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Playbook: Jan. 24
Friday, Jan. 18 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kenai. C squad, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak. C squad, 4:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m.; varsity, 7:30 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Palmer, 10 a.m.
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Fifth-grader wins district spelling bee
Fifth-grader Emily Steffenhagen was all smiles on Tuesday night after she walked away from the Kodiak Island Borough School District Spelling Bee with a dictionary and a trip to Anchorage in her future. Steffenhagen, a student at Peterson Elementary, out-spelled 19 other students from Kodiak’s schools in town and in the villages. Ten students sat on the stage in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium drama pod, while the...
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Woman uninjured after rock crushes her car
A Kodiak woman is unharmed after a rock smashed her car at midday Tuesday on Rezanof Drive West. According to Kodiak police and the Alaska Department of Transportation, the woman was driving her car west on the main road out of Kodiak at 12:25 p.m. when a pair of large rocks tumbled down the southwest face of Pillar Mountain. The rocks came to rest in the middle of Rezanof Drive near the entrance to Pier 3. Unable...
Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Kid Wrestling begins
Kodiak Kid Wrestling coaches Steve Rounsaville, left, and Nathan Benton demonstrate a move during the first day of practice Monday at Kodiak High School. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mill Bay Coffee moves to new location and focuses on the food
Mill Bay Coffee is still on Mill Bay, but you won’t find it in its old location. The cafe, now located in Midtown next to Coastal Creations, will continue to offer the same tastes with expanded catering services. Owners Joel and Martine Chenet said they decided to make the move so they could focus their energy on the cooking side of the business. “It’s a refocusing on Joel’s talents and what we want to do,” Martin...
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NLC power rankings: Colony boys making a statement
After a wild opening week of Northern Lights Conference play, things have settled down a bit. That’s reflected in the Kodiak Daily Mirror’s weekly NLC basketball power rankings. The rankings are exactly the same as last week’s; Wasilla girls and Colony boys top each side. Girls 1. Wasilla (11-0 overall, 3-0 NLC) — Alexis Imoe, Kyla Dinkel and Alysha Devine have the Warriors rolling. Wasilla beat Colony and West An...
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Alaska Science Forum: White River ash made its way across the globe
The White River Ash, blasted from giant eruptions somewhere in today’s Wrangell-St. Elias Mountains, drifted as far away as Ireland and Germany, said experts who attended the December 2012 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, held in San Francisco. Ash from the White River eruptions, possibly from 15,638-foot Mount Churchill or at least close to it, left an easy-to-see mark on eastern Alaska and northwe...
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Fred Chernikoff Sr.
Fred Chernikoff Sr., 86, passed away in Anchorage on the morning of Jan. 19, 2013. Fred was born in Ouzinkie, the only child of Jenny (Torsen) and Mike Chernikoff. He grew up in Ouzinkie and attended school there. Fred was a World War II veteran, serving in the Army during the Aleutian campaign 1945-1947. Upon honorable discharge, he returned home and married his sweetheart, Esther Carlsen, on Nov. 2, 1947. They w...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 23
Friday, Jan. 18 • At 1:44 a.m., a door was found ajar; all was OK. • At 2:39 a.m., an officer assisted a driver with battery problems. • At 3:18 a.m., a woman was cited for driving without a valid license and no insurance. • At 3:46 a.m., a man was arrested for a bench warrant. • At 8:29 a.m., a man was arrested for fourth-degree misconduct. • At 10:55 a.m., 10:56 a.m., 10:57 a.m. and 10:59 a.m., abandoned vehicle...
Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man arrested for threatening someone with shovel
A Kodiak man faces felony charges for allegedly assaulting three different people and threatening two of them with a shovel. Marcus Benton, 22, faces two counts of third-degree assault, one count of first-degree criminal trespassing and three counts of fourth-degree assault. The third-degree assault charges are class C felonies, and each count is punishable by a maximum of five years in jail and a $50,000 fine. Ac...
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