KODIAK — A local man who was arrested on several drug charges began to overdose in Kodiak Jail last month after allegedly attempting to smuggle heroin into the facility using his rectum.
KODIAK — Kodiak’s own Alaska Rug Company will be in Washington D.C. today to participate in the third annual Made in America Product Showcase at the White House.
KODIAK — Kodiak’s fishing fleet had its strongest start for pink salmon harvest in history, with the opener that took place from Saturday through Wednesday.
KODIAK — About 800 Kodiak senior citizens awaited their monthly stipend on July 1, available through the Alaska Senior Benefits Payment Program. But, the check never came.
KODIAK — The Israeli Missile Defense Organization and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency are scheduled to test the Arrow 3 Defense System at the Alaska Aerospace Corporation’s Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska in Kodiak this month.
KODIAK — The Kodiak Island Borough is preparing to implement new procedures that will allow borough staff to fine residents for failing to properly dispose of waste, inviting unwelcome bears to residential neighborhoods.
KODIAK — A Kodiak man has been charged with assault, reckless driving and reckless endangerment after he allegedly drove into oncoming traffic and nearly hit a child riding a bicycle.
Theresa “Terry” Ann Carlson passed away peacefully in her home on July 5, 2019, surrounded by her family. Terry was born on August 12, 1960, in Seldovia, Alaska to Jimmy and Evelyn Carlough. She became a mother in 1982, welcoming her first child Jenny Marie (Hammond). In 1988, Terry married the love of her life, Daniel Craig Carlson; the man with whom she shared a life and eternal love with. Danny and Terry later welcomed son Craig James, and daughters Heather Ann and Rebecca Lynn.
KODIAK — A team of Kodiak community members is spearheading the creation of a new 10,000-foot path from Boy Scout Lake to the Coast Guard Base main gate. They got one step closer to building the trail on Tuesday, when the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly unanimously approved an encroachment permit with the Alaska Department of Transportation to allow for the construction.
KODIAK — Kodiak resident Jennifer Parnell, 55, was medevaced by a Coast Guard aircrew after she fractured her leg while hiking North Sister Mountain on Thursday.
KODIAK — Mike Fitzgerald, M.D., OB-GYN, joined the Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center on June 14, becoming the first full-time obstetrician and gynecologist on Kodiak Island since September 2017.
KODIAK — While the rest of Kodiak was in the midst of an ongoing heatwave, Surfer’s Beach was shrouded in fog Saturday. The portentous weather felt apt, given that the carcass of a gray whale had washed up on the shore of the popular recreation spot two days prior. If a hapless vacationers had taken a westward stroll down the beach that afternoon, they would have stumbled, quite abruptly, across a small crowd of people using gaff hooks and machetes as they performed a necropsy on the animal.
KODIAK — Following the Legislature’s failed vote to override Governor Mike Dunleavy’s budget vetoes Wednesday, a crowd of roughly 70 locals gathered at the Kodiak Legislature Information Office on Thursday to protest the roughly $444 million in cuts to the state budget.
KODIAK — Marked by metal cones and a clear-cut swath 20 feet wide, Alaska’s border with Canada is one of the great feats of wilderness surveying.
KODIAK — Kodiak currently has just one operating marijuana retail store –– but, by the end of the year, it may have three. Kodiakan Janiese Stevens has plans to set up a marijuana retail store called Wildflower at 158 Alimaq Drive on Near Island.
KODIAK — Despite the dreary weather Saturday, dozens of Kodiakans attended the grand reopening of Kodiak Powersports and Marine, which was recently purchased by Lori and Rick Ryser.
KODIAK — In the wake of hundreds of dead sand lance turning up on White Sands beach over the weekend, locals are being encouraged to report further sightings because the die-off might be linked to paralytic shellfish poisoning.
KODIAK — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted three people stranded on a beach after their boat capsized near Cape Resurrection on Friday.
KODIAK — The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly voted to extend the sales and use of fireworks for 15 days after the eventual lift of the state ban on them.
KODIAK — The Kodiak Daily Mirror welcomed Sarah Lapidus to its news team as a general assignment reporter on Monday.