Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
The Bilderbergs control the White House
To the editor: Fast and Furious, IRS, NSA, DOJ spying on journalists, Bengazi, global warming is a ponzi scheme, pay to pollute, cap and trade, carbon credits, gun control, redistribution of our wealth. To foreign countries, dictators, tyrants, “Maurice Strong,” former UN worker, now oil billionaire. Hillary Clinton, Obama, Tim Geitner, Kissenger have all been in bed with this guy. They want complete control of ou...
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Kodiak Outdoor Film Festival seeks entries
The Kodiak Outdoor Film Festival is seeking filmmakers to show their work March 21 at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. The festival, which started in 2008, highlights short films created by Kodiak residents. Betsy Lund, chairwoman of the festival, said in general, the festival tries to highlight videos that are 2-3 minutes long. “We are always looking for footage of more rare Kodiak locations and sporting ende...
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Local results: Jan. 30
City League Basketball Tuesday, Jan. 28 Camai 77, Real NOJ 76 Jeffrey Miranda 22, Jon Sanchez 18, Jemuel Medina 15, Ty Walker 9, Karl McLaughlin 8, Richie Barton 3 and Ace Sumera 2 points for Camai. Dylan Haskell 25, Justin Spencer 18, Bryan Larson 14, Ryan McRobert 14 and Greg Prewett 5 points for Real NOJ. ISA 109, Golden Alaska 91 Tim Fellows 31, Nick Billings 30, Kevin VanHatten 18, Austin Cowley 16 and Adam K...
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KHS dance team performs Saturday
Over 80 dancers and 42 acts will take the stage at the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium this weekend as Kodiak High School presents “Moments,” a concert led by the school dance team. Students from all of the school’s dance classes will present a variety of acts including modern, hip-hop and ballroom dancing. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. Tickets will be sold at the door. Contact the Mirror...
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Playbook: Jan. 30
Thursday, Jan. 30 Girls basketball: Kodiak at East Anchorage. C squad, 4:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m.; varsity, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak at Palmer. C squad, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the Northern Lights Conference Championsh...
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For men’s hair, new shop offers a Twist
Jennifer Smith’s husband laughed when she came up with the name for her new barber shop. A twisted whisker, as it turns out, is something he’s all too familiar with. “He said anyone who has a beard or moustache knows all about it when they wake up in the morning,” Smith said. Smith, who has been in Kodiak since 1986, has operated the Coast Guard Base Kodiak barbershop and worked at Vizhunz salon, but Twisted Whisk...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 29
Wednesday, Jan. 22 • At 12:56 a.m., a caller reported a male banging on her door for 15 minutes at Woody Way. The male was intoxicated and tried to contact the female at the residence; she wasn't there. • At 3:15 a.m., a bar check was conducted on Shelikof Street. • At 3:21 a.m., a security check was done on Mill Bay Road. • At 3:51 a.m., an officer inspected a suspicious vehicle on East Rezanof Drive. All was OK....
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Power projects miss the cutoff for state grants
There’s a downside to success. Last week, the Alaska Energy Authority named the best new renewable energy projects in Alaska. None were from Kodiak. AEA’s ratings are important because the Alaska Legislature uses them to prioritize state grants: The higher you are on AEA’s list, the better your chance to get state money. Without state money, local ratepayers shoulder more costs. Gov. Sean Parnell has proposed spen...
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Kodiak schools face $2.5 million shortfall
Kodiak schools face another big budget shortfall. This year, the Kodiak Island Borough School District will be asked to balance a $2,458,000 gap between revenue and expenses. “It’s where we are right now,” schools finance director Lisa Pearce said Tuesday night. “We don’t know what we don’t know — there’s so many things that may come down the pike in terms of legislation.” At the start of 2013, the school district...
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NLC Rankings: Website makes it easier to follow hoops
Keeping up with Alaska high school basketball results can be difficult, but there is a website that has made it easier this season. The Alaska School Activities Association has unveiled asaa365.com, a site devoted to high school basketball. The schedules and results from every team in the state are posted on the site, as are conference standings and articles. Asaa365.com has made it easier for me to compile the we...
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