Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Jerica Nelson debuts at Great Alaska Shootout
Kodiak’s own Jerica Nelson got a taste of an Alaska Thanksgiving tradition Tuesday night in Anchorage. The 2014 KHS graduate participated in her first Great Alaska Shootout as a member of the University of Alaska women’s basketball team. It was a brief initiation into the tournament, though. Nelson, a freshman guard, played only one minute in UAA’s 72-63 victory over NCAA Division I Yale at the Alaska Airlines Cen...
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Levi Fried headed to run at Black Hills State University
Levi Fried signed his National Letter of Intent with little fanfare. While most signings are bursting with hoopla, Fried quietly signed his letter of intent last week to run cross-country and track and field at NCAA Division II Black Hills State University in Spearfish, South Dakota. “I didn’t think it would be a big deal until it was right in front of me,” said Fried on signing the piece of paper. “There is no lo...
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Villager's remains lead to 1918 flu breakthrough
The revival of the virus responsible for the 1918 Spanish flu, the killer of millions of people, was the end of a long journey for Johan Hultin. Hultin, 90, twice retrieved samples of the virus from the lungs of flu victims preserved by permafrost in an Alaska village. Molecular pathologists used those samples to reconstruct the virus and discover that it jumped from birds to humans. Hultin visited the village of ...
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Local results: Nov. 26
City League Basketball Nov. 20 Water of Life B 67, Midtown 66 Elijah Hiner 31 points, Michael Mainifo 28, Nick Lloyd 6 and Jay Foster 2 for Water of Life. Ishmael Cortez 18 points, Justin Huling 14, Peter Oskolkoff 9, Erick Fangonilo 9, Chris Kratt 8, Jairom Barnett 5 and Grant Elvehjem 3 for Midtown. Strangers 62, Commsta 48 Scott Detorres 19 points, Jeremy Kewan 12, Raissa Boskofsky 10, Jon Panamarioff 8, Dallas...
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Cleanup continues at launch facility
ANCHORAGE -- The cleanup of hazardous materials and metal shards continues at the state-owned Kodiak Launch Facility three months after military testers detonated a rocket carrying an experimental weapon, and the work might not be completed this year. The team conducting the test Aug. 25 for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command noticed an anomaly within four seconds of the rocket lifting off in the earl...
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Local Results: Nov. 25
Nov. 21 Third-and fourth-grade KFC/Taco Bell 25, F/V Venturess 16 Timothy Keene 15 points, Bojo Ocampo 4, Jimmy Rohrer 2, Jon Flerchinger 2 and Gian Saliva 2 for KFC. Elijah Bartz 14 points and Malakai Olson 2 for F/V Venturess. F/V Invincible 30, F/V Challenge 20 Davis Fogle 22 points, Jumayn Atanque 4, Ethan Benton 2 and Max Cook 2 for F/V Invincible. Alex Holland 10 points, Brayden Basuel 4, Kavik Dehart 2, Isa...
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Processors learn about quality control
Seafood processing workers learned about quality control and seafood safety in an eight-day class that ended last week. The twenty-three students came from eight different processing plants from around Alaska. Some came from Kodiak, but others were from Nome, Seward and Petersburg. They represented Icicle Seafoods, Global Seafoods, Ocean Beauty, and several others. “They’re all processors and they’re all in produc...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 25
November 7 At 3:36 a.m., police responded to someone eluding an officer on Spruce Cape Road. A vehicle was impounded and the suspect is unknown. At 3:50 a.m., police warned a driver on Selig Street about having no license plate light. At 3:55 a.m., a 911 caller requested a subject removal on Kashevaroff Avenue. A man was arrested for criminal trespass in the second degree. At 8:49 a.m., police conducted a security...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Hunting deer during cold weather
The weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s are important to many Kodiak families. It’s prime time for putting sweet venison in their freezers. Sure they have to invest the time and money in reaching the remote regions of the island. But it’s also the best time of year for filling tags. Even with warm rain rather than snow, many of the deer have dropped down to lower elevations. They’ve also concentrated into sp...
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ALUMNI UPDATE: Anthony earns NCAA Championship bid
Dylan Anthony is headed back to the NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships. The Kodiak High School product and senior at University Alaska Anchorage finished 11th at the NCAA Division II West Regional Saturday in Billings, Montana. The national ranked No. 6 UAA men’s team finished second behind Chico State — Miles Dunbar’s alma mater. The Seawolves runner-up finish earned the entire team a spot at the NCAA C...
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