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Kodiak volleyball hosts Palmer in crucial NLC matches
The Northern Lights Conference regular-season volleyball champion will be decided this weekend in Kodiak. The top two teams in the conference — Palmer and Kodiak — conclude the regular season with matches tonight and Saturday at Kodiak High School. Tonight’s match starts at 7 p.m., while Saturday...
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Seniors make their marks
One of Jimmy Fallon’s biggest fan clubs resides right here on Kodiak Island. The segment on his television show called “Ew” has become a hit with the Kodiak High School volleyball team, especially among the seven seniors who will be appearing for the last time at home this weekend against Palmer....
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Atmak; Ekgwik; Ekguiyutaq — Hunting Bag; Backpack
Atmak; Ekgwik; Ekguiyutaq — Hunting Bag; Backpack Atmangq’rtuq. — He has a backpack. Packing well for a hunting or fishing trip was as important in the past as it is today. Alutiiq men filled their kayaks with useful things: wooden containers filled with fresh food and water, sleeping blankets, a...
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Tapestry: Leonard Helgason will be remembered as friend, mentor
Leonard Helgason thought the world of Tiger Lew. Nicknamed for his exotic hunting experiences in far-off places, Lew was a popular man in the village of Afognak, where he settled down. He gave candy to the kids and, better yet, told them funny, exciting stories. But one Christmas long ago, Tiger ...
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Playbook: Oct. 31
Friday, Oct. 31 Swimming: Kodiak at the Region III Championships, 1 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 Swimming: Kodiak at the Region III Championships, 1 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Kodi...
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Zombies to invade Kodiak College
Zombies are taking over Kodiak College on Saturday. The college’s student government association is sponsoring its fourth annual Zombie Run — a 5-kilometer race that starts and ends at the college. People dressed up as zombies will be scattered throughout the course to spook the runners. The race...
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Teeing Off: Gizmo impressed by Bumgarner’s heroics
Life in the Clarkston house has been rough this past week. I am to blame for that. In last Friday’s Daily Mirror I misspelled the family dog’s name in a headline. I know what you are thinking, “What kind of buffoon can’t spell his dog’s name?” I am that buffoon, and I have paid for it. Gizmo — or...
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Women's Show this Saturday
For the second time this year, the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center will turn into a women’s club. More than 30 booths from businesses are scheduled to appear at the fourth Kodiak Women’s Show Saturday. A wide-range of vendors will be participating, from local photographers to clothing and from fi...
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