Woman accused of possessing meth A 23-year-old woman in Kodiak is facing felony drug charges for allegedly possessing methamphetamine and oxycodone.
Erica Dela Cruz Sanchez was arraigned in Kodiak district court on Friday on two counts of fourth-degree drugs misconduct for possession of a controlled substance, class C felonies.
Sanchez also faces two misdemeanor charges for driving without a valid license and not having vehicle insurance.
Kulich-Off results The Alutiiq Museum received seven submissions in the Kulich-Off. The five judges performed blind taste tests and chose the winners:
1. Jolene Eluska of Kodiak. Grand prize, one Kodiak-Anchorage round-trip ticket on Era
2. Miles/Wolkoff/Madrid girls of Kodiak. Second-place prize, a petroglyph leather bag by Lazy M Leather.
3. Damian Madrid (5 years old) of Kodiak. Third-place prize, Easter gift basket from Norman'...
Military cancels 2013 Alaska exercise Military officials have canceled this year’s Northern Edge exercise, a massive biennial training event that involves thousands of U.S. personnel from several branches of the armed forces, because of federal budget difficulties, according to a Friday announcement from the Alaska Command.
Eielson Air Force Base and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, in Anchorage, have in past years been the main operating bases for th...
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Garden Gate: Q&A Part 3 Editor’s Note: Marion Owen’s spring gardening Q&A continues with Part 3 this week. For parts one and two, see the April 1 and March 25 issues of the Kodiak Daily Mirror.
Q: The calendar says it’s spring, but after last weekend’s snowfall, winter is not over. My perennials are starting to poke through the soil. What can I do to protect them?
A. Snow is not the enemy; freezes (not frost) without snow cover, are. Fr...
Hatchery planners talk about 2013 season Pillar Creek Hatchery will likely have two new release sites for sockeye smolt this year.
The Kodiak regional planning team, which includes biologists, hatchery managers and fishermen, met in March to create and discuss local hatchery plans. Members approved three permit alteration requests to allow an increase in the amount of smolt released at Telrod Cove, and approved requests for socket smolt to be released in...
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Capitol Report: April 8 Hello again from Juneau. With the legislatives session slated to adjourn this coming Sunday, the Capitol building is an active place. As you probably know, the governor’s bill to cut oil taxes, which I voted against, is now in the House finance committee after passing out of the House resources committee last week, and there is much speculation that the bill either will not make it to the floor for a vote by April...
Pick. Click. Give. totals break records The final Pick. Click. Give. numbers, announced Tuesday show that Kodiak residents pledged $42,275 to their favorite local nonprofits.
The Pick. Click. Give. program allows Alaskans to donate money from their Permanent Fund dividend and has become an effective way for nonprofits around the state to raise money. The amount pledged statewide has increased each year since the program began in 2009.
As of the last rep...
Prep track: Thomet sizzles in season-opening meet Kodiak High School’s Levi Thomet proved Friday he is the distance runner to beat in this track and field season.
The super sophomore sizzled in Kodiak’s season-opener with a lightning-quick 3,200-meter time of 9 minutes, 30.37 seconds at the Big C Relays at The Dome in Anchorage.
Thomet beat his personal-best time by four seconds and easily topped the 60-man field that included large-school and small-school runn...
Fish Factor: Halibut season off to slow start Absent from supermarket fliers this spring have been ads featuring the year’s first fresh halibut, reflecting the anticipated push back by buyers to the high priced fish. “No ads in the papers. No excitement this year,” said more than one major buyer.
In recent years, dwindling supplies of halibut helped push up dock prices to more than $7/lb at major ports, and halibut fillets topped $20/lb at retail. That’s not...