Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Bench press competition Saturday
Veins will be popping Saturday at the Kodiak Athletic Club. The sixth annual Kodiak Athletic Club/KMXT Bench Press Competition begins at noon. Weigh-ins start at 11 a.m. Men can either press half their body weight or their full body weight as many times as possible, while women compete in the half body weight category. Jurey Fortaliza set the men’s body weight record last year by pressing 165 pounds 29 times. Luis...
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Playbook: Feb. 21
Friday, Feb. 21 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Juneau-Douglas, 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Juneau-Douglas, 8 p.m.
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Local results: Feb. 21
Girls Little Dribblers Wednesday, Feb. 19 Seventh- and eight-graders State Farm 27, Fly-By 20 Hannah Glover 8, Elianah Micael 6, Leah Barnes 5, Carly Glover 4, Kyra Ricard 2 and Ella Raisley 2 points for State Farm. Maggie Brown 10, Elizabeth Painter 6, Kathryn Carstens 2 and Shely Nelson 2 points for Fly-By. F/V Miss Linda 17, Kodiak Rental Center 16 Madison Hales 8, Mekia Bushell 5, Maranda Alexander 2 and Abbie...
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Kodiak’s legislators split on voucher issue
Kodiak's two legislators have different takes on a proposed amendment to the Alaska Constitution to allow school vouchers. A proposed bill this session would send to the Alaska voters an amendment that would allow the state to use public funds to pay for students who attend private or religious schools instead of public ones. The amendment was one of the signature education policies outlined by Gov. Sean Parnell i...
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In the Courts: Feb. 21
Dismissals •A improper use of registration, title or plates charge against Joshua A. Goss, 26, was dismissed Feb. 11. •A misdemeanor domestic violence assault charge and a false information charge against Priscella Irene Kelly were dismissed Feb. 11. •Two violating release conditions charges against Karen Raye Wimmersberg, 34, were dismissed Feb. 10.
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Police blotter Feb. 21
Wednesday, Feb. 19 • At 12:30 a.m., a caller reported a male sleeping on Mill Bay Road. The man was gone on arrival. • Around 12:58 p.m., two bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 2:44 a.m., a caller reported an intoxicated male standing outside of a building on Thorsheim/Cedar and was concerned because of the cold weather. The man was gone on arrival. • At 8:45 a.m., a caller reported a suspicious vehicle on R...
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Kodiak boys travel to Juneau
David Anderson is ready to take a break from playing teams in the Northern Lights Conference. Kodiak’s boys basketball team went 4-2 during a six-game in nine-day span that concluded with a loss to Soldotna last Saturday. The fourth-year coach gets his break when the Bears travel to the Capital City for three games in three days. Kodiak plays at 6:15 p.m. tonight against Thunder Mountain and at 8 p.m. Friday and S...
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Bigger wall to protect road from falling rocks at “the dip”
A bigger barrier between Rezanof Drive and basketball-sized boulders from the Pillar Mountain rockslide area will go up in 2015. “The dip,” or the area between City Pier 2 and City Pier 3 on Rezanof Drive West has long been a hazard for motorists. The mountainside was mined for rocks for constructions in the 1950s and it’s been a rockslide area since at least 1971. Sporadic falling boulders that have crested the 1...
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Love locks cut off of Near Island bridge
Call it a Valentines Day mystery. Several dozen “love locks” went missing from the Fred Zharoff Memorial Bridge this week and no one has fessed up to taking them down. Love locks are a Parisian tradition that recently blossomed on the bridge to Near Island. The idea is for couples to fasten a lock to the bridge, write their names on it and cast the keys into the water as a symbol of their permanent love. But the s...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 20
Alutiiq Museum curator of archaeology Patrick Saltonstall is giving a lecture on "Saving the Past for the Future: Archeological Site Disturbance and Documentation in the Kodiak Archipelago" at noon today at the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Center. The lecture is part of the Visitor Center's weekly brown bag lunch series. The Kodiak High School tsunami bowl team presents “Jellyfish Apocalypse: Causes, Problems a...
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