Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 25
Sept. 11 • At noon, Alaska State Troopers were notified of a sexual assault involving a 12-year-old Kodiak resident. The investigation continues. Sept. 16 • At 10:56 p.m., troopers received a report of an assault in Ouzinkie. The Ouzinkie VPSO responded and found that a 19-year-old man was consuming alcohol and had assaulted another man. The 19-year-old was arrested for domestic violence assault in the fourth degr...
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Kodiak Coast Guard woman gets service award
A Coast Guard member currently assigned to Kodiak recently received a service award for volunteering with local schools. Petty Officer Third Class Kristina Manson, an operations specialist at the Coast Guard Communication Station Kodiak, received the American Legion’s Spirit of Service award along with four other service members this year. Manson regularly volunteers at Kodiak High School, mentoring young women an...
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Guest opinion: Drive carefully around schools
Approximately 40 percent of the elementary and middle school students in Kodiak walk or ride the bus to school. As the days grow increasingly shorter this fall and winter, this means that over 700 or more elementary and middle school students are walking in the vicinity of the schools or to their bus stops in the dark. The areas around many schools are poorly lit, and many of the bus stops don’t have dedicated lig...
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Kodiak football plays Friday night at Houston
Over the next two weeks Kodiak’s football team will feel right at home on the high seas. The team left on the ferry Wednesday night for its Friday evening game at Houston and will return on the ferry Saturday night. The stay on the island is a short one, as the team will again board the ferry on Aug. 1 for its final regular-season game on Oct. 2 at Voznesekna and return home shortly after. For those counting, that...
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Arts Council elects new members, gives look back at annual meeting
The Kodiak Arts Council had its annual meeting last weekend electing two new board of directors members and giving an overview of the past year. In the past year, the council has continued its long running programs like Sum’Arts and the Performing Arts Series. They’ve also collaborated with other community organizations on new projects like the altered book art show and the encaustics, hot wax painting, workshop, ...
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Playbook: Sept. 25
Friday, Sept. 26 Football: Kodiak at Houston, 7 p.m.
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Cutter Alex Haley back from Bering, Aleutian patrol
The Coast Guard cutter Alex Haley returns to Kodiak this morning following a 68-day deployment. Commander Stephen White, Commanding Officer of USCGC ALEX HALEY: “It was a great patrol and we were able to serve a lot of different communities throughout the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands,” said Cmdr. Stephen White, the cutter’s commanding officer. “The partnerships and relationships we are able to build with people...
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Landslide closes Rezanof Drive quarry
A landslide at the West Rezanof Drive quarry on Monday night shut down operations and damaged a bulldozer. No one was injured, according to a statement from Kiewit, the company conducting operations there. “Geotechnical engineers are looking into the cause of the slide and are surveying to ensure the site is safe before we return to work,” said Kiewit spokesperson Tom Janssen in the statement. Early Tuesday mornin...
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Leist has the right vision for Kodiak
To the Editor: Those of us who have committed to living in Kodiak know that there are many things that make living here a joy. Access to outdoor recreation and the friendliness of the community are high on the list. But, we also know that there are many things that make it hard to stay. The cost of living is very high, it is very difficult to find affordable housing, and our downtown is a desolate place that in no...
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Local candidates tell their top priorities
On Tuesday night, most of the local candidates for school board and board assembly, and all the candidates for city council met at a debate sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and KMXT-FM to talk about what they’ll do if they get elected. City council candidates Randall Bishop, Terry Haines, David Haught and Marnie Leist kicked off the debate. Incumbent Bishop mentioned economic development and maintaining infras...
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