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Friday's prep sports cancelled
Friday's Kodiak baseball game and track meet were cancelled because visiting teams did not arrive due to dense fog surrounding the island. Both events will tentatively start at 10 a.m. Saturday. The track team is hosting Bartlett at Joe Floyd Track and Field, while the baseball team plays Houston at Baranof Field. Track's field events will start at 10 a.m., while the running events get going at noon.
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Gisli Arni Kristjansson
Gisli Arni Kristjansson, 49, Kodiak, Alaska, passed away, May 9, 2015. He was born on Sept. 12, 1966, in Vestmannajar, Iceland, where he lived until he was 17 years old. When he had the opportunity to come to America and work on the Dakota, his dad’s fishing boat in Washington, he did. Gisli was an excellent swimmer and proved that May 7, 2006. When he was aboard a 32-foot cod fishing vessel while rounding Priest ...
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MOUNTAIN VIEWS: Deceased donors teach lessons in life
Gross anatomy (noun): the branch of anatomy that deals with the structure of organs and tissues that are visible to the naked eye. If there was one thing that semi-prepared me for gross anatomy class in college, it was growing up in a fishing family. Frankly, commercial fishing is "gross" in the more standard sense of the word. The strong smells of rotten herring and rotten clams in old bait containers was a regul...
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Dunbar third at USATF road mile
Former Kodiak standout Trevor Dunbar raced his way to a nice payday Thursday in Minnesota. Dunbar, a professional runner for Nike, pocketed $1,800 with a third-place finish in the USATF 1-Mile Road Championships in Minneapolis. The 2009 KHS graduate and former All-American at the University of Oregon clocked a mile time of 4 minutes, 10.1 second. Former Stanford start Garrett Heath topped the 15-man field with a t...
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AMAZING NATURE: Kodiak students enjoy mud flats and deep sea
It was a busy week. This year during the first week of May the Kodiak Ocean Science Discovery Program went out of town for five days of marine science curriculum. The target was the five students in the Port Lions Middle School as well as 11 students from St. Mary’s School in Kodiak. It was a great match, because students and teachers already knew each other from previous activities. After plenty of planning, prep...
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Special Olympics powerlifting results
Special Olympics powerlifting Squat Ben Stahlhut, 360 pounds; Chris Kavanaugh, 315; Aharon Dolp, 205; Brittany Tregarthen, 135; Shantele Mantalaba, 135; Amy Canavan, 130. Bench Chris Kavanaugh, 185; Ben Stahlhut, 165; Aharon Dolph, 155; Amy Canavan, 105; Shantele Mantalaba, 105; Brittany Tregarthen, 100. Deadlift Ben Stahlhut, 405; Chris Kavanaugh, 345; Aharon Dolph, 235; Amy Canavan, 225; Shantele Mantalaba, 205;...
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Kodiak softball trounces Kenai
Kodiak softball looked like the defending Northern Lights Conference champions Thursday against Kenai. The Bears steamrolled the Kardinals in a doubleheader, winning the first game 18-1 and the nightcap 15-0. In the first game, Tracy Pedersen drove in two and picked up the win, striking out three and allowing only one hit in three innings. Dannika Catt, Kalameli Matautia and Jade Ponte all collected two hits for K...
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TAPESTRY: Chocolate Lovers’ Fling a ‘dress up’ affair
BY MIKE ROSTAD Lovers of chocolate and collectors of rare art will be in their glory at the annual Chocolate Lover’s Fling at 7 p.m. Saturday (that’s tomorrow, folks), May 16, at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. The event, sponsored by Discover Kodiak (formerly known as the Kodiak Island Convention and Visitors Bureau) gives the hardworking folks of Kodiak an opportunity to shed their grubby clothes, scrub up,...
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In the Courts: May 15
Olav Agnot pleaded guilty to criminal mischief – property damage of $250 to $749. Agnot was sentenced to seven days in jail. Robin E. Chya pleaded guilty to criminal trespass in the second degree. Chya was sentenced to two days in jail. Filmar Gantala pleaded guilty to attempted assault in the fourth degree. Gantala was sentenced to 45 days in jail (40 suspended) and fined $1,000 ($750 suspended) and ordered to ge...
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Community events: May 15
Send items for inclusion in Community Events to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. Today 6:30 p.m. — “Force Majeure,” movie at Kodiak Public Library. Saturday, May 16 9 a.m. — ALS Walk4Life starts at St. Mary’s gym, registration at 8 a.m. 11 a.m.-noon — Coastie the Safety Boat at Kodiak Public Library. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. — Making paper flowers and party d...
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