Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Scout, parents clear 600 pounds of marine debris
Ten Boy Scouts, two Cub Scouts and scout parents removed about 600 pounds of marine debris from the Buskin Beach area on Saturday. The debris-removal project was sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America and supported by Island Trails Network. The project is Boy Scout Wesley Pyle's community service project, one of the requirements before becoming an Eagle Scout. The project aims to remove marine debris pollution and...
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Governor names Kodiakan to Board of Regents
Gov. Bill Walker announced the appointment of Andy Teuber of Kodiak to the University of Alaska Board of Regents on Monday. Teuber is the president and CEO of Kodiak Area Native Association and the chairman and president of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. Walker also nominated three other Alaskans for seats on the Board of Regents: Sheri Buretta of Anchorage, John Davies of Fairbanks and Lisa Parker of...
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Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 28
Jan. 23 At 6 p.m., AST responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence on Von Scheele Way. The trooper investigation found that a Kodiak man had assaulted a family member, and the man had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The man was arrested on suspicion of assault in the fourth degree, domestic violence and the outstanding warrant. Alcohol did not seem to be a factor. Jan. 22 At 3:33 p.m., tr...
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Tidal stresses and giant earthquakes
A scientist once noticed a connection between the stress that tides inflict on the planet and the number of small earthquakes that happen in some areas when that pressure is greatest. She saw a pattern to these earthquakes leading up to great tsunamis. A graduate student is now looking for a similar signal in Alaska. Yen Joe Tan of Columbia University is combing through a database of offshore Alaska earthquakes to...
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Thomet gets another Navy nomination
Kodiak High School’s Levi Thomet picked up another endorsement for the U.S. Naval Academy last week. The senior was nominated by U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski for the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Thomet also received a nomination from former Alaska Senator Mark Begich in December. Thomet was one of 57 seniors from around Alaska who Murkowski nominated for U.S. military service academies. “These candida...
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NLC RANKINGS: Conference play heats up
With Northern Lights Conference play heating up, teams are starting to separate from the pack. The top three teams in the girls standings — Kodiak, Wasilla and Colony — have a combined record of 25-4, while the bottom three teams — Palmer, Soldotna and Kenai — are 9-22. None of the bottom three teams have conference victories. Kodiak has been ranked first in the NLC Power Rankings the entire season, but that chang...
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Local Results: Jan. 28
City League Basketball Jan. 22 Island Espresso 74, St. Innocent’s 40 Brandan Pickett 17 points, Juan Ruiz 16, Levi Fried 14, Kalen Willis 13, Leexan Data 6, Leonard Pickett 4 and Brandon Ensley 4 for Island Espresso. Stephen Wood 12 points, John Hartung 12, David Young 6, Alexei Gonopolskiy 2, Jake Snowberger 2, Aidan Hoyle 2, Michael Hunner 2 and Nick Fortuin 2 for St. Innocent’s. D’ Hunters 65, AIB 63 Kristian L...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 27
Dec. 31 At 9:58 a.m., police were unable to catch a loose dog on Willow Street. At 10:49 a.m., after a call, police took an individual on Rezanof Drive East into protective custody. At 11:56 a.m., police responded to a moving vehicle accident on Mill Bay Road. There were no injuries and the driver wanted it logged for insurance reasons. Around 3:02 p.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. At 3:12 p.m., a c...
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Borough adopts KATS plan
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly adopted a resolution in support of the Kodiak Area Transit System’s transportation plan and confirmed mayoral appointments to two boards at their regular meeting on Thursday. The KATS plan outlines current services, needs and potential projects for the transportation service. Originally passed in 2007, the plan was updated in 2009, borough manager Bud Cassidy said. He said anothe...
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Kodiak Island Births: Jan. 27
Olle James Milligan was born at 1 a.m. on Jan. 16, 2015 to Isaac and Emily Milligan. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long. His father was originally from Kodiak and his mother was originally from Washington. His parents now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at East Elementary School and his father is a fisherman. Proud grandparents are Mike and Bridget Milligan of Kodiak and Jim and Be...
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