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Stinky souls, insurance rates and rental cars
Recently, when I rented a car after a collision with a tree on a snowy evening before Christmas (I hate when they jump out in front of you like that), I received a rude reminder that I live on a remote island where supply and demand rule. There is only one car rental place downtown, but that woul...
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Kodiak girls basketball falls to 3A Nikiski
A barrage of second-quarter 3-pointers from Nikiski did in Kodiak Thursday evening. Nursing a one-point lead, the Bulldogs nailed four long balls that triggered a 42-26 girls basketball victory on the opening day of the 27th Nikiski Tip-Off Tournament at Nikiski High School. “Our girls played har...
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TEEING OFF: Time to be balanced
I’ve been accused of not being balanced in this space — I’m not giving enough love to the other pets that live in the Clarkston apartment. I’m sorry. I’ll try to do better in the coming months. In truth, I’m one-sided when it comes to writing about the NFL. I have been challenged to breakdown thi...
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Kodiak ESS drops first game of season
The Kodiak Emerging Small Schools boys basketball team fell to Seldovia, 83-30, in a season-opening game Thursday in Seldovia. Kodiak ESS is comprised of rural students and has only practiced twice this season, second-year coach Ross Elvehjem said. The team plays in the 1A Peninsula Conference. T...
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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...
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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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