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Post 17 thumps Bartlett, finishes trip 5-1
Kodiak Post 17 ended its five-day road trip with a convincing 16-6 thumping of Bartlett in six innings Monday night in an American Legion A baseball game at Kosinski Fields in Anchorage. By going 5-1 on the swing through Anchorage, the Bears have catapulted to sole possession of third in the 10-team league with 23 points. Kodiak trails Wasilla, a team that swept Kodiak in four games, by only a point. South Anchora...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 26
Saturday, June 22 • At 4:11 a.m., an officer removed debris from the roadway. • At 4:39 a.m., a man was arrested for a warrant. • At 7:09 a.m., a man left a property when an officer asked him to. • At 8:42 a.m., a caller reported receiving harassing communications. It was a civil issue. Officers gave the caller advice. • At 8:58 a.m., a caller reported her neighbor’s vehicle had been egged. She wanted it logged fo...
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Supreme Court decision changes backstage planning for Alaska voting
On Tuesday, a divided US Supreme Court overturned a key component of the Voting Rights Act, a move that will effect Alaska voters as much as politicians on the far-off East Coast. You probably won’t see the changes when you go to vote, but for the people who help you vote, it’s a major shift. For the past three years, Kodiak’s Bob Brodie has been on the state’s redistricting board. Created after the 2010 census, t...
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Alaska Science Forum: Looking back in time at the world’s oceans: 
old satellite imagery provides new baseline data
A time capsule of satellite imagery of the earth will become available to scientists this month. On June 28, digital imagery from more than three decades ago will be released by the Alaska Satellite Facility at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, NASA’s processor and distributor for this type of data. The images reveal an unprecedented view of sea ice, waves, forests, glaciers and more. “It w...
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Business takes spray tans to your home
Summer Spray Kodiak Mobile Spray Tans is giving islanders’ skin a sunny glow even when the sun isn’t shining. Summer Wood, owner of Summer Spray Kodiak Mobile Spray Tans, is a fan of spray tanning because it is sunless, safe and healthy for skin. “Spray tanning is the easiest way to have color without having to sit in the sun for hours,” she said. Wood started getting spray tans in North Carolina around eight year...
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Around Kodiak: June 26
Senior Citizens of Kodiak Inc. will hold a regular board of directors meeting at 1 p.m. today in the Kodiak Senior Center’s multipurpose room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call the Kodiak Senior Center at 486-6181.
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Richard “Richie” W. Heglin
Richard “Richie” W. Heglin, 57, passed away suddenly on June 19, 2013 due to stomach cancer. He was born July 18, 1956 in Kodiak to Herbert and Marlys Heglin. Richard served in the US Army from 1974-1980 and was stationed in Germany. He was a lifetime commercial fisherman. Richie’s love of the ocean took him to various ports including Dutch Harbor, Sitka, Seattle, Bellingham, Wash. and many more. He performed vari...
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Keith Anthony
Keith Anthony, longtime Kodiak resident, friend to many, fisherman, boatyard helper and our “Johnny Appleseed” of rhubarb, passed away suddenly Friday, June 21. Keith came to Kodiak over 30 years ago. He’d walked out of an Army recruiting session after being yelled at and happened to pass a Coast Guard recruiter who had pictures of Alaska. “Do you like to hunt and fish?” was all it took. After a short stint in the...
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Mahle takes loss in solid performance
DAILY MIRROR STAFF Kodiak’s Brandon Mahle had an outstanding pitching performance against the Alaska Road Warriors on Sunday. Unfortunately for the Kenai Post 20 Twins hurlers, Jacob Butcher had an even better outing from the mound. Butcher, a recent Colony High School graduate, tossed a no-hitter in the Road Warriors’ 2-0 American Legion AA victory over Kenai. “He was going against a talented pitcher in (Brandon)...
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70 years later, new memorial at Attu
This month, the silence of Attu Island was broken by the music of a single harmonica playing “Taps.” In a simple ceremony, a handful of workers from the US Fish and Wildlife Service dedicated a memorial on the island to remember both the Battle of Attu and the 44 villagers who lost their homes on the island during World War II. “The idea is that we did something in recognition of the 70th anniversary,” said Jeff W...
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