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Earthquake reported near Larsen Bay
A Magnitude 4.4 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning 41 miles west southwest of Larsen Bay, according to U.S. Geological Survey preliminary data. The temblor was reported at 6:56 a.m. and was 34 miles below the surface of the ocean. There were no immediate reports of damage. Contact the Daily Mirror newsroom at editor@kodiakdailymirror.com.
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Three bears spotted near Otmeloi
A sow and two cubs went out for a stroll Tuesday morning. A man observed the three bears wandering on his property near Otmeloi Way around 10:45 a.m., according to an email from the Kodiak branch of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The email stated the bears were not causing problems and were just passing through the yard. "With the recent rains, this is not uncommon," ADF&G Area Wildlife Biologist Nathan S...
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Business Spotlight: Olsen makes twisting balloons a business
Last September, Larissa Olsen wanted to do something special for her daughter’s fifth birthday party. Thanks to a lot of practice and Internet videos, the mother of three transformed herself into a balloon artist, scoring a hit at the party and starting a viable business to boot. “Once I started doing it, I just kind of realized I loved it,” she said. “I didn’t expect it to get this big.” Olsen set up a Facebook p...
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Alumni update: Anthony earns all-conference accolades
Former Kodiak running star Dylan Anthony earned all-conference honors at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Indoor Championships over the weekend in Nampa, Idaho. The University of Alaska Anchorage junior was the runner-up in both the 3,000- and 5,000-meter runs. On Friday, Anthony finished the 5,000 with a time of 15 minutes, 1.08 seconds, 11 seconds behind teammate Micah Chelimo. Anthony came back on Saturd...
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Girl Scouts learn about different cultures
Simultaneously with Girl Scouts and Girl Guides worldwide, Kodiak troops celebrated World Thinking Day, Saturday at East Elementary School. Nine of Kodiak's 10 troops each chose a country and made a booth featuring its culture. Some scouts dressed in traditional apparel from the selected countries. The event has taken place for 88 years each Feb. 22, marking the birthday of both Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, O...
Feb 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man found severly beaten downtown
A 53-year-old man was found beaten in the 400 block of Marine Way in Kodiak late Saturday. Kodiak Police Chief Ronda Wallace said the man was transported to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage due to the severity of his injuries. The victim was found by a passer-by who reported the crime, Wallace said, and police are investigating. “We have no suspect at this time,” Wallace said. Contact the Daily Mirror...
Feb 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 22
Thursday, Feb. 20 • At 1:14 a.m., a caller reported a barking dog on Hillside Drive. Officers patrolled the area and were unable to find or hear a barking dog. • At 2:03 a.m., a bar check was conducted on Marine Way. • At 12:14 p.m., a male found a hypodermic needle on Alimaq Drive and turned it into the station. Officers disposed of the needle. • At 12:14 p.m., two males on E. Marine Way were given disorderly con...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Halibut fishing today
I wonder how many people realize that halibut season opened Feb. 1. For that matter, how many knew it was closed for the month of January? Almost no one fishes halibut in the winter, whether due to the weather and rough seas or the fact that halibut move into deeper water for the colder months. But if you have the right boat, the right weather and the will, it’s possible to put fresh halibut on your table right no...
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Kodiak Island Births: Feb. 25
• Clayton Kale Carr was born at 12:12 a.m. Feb. 15, 2014 to Branson Jay Carr and Tina Marie Carr. His parents are originally from Anchorage and Glenville, W.Va. and now live in Kodiak. His mother and father are both in the Coast Guard. Also welcoming him to the family is Caitlynn Marie Carr. Proud grandparents are Ruby and Howard Carr from Glenville, W.Va. and Kim and Eddie Dussauh from Ocoee, Fla. • Adrian Amauri...
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Fogle advances in national contest
Kodiak’s Amy Fogle is closer to being named the best girls high school basketball coach in the nation. Fogle was the top vote-getter in Alaska in the USA Today High School Sports’ “Best Of” series contest for girls basketball coach and advances to the regional round. Voting for the regional round starts at 8 a.m. today and ends on March 4. Each state winner, plus the Washington D.C. winner and two wild cards from ...
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