Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
  
 
KANA gets $384K in depression grant
Kodiak Area Native Association received $384,000 in grant funds to increase access to treatment for depression, U.S. Sen. Mark Begich's office said on Tuesday. The funds will be used to treat depression patients in Kodiak through a primary care setting by using a team approach, including a consulting psychiatrist and a depression care manager, which doubles the positive results of usual depression care. KANA was a...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiak Jig Seafoods ships first fish
The jig could be up for farmed fish if a group of Kodiak jig advocates have their way. But first, getting a few thousand pounds of fish off the line, packaged, shipped and put on the plates of discerning customers in Alaskan restaurants has been quite a doing — and all during the buildup to Kodiak’s salmon season. Kodiak Jig Seafoods shipped 1,500 pounds of Pacific cod and black rockfish to a couple different rest...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
test

May 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bear shot on Selief may be injured coop raider
A rash of bear sightings over the weekend is making bear experts a little wary of a possible lone and increasingly brazen bear. Several sightings — quite possibly of the same bear — were reported on May 18. Police were called on four occasions. The first report, in the wee hours of the morning May 18, described a bear on Selief getting into garbage. Police were called and chased it off into the woods. Next, a bear...
May 20, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Jay Scott Garoutte
Jay Scott Garoutte died in Honolulu, Hawaii on Feb. 16, 2014. Born in Kodiak on Nov. 4, 1952, he was a longtime resident, graduated Kodiak High School in 1970, attended Alaska Methodist University in Anchorage, then worked at the U.S. Coast Guard Commissary warehouse. He later worked many years at Sutliff’s True Value Hardware. In 1999, he moved to Honolulu and worked at Hardware Hawaii in Kailua. Poor health disa...
May 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Fish group hears about CFA
The joint borough-city Fisheries Work Group heard about a rough draft proposal for a Community Fishing Association, a topic that may come before the North Pacific Fishery Management Council later this year. At a meeting chaired by borough assembly member Chris Lynch Monday morning, Theresa Peterson and Alexus Kwachka presented the proposal intended to help “build a construct that will protect the community into pe...
May 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
KHS soccer finishes season in Homer
Kodiak High’s soccer club concluded its brief season with a marathon of soccer on Saturday. The club played four matches — two boys and two girls — in Homer. The Bears went 1-2-1 on the day. The boys club picked up the lone victory of the day, a 5-1 win over Seward’s varsity team, and later finished in a 2-2 tie with Homer’s junior varsity. The girls club — playing in its first matches of the season — lost 5-3 to ...
May 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiakians deployed to Australia
Two Kodiakans are taking part in a space-tracking project in a place possibly even more far-flung than Alaska. Try far-western Australia. Master Sgt. John E. Swearingin and Tech Sgt. Abigail Olivares, both graduates of Kodiak High School, are part of a 34-person detachment from Alaska Air National Guard’s 176th wing sent to relocate 75 tons of space-surveillance equipment to Fort Holt, on the western tip of Austra...
May 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Alumni update: Dunbar second in Pac-12
Trevor Dunbar nearly snagged a Pac-12 track and field title on Saturday. The University of Oregon senior finished second in the 5,000-meter run at the Pac-12 Track and Field Championships at in Pullman, Wash. Dunbar, a 2009 Kodiak High School graduate, finished the 5,000 with a time of 13 minutes, 45.26 seconds, just .001 seconds ahead of third-place finisher Eric Jenkins of Oregon. Arizona’s Lawi Lalang won the e...
May 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Borough assessors enjoy luxury ride
To the editor, Recently, as I was taking an early morning walk outside my cabin, I was startled to see two fancy outdoor clad people come out of the woods. Initially, my dog was more upset than I was and wouldn’t let them past. I tied him up and they brushed past me with very little introduction or even asking my permission to traipse all over my property. I turned around and there were three more! One to hold a n...
May 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Search Our Marketplace
or Search by category