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Public Safety Blotter: March 3
Thursday, Feb. 27 • At 12:54 p.m., a male was arrested for driving under the influence on Shelikof Street. • At 6:02 a.m., multiple callers reported rocks on W. Rezanof Drive damaging their vehicles. Officers removed the rocks from the roadway. • At 7:22 a.m., a caller reported a vehicle went into a ditch on Von Scheele/Selief. The driver was cited for no proof of insurance and stayed for a tow truck. • At 8:42 a....
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KHS boys split with Wasilla, earns second seed
Kodiak’s boys basketball team clinched the No. 2 seed for the Northern Lights Conference Championships with a split against Wasilla over the weekend in the Mat-Su Valley. On Friday, Jemuel Mangalus poured in a season-high 21 points in a 70-49 Kodiak victory. On Saturday, Kodiak lost 65-60 in a game that was decided in the final quarter. Kodiak (14-9) and Wasilla both finished the regular season with a 7-3 conferen...
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Dawn Blak to give lecture about old Kodiak
Dawn Black plans to illuminate four topics touched with controversy and curiosity in a public lecture titled “Old, Old Kodiak” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Baranov Museum. Black, who began her exploration of local history more than 25 years ago, said this talk was inspired by some documents and material that have not gotten much attention among historians of Kodiak and Alaska. “I’m trying to make sure everyone in Kodi...
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Kodiakian named C.G spouse of the year
Danielle Medolla has spent years helping other people, now she is getting rewarded for it. Medolla was named the 2014 Armed Forces Insurance Coast Guard Military Spouse of the Year early last week. She found out about the prestigious honor, like everybody else, on Facebook. “I was shocked and numb and excited,” Medolla said. “I found out the same time everybody else did … I didn’t get any advanced warning. It kind...
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Garden Gate: Spring is getting closer
I don’t know of any other regions in the U.S. where day length is such a big deal as in Alaska. “Wow, we’re gaining almost 5 minutes a day,” is a comment you’re much more likely to hear in a grocery store line in Kodiak more than say, in Alabama. Nonetheless, the first day of spring is so close you can taste it. A swing around the garden tells me that plants can taste it, too. Daffodils shoots and rhubarb are push...
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Capitol Report: March 3
Hello from Juneau. The halfway point of the 2014 session is rapidly approaching and the Capitol has been abuzz with activity of late. There are more busy days in sight as both legislative bodies continue work on numerous bills and resolutions, including the Fiscal Year 2015 operating and capital budgets. The Senate Education Committee, which I chair, has been focusing on the governor’s omnibus education bill, SB 1...
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Another earthquake near Larsen Bay
A magnitude 3.7 earthquake was occurred Friday afternoon 44 miles south of Larsen Bay, according to U.S. Geological Survey preliminary data. The temblor was reported at 3:59 p.m. and was 8.6 miles below the surface. There were no immediate reports of damage. Last week, a 4.4 earthquake was reported 41 miles west southwest of Larsen Bay. Contact the Daily Mirror newsroom at editor@kodiakdailymirror.com.
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C.G. medevacs man from Dutch Harbor
A Coast Guard helicopter deployed on the Cutter Alex Haley assisted a 40-year-old mariner near Dutch Harbor Saturday. A Kodiak-deployed MH-65 Dolphin medevaced the man from the 559-foot bulk carrier Ken Ei 100 miles northwest of Dutch Harbor, according to a Coast Guard news release. The man suffered from abdominal distress and was flown to Cold Bay and then taken to Anchorage for further care. Contact the Daily Mi...
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Fish Factor: Changes are occuring in seawater
Just as Nero fiddled while Rome burned, US policy makers are quibbling over climate issues as bivalves dissolve in an increasingly corrosive Pacific Ocean. Any kid’s chemistry set will show that big changes are occurring in seawater throughout the world. As the oceans absorb more carbon dioxide from fossil-fuel burning outputs (primarily coal), it increases acidity to a point where shellfish can’t survive. It is r...
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Kodiak boys vying for NLC's top seed
Kodiak holds its own fate in clinching the boys regular-season Northern Lights Conference basketball title. The equation is simple: Sweep Wasilla. “This is huge for us,” Anderson said. “We went from 1-9 the first year I coached the program to hopefully in the fourth year winning the region crown.” Kodiak enters the 7 p.m. game today at Wasilla with a 6-2 conference record (13-8 overall). The two teams finish the s...
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