Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
  
 
Three Kodiakans honored at AFN
Alisha Drabek decided to learn the Alutiiq language because of her close relationship with her grandmother. This week, Drabek will be awarded for that decision as she accepts the Eileen Panigeo MacLean Education award at the annual Alaska Federation of Natives Convention in Anchorage. "It's an amazing honor because it comes from the Native community in the whole state," Drabek said. Drabek was one of three people ...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Soccer club kicks into gear
On a blustery Tuesday afternoon, with snow flurries swirling in the air, nine players kicked soccer balls around a cold Joe Floyd Track and Field. The nine were representing Kodiak High School’s soccer club. The club formed last spring and practiced whenever they could. “We practiced in the gym during lunch,” coach Eric Waltenbaugh said. “That was the only time we could get gym space.” With new artificial turf cov...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Stage and Screen: Arbitraging Isn’t Just for Money Anymore
“Arbitrage” (2012) is about infidelity and love. “Arbitrage” is about greed and generosity. “Arbitrage” is about dishonesty and honesty. “Arbitrage” is about disloyalty and loyalty. “Arbitrage” is about familial devotion and familial abandonment. “Arbitrage” is about racial prejudice and racial understanding. “Arbitrage” is a multifaceted story that deals only tangentially with financial arbitrage. For the sake of...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 18
Saturday, Oct. 13 • At 12:10 a.m. and 12:26 a.m., a 911 caller reported a bear on Selief Lane. • At 2:07 a.m., a caller reported a bear sighting. • At 3:17 a.m., a caller reported a bear sighting on Bonaparte Circle. • At 3:37 a.m., 3:42 a.m., 3:52 a.m., and 4:08 a.m., callers reported bear sightings. • At 6:24 a.m., a caller reported a bear sighting on Bonaparte Circle • At 7:41 a.m., a caller reported a hit and ...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Around Kodiak: Oct. 18
Library closed The A. Holmes Johnson Memorial Library will be closed today in honor of Alaska Day. A regularly scheduled meeting of the Kodiak Public Library Association will take place in Kodiak College library at 5 p.m.
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Run the Rock a successful KMXT event
To the editor: The staff and volunteers at KMXT deserve an enormous round of applause. For the sixth year running (haha) the Run the Rock races were an uplifting display of volunteerism, coordination, community spirit and good healthy fun. As a participant, I felt like this year's race was a well-oiled machine. The sign-up volunteers were numerous and quick. The food at the pre-race was plentiful and dished out by...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Alaska State Troopers: Oct. 18
Tuesday, Oct. 2 At 9:38 p.m., Ouzinkie VPSO stopped a four-wheeler for driving recklessly in Ouzinkie. Investigation revealed the operator, a 61-year-old resident of Ouzinkie, was driving while impaired by alcohol. He was arrested for DUI and transported to Kodiak Police Department Jail. Thursday, Oct. 4 At 9:21 p.m., Ouzinkie VPSO responded to a domestic disturbance in Ouzinkie. Investigation revealed a 65-year-o...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
KHS swim team breaks two records
Kodiak’s swimming and diving team posted a couple of record-breaking performances last week at the Palmer Invitational. Kodiak’s boys 200-yard medley relay team of Dyton Schauff, Blake James, Jonas Anderson and Michael Smith reset a school record they established earlier this season. The group recorded a time of 1 minute, 43.86 seconds Saturday to place second at the Palmer Invite. “I think it will keep coming dow...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Naval SEALs training complex set to expand
A major new expansion is getting under way for the Naval Special Warfare Center on Spruce Cape. Alutiiq Diversified Services, the construction division of the Afognak Native Corporation, has been awarded a $17.4 million contract to renovate the facility and build a 25,000 square-foot expansion. Alutiiq defeated six competitors in the bidding for the contract, which will modernize the Navy SEALs training complex th...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
P&Z puts new residential development on hold
A new residential development is on hold after the Kodiak Island Borough planning and zoning commission voted to postpone consideration of it until December. In a filing with the borough, Art Zimmer requested the subdivision of a business-zoned lot at the corner of Island Lake Road and Melnitsa Lane. Zimmer, speaking after the meeting, said subdividing it into flag lots — lots connected to the street only by drive...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Search Our Marketplace
or Search by category