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Playbook: Feb. 14
Friday, Feb. 15 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Soldotna High School. Junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 7:30 p.m. C squad at Soldotna Middle School, 6 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Soldotna High School. Junior varsity, 3 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. C squad at Soldotna Middle School, 7:30 p.m.
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 13
Kodiak Growers hosts a potluck and seed-saving program at 5:30 p.m. tonight in the home of Judy Hamilton, 3946 Woodland Drive. Bruce and Midge Short will discuss the virtues of growing vegetables and Kodiak and how to properly save seeds. They will give away a selection of their home-grown and home-harvested seeds to anyone interested in participating in a seed-saving program. Call Judy Hamilton at 654-4666 for mo...
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Kulluk will head to Asia for repairs
The drilling rig Kulluk, a two-month inhabitant of Kiliuda Bay, is about to move out. On Monday, Royal Dutch Shell PLC, which operates the Kulluk, announced it will move the Kulluk to an Asian shipyard for repairs needed after the Kulluk ran aground New Year’s Eve on Sitkalidak Island. Neither Shell nor Coast Guard spokesmen could confirm when the tow from Kiliuda Bay will take place or where the Kulluk will ultim...
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NLC power rankings: Busy week in the NLC
It was an extremely busy week for the Northern Lights Conference last week. All six girls teams played in the four-day Lady Lynx Prep Tournament at Dimond High School. The conference faired well by posting a combined 16-8 record. Wasilla, Kodiak and Colony all placed in the top four of the 16-team tournament. On the boys side, Colony remained the top team in the Kodiak Daily Mirror’s NLC power rankings, while Kodi...
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Housing ranks as top concern in Chamber survey
Housing and the high cost of living topped the list of Kodiak’s economic concerns, according to the results of a survey from the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber’s online survey asked questions about Kodiak’s strengths, challenges, community concerns, housing, and residential and commercial growth; 187 people responded. “I think people took it really seriously,” Chamber economic development specialist Joe B...
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Kodiak ESS closing in on rural hoops title
The Kodiak Emerging Small School boys basketball team moved closer to dethroning the rural schools defending champion over the weekend. Kodiak ESS earned three victories over Old Harbor on Friday and Saturday in Ouzinkie and is one win away from claiming the archipelago title. On Friday, ESS won 50-42 and 70-32, which was followed by a 34-32 win on Saturday. The two teams will finish the regular-season series Thur...
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Alaska Science Forum: Seismologist visits Southeast in wake of large earthquake
CRAIG — In this cozy Southeast Alaska community that smells of red cedar chips used to power a boiler that heats both the school and the pool, seismologist Natalia Ruppert responded to an hour of questions from more than 150 people who gathered in the auditorium of the Craig High School. The residents of Craig and the outlying areas, many of them wearing Xtratufs and flannel shirts on a rainy/snowy evening, had ex...
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Monk’s Rock expands to include store and bakery
Situated high above Monk’s Rock Coffeehouse and Bookstore, High Tide gives people a quiet space to shop, eat or read a book. The shop is a side effort of Monk’s Rock, which is also expanding to include a bakery in the space formerly occupied by Eugene’s Restaurant in the white-sided building at the downtown Y. High Tide opened around nine months ago but got off to a slow start, said Monk’s Rock manager Susannah Da...
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Leonides V. Dela Cruz
Kodiak resident Leonides V. Dela Cruz, 48, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 in Anchorage. Funeral ceremonies were held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at the Anchorage Funeral Home, 1800 Dare Ave. in Anchorage. Father Dan Hebert officiated. Memorial services will be held in Kodiak at a time and location to be announced. For further information, contact Gina at 907-512-1506. Leo’s ashes will be buried next t...
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Feds will not list cold-water coral as endangered
ANCHORAGE (AP) — A federal agency has concluded that a petition seeking to list Alaska's cold-water corals as endangered or threatened does not contain enough information to make the case. The National Marine Fisheries Service announced Tuesday it had rejected the petition submitted in August by the Center for Biological Diversity, which sought a formal endangered species review for 44 cold-water corals because of...
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