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Grocery stores remain open on holiday
As you’re putting the finishing touches on your Thanksgiving dinner, don’t worry if you’ve forgotten an essential ingredient to your hard-cooked meal. This year, Kodiakans will have several options for last-minute food shopping runs as area grocery stores keep abbreviated hours on the holiday to accommodate for dinner-related purchases. CostSavers, Kodiak’s Costco outlet, will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as it ...
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City flag football tourney rescheduled
Due to a lack of interest, the City of Kodiak Parks and Recreation’s first Turkey Bowl has been postponed. The 7-on-7 flag football single-elimination tournament has been rescheduled for this Saturday and Sunday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Teams have until Friday to register in person at the Teen Center or by calling organizer Landon Durand at 486-8671. The entry fee is $50 per team. Contact the Daily Mirror spo...
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Dump GCI
To the Editor: Hey, it’s me again. How many of you actually believe the ads placed by GCI in the Mirror on Thursday, Nov. 14 and again Nov. 21 that read, “An outside Corporation May Not Be Committed to Rural Alaska BUT WE ARE?” I don’t believe that for a minute. I’ve been following the GCI and NBC issue. It seems Kodiak is losing out on Sunday night football. Really? Not in my man cave. I bailed on GCI years ago, ...
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Canada approves commercial production of engineered salmon eggs
The Canadian environmental regulator Environment Canada has approved commercial production of genetically engineered salmon eggs at a laboratory on Prince Edward Island. Monday’s announcement is a step forward for AquaBounty Technologies, which is seeking commercial approval for a salmon engineered to grow more quickly than natural fish. “It’s a milestone for us,” said company spokesman Dave Conley. AquaBounty’s p...
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Fisheries work group prepares to review analyst applications
In a Monday morning meeting, the city and borough fisheries work group discussed the status of the search for a new fisheries analyst. The city and borough have been looking for a person to replace analyst Denby Lloyd since the beginning of November. The deadline for applications is 3 p.m. Wednesday. The fisheries analyst is a two-year contract job that requires the analyst to monitor actions of fishing regulators...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Thanksgiving traditions
Thanksgiving is a time for gatherings of friends and families to give thanks for our bounty. It’s also a time for great food! Every family has its traditional Thanksgiving foods, and I’m not about to try stepping between you and them. Most are too good to miss, and it wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without them. Our family enjoys its favorite array of foods too, some of them dating back through several generations. My f...
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Alumni Update: Anthony snags second All-American accolades
Kodiak’s Dylan Anthony is an All-American again. The talented junior for the University of Alaska Anchorage earned his second All-America cross country honors Saturday at the NCAA Division II Championships in Spokane, Wash. Anthony was the top Great Northwest Athletic Conference finisher, finishing 25th out of 248 runners. He covered the 10-kilometer course in 31 minutes, 2.6 seconds. Last season, Anthony placed 2...
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Pioneering family seeks to name creek in Chiniak
For the past 20 years, Marsha Galloway has been trying to create a memorial to her father. On Dec. 13, the state of Alaska will decide whether or not to name an unlabeled creek near Chiniak School in honor of Richard Weisser. If approved, Weisser Creek would immortalize the name of a 32-year Kodiak Island resident who fought to open Chiniak land to settlement. Galloway and the rest of her brothers and sisters no l...
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Births: Nov. 26
• Emma Mae Christiansen was born at 7:16 a.m. Nov. 15, 2013, to Katie Pearman and Andrew Christiansen. She weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 21 inches long. Her parents are originally from Kodiak. Also welcoming her to the family is Mia Pearman. Proud grandparents are Margie and Chaco Pearman and Allan Christiansen and Carolyn Anderson from Kodiak. • Princess Alyssa Kylie Seui was born at 11:16 p.m. Nov. 16...
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Ouzinkie man accused of runway joyride
A Ouzinkie man allegedly stole a vehicle, raced it down the Ouzinkie Airport runway, then totaled it after going off a 40-foot drop. Andrew Panamarioff, 21, faces three counts of violating conditions of release (class B misdemeanors), one count of obstructing an airport (an unclassified misdemeanor), one count of reckless driving (an unclassified misdemeanor) and one count of first-degree vehicle theft (a class C ...
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