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Public safety blotter: May 29
Friday, May 16 • At 1:36 a.m., an officer responded to a suspicious vehicle report on Mill Bay Road. Officers reported everything OK. • Around 1:49 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 2:27 a.m., police responded to remove a subject on West Rezanof Drive, but the individual was gone when they arrived. • At 2:49 a.m., an officer responded to a bear sighting on Selief Lane. The bear was not on scene ...
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Stage and Screen: 'Belle' – A beautiful and worthy film
From any perspective “Belle” (2013) is beautiful. The story of this narrative feature film is remarkable and poignant. The title character, Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) radiates character, equanimity, charm and physical beauty. Dido is the illegitimate daughter of Captain Sir John Lindsay (Matthew Goode). Sir John refuses to relegate his mulatto daughter to the inevitable life of poverty and degradation ...
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Achievers: May 29
Melody Chong, Kodiak High School graduate (Class of 2010), graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder on May 9 with a Bachelor of Arts in Chinese, a minor in Ethnic Studies, and a Leadership Certificate. She also commissioned as a Logistics Readiness Officer in the United States Air Force through Detachment 105. Chong ‘s father, James Chong, was the former owner of Eugene's Restaurant at 202 East Rezanof...
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Senior Life: Seniors get ready for annual meeting
Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc. will hold their annual membership meeting Friday, May 30, 6 p.m., at the senior center. Susan Brockman will be providing the entertainment; there will be door prizes for winners, and a delightful seafood platter dinner. There will also be elections to the board of directors with incumbents Laurence Anderson and Pat Heitman as well as Joyce Gregory filling out the candidate slate. Pa...
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Mauer enjoying varsity success
Joey Mauer has a name fit for a baseball player. Kodiak’s senior outfielder shares the same name as Minnesota Twins star Joe Mauer. “Every game somebody will say it — they will go, ‘are you related to (Joe Mauer)?’ Or something like that,” Mauer said. Kodiak’s Mauer doesn’t mind being asked, especially since his favorite professional player is … wait for it … Joe Mauer. “He is a good player. He has done well in hi...
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Alutiiq haiku takes honorable mention in contest
Peggy Azuyak from Old Harbor took an honorable mention in April’s salmon-themed haiku contest by The Salmon Project. She wrote it in Alutiiq. It reads, “Taugkut qaqiyat / yat Pugtut tuRamni kuigkun / kun Atert’sluku.” The translation is: “Those silver salmon/Float in my dory down river/Taking them to sea.” Jennifer Simeonoff, also from Old Harbor, took an honorable mention as well. Her entry was, “Tiny fry sets ou...
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Playbook: May 29
Thursday, May 29 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at the Southcentral Conference Championships at Soldotna, 1 p.m.
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Treadwell eyes quotas, Russians
For Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, trips to Kodiak help show up his opponents for a U.S. Senate seat, Democrat or Republican. “I committed to be in Kodiak when I was here the last time for the fisheries debate,” Treadwell told the Mirror on the sidelines of the Crab Festival survival suit race Saturday. Treadwell is running against fellow Republicans Dan Sullivan and Joe Miller for a chance to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen...
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Death Notice: Roy Ecklund
A memorial service for Roy Ecklund will be held at the Elks on June 6 at 3pm. With a repast to follow. Bring your favorite dish if you wish.
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Christine Ann McVay
Christine Ann McVay, 61, passed away on May 18, 2014. She was born in Whitefish, Mont., on December 10, 1952, to Pat and Marie McVay. She was the third of four sisters. Chris and her sisters grew up as farm girls in rural Montana, near Kalispell. She attended a two-room school through eighth grade, and then graduated from Flathead County High School in 1971. She attended Eastern Washington College in Cheney, Washi...
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