Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
School gets new website
The Kodiak Island Borough School District has a new website, with a new look and back-end changes that promise additional features especially for teachers and staff. “From the front perspective, it looks the same, the layout is pretty much kept the same, we tried not to change it up too much so that parents wouldn’t have a difficult time finding things in the places that they normally found them before,” said Dest...
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Guest opinion: Opposition floats negative Walker messaging
Polling shows that Bill Walker is the only candidate who can beat the incumbent governor in November. As a result, a target has been slapped on Bill's back. Democratic fundraising efforts claiming Bill is wealthy with money to burn and just another cookie-cutter Republican fooling Alaskans by running as an Independent paint a false portrait. Republican pollsters are also testing negative Walker messaging. Their qu...
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In the Courts: Aug. 22
Casey Eads pleaded guilty to attempted manufacturing and delivery of a controlled substance in the second degree. Eads was sentenced to 72 months in jail (48 suspended) and placed on probation for five years. Andrew Panamarioff pleaded guilty to violating conditions of release. Panamarioff was sentenced to 45 days in jail (45 suspended) and placed on probation for three years. David E. Robinson pleaded guilty to d...
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Horse show results
Sydney Mutch grabbed five purple ribbons at the 4-H Horse Show last week at the Kodiak Island Fairgrounds. A purple ribbon (excellence) is the top award a rider can receive. Mutch, an intermediate rider, also earned two blue ribbons (outstanding) and one red (good) ribbon. Mallory Arnold scored two purple ribbons and three blue and red ribbons, while Tatiana Schneider earned one purple ribbon and four blue and red...
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Parks and Rec schedule: Aug. 22 – Aug. 29
Aug. 22 – Aug. 29 Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Aug. 22 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Evening Lap 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. Saturday, Aug 23 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24 Family 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Evening Lap 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. ...
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Playbook: Aug. 22
Saturday, Aug. 23– Cross country: Kodiak at the Tsalteshi Invitational in Soldotna. Girls, 1:30 p.m.; boys, 2:15 p.m. Football: Kodiak vs Homer at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 4 p.m.
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Stutes feeling “fabulous” after Republican primary win
On Tuesday, Louise Stutes won the Republican primary for House District 32 representative. “I’m feeling fabulous,” Stutes said. “This community really got out and got behind me, and I’m certainly grateful for the people who came out and voted and supported me.” However, waiting for results and the last few days leading up to the election was a bit nerve-wracking for her. “You do everything you can do, and then you...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 21
July 25 • At 1:14 a.m., a caller dialed 91 to report two men fighting on Center Avenue. Officers had no contact with them and spoke with the person reporting to follow up. • Around 1:44 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 2:39 a.m., police warned a driver on Mill Bay Road for speeding. • At 2:43 a.m., a caller on Mill Bay Road reported larceny. She called back to say she found the items. • At 3:18...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls cross country team will lean on youth
Kodiak cross country coach Marcus Dunbar turned into a salesman over the summer. His pursuit of talented freshman Melissa De Guzman paid off, as the young runner decided to pick cross country instead of volleyball — a decision that will bolster a girls program trying to snap a two-year state drought. “I was working it,” Dunbar said. “It is part of the athletic program — lots of choices for the kids and it is just ...
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Rural schools enrollment up
As students return to classes today, four of the Kodiak Island Borough School District’s rural schools have higher enrollment than last year. The increase at Akhiok School justified adding a third teacher to instruct the 21 students. “We knew at the end of the school year in May and we started looking for a new teacher,” rural schools secretary Amber Schmidt said. “That hasn’t happened in quite a few years.” Teach...
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