Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Fish Factor:
Alaska salmon continues to get broadsided by ill informed, far away big wigs who believe they are best suited to make seafood choices for their customers. Sodexo, one of the world’s largest food service contractors - said last week that its policy is to only serve seafood certified by (you guessed it) the London-based Marine Stewardship Council. In this case, the fish is targeted to the US troops. Sodexo, a Fortun...
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Kodiak football erupts in second half to beat Homer
After 12 scoreless quarters against Homer, Kodiak’s offense finally came to life in the second half of its 2013 football opener. After trailing 2-0 at halftime, the Bears scored 19 unanswered points to end a four-game losing streak to Homer with a 26-8 Northern Lights Conference victory Saturday in Homer. “In the first half they were crowding the box on us trying to shut down the run,” second-year Kodiak coach Jim...
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Prep football: Week 2 results
Friday Juneau 26. Viewpoint, Calif. 20 Chugiak 14, West Anchorage 7, OT Soldotna 47, Colony 24 Houston 37, Skyview 0 Service 46, East Anchorage 12 Palmer 21, West Valley 12 Kenai 17, Wasilla 14 Saturday South Anchorage 17, Bartlett 7 Eagle River 36, Dimond 29 Eielson 68, Valdez 0 Monroe 63, Seward 0 Lathrop 54, Nikiski 0 Barrow 46, Voznesenka 6 Kodiak 26, Homer 8 Thunder Mt. 35, Ketchikan 19
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Thomet, Fried produce top two finish at Skyview
Kodiak’s opening 2013 cross country meet proved that there is work to be done. Behind solid performances from the two Levis, Kodiak’s boys placed fifth at Saturday’s Skyview Invitational, while the girls, without top runner Adriane Horn, were 15th. “We have a lot of work to do, no doubt,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. Still, Dunbar had plenty to cheer about in the season opener. Junior Levi Thomet won the boys ...
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Kodiak Military History Museum unveils 3D model of gun
The Kodiak Military History Museum recently unveiled a three-dimensional model of the biggest guns that ever defended the Emerald Isle. Chuck Meitle of Corvallis, Ore., created and donated a model of the Mark VI, Modification 3A2 8-inch gun, which was found in Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park during World War II. Parts of the gun can still be found near the museum and throughout the park. On Saturday, the mu...
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Two people face felony drug charges for meth
Two Kodiak people are facing felony drug charges for allegedly possessing methamphetamine. Christopher Sargent, 30, was arraigned in Kodiak district court on Aug. 17 on one count of violating conditions of release and one count of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, a class C felony punishable by up to five years in jail and a $10,000 fine. Ashley Klassen, 23, was arraigned in Kodiak distric...
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Around Kodiak: Aug. 22
Auditions for the Kodiak Arts Council’s community theater production of M*A*S*H will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium mainstage. Co-directors Jared Griffin and Mike Wall will be looking to cast approximately 30 men and women (ages 14 and older), including speaking parts and ensemble roles. Copies of the script are available for checkout from the Arts Council office, located inside ...
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P&Z approves rezone for church to build housing
The Kodiak Island Borough’s planning and zoning commission approved a rezone for the St. James the Fisherman Episcopal Church that will allow the church to build more low-income housing. The Episcopal Diocese of Alaska owns the property the church is located on, which is found in the Aleutian Homes subdivision. Although the Diocese is the property owner, management is done by a locally elected vestry or committee,...
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Kodiak girls cross country brings back two top runners
Kodiak’s girls cross country team’s top goal this season is to get back to the state meet. Last season, Kodiak failed to qualify for state after being the fourth-best team in Region III. “Getting a team to state is a huge goal,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. “To think any further than that is beyond where we are at right now. We are so untested in so many positions throughout the varsity.” Kodiak does return tw...
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Kodiak football set to begin season
After three weeks of hitting each other, Kodiak’s football team is more than ready for its first game. The Bears will finally get to hit a different color jersey when they open the 2013 season with a Northern Lights Conference game at Homer. Kickoff is at 3 p.m. “We need to get in front of another team, another opponent,” Kodiak coach Jim Schnick said. “We are starting to get that little itch.” Kodiak sat out the ...
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