Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Top official on possible low-key visit
A plane and a flag seen Monday in Kodiak might indicate a visit by a high-ranking federal official, but no official notice has reached the media. The mast in front of the headquarters building at Coast Guard Base Kodiak apparently flew the flag of the Department of Homeland Security, the federal government department that includes the Coast Guard. According to military protocol, a vessel or base would only fly suc...
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak will be No. 1 seed in Horizon Lines tourney
After generating three hits and one run in the first inning, Kodiak was unable to do anything else against South pitcher Jake Crapps in a must-win game Sunday afternoon in Anchorage. Crapps allowed only one hit after the first as South Post 4 grabbed the final American Legion varsity state tournament baseball berth with a 3-1 victory at Bartlett High School. Both Kodiak and South finished the regular season with a...
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Fish and Game asking for samples
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is asking fisherman for samples of salmon, sportfish and other groundfish to help with two studies being conducted to determine biological characteristics of Kodiak’s fish population. The department put up signs at the beginning of the summer in harbors and popular fishing spots asking fishermen for samples of king salmon, halibut, rockfish and lingcod. The signs also ask fis...
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Trevor Dunbar ends European tour with race win
Kodiak's Trevor Dunbar concluded his European tour on Saturday by winning the 5,000-meter "B" race at the KBC Night of Athletics Meet in Belgium. Dunbar won the heat with a time of 13 minutes, 39.33 seconds, well short of his personal-best time of 13:26.29 that he posted at last month's NCAA National Championships. The winning "A" heat time was 13:06.71. Earlier this month in Europe, Dunbar set personal records in...
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Coast Guard conducts 2 medivacs in Southeast
Coast Guard crews in Sitka and Ketchikan performed two medevacs from two separate vessels in Southeast Alaska on Sunday. Coast Guard units out of Ketchikan medevaced an injured fisherman from a vessel near Kendrick Bay, and a helicopter crew out of Sitka medevaced a passenger from a cruise ship near Zarembo Island. The first case began when the Coast Guard received a report that a 21-year-old female aboard the fis...
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Kodiak Island Births: July 16
• Ryan Alexander Cratty was born at 6:50 p.m. on July 16, 2014, to TJ and Corinne Cratty. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce, and measured 21 inches long. His mother works at Main Elementary, and his father works at Envoy Airlines. Also welcoming him to the family is Jarrod James Cratty. Grandparents are Renie and Cora Asuncion, Cindy Weber and Will Forman, and Terry Cratty and Tammy Helms.
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public Safety Blotter: July 22
July 3 At 2:22 a.m., officers conducted a bar check on West Marine Way. At 2:228 a.m., officers partook in a subject removal on Marine Way. The man left at the officers’ request. At 2:32 a.m., police officials conducted a security check on Center Ave. At 2:39 a.m., officers conducted a bar check on Shelik Street. At 3:05 a.m., a traffic stop on Mill Bay Road resulted in a man getting ticketed for speeding. At 7:26...
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Repealing Ordinance
To the Editor: This ordinance was sponsored by Chris Lynch and Carol Austerman due to the public being outraged by the conflict of interest that Chris Lynch had by being on the Borough Assembly and awarding contracts that she was personally involved with. If these women believe they can silence the public by putting an ordinance in place for "we the people" by regulating us on asking what their motives are and how...
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Dolly Varden Fun
This is a magic time of year on Kodiak Island. There are so many options for outdoor fun, it can be tough to decide which to choose today, tomorrow or the next day. It’s also easy to overlook some really prime opportunities. Red salmon, pink salmon and king salmon are in rivers, and now silver salmon are mixing with the kings and pinks offshore. Halibut are appearing in good numbers and good sizes, too, not to men...
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Arnold powers through complete game
Needing 63 pitches to get through three innings against the Alaska Wild, it appeared Jakob Arnold was headed for an early exit. Not so. Arnold buckled down and pitched his first-ever nine-inning complete-game in an important 7-4 American Legion varsity baseball victory for Kodiak Post 17 Friday in Anchorage. The Wild, based out of Fairbanks, won the second game of the doubleheader, 15-0, in five innings. But Arnol...
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