Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Council authorizes fire station pre-design
The Kodiak City Council authorized pre-design of a new fire station and introduced an ordinance to change city code governing how abandoned vessels are dealt with. The council authorized a contract with Stantec for just less than $100,000 for pre-design of a new fire station and a condition assessment of the old library. “What we’d like to do is to begin the process to plan for the project replacement, at least th...
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Library starts full summer of reading clubs
The Kodiak Public Library has an expansive offering of reading clubs this summer, one of the largest ever. “This is absolutely a range of clubs that has not been offered by Kodiak Public Library in the past,” said library director Katie Baxter. “It’s really a result of wonderful staff and patron interaction generating ideas.” The library has ten reading clubs for people of all ages. Who Are Our Heroes? is the name...
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Andrew Leroy Endresen
Andrew Leroy Endresen, 50, passed away May 29, 2015 in his home in Wasilla, Alaska. Andrew was born October 19, 1964 in Washington. He moved to Alaska in March of 1976. He had lived in Kodiak, Seward and Kenai before moving to Wasilla. “Andy was the nicest person and he would do anything for anyone and was loved by many” Andrew is survived by his wife Kristy Staton, his father William A. Endresen, Brother William ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Catching the first pink salmon
Warm sunny days are made for lolling on beaches. And pink salmon fishing! Pink salmon in June? Absolutely. And with other salmon species arriving early, I expect you can find at least a few pink salmon right now. It’s been our family tradition to catch pink salmon for our daughter’s birthday on June 21, and most years we manage to do it. Laze on a beach. Catch a pink salmon. Cook it on the coals of a beach fire. S...
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Kodiak Island Births: June 16
Ezra Holmes Johnson was born at 3:11 p.m. on June 30, 2015, to Molly and Elliott Johnson. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches long. His parents are originally from Kodiak and now live in Anacortes, Washington. The baby’s mother works at Island Hospital, and the baby’s father works for Edward Jones. Grandparents are Bud and Robyn Cassidy and Craig and Terrie Johnson from Kodiak. Great-grandparents are D...
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Osowski, Foster win Bear Crawl
Keith Osowski and Jennifer Foster kept their KMXT-FM Bear Crawl titles Saturday at the Kodiak Island Fairgrounds. Osowski, a rising Kodiak High School junior, won his second straight men’s title in 7 minutes, 26.1 seconds, while Foster, a KHS cross country coach, captured her second women’s title in 10:04.2. The 130 runners who competed in the second Bear Crawl event navigated a 1.25-mile course that featured nine...
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Horn playing hoops in Australia
After two successful seasons in Germany, Alysa Horn is now playing hoops Down Under. Horn, a former Kodiak and University of Alaska Anchorage great, is starring for the Logan Thunder of the Queensland Basketball League in Australia. The season started on May 10, and Horn has played in six of Logan’s seven games. The forward is averaging a double-double with 10.3 rebounds and 10.3 points per game. She scored a seas...
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ADF&G increases sockeye salmon bag limit in Karluk, Afognak rivers
The sport fishing bag and possession limit for sockeye salmon, 20 inches or greater in length, in the Karluk and Afognak rivers has been increased to 10 fish, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game said Monday. The emergency orders will be in effect beginning 12:01 a.m., Tuesday, June 16, the department said in separate news releases. The biological escapement goal for early run sockeye salmon into the Karluk Rive...
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Mud flies at Bear Crawl
Dozens of racers crawled through net tunnels, swung across monkey bars, high-stepped through tires, climbed over “The Wall” and splashed through mud in the second iteration of KMXT’s Bear Crawl Obstacle Race. The runners were divided into eight waves, including two waves of children racing on a shorter course with fewer obstacles. Sonja Reed and Mariana Desantiago ran the race during an early heat once with Reed’s...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 15
June 3 Around 1:30 a.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. At 8:24 a.m., a caller complained about a neighbor’s noisy rooster on Hemlock Street. The owner said they were planning to slaughter it in a few days. At 9:38 a.m., a caller reported larceny on Yukon Street. It’s under investigation. At 10:47 a.m., police admonished a driver on Thorsheim Street for not stopping completely at a stop sign. At 11:04 ...
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