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Community events: April 13
Today 9:30 a.m. — Military children’s parade, chapel parking lot on base, call 487-5525, ext. 2270. 2:30-4:20 p.m. — Children’s beginner kayak session, Coast Guard MWR pool, call 907-299-0061. Wednesday, April 15 6-8 p.m. — Adult improver kayak session, Coast Guard MWR pool, call 907-299-0061. Fr...
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Brass band promises fun and laughs
A brass quintet from Mexico will bring a wide variety of music and a fun performance with audience interaction and fun. The Metales M5 will perform classical, pop and original pieces on Sunday and Monday, said Katie Oliver, the executive director of the Kodiak Arts Council, which is bringing Meta...
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INSIDE TOUR: A visit to the Kodiak Launch Complex
Alaska Aerospace Corporation's Mark Greby, senior vice president and chief operating officer, and Chris Sibrel, deputy general manager, spent almost six hours with the Kodiak Daily Mirror on Thursday, giving the local newspaper a full tour of the Kodiak Launch Complex. MORE PHOTOS AND STORY ON MO...
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Death becomes life in Orthodox Easter
Christianity is a religion that transforms. Blindness becomes sight; mourning is turned into joy; a self-centered tax collector becomes a generous man; a devout Jew once participating in the murder of Christians becomes their spokesman, writing a significant portion of the New Testament. The most...
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Harbormaster: boat owners prepare for wind
The City of Kodiak Harbormaster’s Office issued an advisory Friday to boat owners to expect strong winds over the weekend. The office is asking that boat owners or caretakers check their vessels to make sure everything is secure. “Look for worn, split or frayed lines and replace if needed,” the a...
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Music students qualify for state, prepare for world premier
Almost three dozen Kodiak music students qualified to head to state during a regional competition, and the students are also preparing for upcoming spring concerts. The Kodiak Island Borough School District’s orchestra, choir and band will be performing during the next three weeks. Kicking off th...
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The holy mystery of ducks, committees
The other day, I sat people watching in the Safeway lobby while selling “duck” tickets for the Rotary. No, we were not selling rubber ducks, as our table deviously seemed to advertise (thanks, by the way, to all the kids who got their parents to stop and look. You will each receive a Rotary schol...
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Axel Carlson
Lifelong Alaskan Axel Carlson, 92, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2015, at the Alaska Native Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 12:30 p.m. Monday, April 13, at the Anchorage Funeral Home, 1800 Dare Ave. with Father John Zabinko officiating. A visitation with refreshments will be one hour...
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