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Playbook: Nov. 7
Thursday, Nov. 8 Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Juneau at the 4A state tournament at Curtis Menard Sports Complex in Wasilla, 1:30 p.m.
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Letters not supposed to be mean spirited
To the Editor: I was under the impression letters to the editor were not supposed to be mean spirited, vile and nasty, yet the Mirror has allowed that with the ongoing Heather Peterson rants. No matter what side of the aisle you are on, they are embarrassing. I say shame on the paper for printing them, and lady, seek counseling. Craig Olson
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Kniaziowski officially takes school board seat
Rick Kniaziowski officially took his seat on the Kodiak Island Borough school board Monday night as he was sworn into office for a one-year term. Kniaziowski took over for Aaron Griffin — who was elected in October to the borough assembly — during a regularly scheduled Monday night work school board work session. One of the top topics of discussion at the work session was the status of publicly funded art for the ...
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Willis guides Bears with energy
If the Northern Lights Conference were to hand out a Most Energetic Coach Award, Kodiak’s Amy Willis would win in a landslide.  While most volleyball coaches sit on the bench and rarely get up, Willis doesn’t know what a chair is. Kodiak’s veteran coach seldom sits and is often seen springing into the air in celebration after a powerful kill, dig or block from her team.  Willis does not hide her emotions when it c...
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Local Results: Nov. 7
Little Dribblers Tuesday, Oct. 30 Coastal Contracting 20, Minecraft 6 Sam Galindo 12 points, AJ Barton 4, Ashton Gunderson 2 and Keegan Ryden 2 for Coastal Contracting. Moisess Cruz 2 points, Gage Egdorf 2 and Eli Kniaziowski 2 for Minecraft. Grizzlies 22, Ravens 12 Elizadre Valdez 14 points, Elijah Calderon 4, Jared Bezona 2 and Tylan Rudger 2 for Grizzlies. Wilfred Quiambao 6 points, Keole Agmata 4 and Justin Do...
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Air cargo on the decline in Kodiak
At 4:30 a.m., Doug Theis is one of the few people stirring at Kodiak State Airport. Before daylight breaks, he cracks open the garage door of his freight terminal and gets his forklift warmed up. The first flight of the day is always the mail flight, and lately, it’s been one of the few reliable things when it comes to air cargo into Kodiak. Since 2005, cargo traffic at Kodiak’s principal airport has plummeted fro...
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Alumni update: Anthony, Bethea earn region honors
A pair of former Kodiak cross county stars earned all-region honors at Saturday’s NCAA Division II West Regional Cross Country Championships in Hawaii. University of Alaska Anchorage’s Dylan Anthony earned his second all-region honors by placing 13th in the men’s field. The sophomore churned out an 8-kilometer time of 32 minutes, 50.10 seconds to finish fourth for UAA. Teammate Micah Chelimo won the race in 31:57....
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Borough finishes fix to messy problem for landfill neighbor
Reed Oswalt's property is now trash-free and will soon be free of the dump water from the landfill. Six months ago, Oswalt went before the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly to discuss the trash and dump water that had flowed through the fence separating his property on Monashka Bay Road from the neighboring landfill. Five assembly members went out to look at the trash and water problem on Oswalt's property, and the a...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 6
Wednesday, Oct. 31 • At 12:26 a.m., a 911 caller reported a man was out without his third-party custodian. Officers were unable to locate him. • At 1:06 a.m., an officer sighted a bear on Benny Benson Drive. The bear ran into the woods when the sirens sounded. • At 1:11 a.m., a bear was sighted dragging garbage on Benny Benson Drive. The bear ran into the woods after seeing the patrol car. • At 1:41 a.m., a bear r...
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Election 2012: Kodiak residents agree that economy needs to be fixed
Kodiak voters appear to have mixed thoughts about the candidates on today’s ballot. On Monday morning, the Kodiak Daily Mirror took to the streets and coffeehouses to ask people if they were voting, which candidate they were voting for and what issues were most important to them. In 2008, 63 percent of the people who voted in Kodiak’s house district chose Republican John McCain; only 34 percent voted for Democrat ...
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