Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Zachary Krom
(9/21/90-7/25/15) The picture you chose was me washing a window!? In this day of Photoshop you couldn’t get a photo of me riding a brown bear while lassoing a lion all while pulling in a 100,000-pound fish set ... Go big or go home people. Well crap, it appears I’ve made the part of the paper we are all trying to avoid. Man, I did not see that coming. Who would have thought? I guess we all have it coming sooner or...
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Skyler Waite accepts $40,000 settlement in civil lawsuit
Skyler Irene Waite, the Kodiak woman whose arrest in 2013 went viral on YouTube, will get $40,000 as part of a settlement that led to the dismissal of her civil lawsuit against two Alaska State Troopers, her attorney said Monday. William Pickett, a civil rights attorney based in Yakima, Washington, said Waite’s lawsuit against troopers Brian Mitchell and Boyd Branch was dismissed Friday after the defendants agreed...
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Bridge rally held in Kodiak
Bikes and lime green T-shirts took center stage on Friday at a rally for a peace road connecting six of the seven continents, including a highway that would link Alaska and Russia. A crowd gathered at the Kodiak Family Church, part of the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, on Friday afternoon for songs and short speeches and the transfer of the peace flag from a Canadian representative to a U.S. re...
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Fermenting techniques taught in Kodiak
Almost 100 people packed the Kodiak Public Library on Friday to learn about making fermented foods from expert Sandor Katz. Katz has written two books on the subject of fermented foods and he gave a demonstration on Friday while giving tips and answering questions. Sauerkraut was the first thing he made and while the process might have seemed complicated at first, Katz made it look easy. Most of his techniques boi...
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Thomet selected for US Junior Mountain Running Team
Levi Thomet is not known as a mountain runner, but in a month he will be testing his skills against the best the sport has to offer. The recently graduated Kodiak High School standout runner was named to the US Junior Mountain Running Team. The honor will send Thomet to North Wales for the 31st World Mountain Running Championships on Sept. 19. “I love trail running, and being part of a USA team is something that I...
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Post 17 earns honors
A pair of Kodiak Post 17 players earned spots on the American Legion AA Baseball Team of Excellence. Joe Schactler was selected as an infielder, while Sam Bennett made the squad as a relief pitcher. Schactler, a shortstop, was one of eight infielders named to the team. In 18 league games, the cleanup hitter led the Post 17 in batting average (.442), RBIs (19) and extra-base hits (10). Bennett earned one of the thr...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Dry fishing for trout
When it comes to world class fly fishing for trout, most folks picture places like Montana, Wyoming, Idaho and New Zealand. But Kodiak, Alaska? Believe it or not, Kodiak deserves a place right alongside those hallowed trout waters. Our family enjoys a steady stream of visitors each fall who come specifically for the great Dolly fishing. It’s more than coincidence that they come from Montana, Wyoming, Idaho and New...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 4
July 18 At 2:13 a.m., police gave a driver on Armstrong Avenue an advisement for impeding traffic. Around 2:26 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. At 2:46 a.m., police cited a man on Marine Way for urinating in public. At 3:43 a.m., police cited a driver on Benny Benson Drive for having no proof of insurance. At 4:06 a.m., police conducted a bar check on Shelikof Street. At 3:14 p.m., a caller report...
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Kodiak Island Births: Aug. 4
Mila Dahl Miles was born at 12:16 a.m. on July 26, 2015 to Stephen and Patricia Miles. She weighed 5 pounds, 14.6 ounces and was 19 inches long. Her parents are originally from Kodiak and live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at home and the baby’s father works on the F/V Sumner Strait. Also welcoming her to the family is big brother Logan. Grandparents are Frank and Maryann Miles from Kodiak and Darrell and Ter...
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Assembly adds Symmons to fill vacancy
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly appointed Dennis Symmons Thursday, filling a vacancy left by departing assembly member Carol Austerman. The assembly originally received two applications from Symmons and Mel Stephens, a former assembly member who chose not to run for re-election in 2014, but Stephens said it would be inappropriate for the assembly to select him because he would not be in town and could not be sw...
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