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Small claims 126-pound state title
Jay-Ar Small’s wrestling season started with an injury and ended atop the podium. Small, a senior, staked claim to his first state title by defeating Colony’s Chace Booth, 3-2, in the 126-pound final at the ASAA/First National Bank Wrestling State Championships Saturday evening at Chugiak High. Small, last year’s state runner-up at 126, scored all of his points in the final minute of the match to win the Bears’ on...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 9
Samoan Dancers The public is invited to watch a performance of the Kodiak Samoan Dancers at the Marion Center, at 7:45 p.m. today following the Island Viking Lodge of Sons of Norway. Members and guests are asked to give monetary donations to the dancers during their last number. The money is used to support local charities.
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Kodiak boys basketball splits at Kenai
Kodiak’s boys basketball team snapped a 10-game losing skid against 4A competition with a 46-34 Northern Lights Conference victory Friday at Kenai. Jemuel Mangalus erupted for 25 points to help the Bears end a drought that started at last year’s state tournament. The Bears started this season 0-8 against 4A competition after ending last season with two losses at state. Ending the streak didn’t come easy, though. A...
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ESS falls to CIA
Kodiak’s Emerging Small Schools fell to Cook Inlet Academy, 80-45, in a Peninsula Conference boys basketball game Friday at CIA. Wade Bartelson led ESS with 18 points, while Timmy Smithwick paced CIA with 35 points. ESS trailed 16-11 after the first and 31-16 at halftime. Second-ranked CIA outscored ESS 29-9 in the fourth to put the game away. ESS dropped to 2-1 in the Peninsula Conference. ESS plays Thursday at t...
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Kodiak girls finish second at Seahawk Classic
After dropping its first game at the Seahawk Classic, Kodiak’s girls basketball team rebounded with two wins to finish second. The Bears took out host Seward, 47-34, on Friday and disposed of Anchorage Christian Schools, 42-14, on Saturday. Kodiak finished 2-1 in the tournament and improved to 10-5 on the season. Sitka finished 3-0 in to claim the tournament title. The Bears lost to Sitka, 47-41, on Thursday. “Our...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 9
Jan. 7 At 9:49 a.m., a caller reported a suspicious vehicle on Gibson Cove Road. Police were unable to locate the described vehicle. At 10:19 a.m., police warned a driver on Gibson Cove Road to register his vehicle in his name. At 10:32 a.m., police red-tagged an abandoned vehicle on Alimaq Drive. At 11:53 a.m., a caller reported a wanted subject on Marine Way. Police were unable to locate it. At 11:53 a.m., polic...
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Garden Gate: Fantastic fowl thrive on non-GMO corn
To experience thousands of birds lifting off in unison in early morning light is what lured us recently to New Mexico’s Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. “Go to the Crane Ponds down the road an hour before sunrise. That’s where you’ll find them,” said David, a volunteer at the refuge visitor center. The next morning we rose at 5 a.m. and drove to pullout just inside the refuge’s entrance. As we made our ...
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Fish Factor: Science backs shellfish romance claims
Lovers choose lobster as the top Valentine’s Day dish to share with that special someone. Crab legs and shrimp also get the nod as romantic meals on Feb. 14, one of the busiest dining out days for U.S. restaurants.  In a national survey by Harris Interactive, chefs called lobster an “exotic delicacy that results in an intimate moment because it is hand-held and shareable.” In fact, respondents called all shellfish...
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KODIAK ISLAND SHIPWRECKS
Part III, Continued from Jan. 30 issue, Page 10 EDITOR’S NOTE: This list includes Kodiak fishing vessels that have disappeared during the past two centuries. Many of the non-Kodiak ships that capsized near Kodiak Island had deckhands who were island residents. Captain Warren Good’s original list includes mapping, locations, GPS coordinates and sources for each entry. Those are not included in the Daily Mirror’s li...
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Searchers find body of missing Kodiak man
The body of a missing Kodiak man has been recovered after two days of search involving troopers and a Coast Guard helicopter, officials said Saturday. Kevin Rogers, 37, was reported missing at around 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday. His mother said he was last seen operating a red 2008 Ford Fusion SUV. Alaska Wildlife troopers located his vehicle Thursday near mile 14 of Chiniak Highway, prompting a ground and sea search t...
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