Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
  
 
Youth program mixes fun and seriousness
It’s risky business, getting into the minds of middle school kids who like things sticky, messy and a little gross at times. The adult leaders who guide them have to be willing to do silly things, sing nutty songs, goof-off on stage and be right amongst the kids in their gooey, edgy, at times, silly activities. All the while they must maintain a sobriety that strikes an eternal cord in the child’s soul. It’s a bal...
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Finwhales and Humpbacks feeding in Kodiak
There are those days in Kodiak, where there is no place in the world I would rather be. This spring had many great and beautiful days; I could feel the sunshine on my face and the beach is never more than 10 minutes away. Last week, however, took the crown for experiences that make up for any number of cold and glum days in the office. When the cruise ship was in on Tuesday, I was out for a wildlife tour to tell t...
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Run for Rescue on Saturday
The third Run for Rescue is Saturday. The run begins at 10 a.m. at Monashka Bay Park (the corner of Otmeloi and Monashka Bay road). Registration begins at 9 a.m. Runners can tackle 5 kilometers, 10 kilometers or a half-marathon. All courses follow Monashka Bay Road. All proceeds go to Project Rescue, a ministry that rescues women and children in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Moldova and Tajikistan from slave labor and...
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Colony, Wasilla advance at state baseball tourney
The Southcentral Conference had a good showing at the state baseball championships Thursday in Sitka. Both Wasilla and Colony won opening-round games against Mid-Alaska Conference teams. Colony beat MAC champion Lathrop, 6-5, while Wasilla edged West Valley, 5-4. Both teams advance to today’s semifinal round. Colony, the SCC runner-up, plays Cook Inlet Conference champion South Anchorage at 4 p.m., while SCC champ...
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiak circles the bases to state
Kodiak coach Sam Catt likes to keep defenses on edge with his aggressiveness on the base paths. Catt, who coaches third base, preaches to his players to always take the extra base when possible. “If they end up getting caught stealing or when I am pushing them, that is my fault,” Catt said. “That is the way I like it. It takes a perfect relay, a perfect throw and a perfect tag. You want to make that team do that t...
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Freon leak kills Kodiak crewmember
A crewmember on the F/V Alpine Cove died early Wednesday morning from a leak of the refrigerant Freon. Police identified the man as 30-year-old Cody Cecil of Everett, Washington. He was taken to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center along with another man, 56-year-old Francis Rutten of Snohomish, Washington. “Rutten is currently being treated for exposure to Freon,” a Kodiak Police Department press release said....
Jun 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Public Safety Blotter: June 5
May 22, 2014 • At 12:07 a.m., police served papers at the police department. • At 12:21 a.m., police received a 911 call about a domestic disturbance on Ismailov Street. Officers could not locate the disturbance. • Around 1:04 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. • At 1:30 a.m., police received a 911 call about an assault on Mill Bay Road. A man was arrested for assault in the fourth degree and two co...
Jun 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Glass floats to Ugandan prints: Kodiak Art Walk to showcase variety
Walkers in Kodiak will be able to experience art in many different media, from sealskins to Ugandan photos, for the First Friday Art Walk on June 6. The Alutiiq Museum, the Kodiak Public Library, Dead Humpy Gallery, Harborside Fly-By, The Frame Shop and the Baranov Museum will be hosting artists during the walk. At the Kodiak Public Library, Kierra Murphy’s “Beachcomber’s De-Light,” an installation of glass floats...
Jun 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Achievers: June 5
• Kodiak Pioneers awarded Alyssa Aga and Yuto Ohki with $1,500 scholarships for the school year 2014 -2015. • Erwin Domingo made the Chancellor’s List from the University of Alaska Anchorage. He earned a Bachelor’s of Science in technology degree there. • Craig H. Johnson and Elliott H. Johnson of Edward Jones each received certified financial planner designation. They successfully completed the CFP Board’s initia...
Jun 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Pedestrian struck by car on Mill Bay
A pedestrian was hit by a car on Monday while crossing Mill Bay Road, although speed nor alcohol was a factor in the collision. The Kodiak Police Department reported that 67-year-old Julia Wiley was struck by a motor vehicle on Mill Bay Road. “Information provided by witnesses revealed Wiley was standing on the corner of Thorshiem and Mill Bay Road waiting to cross the roadway. A vehicle stopped to allow Wiley to ...
Jun 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Search Our Marketplace
or Search by category