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Kodiak baseball focused on improving
Former Kodiak baseball coach Rick Langfitt preached defense more than any other thing during his nine-year run at the helm of the Bears. Third-year coach James Arnold is taking a page from Kodiak’s most successful coach. “The No. 1 thing I’m looking for, and I’m going to quote coach Langfitt, is defense,” Arnold said. “We have to have a solid defense this year.” Langfitt’s defensive wizardry earned him a state cha...
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Conquest of death has meaning in any place, era
Sometimes humanity forgets what is promised to us. Sometimes we forget our hope. Sometimes we forget the reality of our future. Easter is our pleasant reminder. As Holy Week concludes the liturgical season of Lent, churchgoers will be reminded of Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem. We will be retold of the plot against his life. It will be recounted to us the love and encouragement that Jesus entrusted to his ...
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Amazing Nature: Real-life sea dragons worthy of fantasy
I have recently taken up a new hobby. I had a collection of plain wooden stools, chairs and a small table, and had the idea to paint them each with the image of a sea creature. Around the legs of the stools I usually paint ranking seaweeds and the top is the canvas for whatever sea creature I have a mind to imagine there. I am not that good an artist that I could paint anything just from memory, so I look for a pi...
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Groups seek to cut in salmon bycatch
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Tribal organizations and fishing groups in Alaska are urging federal fishery managers to drastically reduce the number of king salmon allowed to be inadvertently caught by commercial pollock trawlers each year. The coalition wants the allowable caps of chinook salmon cut by 60 percent in western Alaska rivers during times of weak runs. The groups say scores of Alaska Native subsistence fis...
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Community events: April 3
Send items for inclusion in Community Events to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. Today 5 p.m. — Kodiak Outdoor Film Festival submission deadline, see islandtrails.org/film. 5-7 p.m. — First Friday Art Walk. Monday, April 6 10:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. — Foot clinic at senior center. 1 p.m. — “American Graffiti,” movie at senior center. 7 p.m. — “Chuitna: More Tha...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 3
March 24 At 7:58 a.m., a caller requested a patrol of Powell Avenue. Patrolling officers were advised. At 12:38 p.m., a caller reported larceny on Mission Road. It’s under investigation. At 1 p.m., police conducted a routine animal patrol of the Monashka area. At 1:39 p.m., police arrested a man on West Marine Way for having an open container. At 1:49 p.m., police conducted a routine animal patrol of Bells Flats. ...
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In the Courts: April 3
J. Adolfo M. Navarro pleaded guilty to having an open container. Navarro was sentenced to one day in jail and ordered to complete 20 hours of community work service. Michael Rabago pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. Rabago was sentenced to 45 days in jail (42 suspended) and fined $3,000 ($1,500 suspended) and ordered to comply with recommendations of alcohol/substance abuse screening and had his licens...
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Alaska State Troopers: April 3
March 31 At 5:02 p.m., the Alaska State Troopers contacted three men on L Street while seeking a wanted person. One of the men had marijuana and a pipe. He was issued a summons for misconduct involving a controlled substance in the sixth degree and was released. April 1 At 11:54 a.m., a Kodiak woman reported her former renter in Bells Flats had left the residence and stole several items from the house and returned...
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Misty Dawn meets her rescuer 32 years after
On a clear, windy day in September, 1983, the Parks 15 rolled over at Cape Ugat near the village of Larsen Bay. The skipper, Archie Densmore, 50, died, but his daughter, Wendy Densmore, his niece Melanie Densmore and granddaughter, 3-year-old Misty Dawn Densmore, survived. People all over the country were taken up with the story of the resilient little Misty Dawn who defied the horror of the accident just days lat...
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Art walk set for Friday
The Kodiak Arts Council’s April Art Walk includes storytelling, masks and lots of photography. At Harborside Fly By, Kodiak High School students will show off their artwork while the shop’s roaster will also be open for sampling. At The Frame Shop, Melissa Baines photography will be on display and a print of one of her images will be given away. The Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium drama pod is the spot for the monthly...
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