Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
American Legion Auxiliary holds annual baby contest
Parents showed off their Kodiak Kids on Saturday during the American Legion Auxiliary’s annual Fourth of July baby contest. Kids were judged on a variety of characteristics by a panel of community judges. In the 6-12 month-old category: • Mr. Fourth of July — Jerico Manuel Aragon • Miss Fourth of July — Alivia Marie Johnson • King — Brayden Clay McGuire • Queen — Juliana Helen Miles • Prince — Mason Marsh Camacho ...
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Edible lesson comes to tasty conclusion at Kodiak College
Don’t call it beer — call it a history lesson. On a sunny Tuesday afternoon, students at Kodiak College held an outdoor picnic. Instead of the typical collegiate pizza party, fiddlehead ferns, beach greens and fresh-baked bread were on the menu as Stacy Studebaker’s “edible Kodiak” class celebrated their final course. With the popularity of “eating local” on the rise, Studebaker — a longtime gardner and botanist —...
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Arthur F. “Art” Johnson
A memorial service for former Kodiak resident Arthur F. “Art” Johnson will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. James Episcopal Church. A reception will follow in the parish hall.
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Dunbar 10th in 1,500-meter international field
Trevor Dunbar was back on the track Monday afternoon. The former Kodiak High School star placed 10th in a loaded 1,500-meter field at the Harry Jerome International Track Meet held in Swangard Stadium in British Columbia. In his second meet this season, Dunbar turned a time of 3 minutes, 42.19 seconds — just a tad slower than three weeks ago at the Portland Track Festival. Nathan Brannen, one of Canada’s top dista...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 2
Thursday, June 27 • At 12:12 a.m., an officer performed a welfare check on a man, but he did not meet protective custody criteria. • At 3:29 a.m., an officer checked on a suspicious vehicle that appeared disabled. • At 9:49 a.m., an officer gave a no camping warning. • At 11:52 a.m., a caller reported a group of people were hanging out behind a building. • At 11:59 a.m., an officer entered a passport into evidence...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Camping Kodiak style
With the approach of Independence Day and the recent warm weather, more than a few families have camping on their calendars. Have you looked at the weather forecast? If you like what you see out your window right now, you’re all set. But if the prospects of wind and wet have you reconsidering your camping plans, don’t be too fast to give up. Camping on Kodiak can become a labor of love when the weather turns sour....
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Births: July 2
• Kaiden Marie June Burns was born at 9:16 a.m. June 19, 2013 to Paul Burns II and Heather Smither. She weighed 7 pounds, 12.6 ounces and measured 19 inches long. Her parents are originally from Kodiak and California. Her mother works at home and her father is self-employed. Also welcoming her to the family is Gerri Lee Lynn Burns. Proud grandparents are Jerry Burns and Casey Jans from Alaska and Jerry Smither and...
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Mahle gets a no decision
Kodiak High School graduate Brandon Mahle earned a no decision in Kenai Post 20’s 6-5 loss to Eagle River Saturday in an American Legion AA baseball game in Kenai. Mahle, headed to Whitworth University (Wash.) in the fall, struck out five in five innings. The right-hander left the game with a 3-1 advantage. Eagle River took the lead for good in the eighth. Rising KHS junior Jakob Arnold was one of three Twins to t...
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Smoking ban gets first vote Tuesday
A plan to ban smoking in every bar, restaurant and public place in the Kodiak Island Borough will see its first vote Tuesday night. The proposal from assemblymen Aaron Griffin and Tuck Bonney would put the idea on this fall’s municipal ballot. But first, it needs to pass muster with the borough assembly. On Thursday night, Griffin and Bonney presented the details of the proposed smoking ban to the assembly. As wri...
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Borough cleans up Jack and Lee Lakes area
The abandoned and vandalized vehicles scattered in Jack and Lee Lakes recreation area have been removed, thanks to some hard work by the Kodiak Island Borough. The recreation area, located at the end of Sargent Creek Road in Bells Flats, has been a problem for the borough because it is so far removed from the main road. “It’s a pretty vacant hidden property,” borough code enforcement officer Jack Maker said. “It’s...
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