Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
New technology for a new school year
Imagine drawing an object and being able to use a printer to turn that sketch into a plastic object. That’s what students at Kodiak High School will learn to do this year in the 3-D modeling class, using newly purchased equipment. The Kodiak Island Borough School District now owns two 3-D printers that will allow students to print plastic objects that they design on a computer. The district purchased a 3-D printer...
Aug 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS tennis travels to Anchorage
On Friday, Kodiak High School’s tennis team will make history at a tournament in Anchorage. It will be the first time the team will compete in regular-season matches against another high school team. “It is different,” third-year coach Steve Johnston said. “It is kind of nice to be able to do it.” Johnston wanted to attend the tournament last year, which is used as a tune-up for teams around the state before begin...
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Mounted horse shooting comes to Kodiak
Kodiak Baptist Mission is introducing a new sport to the island on Friday. The Mission is putting on a cowboy mounted shooting event at the Kodiak Fairgrounds that begins at 7 p.m. Mounted shooting is when a competitor rides a horse around a pattern and shoots balloons with a gun loaded with blanks. The rider with the best time wins. KBM organizer Kelli Foreman said it is the largest growing equestrian sport in th...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 22
Monday, Aug. 19 • At 1:37 a.m., two men were cited for camping within city limits • At 2:28 a.m., an officer investigated a suspicious vehicle. It was unoccupied. • At 7:22 a.m., an abandoned vehicle was red-tagged. • At 7:28 a.m., a man was cited for having his windows tinted too dark. • At 7:40 a.m., a woman was cited for speeding. • At 10:41 a.m., a caller reported several vehicles were parked illegally. All we...
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Around Kodiak: Aug. 22
The Alutiiq Museum is holding the first lecture in its annual fall lecture series tonight at 7 o’clock in the museum’s gallery. Come listen to Robert Kopperl’s talk about documenting Afognak Village.
Aug 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska State Troopers: Aug. 22
Tuesday, Aug. 13 At 2:10 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a 911 call from a 33-year-old Akhiok woman who reported her husband had assaulted her. Troopers were unable to immediately respond due to weather conditions. At 10:15 a.m., troopers arrived on scene. The investigation revealed a 31-year-old Akhiok man had assaulted the woman by hitting her in the back of the head causing injury. The man was arrested for...
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Grant brings Big Read to Kodiak
The Baranov Museum hopes to get people excited about reading by bringing the Big Read and the works of Edgar Allan Poe to Kodiak. The Kodiak Historical Society and Baranov Museum received a $15,000 grant to host the Big Read, which begins with a kickoff event in Kodiak on Sept. 28 and continues with other reading events through June 2014. The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts, which aims...
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Alutiiq Museum shows projects at annual meeting
The Alutiiq Museum’s newly formed sewer’s club is working to revive the art of Alutiiq skin sewing in Kodiak by producing a parka using authentic sewing techniques. On Tuesday, the sewers and museum staff gave presentations to the Alutiiq Heritage Foundation and members of the public during the museum’s annual meeting. The foundation is an 11-member board of directors that provides governance for the museum and re...
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Stage and Screen: A Tale of Two Sisters – Almost
Woody Allen’s new film “Blue Jasmine” (2013) features two sisters who really aren’t sisters at all. Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) and Ginger (Sally Hawkins) came from different families, were individually adopted by the same family and are not related biologically. In fact, in classic Woody Allen fashion, they are unrelated in virtually every way imaginable. Jasmine and Ginger suffer from self-efficacy issues. Jasmine’...
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Kodiak school district considers policy changes
The Kodiak Island Borough School district is examining a dozen policy changes affecting everything from employee training to allowing students in alternative education programs to participate in district extracurricular activities. The school board adopted 12 board policy revisions in their first reading at a regular meeting Monday night. The revisions will be read for a second time at the Sept. 23 meeting, at whi...
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