Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Father Paisius placed on leave of absence
The Rev. Paisius DeLucia, rector of St. Innocent’s Academy in Kodiak, has been placed on leave of absence as he faces allegations of physical and verbal abuse. The Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese said through its website that the move was in response to the allegations and complaints against DeLucia “filed at the Diocesan Chancery by a number of individuals.” At least 15 former academy students have posted thei...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak’s Pickled Willys gets top prize — in three cities
Bill Alwert of Pickled Willys says he was tickled pink over his black cod tips. “It was pretty neat doing this,” he said. “There were a lot of other people out there.” Alwert was referring to the Alaska Symphony of Seafood, an annual contest for new products made from Alaska seafood, which declared Pickled Willys’ black cod tips winner in the People’s Choice category for all three venues — Seattle, Juneau and Anch...
Feb 25, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak breaks two weather records
Kodiak broke a daily rainfall record and a daily high-temperature record over the past few days. On Friday, Kodiak received 2.32 inches of rain, beating the old record of two inches. On Sunday, Kodiak saw a record high of 45 degrees, although there is an unofficial high temperature of 46 degrees recorded in 1944. Unofficial weather records in Kodiak stretch back to the 1800s, said National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quit spending please
Letter to the editor, I see we have a surplus or shall I say did have a surplus of $5 million that the school board is trying to spend. This is money that until last week was not needed for normal every day operating expenses. So last Monday the school board took about $2 million out for “professional development.” What? Hello, anybody home? Governor says massive cuts. We already have hundreds of millions of dolla...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 25
Jan. 24 At 2:38 a.m., police warned a driver on Mill Bay Road about a taillight out. At 2:58 a.m., police responded to disorderly conduct on Marine Way. It was a verbal altercation and a warning was given. Around 3:10 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 2:33 p.m., a caller on Mill Bay Road reported someone failing to appear. Police arrested a woman for a warrant. At 7:28 p.m., a caller requested a w...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council talks pathway through town
Island Trails Network has proposed a pathway that would connect downtown Kodiak to the current pathway stretching along Rezanof Drive, but the city council had some qualms about getting into a big project that could have unexpected costs in the future. The proposed path would start at Pier 2 and would run through downtown Kodiak and next to Kodiak high and middle schools, Baranof Park and the East Addition subdivi...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pulling together to strengthen family and community
Fortifying Alaska’s families and building community are priorities of mine as I serve with great honor and deep gratitude as Alaska’s First Lady. As the honorary chair of the Alaska Children’s Trust, I am thankful for the important work being done by this and other organizations to prevent child abuse and neglect. Toni Mallott and I recently co-chaired a fundraising event that generated over $50,000 in donations t...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska Science Forum: A yearly flood into the Gulf of Alaska
Satellite data has confirmed that the amount of freshwater released into the Gulf of Alaska from streams and rivers in Alaska and northern Canada is about 1.5 times what the Mississippi River dumps into the Gulf of Mexico each year. That astounding flow of water is from rainfalls that soak Southeast Alaska and the south side of the Alaska Range. The other half comes from the melting of snow and ice from glaciers. ...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Southwick shoots down Kodiak
Palmer’s Clayton Southwick denied Kodiak a chance to win back-to-back games for the first time this season. The talented freshman tied a career high with 29 points in leading the Moose to a 45-38 Northern Lights Conference boys basketball victory Tuesday in the Mat-Su Valley. Southwick was at his best in the third quarter. He knocked down four 3-pointers and scored 17 of his team’s 22 third-quarter points, as the ...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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NLC Power Rankings: Teams enter final week of regular season
Dimond’s boys basketball team can claim something no other team in the country can — it beat Vashon Island. The Washington state school is entering this weekend’s 2A Regional play with a 21-1 record. The Pirates’ only loss came to Dimond in a 48-47 overtime defeat at the Cactus Jam Tournament in Arizona. Since then Dimond owns a 10-5 against in-state competition. Now for the Northern Lights Conference Daily Mirror...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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