Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Wrestling under the spotlight
Some consider it scary. Others enjoy it. Performing under the spotlight is the ultimate experience for Kodiak High School’s wrestlers. Thirty kids will get the opportunity to feel what it’s like to be the main attraction in the 37th Robin Hervey Tournament finals that begin at 6 o’clock Saturday night at Kodiak High School. Kodiak senior Leo Sega is a veteran to spotlight wrestling. He is 6-2 under the light, incl...
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Coast Guard rescues 3 in tandem medevacs
Three people are safe after a pair of Coast Guard medevac missions Wednesday near Cold Bay. The Coast Guard took two burn victims from the M/V Astoria Bay and a man infected by staph from the F/V Pavlof on Wednesday. According to the Coast Guard, the Astoria Bay radioed for help on Tuesday morning. The Coast Guard’s on-duty flight surgeon recommended the ship — en route to China from Washington state — divert to D...
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Around Kodiak: Jan. 10
There will be an Alutiiq language strategic planning meeting today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Koniag Building on Near Island. Come see where the movement has been and what you think future steps should be. There will be a potluck lunch, so bring something to share. For more information, contact Marya at the Alutiiq Museum at 486-7004. Pianist Alpin Hong takes the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium stage at 7 p.m. Satu...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 10
Wednesday, Jan. 8 • At 4:12 a.m., an officer investigated a suspicious vehicle on Mill Bay Road. The vehicle was unoccupied, and all was OK. • At 6 a.m., a 911 caller reported seeing the shadow of a bear on the 2800 block of Woody Way. Officers found no bear and no signs that one had been there. • At 10:48 a.m., an officer marked tires for a parking offense on a vehicle parked on Marine Way. • At 10:58 a.m., an of...
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In the Courts: Dec. 10
Dismissals • One count of fourth-degree assault against Christopher Kelly, 35, was dismissed. • Counts of fourth-degree assault, fourth-degree theft, repeat minor consuming and two counts of violating conditions of release against Benjamin Delrio, 20, were dismissed. • Counts of first-degree vehicle theft and driving with an invalid license against Jeffry Cluff, 44, were dismissed. • One count of fourth-degree ass...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Danger
Uluranaq – Danger TRaapat allrani uluranartaartut. – Ladders are always dangerous. Danger is a recurring theme in the modern place names of the Kodiak Archipelago. Terror Bay, Stormy Point, Tombstone Rocks, Dark Passage, Dangerous Cape, Shark Point, Deadman Bay, and Danger Bay are some of the place names that have made their way to modern maps to warn travelers of hazards, persistent bad weather, and even past dis...
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KHS hoops squads travel to Anchorage
Kodiak High’s hoop squads are invading Anchorage this weekend. The Kodiak boys play at defending 4A state champion East Anchorage today at 7 p.m., while the Kodiak girls travel to Service at 7:30 p.m. Kodiak plays a co-ed doubleheader at 3A power Anchorage Christian School on Saturday. The girls tip at 4:30 p.m., followed by the boys at 6 p.m. The Kodiak girls are 6-0 and the top ranked 4A team in the Alaska Baske...
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Charles "Chuck" Mackey
Charles "Chuck" Mackey, son of Arthur and Charlotte Mackey and husband of Victoria "Vicky" Ruble Mackey, entered his eternal reward on Jan. 2, 2014. Chuck grew up in Yakima, Wash. and moved to the Anchorage area in the early 1960s and finally to Kodiak in 1964. He worked on a fishing boat and was in the harbor during the earthquake, barely making it to shore ahead of the tidal wave. Chuck and Vicky were married in...
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Thank you to everyone who is working to repeal the Oil Giveaway
This holiday season, I have been incredibly grateful for all the Alaskans who are working to defend our resource wealth. In the 60 years since I worked alongside many great Alaska leaders to draft our constitution, I’ve never seen such an outpouring of support for our Alaska values. Thank you to the hundreds of volunteers who gathered petitions to put repeal of the oil giveaway on the ballot. Thank you to the 50,0...
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Mai Li Kross
Mai Li Kross was born Nov. 20, 1982 in Tucson, Ariz. and passed Dec. 11, 2013 in Portland, Ore. Mai Li was a very bright, giving person who touched many people in her life. She will be missed by all that knew her. Mai Li graduated with honors from Kodiak High School in the class of 2000. She earned her bachelor’s degree in graphic design from UAA in 2005. She worked in her field at Dynamic Realtor in Anchorage for...
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