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Kodiak girls finish the regular season undefeated
22-0. Kodiak’s girls basketball team ended a perfect regular season with a two-game sweep of Northern Lights Conference rival Wasilla. The Bears picked up a 50-29 win on Friday and a 62-46 victory on Saturday at Kodiak High School. This is the first team in the history of the girls program to post a perfect regular-season record. “To be honest, most of the girls, if you asked them the record they wouldn’t even kno...
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Dawn Blak to give lecture about old Kodiak
Dawn Black plans to illuminate four topics touched with controversy and curiosity in a public lecture titled “Old, Old Kodiak” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Baranov Museum. Black, who began her exploration of local history more than 25 years ago, said this talk was inspired by some documents and material that have not gotten much attention among historians of Kodiak and Alaska. “I’m trying to make sure everyone in Kodi...
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Kodiakian named C.G spouse of the year
Danielle Medolla has spent years helping other people, now she is getting rewarded for it. Medolla was named the 2014 Armed Forces Insurance Coast Guard Military Spouse of the Year early last week. She found out about the prestigious honor, like everybody else, on Facebook. “I was shocked and numb and excited,” Medolla said. “I found out the same time everybody else did … I didn’t get any advanced warning. It kind...
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Leader of the Kodiak Island Drummers charged with sex abuse
Kodiak resident Michael J Daquioag, 56, was arraigned Thursday on charges of sex abuse of a minor, exploitation of a minor and possession of child pornography. Daquioag is the leader of the Kodiak Island Drummers and is listed as a teaching artists in the Kodiak Island Borough School District “Artists in Schools” program as stated on the KIBSD website. According to a court document, a bail hearing will be held tod...
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C.G. medevacs man from Dutch Harbor
A Coast Guard helicopter deployed on the Cutter Alex Haley assisted a 40-year-old mariner near Dutch Harbor Saturday. A Kodiak-deployed MH-65 Dolphin medevaced the man from the 559-foot bulk carrier Ken Ei 100 miles northwest of Dutch Harbor, according to a Coast Guard news release. The man suffered from abdominal distress and was flown to Cold Bay and then taken to Anchorage for further care. Contact the Daily Mi...
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Another earthquake near Larsen Bay
A magnitude 3.7 earthquake was occurred Friday afternoon 44 miles south of Larsen Bay, according to U.S. Geological Survey preliminary data. The temblor was reported at 3:59 p.m. and was 8.6 miles below the surface. There were no immediate reports of damage. Last week, a 4.4 earthquake was reported 41 miles west southwest of Larsen Bay. Contact the Daily Mirror newsroom at editor@kodiakdailymirror.com.
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Kodiak sets rainfall record
The Emerald Isle got a bit soggy on Wednesday. Kodiak broke a 46-year-old rainfall record for Feb. 26 with 2.51 inches, making it the ninth-wettest single February day in Kodiak history, according to the National Weather Service. The previous record was 1.17 inches of rain in 1968 and the wettest day in February occurred Feb. 25, 1947 with 4.53 inches of rain. Kodiak has had 6.48 inches of rain this month — half o...
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Kodiak governments lobby in Juneau
Going into the annual legislative reception hosted by Kodiak governments Thursday evening in Juneau, city Mayor Pat Branson took a few minutes to review a busy week in the capital, saying the city “is in a very good place.” Branson, city manager Aimee Kniaziowski and council members Rich Walker and Charlie Davidson have been lobbying the state Legislature and administration about local concerns. The borough sent M...
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Tax-free day is Saturday
Shoppers will get a 7 percent break within Kodiak City limits Saturday. The city of Kodiak has held the sales tax-free day on the first Saturday in March since 2009 as a way to encourage people to support local brick-and-mortar stores. A few categories are exempt, including items sold by the city and rentals for more than one day. “We’re just trying to get the word out there so people don’t forget our local retail...
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Library gets grant to add more foreign language books
Now that the whirlwind of construction, moving and opening is past at the new Kodiak Public Library, attention has shifted to developing its collections and programs, with a Rasmuson Foundation grant prompting a major foreign language book acquisition effort. At a Tuesday information session about the grant, KPL director Katie Baxter said she prefers the term "global languages." "Because they're not foreign here i...
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