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Playbook: April 7
Wednesday, April 8 Baseball: The Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament at Baranof Field. Chugiak vs. South Anchorage, 1 p.m.; Kodiak vs. Dimond, 5:30 p.m.
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Kodiak Island Births: April 7
Matthew Saliva was born at 5:13 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, to Enrico Saliva and Verna Carino. He weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 19 inches long. His parents are originally from the Philippines and now live in Kodiak. His mother works at Walmart and his father works at Safeway. Also welcoming him to the family is Maria Josephine Saliva. Grandparents are Nicasio Carino of the Philippines and Marcelo...
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Fillet champs
Ocean Beauty took first place in the filleting and trimming competition at ComFish Saturday. From left, Estela Valenzuela, Ocean Beauty production manager Tony Olazabal, Edwin Alejandro, Dr. Alex Oliveira, ASMI technical program director; Trevor Brown, director of the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce; and Jeff Stephan of the United Fishermen’s Marketing Association. (RONI TOLDANES/Kodiak Daily Mirror)_
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Kodiak man arrested after car chase
A Kodiak man was arrested Friday after leading police and state troopers on a car chase and striking a trooper’s vehicle during the pursuit, police said. Teddy Charliaga, 36, faces several charges after a car chase that began when a police officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on his vehicle, a news release from the Kodiak Police Department said. Rather than stopping to the flashing red and blue lights, Char...
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Thanks for supporting the dance team
To the Editor, We would like to say a big, warm thank you to our generous community for supporting the Kodiak High School Dance Team and sending us to Disneyland to perform. It was an amazing experience and there is no way we would’ve been able to grow as dancers without Kodiak's funds and love to make it possible. We all were able to broaden our dance experience through performing for the Disney crowds, taking ma...
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Stock cars could return to KIRA lineup
In the words of Darrell Waltrip, “Boogity, boogity, boogity, let’s go racing boys.” A Kodiak resident is making a push to revive stock car racing on the island, something that hasn’t happened since 2008. “I would like to race again, but I am too old to get back on a bike,” Craig DeHart said. “I’ve got a hip that doesn’t operate any good anymore, so we are seeing if we can’t get the cars back.” DeHart was at the fi...
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Alutiiq Museum hires Dana Haynes as gallery manager
Dana Haynes has been hired to serve as the Alutiiq Museum’s gallery manager, a position that oversees the museum store and reception desk. She will greet visitors, support store sales and customer service, manage admissions, lead tours, work with local artists, develop store products and events, and participate in a variety of museum projects. She began work on Tuesday, March 31. Haynes grew up in Marlborough, Mas...
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Assembly approves P&Z commissioner
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly approved the confirmation of a new commissioner they originally voted against to the Planning and Zoning Commission at their Thursday meeting. Greg Spalinger was confirmed by a vote of four to one. Assembly member Aaron Griffin was absent and assembly member Chris Lynch was the dissenting vote. "While I am well aware of Mr. Spalinger's service to the community, and I am well awar...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 6
March 25 At 12:43 a.m., a 911 caller reported an attempted suicide on Selief Lane. A man was taken into protective custody. At 10:19 a.m., police warned a driver on Simeonoff Street for having an obscured license plate. At 10:37 a.m., a caller reported loitering on West Marine Way. They left when police asked. At 11:51 a.m., police conducted a security check on West Marine Way. Around 11:52 a.m., police conducted ...
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Kingfishers swim well in Homer
Amaya Rocheleau and Nevin Lee led a contingent of Kodiak Kingfishers at the Sprint Championships that concluded March 28 in Homer. Rocheleau was the top point-scorer in the girls’ 8- and-under division, winning the 25-yard backstroke and 25 and 50 freestyle. Lee tied for the top point-scorer in the boys’ 13- and 14-year-old classification, winning the 50 and 100 freestyle and the 200 individual medley. Kodiak also...
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