Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
ITN seeks volunteers for removal of marine debris
Island Trails Network has stored tens of thousands of pounds of marine debris collected from islands and shorelines in the Kodiak Archipelago during the past couple of years. Now, they’re getting the chance to have it taken to the lower-48 for recycling. A barge is coming around stopping in Kodiak and other areas in coastal Alaska to pick up previously collected marine debris and take it to Washington for recyclin...
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Cannery worker in 1915 photo identified; among first Filipinos in Kodiak
He was never famous. He never drove a car. He never flew in a plane. But Denis Rodill, records would show, was among the first Filipinos to live in Kodiak. And he was a war hero. Rodill’s fascinating story came to light after his 77-year-old daughter, Diane, spent seven years researching his life and his remarkable worldwide journey from Manila to ports around the world, surviving several wars as a Merchant Marine...
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Eco Challenge returns
After a year hiatus, one of Kodiak’s most grueling races is back. The Eco Challenge, a Coast Guard Morale Well-Being and Recreation event, is set to re-debut on Aug. 15. The race, which debuted in 2002, was cancelled last year because the Coast Guard did not have the budget or enough personnel to organize the event. That’s not the case this year. “It’s nice to see it back in action,” said race organizer Jim Willis...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 9
July 1 Around 2:27 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 2:46 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mill Bay Road. At 2:49 a.m., police conducted a security check on Egan Way. At 2:57 a.m., police conducted a security check on Rezanof Drive East. At 8:54 a.m., a caller reported an abandoned vehicle on Larch Street. Police assisted the driver. At 9:53 a.m., a caller reported criminal trespass on M...
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Kodiak Post 17 hosts Bartlett
After a 10-day break in the schedule, Kodiak Post 17 begins the second-half of its American Legion baseball season on Friday. Post 17 hosts Bartlett in a four-game series. Today’s 6:30 p.m. game and Sunday’s 11 a.m. contest are nonleaguers, while Saturday’s league doubleheader begins at noon. Kodiak posted a 7-3 league record during the opening portion of the schedule — that included going 4-0 at home against Kena...
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ADF&G building gets new mural
When you enter the Alaska Department of Fish and Game building on Near Island next time, take a look to the left and you’ll see a new mural made by Alaska artist Mike Anderson. The clay mural depicts a bear catching a seal at the beach. Anderson modeled the bear after one his father-in-law, long-time Kodiakan Joe Floyd, shot, complete with small scars on the head. Anderson lives in Cordova, but he got married in K...
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Kodiak is Alaska's most expensive city, study says
Kodiakans often complain about the high cost of living here, and the latest issue of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development publication “Alaska Economic Trends” shows the complaints may be justified, at least on the housing side. The publication stated as of early this year, Kodiak is Alaska’s most expensive city, according to a Council for Community and Economic Research study of 250 cities in t...
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Troopers probe theft, burglary on two Kodiak homes
State Troopers on Tuesday sought the public’s help in solving two separate cases of theft and burglary in Kodiak, including one incident where investigators determined that a person broke into a residence and “was preparing to commit acts of theft.” On Sunday, a silver MacBook Pro laptop was stolen from a residence, a trooper report said. No further details were given. At around 10:13 a.m. Tuesday, state troopers ...
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Kodiak woman arrested on assault charges
Alaska State Troopers arrested a Kodiak woman Monday after receiving a report of a domestic disturbance in progress. Richana Mahle, 21, was arrested after allegedly assaulting two of her family members on Lilly Drive in Kodiak, a trooper report said Tuesday. Mahle was arrested and transported to the Kodiak Jail where she was remanded on two counts of assault in the fourth degree domestic violence. She was held wit...
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Coast Guard locates 6 missing mariners
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules airplane crew located six people aboard a vessel and assisted in their rescue in Kuskokwim Bay Sunday, a news release said. The Hercules crew relayed the vessel's position to an Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and good Samaritan vessels that provided assistance. The crew of the 22-foot aluminum boat reported that they ran out of fuel while travellin...
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