Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Bishop, Haines, LeDoux, Rohrer, Skinner elected to council and assembly
In Tuesday’s municipal election, City of Kodiak residents retained their incumbent officials, while Kodiak Island Borough voters gave the boot to both of their incumbent assembly members, according to the unofficial results. Dan Rohrer, Larry LeDoux and Rebecca Skinner are Kodiak's new borough assembly members with 1,137, 1,121 and 671 votes respectively. Terry Haines and Randall Bishop retained their seats on the...
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South Anchorage, Soldotna top teams in final rankings
South Anchorage and Soldotna were voted the top teams in the final Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network high school football poll. South Anchorage (7-1) ended the regular season as the top team in the large school rankings. The Wolverines’ only blemish during the eight weeks was a loss to a Texas school. Lathrop (7-1) won the Railbelt Conference and finished second in the large-school rankings. West Anchorage (6-2),...
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Port Lions runner finishes season at state
Port Lions’ Chandra Christiansen concluded her cross country season Saturday at the state championships at Bartlett High School. The sophomore finished 104th in the 1/2/3A girls race with a 5-kilometer time of 27 minutes, 22.9 seconds. The race was Christiansen’s first at the state level, and only third of the season. “She ran with a certain freedom of having to achieve her goal for the season to make it to state,...
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Kodiak spikers split with Soldotna
It didn’t take long for Kodiak’s volleyball team to start a new winning streak. A day after seeing its 14-match Northern Lights Conference regular-season winning streak snapped by Soldotna, Kodiak bounced back Saturday and swept the Stars at Kodiak High School. Friday’s 25-21, 25-18, 16-25, 25-23 loss fueled the team in Saturday’s 27-25, 25-22, 25-22 sweep. “I think it opened our eyes that things are not going to ...
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Photo walk promises fun, prizes, rivalry
Kodiak photographers, whether experienced or new, will be taking part in the Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk this weekend. Groups from around the world get together at a pre-determined place, take photos, and can then enter their best photo, if they choose, into a competition for prizes including cameras, lenses, gift cards and subscriptions to KelbyOne, an online photography tutorial site. According to the Photo...
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Company casting for new ocean-based TV series
If you’ve ever dreamed of being on TV, now’s your chance. Al Roker Entertainment is casting for a new TV series about people who have an “extreme relationship” with the ocean who are “more comfortable on water than they are on land.” That includes fishermen who “go hard all the time,” “fish solo,” or are “the king of your fishery;” “live aboards;” captains who “make the guys on Deadliest Catch look like they shoul...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Hunting for ducks on opening day
In recent days it’s become hard to focus on fishing. There are so many distractions! Wherever I go, I’m seeing ducks. Sometimes lots of them. With Kodiak’s duck season opening Wednesday who can blame me? Kodiak’s opening day is often a bit of a disappointment. The weather is usually better for beach walks than hunting, and with so much open water available, the ducks quickly disappear after the first half hour of ...
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Kodiak Island Births: Oct. 7
Adalyn Victoria Wallace was born at 10:19 p.m. on Sept. 26, 2014 to Alicia Roberts Wallace and Warren Christopher Wallace. She weighed 4 pounds, 11.4 ounces and was 15.5 inches long. Her parents are originally from Alaska and Montana and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Pillar Creek Hatchery, and the baby’s father works at John’s Heating. Grandparents are Sheila and Bill Roberts from Kodiak, Tori and...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 7
September 24 • At 12 a.m., a caller reported a bear getting into his trash in the 1300 block of Larch Street. It was gone when police arrived. • At 5:36 a.m., a 911 caller reported a bear getting into his trash in the 1200 block of Larch Street. It ran into the woods when police arrived. • At 6:53 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the Ismailov Street and Rezanof Drive area. • At 10:25 a.m., police impounded...
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Thank you Kodiak
To the Editor, In late 1974, my family and I were living in Mendham when my husband, Verlyn Geriene, was diagnosed with Acute Granulocytic Leukemia of the stem cell. He was admitted to Morristown hospital where he received care from the very best doctors. After four weeks in the hospital and having had many blood tests and many bone marrow tests, all showing he was totally blitzed with Leukemia cells, I was given ...
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