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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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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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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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In the courts: May 28
Dismissals • One count of violating conditions of release against Billy Yovino, 31, was dismissed. • One count each of criminal mischief with property damage, resisting or interfering with arrest by force and disorderly conduct creating a hazard condition against Billy William Yovino Jr., 31, were dismissed. • One count of violating conditions of release against Marlon R. Inga, 41, was dismissed. • One count of dr...
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Relief expected soon from smoke, pollen
Familiar moist weather is set to chase away the warm and sunny days of record-breaking May. The good news is that pollen and residual smoke from the Funny River fire could get washed away by the moister air mass descending on the region. Kodiakans and other Alaskans have been complaining about huge pollen counts, sore throats and coughing. “The tree pollen is making quite a mess all over the harbor,” Kodiak harbor...
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Anchorage resident enjoys The Rock
Harlow Robinson has a good excuse to spend the rest of his family vacation in Kodiak relaxing in a camping chair. The 47-year-old from Anchorage spent the first part of his Emerald Isle getaway sightseeing on foot by competing in the Crab Festival Marathon and the Pillar Mountain Run. Yes, you read that correctly. Robinson put his body through the gauntlet with a 26.1-mile run followed shortly by a 9.2-mile cool-d...
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Alaska Science Forum: Woods of Alaska stir after long winter slumber
It’s late May, 118 miles from the Arctic Circle. Time for a walk to work. The season has changed since February, the last time I wrote about walking through the North Campus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The North Campus is a rectangle of more than 1,000 acres that begins a few steps south of my door and ends at the university’s multistory research buildings. The spruce-dominated forest, bordered on all s...
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