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Celebrating Agape love
The last straw was the TV commercial for JC Penney encouraging everyone to “buy gifts for all your Valentines” and, of course, “use your JC Penney card” and get in even more debt after the Christmas binge of gift buying. I wanted to throw my remote at the TV, but managed to refrain. I have picked up pieces of remote before and never found all the pieces. Valentines Day and I have had a love/hate relationship with ...
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Kodiak gets top presentation award at Tsunami Bowl
The Kodiak High School team received the top presentation award at the 2015 Tsunami Bowl for the second year in a row. At the Tsunami Bowl, teams of five students compete in three separate areas: quizzes, the research paper, and a presentation about the research, all on the subject of ocean size. Kodiak’s five-person Arctic Asteroids team was comprised of senior Annie Looman, juniors Devin Shannon-Aguirre and Lanc...
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Proposals sought for changes to subsistence regulations
The Department of the Interior is seeking proposals for changes to the regulations governing federal subsistence hunting and trapping. Proposals are accepted until March 25, according to a department announcement. Proposals must include answers to questions such as, “What regulations do you wish to change? Include management unit number and species. Quote the current regulation if known. If you are proposing a new...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 13
Jan. 9 At 12:02 a.m., a caller reported theft on Birch Avenue. They decided not to press charges. At 8:16 a.m., a caller reported burglary on Larch Street. They decided not to press charges. At 9:44 a.m., police advised a citizen about their options regarding an abandoned vehicle on Natalia Way. At 10:34 a.m., police arrested a man on Mill Bay road for a warrant. At 10:58 a.m., a caller reported someone driving wi...
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KHS basketball squads take on Soldotna
Last weekend, Kodiak’s boys picked up their first Northern Lights Conference basketball win of the season. They hope to at least double their win total this weekend when Soldotna comes to town for a pair of NLC contests. Today’s game tips at 7 p.m., while Saturday’s starts at 5 p.m. Despite splitting with Kenai last week, the team was pleased to get off the snide — the Bears were 0-8 against 4A teams this season p...
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Community events: Feb. 13
Send items for inclusion in the Community Calendar to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. TODAY 7-8:30 p.m. Alaskan Authors Readings, Kodiak College, BBB 129. Saturday, Feb. 14 9 a.m.-noon ­­— Board of Education budget advisory committee, Central Services Conference Room. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. — Alaskan Authors Reading & Workshops, Kodiak College, BBB 129 6-10 p....
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Amazing Nature: Student Science takes a look at Arctic Future
Last weekend was the statewide High School Ocean Science competition called the Tsunami Bowl. The competition is an annual event organized by the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks and part of the National Ocean Science Bowl. Nineteen teams from around the State travelled to cold and snowy Seward to spend three days at the High School comparing their prowess in ocean scie...
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Running for love
The Kodiak High School track and field team is organizing a Valentines 5K Run/Walk at 10 a.m. Saturday. The race begins on Parkside Drive just outside of Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The suggested donation is $10 for adults and $5 for kids. All proceeds go to the KHS track program.
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ESS hoops travels to Seldovia
For the second straight weekend, the Kodiak Emerging Small School team will travel to the Kenai Peninsula. The Ravens played Seldovia late Thursday on the first day of the Seldovia Tournament. ESS (2-1 in the Peninsula Conference) continues the three-day tournament at 3:30 p.m. today against Birchwood Christian and finishes at 10 a.m. against Nikolaevsk. Seldovia is ranked third in the state in the 1A classificati...
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Local Results: Feb. 13
City League Basketball Feb. 10 Great AK Flooring 101, Camai 92 Jaron Steele 27 points, Mark Galindo 17, Matt Amor 15, Robert Windhalm 15, Germain Jimenez 13, Myrgel Obas 9 and John Hartung 5 for Great AK. Tim Fellows 33 points, Jon Sanchez 19, Jemuel Medina 17, Petaia Sega 13, Kevin VanHatten 6, Marcus Stewart 2 and Karl McGlauglin 2 for Camai. PKIMC 81, Golden AK Excavating 75 Chris Nocon 20 points, Andrew Barnes...
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