Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Teeing Off: Gizmo impressed by Bumgarner’s heroics
Life in the Clarkston house has been rough this past week. I am to blame for that. In last Friday’s Daily Mirror I misspelled the family dog’s name in a headline. I know what you are thinking, “What kind of buffoon can’t spell his dog’s name?” I am that buffoon, and I have paid for it. Gizmo — or as I called him Gimzo — has let me know his displeasure by snapping at me several times and leaving a pile of vomit on ...
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Women's Show this Saturday
For the second time this year, the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center will turn into a women’s club. More than 30 booths from businesses are scheduled to appear at the fourth Kodiak Women’s Show Saturday. A wide-range of vendors will be participating, from local photographers to clothing and from fitness clubs to salons. “There is a heavy focus on the masculine in this community and really not enough focus on the hea...
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Yavorsky earns all-state honors
Kodiak’s Jacob Yavorsky was one of the top defensive players in the Northern Lights Conference, and now he is one of the best in the state. The Bears’ junior lineman earned second-team all-state honors for the medium-school football classification. Yavorsky led the Bears with 53 tackles — 15 for losses — and five sacks. “He had a fantastic season,” said Kodiak coach Jim Schnick, a few weeks ago. “He was the anchor...
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City of Kodiak Parks and Rec schedule Oct. 31-Nov. 7
Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Oct. 31 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 12 – 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2 Family 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Evening Lap 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 12 p.m. Evening Open 7 – 8:30 p.m. Evening Lap 8:30 – 9:30 p...
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Local Results: Oct. 31
Bowling Tuesday co-ed Oct. 21 Men: Scratch game — Rod Kiefer, 279; Philip Obas, 268; Bob Gunderson, 256. Scratch series — Philip Obas, 704; Matt Kiefer, 689; Rod Kiefer, 687. Handicap game — Rod Kiefer, 300; Philip Obas, 281; Bill Hentges, 272. Handicap series — Rod Kiefer, 750; Philip Obas, 743; Bill Hentges, 738. Women: Scratch game — Bryttni Juhlin, 240; Ruth Hentges, 225; Mona Johnson, 212. Scratch series — Ru...
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KHS boys seeking sixth straight swimming title
The only question heading into the Region III Swimming and Diving Championships is how big of a margin will the Kodiak boys win by? Twenty? Think bigger. Thirty? Still not there. Forty? Getting closer. More than fifty? Probably. Kodiak’s boys are huge favorites to extend their streak of consecutive regional titles to six when the meet begins with preliminary heats at 1 p.m. Friday in Soldotna. Finals start at 1 p....
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Alaska State Troopers: Oct. 30
Oct. 23 • At 9:45 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to Jackson’s Trailer Park after a woman reported her roommate had damaged her television. The investigation resulted in the roommate’s arrest on suspicion of fourth-degree assault, fourth-degree criminal mischief, and violating conditions of release. Oct. 25 • At 10:22 p.m., State Troopers received a report of a burglary at a commercial site, and the investig...
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Philippine envoy’s visit to Alaska aimed at advancing trade, cultural ties
Philippine Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia Jr. will visit Anchorage next week to further strengthen Alaska’s long and productive ties with the Philippines, officials said Wednesday. During his Nov. 1-2 visit, Cuisia will meet with Sen. Mark Begich and with members of the Filipino-American community, one of the largest minority groups in Alaska. Cuisia and Begich will both attend the annual Filipino Maharlika Banquet, th...
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Kodiak students make all-state band, choir and orchestra
Just more than a dozen Kodiak music students made all-state band, choir or orchestra this year. Students from all around Alaska audition for all-state by submitting recordings of themselves singing or playing challenging pieces of music and demonstrations of musical techniques. “The string requirements are ridiculously hard,” said Walter Muelling, the director of orchestras at the Kodiak Island Borough School Dist...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 30
October 16 • At 2:14 a.m., police advised a driver in the Birch Street and Madsen Avenue area that the vehicle’s license plate was not illuminated. • At 2:27 p.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 2:38 a.m., police conducted a security check downtown. • At 4:59 a.m., a caller reported a bear on Mozart Circle. It ran when it saw the patrol vehicle. • At 8:32 a.m., a man turned in a found baggie with what...
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