Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 9
Wednesday, Jan. 1 • At 4:17 a.m., a Kodiak resident reported someone had broken into the home he was housesitting in the Sargent Creek area of Bell’s Flats. The victim was awoken by the noise and confronted a male suspect inside the home. When questioned by the man, the suspect fled. The investigation is ongoing. • At 11:55 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a motor vehicle collision with an injury a...
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Achievers: Jan. 9
• Two Kodiak students were listed on the 2013 fall semester dean’s list at the University of Portland. Sophomore Abigail Gray is studying nursing, and junior Matthew Chavarria is studying biochemistry. The University of Portland is a Catholic university in Oregon. • One Kodiak student was named to the dean’s list at Oregon State University for the fall 2013 semester. Amanda M. Rhodes is a senior nutrition major wh...
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Alpin Hong to play in Kodiak Saturday
Alpin Hong’s fingers have danced across piano keys since he was a young child. At five years old, he performed his first recital in kindergarten. At age 10, he made his musical debut with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra in his home state of Michigan. At 7 p.m. Saturday, Hong will bring his musical talents to Kodiak for a concert in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. Kodiak Arts Council executive director Katie Oliv...
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Stage and Screen: “Screw the FDA — I’m Going to be DOA”
“Screw the FDA — I’m going to be DOA” was the line uttered by Ron Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey) in the emergency room of a Dallas hospital in 1985. Woodroof had just been notified that a blood test showed a shockingly low T-cell count — an important HIV indicator. In “Dallas Buyers Club” (2013) Woodroof is a rodeo bull rider and electrician who lives on the edge. He is a hustler in every sense of the word. Gambli...
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Fisherman and city councilman raising money to write book
Kodiak fisherman and city councilman Terry Haines is working to raise money to write a book about Kodiak. Haines has a goal of $10,000, and has taken to Kickstarter, an online fundraising platform, to do so. Haines has lived in Kodiak for 30 years and has worked as a commercial fisherman for much of that time. In his video, he explains that he is trying to raise money so he can take time off fishing this winter to...
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Playbook: Jan. 9
Today Boys basketball: Kodiak C squad at West Anchorage, 6 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak junior varsity at West Anchorage, 4:30 p.m.; Kodiak C squad at West Anchorage, 7:30 p.m. Friday Boys basketball: Kodiak C squad at Service, 4:30 p.m.; Kodiak junior varsity at Grace Christian; Kodiak varsity at East Anchorage, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak C squad at Service, 3 p.m., and at Grace Christian, 7 p.m.; Kodiak ju...
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Local Results: Jan. 9
City League Basketball Monday, Jan. 6 Island Espresso 54, Channel Side 42 Brandan Pickett 14, Edmil Balila 12, James Schnick 8, Juan Ruiz 7, John Koller 7, Leonard Pickett 4 and John Levan 2 points for Island Espresso. Jeffrey Keodovangdy 11, Dominic Barcelon 10, Ryan Cornelio 6, Myrgel Obas 6, Johnny Lounmala 5, Lito Latonio 2 and Edwin Agbayani 2 points for Channel Side. ISA 93, Petro Marine 83 Nick Billings 47,...
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Board of Fisheries opens four-day Kodiak meeting
The Alaska Board of Fisheries opened its four-day Kodiak meeting on Tuesday as it listened to the first of more than a hundred fishermen who signed up to give the board a piece of their minds. During its four-day stay, the board will address 19 proposals including trawling in state waters and the declining condition of salmon fisheries on Kodiak Island's south end. The board operates on a rotating cycle that retur...
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Cattle supporters speak up
Forty-five Kodiak residents gathered Tuesday night to talk about cattle living on an island shaped like a T-bone. As many as 1,000 cattle inhabit remote Chirikof and Wosnesenski islands, but the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge wants to remove what it says is an invasive species that is overgrazing prime seabird habitat. “There’s no grazing permits, there’s no management,” said refuge manager Steve Delehan...
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School board approves tenured teacher contracts
The Kodiak Island Borough School Board approved more than $10 million of contracts for tenured teachers during a special meeting Monday night. The board approved $10,249,271 distributed among 136 certificated tenured teacher contracts for the 2014-2015 school year. Contracts ranged from $35,491 to $87,946 depending on the teacher’s position in the district’s salary schedule. The school board also approved the $26,...
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