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Zombies to invade Kodiak College
Zombies are taking over Kodiak College on Saturday. The college’s student government association is sponsoring its fourth annual Zombie Run — a 5-kilometer race that starts and ends at the college. People dressed up as zombies will be scattered throughout the course to spook the runners. The race begins at 9 a.m. with registration beginning at 8 a.m. The entry fee is $5 for students and $10 for non-students with a...
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Playbook: Oct. 31
Friday, Oct. 31 Swimming: Kodiak at the Region III Championships, 1 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 Swimming: Kodiak at the Region III Championships, 1 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Kodiak High School. C squad, 9 a.m. and 11 a.m..; junior varsity, 10 a.m., and noon.; varsity, 1:30 p.m.
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Teeing Off: Gizmo impressed by Bumgarner’s heroics
Life in the Clarkston house has been rough this past week. I am to blame for that. In last Friday’s Daily Mirror I misspelled the family dog’s name in a headline. I know what you are thinking, “What kind of buffoon can’t spell his dog’s name?” I am that buffoon, and I have paid for it. Gizmo — or as I called him Gimzo — has let me know his displeasure by snapping at me several times and leaving a pile of vomit on ...
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Women's Show this Saturday
For the second time this year, the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center will turn into a women’s club. More than 30 booths from businesses are scheduled to appear at the fourth Kodiak Women’s Show Saturday. A wide-range of vendors will be participating, from local photographers to clothing and from fitness clubs to salons. “There is a heavy focus on the masculine in this community and really not enough focus on the hea...
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Yavorsky earns all-state honors
Kodiak’s Jacob Yavorsky was one of the top defensive players in the Northern Lights Conference, and now he is one of the best in the state. The Bears’ junior lineman earned second-team all-state honors for the medium-school football classification. Yavorsky led the Bears with 53 tackles — 15 for losses — and five sacks. “He had a fantastic season,” said Kodiak coach Jim Schnick, a few weeks ago. “He was the anchor...
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City of Kodiak Parks and Rec schedule Oct. 31-Nov. 7
Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Oct. 31 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 12 – 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2 Family 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Evening Lap 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 12 p.m. Evening Open 7 – 8:30 p.m. Evening Lap 8:30 – 9:30 p...
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Local Results: Oct. 31
Bowling Tuesday co-ed Oct. 21 Men: Scratch game — Rod Kiefer, 279; Philip Obas, 268; Bob Gunderson, 256. Scratch series — Philip Obas, 704; Matt Kiefer, 689; Rod Kiefer, 687. Handicap game — Rod Kiefer, 300; Philip Obas, 281; Bill Hentges, 272. Handicap series — Rod Kiefer, 750; Philip Obas, 743; Bill Hentges, 738. Women: Scratch game — Bryttni Juhlin, 240; Ruth Hentges, 225; Mona Johnson, 212. Scratch series — Ru...
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Underneath the smiles, fancy galas and stereotypes, many Filipino-Americans are struggling
Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell officially declared October 2014 as Filipino-American History Month. As October comes to a close, one must ask: Who really are the Filipino-Americans — the group that composes half of the Asian/Pacific Islander population in Alaska? We seem to see them everywhere, right? They are our co-workers, our neighbors, our classmates, our friends and our family. We see them working in post offices,...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 30
October 16 • At 2:14 a.m., police advised a driver in the Birch Street and Madsen Avenue area that the vehicle’s license plate was not illuminated. • At 2:27 p.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 2:38 a.m., police conducted a security check downtown. • At 4:59 a.m., a caller reported a bear on Mozart Circle. It ran when it saw the patrol vehicle. • At 8:32 a.m., a man turned in a found baggie with what...
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Kodiak students make all-state band, choir and orchestra
Just more than a dozen Kodiak music students made all-state band, choir or orchestra this year. Students from all around Alaska audition for all-state by submitting recordings of themselves singing or playing challenging pieces of music and demonstrations of musical techniques. “The string requirements are ridiculously hard,” said Walter Muelling, the director of orchestras at the Kodiak Island Borough School Dist...
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