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KIVBC advances to top bracket
DAILY MIRROR STAFF Months of preparation paid off for the Kodiak Island Volleyball Club. The club’s 17 and under squad was one of 16 teams to advance to the 17-and-under championship bracket at the national Volleyball Festival in Phoenix, Ariz. Kodiak went 1-2 in the championship bracket on Wednesday, ending its run in the double-elimination tournament. Kodiak lost to a California-based team in the first round, 25...
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Achievers: June 27
Page Matlock, a Kodiak High School alumna, graduated May 4 from George Fox University in Newberg, Ore. Matlock, one of more than 700 students in her class, received a bachelor of science in nursing from the university.
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Sum’Arts performance is this Saturday
Cinderella will share the stage with the three little pigs, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood and other fictional characters in a performance that mixes nine fairytales and creates chaos. The Kodiak Arts Council’s Sum’Arts For Kids show starts at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium drama pod. Director Michelle Griffin, who directed “Beowulf on a Budget” last summer, taught the Sum’Arts four-week impr...
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Playbook: June 27
Friday, June 28 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Dimond, 6:30 p.m. at Baranof Field
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Kodiak woman gets 46 months in prison for Trident embezzlement
The Kodiak woman who was the ringleader of a scheme that embezzled close to $500,000 from Trident Seafoods will spend nearly four years in prison. On Monday, U.S. Attorney Karen Loeffler announced that U.S. District Court judge Ralph Beistline sentenced Isairis Wolfe, 33, to 46 months in prison. She was also ordered to pay full restitution of $493,060 to Trident Seafoods. Wolfe pleaded guilty to four counts of wir...
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Marines work on Old Harbor airport
The Marines have landed in Old Harbor. On June 15, 45 US Marine Corps reservists arrived in Old Harbor on a mission to lengthen the town’s runway from 2,000 feet to 4,700 feet long. Part of the Department of Defense’s Innovative Readiness Training program, the Marines train for remote construction jobs while Old Harborites benefit from a new runway. “We are very glad to be working here in Old Harbor and helping wi...
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Kodiak temperatures topped 70 degrees for seventh day this month
Kodiak’s warm spell continued Tuesday as temperatures topped 70 degrees for the seventh day this month. According to the National Weather Service measuring station at Kodiak State Airport, the temperature reached 70 degrees just before noon. That figure is well short of the record for the day — 82 degrees, in 1953 — but continues Kodiak’s abnormally warm and sunny weather. Temperatures 70 degrees or warmer were al...
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City council looks for ways to improve downtown
The Kodiak City Council is taking a hard look at implementing a new downtown revitalization program. During a regular work session Tuesday night, the council heard from Mayor Pat Branson, who proposed the creation of a committee to outline steps the city can take to reduce crime, brighten the downtown district and attract new businesses. "I want to have the downtown nice and safe and invite more retailers to be do...
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Lloyd Cleo Blondin
Lloyd Cleo Blondin, 80, of Yakima, died Friday, June 21, just short of his 81st birthday. He was born to the late Eugene (Red) and Grace Blondin, July 8, 1932, in Yakima, WA. Lloyd served in the United States Army from October 1952 to October 1954, attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant. Lloyd earned the Korean Service Medal with 2 Bronze Service Stars, the National Defense Service Medal, the United Nations Service ...
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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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