Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Special Olympic golfers win gold medals
DAILY MIRROR STAFF A pair of Kodiak golf teams captured gold medals at the state Special Olympics fall games that concluded last Sunday in Anchorage. The duo of Bill Marsh and James Glenn won the M2 alternate shot team play competition, while Kathryn Moody and Joyce Gregory won the F1 division. Aharon Dolph and Tyler Heffner placed third. Christopher Kavanaugh and Dan Kavanaugh produced Kodiak’s highest bocce plac...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 20
Wednesday, Sept. 18 • At 9:34 a.m., a business on Shelikof Street requested extra patrols, as a man who had been trespassed was hanging around though he was outside of property lines. Officers reminded the man of the trespass order and he left when an officer asked him to. • At 1:06 p.m., an officer returned a loose dog to its owner. • At 1:28 p.m., an aggressive man was asked to leave a property on Benny Benson R...
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Around Kodiak: Sept. 20
The American Legion hosts department service officer Jim Pisa from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday to assist veterans with questions and paperwork about the Veterans Administration. St. Mary’s Catholic School hosts a spaghetti dinner to benefit the Unruh family from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today. Tickets are $5 for children six and younger, $10 for adults, or $40 for a family of six. The Kodiak High School volleybal...
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Playbook: Sept. 20
Friday, Sept. 20 Cross country: Kodiak vs. Colony at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Girls, 5 p.m.; boys, 5:45 p.m. Football: Kodiak junior varsity vs. Nikiski and Kenai at Nikiski High School, 4 p.m. Racing: Motocross and ATV at the Kodiak Island Raceway, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 Cross country: Kodiak vs. Colony (co-ed 4x 1-mile relay) at the Bear Valley Golf Course, 9 a.m. Football: Kodiak vs. Thunde...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Partially smoked salmon
Sikiaq - Partially Smoked Salmon Ugnerkami iqallut taikata sikialitaartukut. - In the spring when the salmon come, we make the partially smoked salmon. Sikiaq, a lightly smoked salmon, is a common offering at Alutiiq breakfast tables. Stay at an Alutiiq lodge or bed and breakfast and you may awake to the aroma of this baking fish. Unlike typical smoked salmon, which is brined and then smoked for about 10 days, sik...
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Coast Guard Blotter: Sept. 20
Tuesday, Sept. 17 The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa assisted the crew of the fishing tender Express after it suffered an engine casualty in the Gulf of Alaska, 70 miles west of Hoonah. The crew of the 110-foot cutter safely towed the 125-foot fishing tender, with two people aboard, to Hoonah. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center received a call Sunday from the master of the Expres...
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Tapestry: 103-year-old JP Pestrikoff delights in teaching
What are the day’s highlights for a centenarian? A conference with his caretaker? A meal that’s still tasty to a century-old palate? One of those rare days when he can get out of the house and visit the neighborhood? Providing he can hear it, the ring of the telephone, the knock at the door? Company. Port Lions resident John (JP) Pestrikoff, 103 years old, loves company. One of his favorite guests is Alutiiq langu...
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In the Courts: Sept. 20
Dismissals • One count of fourth-degree drugs misconduct against Christopher Sargent, 30, was dismissed Aug. 16. • Three counts of second-degree theft against Micheal Dorris, 29, were dismissed Aug. 19. • One count of fourth-degree theft against Miriam Sorto, 44, was dismissed Aug. 26. • Charges of first-degree and third-degree assault against Ariana Miller, 29, were dismissed Aug. 28. Theft Micheal Dorris, 29, pl...
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Thomas Joseph Truitt
Thomas Joseph Truitt, born May 16, 1952, passed away on Labor Day 2013, in Pueblo, Colo. with his brother Bob by his side after a brief battle with cancer. Tom had a way about him that kept you coming back for more, but you couldn’t say if it was his wit, intellect or his elusive and suppressed smile. Whatever it was, he made life-long friends wherever he went, from his hometown of Erie, Penn. to his four years sp...
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$2.8 million sidewalk complete
Visitors aboard Kodiak’s final cruise ship of the season were among the first to use the city’s newest transportation artery on Wednesday. At a cost of more than $2.8 million, the first phase of the Shelikof Street Pedestrian Improvement Project is all but complete. Traffic cones and caution tape still drape the edges of the new sidewalk that connects Pier 2 and Jack Hinckel Way, but that didn’t deter a handful of...
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