Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Assembly reviews nonprofit funding at work session
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly has extensively discussed how to distribute nonprofit funding for the next year, tackling issues such as whether the assembly should cap how much money an individual nonprofit could receive. The assembly also discussed whether to keep part of the funding in rese...
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Garden Gate: El Niño spells balmy winter for Kodiak
As we bathe —or should I say, shower— in the aftermath of Typhoon Nuri, the question, “What can we expect for the rest of the year?” begs to be answered. After much slogging through weather terms such as Madden-Julian Oscillation, Canonical Correlation Analysis, and OLR Anomalies, I managed to sc...
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Kodiak runners off to Idaho
Kodiak was the best boys cross country team in the state this season, now it will see how it stacks up against Lower 48 squads. The Bears are running at the Nike Cross Northwest Regional Saturday in Boise, Idaho, a star-studded race that brings the best talent together from Wyoming, Washington, I...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 14
Oct. 29 • At 1:10 a.m., police asked a man to leave the Mill Bay Road area. He did so. • At 1:15 a.m., police arrested a driver on Shelikof Street on suspicion of driving with a revoked license. • At 4:50 a.m., a 911 caller reported a vehicle theft on Hemlock Street. It was a case of mistaken ide...
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KHS spikers forfeit state opener
Kodiak’s volleyball team was on the Sterling Highway when its opening-round state match against South Anchorage was supposed to start at the American Airlines Center in Anchorage. It was not the kind of opening the Bears were looking for in their fourth-straight trip to the state championships. K...
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Alaskan Leader Foundation gives back to the community
It could be said that Rob Wurm is the epitome of the successful Alaska fisherman. He came to Kodiak as a young man, worked his tail off as a crewman on big boats, proving that hard work and determination can go a long way. Just when he was about ready to capitalize on a lucrative king crab fisher...
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Local Subway celebrates 25 years in Kodiak
This month marks 25 years of Subway in Kodiak, half the length the global company has been around. Kodiak franchise owner Dan Rohrer has run it for most of those 25 years, and if he has his way, he’ll be running it forever. In November 1989, Subway opened in their downtown location. The franchise...
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In the Courts: Nov. 14
Thomas Reed pleaded no contest to theft in the fourth degree. Reed was sentenced to 90 days in jail (85 suspended) and fined $500 ($550 suspended) and placed on probation for two years. Jorge Garcia pleaded guilty to open container of alcoholic beverage. Garcia was sentenced to four days in jail....
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