Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
NEW DIGS: Kodiak wrestling moves back into the high school
After spending a season and a half practicing at an elementary school, Kodiak High School’s wrestling team is finally back at home. It was worth the wait. The Bears stepped into their new mat room at the high school over Christmas break, and on Monday the wrestlers were enjoying their new digs as music played in the background from the crystal-clear sound system. “I think it is really nice,” said senior Nolan Wand...
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Kodiak Island Births: Jan. 6
Ruger Clark Fields was born at 3:01 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, to Joshua and Angela Fields. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 20 inches long. His parents are originally from Cherry Tree, Pennsylvania, and San Diego, California, and now live in Kodiak. His father works for the U.S. Coast Guard. Proud grandparents are Ken and Bobbie Repine of Cherry Tree and Bonnie Cefail of Kodiak.
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Megan Pyles impressing at Clark College
Megan Pyles continued tearing up the Northwest Athletic Conference over the weekend. The Clark College freshman picked up her second double-double of the season, exploding for 17 points and 12 rebounds in an 83-46 women’s basketball victory over Green River Saturday in Washington state. The 2014 Kodiak High School graduate drilled seven of her 12 field goals, which included a pair of 3-pointers during her team-hig...
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Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 6
Dec. 29 At approximately 10:44 a.m. a 42-year-old Oregon man came to the Kodiak Trooper Post to register as a sex offender. While registering, investigation revealed he was out of compliance with the sex offender registry. He was summonsed to Kodiak Court for failure to register as a sex offender II and released. At approximately 6:05 p.m. Alaska State Troopers stopped a white 1994 Volkswagen Jetta for a traffic v...
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Kalakala to be scrapped; iconic ferry that was converted as a crab and fish processor in Kodiak meets its end
The historic ferry Kalakala has reached its final destination. The owner plans to have the rusting hulk scrapped later this month in Tacoma, The News Tribune reported Sunday. Constructed with the hull of another ship, the 276-foot Kalakala went into service in 1935 on Puget Sound and carried millions of cars between Seattle and Bremerton until 1967. In the days before the Space Needle, the silver art-deco style ve...
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First Kodiak 2015 baby born on Saturday
Kodiak’s first baby of 2015 was born on Saturday, a little boy born a week early. Rayu Geovan Hernandez weighed six pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long when he was born at 12:26 a.m. on Saturday at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center. Rayu was due on Jan. 5, said his mom, Gembee Hernandez. His father is Rogelio Hernandez. Rayu is the third child in the Hernandez family. He has two older sisters: Gianna Ra...
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Kodiak girls sweep Kenai
It didn’t come easy, but in the end, Kodiak’s girls emerged from their weekend set with Kenai with the early lead in the Northern Lights Conference. The Bears topped the Kardinals in a pair of rugged basketball games, winning 28-22 on Friday and 33-28 on Saturday at Kodiak High School. With the wins, Kodiak stands at 2-0 in the NLC, 4-1 overall, and has been on the winning side in 33 of its last 34 games. The two ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 5
Dec. 20 At 3:54 a.m., a 911 caller reported domestic violence on Woody Way. There was no domestic violence. A woman was taken into protective custody. Around 4:34 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. At 5:22 a.m., police impounded a suspicious vehicle on West Marine Way. At 6:06 a.m., police warned a driver on Thorsheim Street for not stopping completely at a stop sign. At 6:18 a.m., police warned a s...
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Garden Gate: New hybrids plants ready for local tryouts
Believe it or not, it’s time to think gardening and 2015 looks to be a fun, groundbreaking year for new plant introductions. Not only are numerous improved varieties ready to debut, but breeders have come up with several all-new plant types by crossing two species with one another. I’m talking hybrids as in cross-breeding, not genetic engineering. Are you ready for Kalettes, a combination of kale and Brussels spro...
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Coast Guard aids fishing vessel
A helicopter from Air Station Kodiak delivered a pump to a fishing vessel after the boat reported it was taking on water on Friday. The crew on the St. Nicholas, a longliner homeported in Homer, originally reported to Coast Guard that they were taking on water on Friday morning. The boat was located about 60 miles southeast of Kodiak, according to a Coast Guard news release. The boat’s pumps kept up with the water...
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