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Kodiak boys in running for repeat track title
On Tuesday afternoon, under a sweltry sun, Michael Parnell and Keith Osowski layered up for their track and field practice. Did the 60-degree temperatures fry their brains? Apparently. The two Kodiak High School seniors thought it would a good idea to wear two shirts for their long-distance run to prepare for the large-school state championships, expected to be held under an even brighter sun in Anchorage today an...
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Domestic violence program trains faith leaders
Kodiak pastors and faith leaders will soon receive training in domestic violence, sexual assault and elder abuse response. The Kodiak Women’s Resource and Crisis Center will host Safe Havens, an interfaith organization based in Boston with the goal of promoting “safe and effective faith-based responses” for those affected by these scourges. In 2012, a “victimization survey” conducted in Kodiak by the University of...
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Bears baseball blanked in regional opener
Kodiak’s Shaun Walton had a career day on the mound, but didn’t get any help from his teammates against undefeated Wasilla. The Warriors took advantage of a few Bears’ miscues and avoided the upset with a 2-0 win in the opening round of the Southcentral Conference Championships Thursday at Oilers Park in Kenai. Walton, a sophomore right-hander, did all he could to keep his team in the championship bracket by strik...
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Bears send girls relay to state for first time since 2012
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer At the beginning of the track season, HoneyRose Macatuno didn’t know what to think of her new 400-relay teammates. She had reason for concern with two being freshman — Hannah Villaroya and Teresa Villanueva — and another — Chandra Christiansen — being a sophomore transfer from Port Lions. “At first, it was rough because I was the only one who knew how to do stuff,” said Macatuno, a...
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Council, assembly to hold special meetings for NPFMC letter
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and Kodiak City Council both have special meetings next week to vote on a letter to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council. The letter, on the agenda at the joint city and borough Fisheries Work Group meeting on Wednesday, Thursday and today, is intended to voice Kodiak concerns on Gulf of Alaska trawl bycatch management in advance of the June NPFMC meeting in Kodiak. The d...
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Melvin Ray Chya
Melvin Ray Chya, 53, passed away of natural causes at the home of a friend on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, in Anchorage. Visitation was held 11 a.m. followed by a Panakhida memorial service at noon on May 26 at St. Innocent Cathedral, 401 Turpin St. in Anchorage. Father John Zabinko officiated. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. May 27 at Three Saints Orthodox Church in Old Harbor, officiated by Father Josef. Graves...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 27
May 7 At 9:32 a.m., police arrested a man in the 1200 block of Selief Lane for a warrant. Charges of hindering prosecution were forwarded for a woman. At 10:44 a.m., a woman reported she just hit a person on a bike in the Armstrong Avenue and East Rezanof Drive area. The rider sustained minor scratches, spoke with the police and did not want or need police assistance. At 11:07 a.m., police cited a vehicle in the 6...
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Achievers: May 27
Ashley Rohrer, a sophomore music education major at Grove City College in Pennsylvania, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2016 semester. Ashley is a 2014 graduate of Kodiak High School and is the daughter of Daniel and Jill Rohrer of Kodiak. Students eligible for the dean’s list have a GPA of 3.40 to 3.59.
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TEEING OFF: Piling up the trophies
What comes to mind when you hear the words Kodiak track and field? Dominating. The Dunbars. Levi Thomet. Distance dynasty. Today, the boys start their chase for a repeat state title, if successful, it would be the first back-to-back championship in Kodiak’s glorious track and field history. The Bears have a bevy of streaks on the line heading into the two-day meet at Dimond High School. The most impressive being f...
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ROCKIN' OUT: Reggae hits high tide
The Paragons were a reggae and rocksteady group from Kingston, Jamaica. They began in the late 1960s. The band had four members and released albums from into the 1980s. They released 10 albums total. This music makes me feel fantastic. It is a feel-good sound and makes me want to dance. The Paragons’ music is outta this world. Their most famous track was “The Tide is High,” written by band member John Holt. You ca...
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