Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Cutter SPAR receives new commanding officer
The command of the Coastguard Cutter SPAR changed hands on Friday morning, from Lieutenant Commander Michele Schallip to Lieutenant Commander Douglas Jannusch. It began with the national anthem and an invocation. Then Schallip and Jannusch inspected the assembled crew of the SPAR by walking amongst the ranks and shaking hands. Commander James Houck, the Waterways Branch Chief for Alaska, spoke about the work the S...
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Teenager, Ugandan artists featured at library during Art Walk
During the First Friday Art Walk, participants stopped in at the Kodiak Public Library to enjoy two types of art that were worlds apart. At the front of the library, photographs from Uganda were on display, along with beaded necklaces made from colored pieces of newspaper. The Ugandan photos and necklaces are part of a library-to-library exchange. In 2013, several Kodiak residents spent time in Uganda. They worked...
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Kodiak warmest May on record followed by rainfall record
On the flipside of the warmest and driest May on record, June’s first weekend brought a storm that saw Kodiak hit a new daily rainfall record on Friday. “It was 2.98 inches, surpassing the old record for the date of 1.78 set back in 1927. It was a big day,” Ray Miller, meteorological technician with the National Weather Service, told the Mirror. Kodiak experienced its warmest May on record, with its monthly mean t...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 9
May 24, 2014 • At 12:46 a.m., police received a call about a bear on Bonaparte Circle. The bear was in the backyard and then ran off behind houses. • Around 1:24 a.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. • At 1:27 a.m., police received a 911 call about a bear in the 1600 block of Lynden Way. The bear got into the woman’s garbage before leaving. Patrolling officers were advised. • At 1:29 a.m., police checke...
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Fish Factor: Wholesale salmon prices show seasonal variations
Salmon prices at wholesale show marked seasonal variations for both wild and farmed fish. It’s a pattern that has been tracked for decades by Urner Barry, the nation’s oldest commodity market watcher, in business since 1895. The prices tend to decline through June, July, August and September and they begin rising again from November through the following April or May. Two things drive the well-established pattern,...
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Around Kodiak: June 9
On Tuesday, June 10, the Kodiak City Council hosts a work session, 7:30 p.m. at the Kodiak Public Library multi-purpose room. The council hosts its regular meeting on Thursday, June 12, 7:30 p.m. at the Borough Assembly Chambers. Call 907-486-8636 for more information.
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Sitka wins state baseball title
Sitka captured its first state baseball title since 2007 Saturday night. The Wolves defeated South Anchorage, 11-10, in the state championship game at Moller Park in Sitka. The two teams combined for 18 hits and a grand slam. The lead changed five times before Sitka finally took the lead for good in the fifth inning. South had runners on second and third when Sitka reliever Erickson Fish struck out the Wolverines’...
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Garden Gate: Chives a hardy herb to complement dishes
Last week, Joel and Martine Chenet of Mill Bay Coffee and Pastries organized a fundraiser event to benefit the families of Alaska State Troopers Sgt. Scott Johnson and Gabe Rich. The event, attended by nearly 80 residents, was the 12th year that Chenet organized the “First Salmon of the Year.” Just as fishermen look forward to the salmon’s return in the spring, gardeners and cooks also look forward to garden first...
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Man rescued from drifting vessel in Anton Larsen Bay
The Coast Guard, Kodiak Police Department and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration rescued a man from a vessel adrift near Anton Larsen Bay near Kodiak Sunday. The crew of the NOAA research vessel Rainer safely towed the man and his 20-foot fishing vessel to Anton Larsen Bay after it was determined the boat was disabled.
 The Kodiak Police Department reported to Coast Guard watchstanders at the Sector A...
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Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral
Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral 410 Mission Road Saturdays: 5pm Confessions & Vigil Sundays: 9am Divine Liturgy 410 Mission Rd (907)486-5532
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