Ravens, the first-half deficit was too much to overcome in their 53-36 loss to Nanwalek in a Peninsula Conference Championship boys basketball game at Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage. Nanwalek led 16-8 after the first quarter and 26-13 at halftime. “The first half we were just really tight, a lot of ...
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Prep hoops: Kodiak girls stay at No. 3
Kodiak’s girls basketball team has lost its last four Northern Lights Conference games, but still remains the third-best 4A team in the state. For the third consecutive week, the Bears (19-5) check in behind Wasilla and Dimond in the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches weekly rankings, released Wednesday. Kodiak lost a pair of games to No. 1 Wasilla (23-0) last week and will face No. 2 Dimond on Friday and Sa...
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Playbook: Feb. 28
Today Boys basketball: Kodiak ESS vs. Seldovia at the Peninsula Conference Championships at Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage, 8 a.m. Friday, March 1 Boys basketball: Kodiak ESS at the Peninsula Conference Championships at Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage. Kodiak vs. Nikiski at the Nikiski High School. Junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 7:30 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Dimond at Kodiak High Schoo...
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