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Stage and Screen: ‘Danish Girl’ delivers on disquieting story
“The Danish Girl” (2015) is a sensitive portrayal of the life of Danish painter Lili Elbe and is based on David Ebershoff’s book of the same name. The strengths of the film lie in remarkable acting and beautiful cinematography. This is neither an action film nor a cliff-hanger - it is two hours o...
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City celebrates new pier and crane
The City of Kodiak along with elected officials and visiting dignitaries held a ribbon cutting at Pier 3 on Wednesday, marking the near completion of what mayor Pat Branson said was the largest capital project the city has ever taken on. Pier 3 and the new Matson crane, the largest crane in Alask...
Jan 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scam season: Beware requests from ‘relatives’
A new year may mean new scams for Kodiak residents. Sgt. Tim Putney of the Kodiak Police Department said reports of scams tend to go in cycles, with the first few months of the year seeing especially high numbers. Many scammers claim to be a representative from the Internal Revenue Service at thi...
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Hoops: Girls head to Nikiski, boys West Valley
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer The Kodiak girls continue a string of facing 3A competition at the Nikiski Tip Off Tournament that starts today at Nikiski High School. The Bears face three 3A schools during the three-day tournament. Kodiak plays host Nikiski at 5:45 p.m. today, Bethel at 2:45 p....
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Nonprofits gain from pick, click gifts
Kodiakans seeking to give away part of their Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend have a host of local organizations to pick from. Through the Pick.Click.Give charitable contributions program, Alaskans have given more than $645,000 to organizations with a Kodiak connection since funds were first distri...
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Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 14
Jan. 3 At approximately 1:39 a.m., Alaska state troopers stopped to conduct a welfare check and begin a crash investigation on an occupied vehicle disabled in a ditch. Investigation revealed a 16-year-old female had crashed the vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Investigation also reve...
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Week in Words: Tilting and turning at legislation
For many Kodiakans, the Joe Floyd Tournament signals the start of a new year, a new basketball season, a new school semester. But I have always seen it as a fitting beacon of the start of the annual legislative session. Think about it: Two teams sprinting at breakneck speed, trying to force an ob...
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City league co-ed hockey debuts tonight
The puck is going to drop on a new city league sport today. At 7:30 p.m., the inaugural city league hockey game will begin at the Baranof Ice Rink. The co-ed league is the brainchild of Tim McGuyer, the rink’s manager. “We are trying to get a little more organization with our local hockey here,” ...
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