Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Saucier wins 5K fun run
Anthony Saucier picked up the victory in Saturday’s Earth Day 5K Fun Run on Saturday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. Saucier, the 2014 Run the Rock marathon winner, crossed the line in 19 minutes, 26 seconds — 39 seconds ahead of runner-up Steve Hulse. Jane Murawski was the top female finisher in 23:25. The race was hosted by the Officers’ Association of Kodiak in support of the United States Coast Guard Team Kodi...
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Kodiak Island Births: April 28
Phillip Foster Brennick was born at 10:25 a.m. on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, to Vanessa and Jason Brennick. He weighed 8 pounds and measured 20 inches long. His parents are originally from Kodiak. Also welcoming him to the family are Kaleb, Rachel, Karson, Ashlee, Nathan and Layne. Grandparents are Joseph and Julia Samaniego of Kodiak and Wade and Cindy Brennick of Washington. William Brooks Filipowicz was born at 8...
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Community events: April 28
Today 6-8 p.m. — Early literacy workshop, Kodiak Public Library. 7 p.m. — KIBSD band concert, Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. Wednesday, April 29 6-9:30 p.m. — Social dancing, foxtrot, East Elementary School. Thursday, April 30 3-5 p.m. — How to make deodorant, body wash, etc. workshop at Kodiak Public Library. Friday, May 1 7 p.m. — Galley Tables storytelling, Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. Saturday, May 2 9 a.m.-noon...
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Alumni update: Horn forces Game 3
Alysa Horn and Osnabruck stayed alive in the Bundesliga second division women’s basketball playoffs with a 52-51 semifinal win over Veilchen on Saturday in Germany. The victory tied the best-of-3 series at 1-1. Game 3 is Saturday, May 2. The winner advances to the league finals. Horn scored 10 points on 5 of 12 shooting and grabbed five rebounds in 23 minutes. This is Horn’s first season with Osnabruck and second ...
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Three Kodiak hunters get citations on suspicion of game violations
Three local hunters received citations in separate incidents for alleged hunting violations, the Alaska Wildlife Troopers said Sunday. AWT said 27-year-old Jason Brennick was contacted by troopers on Friday after failing to submit his hunt reports for the 2014 hunting season. Investigation revealed Brennick’s privilege to acquire an Alaska hunting/fishing license has been previously revoked due to a game convictio...
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Zoellner, rape suspect, faces sentencing today
Kodiak resident Robert Zoellner Jr., who pleaded guilty in January to coercion and attempted assault in the first degree after being accused of rape, will be sentenced today. Zoellner, 34, faces up to 15 years in prison on the two charges, with six years suspended and seven years probation. Zoellner has a history of sexual abuse and is listed on the Alaska Department of Public Safety’s sex offender registry. He wa...
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GRIZZLY SECRETS: Biologist discovers where brown bears den in the North Slope oilfield region
In the early 1990s when ADFG wildlife biologist Dick Shideler began research on grizzly bears living in the North Slope oilfield region, he wondered where the bears denned. Looking around at the relatively flat terrain, with a scattering of features rising only a few meters above mostly wet Arctic tundra, it was easy to believe the “conventional wisdom” that grizzly bears only inhabited this area in the summer and...
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Bears erase 2-0 deficit for inaugural soccer win
Jose Cortez sprang into the air with a what-just-happened look on his face. Seconds later he was in the middle of a celebration, soaking up the moment with his Kodiak High School boys soccer teammates. Cortez scored two goals, including the game-winner, in Kodiak’s come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Nikiski in a Northern Lights Conference match on Saturday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. It wasn’t your normal run-of-...
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It’s time to take ‘stalk’ of your rhubarb
It was a few Aprils ago: As the Portland-Seattle “Cascades” train rounded a gentle turn between Puyallup and Tacoma, it clicked along the tracks like fingernails strumming a comb. The view through the windows clicked by too, like movie frames: men clustered in tight groups outside warehouses, talking, smoking; dogs running along fenced back yards; swing sets, apple trees dressed in pink blooms, clothes hanging fro...
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Fish Factor: Hatcheries add to catch throughout state
Each year more than one-third of all the salmon caught in Alaska begin their lives in a hatchery. There are 31 hatchery facilities in Alaska: 15 privately owned, 11 state owned, two federal research facilities, one tribal hatchery at Metlakatla, and two state-owned sport fish hatcheries. Alaska’s hatchery program is very different from fish farming, where salmon are crammed tightly into net pens until they’re read...
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