Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Museum holds poster contest for earthquake art
What comes to mind when you think about the 1964 Good Friday earthquake and tsunami? The Baranov Museum wants people to put their memories and impressions of the event on paper for a poster contest honoring the 50th anniversary of the event. “It’s a cool way to get the word out, since March 27 is the 50th anniversary,” museum executive director Tiffany Brunson said. Brunson said the contest goes hand in hand with ...
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It's time for a stand against logging
To the Editor: We wrote a long letter to Debbie Lukin, President of Leisnoi Corp., documenting the significant community and environmental impacts of their clear-cut logging program in Chiniak this past three years and requesting that this cease. Leisnoi’s logging is totally inconsistent with their stated corporate goals to “implement effective environmental safeguards” and “be a trusted community partner.” We exp...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 24
Thursday, Dec. 19 • At 12:11 a.m., a man requested public works salt the roads and he was stuck. He called back to report he was OK. • At 12:32 a.m., a caller reported deep water in the road that was stopping vehicles from running. Cones were put out as a warning. • At 1:29 a.m., officers removed cones from Mill Bay Road as the water had drained off the road. • At 2:38 a.m., a caller reported a man drove off intox...
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Police chase ends in man’s arrest
A Kodiak man faces a dozen charges for leading a police officer on a chase that ended in the Monashka Bay woods. Steven Macinko, 20, was arraigned in Kodiak District Court on Sunday on a count of failing to stop at the direction of a peace officer (a class C felony), and misdemeanor charges of reckless endangerment, no motor vehicle liability insurance, reckless driving, improper use of registration, driving with ...
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Daniel Lerch
Former Kodiak resident Daniel Lerch, 63 passed away Dec. 19 at his home in Captain Cook, Hawaii. A potluck wake will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28 in the American Legion hall. Bring your favorite dish and story to celebrate Daniel's life. For more information, contact Mike Sweeny at 539-5660.
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Local Results: Dec. 24
City League Basketball Christmas Tournament Sunday, Dec. 22 Ocean Beauty 91, ISA 90 Elliott Johnson 36, Calen Johnson 30, Doug Frick 12, Dave Anderson 9 and John Malloy 4 points for Ocean Beauty. Adam Kilborn 22, Geoff Spalinger 22, Jaron Steele 20, Tim Fellows 14, Andrew Gregory 5, Brian Gregory 4 and Pete Danelski 3 points for ISA. F/V Incentive 63, Strangers 53 Jemuel Medina 17, Jordan Fogle 14, Lucas Fried 13,...
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Hundreds attend Harbor Lights Festival
Julian McCarthy stood in pouring rain that soaked his red suit, but his cotton white beard couldn’t hide his smile. “Want a candy cane? Take more than one,” he told passing cars again and again Saturday night at Oscar’s Dock. McCarthy, the Santa-dressed crewman of the F/V Stella, had more than Christmas cheer to celebrate. By the end of Saturday’s Harbor Lights Festival, the Stella was named the best-decorated boa...
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Threshold pushes for recycling cardboard during holidays
Once the ribbons are untied and presents are unwrapped, Threshold Services Inc. is hoping Kodiak will turn unwanted gift boxes into a wanted gift. With the help of the Kodiak Island Borough’s solid waste advisory board, Kodiak’s nonprofit recycling agency has started a campaign to remind people to “gift” their cardboard boxes to Threshold. “It’s a joint campaign with the borough to try to get more people on board ...
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Kodiak girls claim Lady T-Bird title
A weather delay didn’t slow down the Kodiak girls. Playing three games in two days, the Bears cruised to the Lady T-Bird Classic title Saturday at East Anchorage High School. Poor weather on the island kept the team from making their season-opening game Thursday. That forced Kodiak to play two games Friday. No problem. The second-ranked Bears won both games by an average margin of 40 points. Kodiak breezed by Eagl...
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Capitol Report: Dec. 23
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! As I wrap up the interim, I wanted to update you on what our office has been working on and offer my general take on what to expect in anticipation of the upcoming legislative session. I also want to to invite you to our annual legislative open house on Dec. 30. This is an opportunity for you to speak to Sen. Stevens and myself directly about any issues that you may have in rega...
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