Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Refuge marks 75 years since FDR signed
As we sit quietly on a grassy slope overlooking the river, a wildlife drama unfolds below. A mother bear with two cubs scampers up to a safe perch, nose twitching and eyes narrowed. Another mother bear approaches the water, her cubs rollicking along behind, intent on the smell of a thousand migrating salmon. Across the river, a large female bear snorkels, putting her face under water and waiting for the perfect mo...
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Assembly postpones contract for Chiniak seedlings
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly postponed the $120,000 purchase of seedlings for replanting borough-owned land in Chiniak. Borough manager Michael Powers told the assembly at their Thursday meeting that additional review time was needed. “The contract just came back in last night, and we did not get that out to you,” Powers said. “Accordingly, we did have some changes by the attorney, and we would like to recom...
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TAPESTRY: Potters lose boat, still have life and ambition
Engulfed by the eerie, watery silence, Corey Potter was confronted with the possibility that he and other crewmen would never make it to the rescue boat that was within 100 yards of their reach. Just moments ago Corey was in the wheelhouse of his boat, the Ambition. His mind was going a million miles a minute, flooded with a million questions. How can we keep everybody safe and save the boat? How long do I stay on...
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Kingfishers conclude summer season
The Kodiak Kingfishers recorded four top-10 individual finishes at the Alaska Swimming Summer Long Course Championships that concluded July 31 in Anchorage. Jacob Sarnowski led the charge, placing fourth overall in the boys’ 10-and-under division with 115 points. He placed in the top four in all seven of his events. Alicia Sarnowski finished fifth overall in the girls’ 11-and 12-year-old division with 114 points. ...
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Teeing Off: An end to the season
I’m back. You probably didn’t even realize I was gone. Kudos to Drew Herman for doing such a bang-up job while I played taxi driver to 11 teenage baseball players in Anchorage. I’m now ready for a vacation to recoup from vacation. The dogs — Gizmo and Pepper Jack — certainly knew I was gone. They missed their extended walks during the 10 days I was out-of-town finishing up the American Legion baseball season. This...
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ROCKIN' OUT: Back on schedule
Greetings readers and “Rockin’ Out” listeners! Thank you for following my show. There was some confusion with last week’s show and reggae was featured instead of country. Therefore, I will feature Zac Brown Band this Monday along with other popular country artists. Thank you for being so supportive. Hope you can tune in! Chris Kavanaugh hosts “Rockin’ Out with Chris” at 12:30 p.m. Mondays on Public Radio KMXT.
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AMAZING NATURE: Teachers, sand from far away in Old Harbor
Two weeks ago was the hottest week of the year in Old Harbor and the week of the tribe’s youth environmental camp. With a huge amount of planning and the help of four wonderful teachers, the week was packed with science, art, environmental safety and play activities. The teachers came from different places and backgrounds, but all had in common an enthusiasm to see Alaska and share their love of the ocean with the...
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Twins head home
The Kenai Post 20 Twins’ run at the American Legion baseball Northwest Regional Tournament didn’t last long. The Alaska state champions were eliminated from the tournament with an 11-4 loss to Cheyenne, Wyoming Thursday morning in Wyoming. The Twins out-hit Cheyenne 9-7, but were done in by their pitching staff issuing 10 walks. The host team scored in all eight innings, while Kenai (32-10) plated one in the first...
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WORD AND DEED: Path made smooth with help from above
Call to me and I will answer you and show you great and mighty things you do not know. Jeremiah 33:3 In my walk of faith, this verse of Scripture shines as a light of hope on my path. Every day we are presented with challenges. Throughout the day we react to those challenges sometimes well, sometimes not so well. How we respond or deal with people and circumstances reflects the fruits of the Spirit in us. There is...
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Veterans group looks to link with community
A local group seeks to build camaraderie and boost morale among local veterans while increasing awareness of the unique struggles they face. Kodiak Veterans Outreach formed in January with the goal of hosting at least one event per month for veterans and community members in order to give local veterans a network of like-minded people and promote understanding among the general population. “After deployments and s...
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