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Rose Marie Morey Endresen
Rose Marie Morey Endresen, was known to most as Rosie, or “Red,” because of her beautiful red locks. She was born May 11, 1971, to Danial and Alma Morey of Colorado Springs, Colorado. She moved to Kodiak, Alaska, at 1 year old in 1972 and stayed until 1994. Rosie graduated from Kodiak High School with the class of 1990. She worked at the Shelikof Inn front desk for many years. Kodiak is where she met the love of h...
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Guest Opinion: Smaller dividends are painful but prudent
Alaskans will soon receive our annual dividend checks. This year’s $1,022 check for every qualified resident will help Alaska families with things like winter fuel, food and clothes, holiday gifts, and saving for college. These checks will boost local businesses and increase local tax revenues. At the same time, I am keenly aware that many Alaskans are disappointed – and some are angry – about the size of this yea...
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Right to unionize: Fact check Part 1
Teamsters Local 959 and the city of Kodiak have run advertisements on Proposition 1, a collective bargaining initiative on the city ballot. In a series of articles this week, the Daily Mirror will clarify or correct statements made in those advertisements. The Kodiak community has been inundated with arguments for and against city Prop. 1. If passed, the ballot measure would give city employees the right to unioni...
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KHS tennis punches 4 to state
Kodiak tennis had a program-best day at the Region III Championships Tuesday in Anchorage. The Bears claimed regional titles in girls’ and mixed doubles and qualified both those teams to the state tournament that begins Oct. 6 in Anchorage. Chelsey Abad and Leah Bachini defended their regional title from last season by easily taking out Colony’s Sahara Iverson and Kati Renfro, 6-0, 6-4, in the girls’ doubles champ...
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Alumni Roundup: Fried runs at big meet
Running as a member of the Black Hills State University cross country team for the first time this season, Levi Fried helped the Yellow Jackets grab a third-place finish at the Roy Griak Cross Invitational. Fried placed 80th — sixth for Black Hills — with an 8-kilometer time of 27 minutes, 49.7 seconds on Saturday at the Les Bolstad Golf Course in Minnesota. Fried, a sophomore, ran unattached for the first two rac...
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SoHi, Bartlett top prep rankings
Despite winning last week, Colony lost its top billing in the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network’s large-school football rankings. Taking over at No. 1 is Bartlett, which improved to 5-1 with a close 21-17 win over Service. The Knights, a 26-20 winner over Lathrop, dropped to No. 2 in this week’s poll. The Malemutes fell a spot to No. 4. East Anchorage moved up two spots to No. 3 following its 16-0 win over West A...
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Alaska Science Forum: Expanding crust dips under Aleutians
Sometimes, a great idea arrives ahead of its time. A person squints at a raw landscape, thinks about it in his bunk on a heaving ship, dreams of it. He scribbles a diagram. He remains quiet years later as others rediscover the same thing. Such was the case of a rugged geologist who island-hopped in the Aleutians following World War II. Thinking about the age of rocks he found, the placement of a string of volcanoe...
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SPAR returns to Kodiak
The SPAR is home at last. The Coast Guard Cutter SPARR returned to Kodiak Sunday following 42 days patrolling the Arctic region and Bering Sea, according to a Coast Guard press release. The patrol was part of Operation Arctic Shield 2016, and crewmembers “assisted with scientific research, participated in community relations visits in remote Alaska native villages, conducted maritime law enforcement, completed mai...
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Forum to spread opioid abuse awareness
A community drug forum on heroin and opioid addiction in Kodiak will be held Wednesday in an effort to raise awareness of a growing problem in the community, in Alaska and in the United States as a whole. The forum panel will include law enforcement professionals from the Kodiak Police Department and the Alaska State Troopers and local medical professionals and substance abuse counselors, according to Merissa Koll...
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School board candidates talk superintendent
School board candidates outlined what they would look for in a new superintendent Thursday at a candidate forum sponsored by the Kodiak Community Education Alliance Kodiak District Parent Teacher Student Association. Current superintendent Stewart McDonald announced in June that he would be leaving his position with the Kodiak Island Borough School District when his contract expires in summer 2017. Candidate Kelly...
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