Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Kodiakans compete in Mayor’s Marathon
Eleven Kodiakans participated in the Mayor’s Marathon running events Saturday in Anchorage. Leading the way was Karly Gundersen, who placed 56th in the women’s marathon field with a time of 4 hours, 8 minutes, 49 seconds. Gundersen’s 9:30 mile pace placed her 10th overall in the female 35-39 division. Gloria Clendaniel was the only other Kodiak-based runner to compete in the marathon. She placed 166th — 33rd in th...
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KIVBC finishes 1-1 in Phoenix
A day after getting bounced out of the 17 and under Volleyball Festival championship bracket, the Kodiak Island Volleyball Club went 1-1 on Thursday in Phoenix. Playing in the contenders division, Kodiak lost its opening game to 25-21, 25-16 to a California team then rebounded to finish the weeklong tournament with a 25-20, 25-12 win over a California-based team. On Wednesday, Kodiak went 1-2 in the 16-team champi...
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Playbook: June 28
Friday, June 28 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Dimond, 6:30 p.m. at Baranof Field Saturday, June 29 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Dimond 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Baranof Field. Racing: Motocross and ATV at the Kodiak Island Raceway, 3 p.m.
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Alutiiq Museum’s Haakanson heads to Seattle
It was an evening full of hugs, smiles, and stories as community members and Alutiiq Museum staff gathered at the Koniag building for a farewell potluck recognizing Sven Haakanson Jr., outgoing executive director of the museum. Tuesday marked Haakanson’s last day at the museum after more than a decade of work. He spent 13 years there successfully overseeing the development of programs, publications, and exhibits a...
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Airport holds full-scale crash drill
Anna Willis was dead and loving it. While emergency workers and Alaska Department of Transportation employees swarmed a faux plane crash Wednesday at Kodiak State Airport, Willis sat back and soaked in the sunshine on Kodiak’s warmest day this summer. “How’s it going?” asked one of her DOT coworkers as he hurried by in a reflective vest, clutching a radio. “Pretty good,” she replied. “I’m dead.” Willis was one of ...
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60-year-old record falls as Kodiak sees first 80-degree day since 2004
The records are falling as fast as the thermometer isn’t. On Wednesday, the National Weather Service station at Kodiak State Airport recorded a mark of 81 degrees, shattering a 60-year-old temperature record for the date. The previous record for June 26 was 78 degrees, set in 1953. Wednesday tied the fifth-warmest June day ever seen in Kodiak. It was also the first time a temperature 80 or above has been measured ...
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Horn nominated for NCAA award
Despite graduating from University of Alaska Anchorage earlier this summer, the accolades keep coming for Alysa Horn. The Kodiak High School graduate was selected as a Great Northwest Athletic Conference candidate for the 23rd annual NCAA Woman of the Year award. She is the 13th Seawolf to be nominated for the award. She was selected along with Simon Fraser track and field athlete Helen Crofts to represent the GNA...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 27
Tuesday, June 25 • At 12:27 a.m., a man was taken to the hospital for protective custody. • At 1:24 a.m., an officer investigated suspicious circumstances on Thorsheim Street. All was OK. • At 9:53 a.m., a man received a citation for no proof of insurance. • At 11:33 a.m., a caller reported a man and woman were in a physical fight. The man took off before officers arrived. The woman refused to say who the man was....
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Alaska State Troopers: June 27
Saturday, June 15 At 2:59 a.m., Alaska State Troopers in Kodiak received a report from the U.S. Coast Guard Police that an intoxicated driver had been stopped on Coast Guard Base Kodiak. The investigation revealed a 21-year-old man was operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. The man was placed under arrest and held on a $500 bail for his charge. Monday, June 17 At 3:47 p.m., a 66-year-old Kodiak ...
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Around Kodiak: June 27
The Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center will be having a new program for kids between the ages of 6-12 at the Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center every Thursday from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. from June through August. The program is called Wildlife Investigation Learning and Discovery. Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center seasonal Rangers Rory Psotka and Dana Lindauer will be the rangers leading the weekly programs throughout the summer. The Kod...
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