Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Amazing Nature: Fruits of the ocean aren't always tasty
The day is foggy and gray, the air so heavy with water that breathing almost feels like one needs gills. As I retreat to my couch and procrastinate, I look at the beautiful arrangement of fruits that a friend gave me during the past holidays. Apples, oranges, pears, and pomegranate are joining th...
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First-year varsity grappler begins season strong
At 5-foot-1 and 106 pounds, Yuto Ohki will never be mistaken for a sumo wrestler. That doesn’t mean he hasn’t messed around with the style of wrestling made famous from his family’s native land of Japan. “I’m not a heavyweight, but I do sumo for fun – it is just fun,” the Kodiak High School senio...
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In the Courts: Dec. 6
Dismissals • One count of fourth-degree assault against Phillip Rastopsoff, 49, was dismissed Nov. 27. • Four counts of sexual abuse with a minor, one count of exploiting a minor, and 11 counts of possessing child pornography against Ah Limchantha, 46, were dismissed Oct. 14. Sexual abuse Ah Limc...
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Around Kodiak: Dec. 6
Kiwanis Christmas tree sale begins The Kiwanis Club of Kodiak begins its annual Christmas tree sale at 5 p.m. Friday in the Worldwide Movers building on Bartel Avenue. Trees, wreaths and garlands are available until 8 p.m. Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Ar...
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Coast Guard blotter: Dec. 6
Tuesday, Dec. 3 The Coast Guard assisted three boaters aboard a disabled vessel about 12 miles west of Ketchikan. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Juneau received a call for assistance from the captain of the Lady Serena at 5:59 p.m. The watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadc...
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Island Flavor: Bragging rights to Kodiak beef
Now that I’m on my way to Colorado to spend the holidays with my family, I’m thinking about those family traditions that are, well, not very nice. The way we shop, for example. We think it’s fun selecting, buying and even wrapping presents while the intended recipient stands beside us, watching u...
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Sabado’s season finishes at UAA
Maureen Sabado’s junior volleyball season at University of Alaska Anchorage ended Thursday in California. Brigham Young-Hawaii swept UAA 25-19, 25-19, 25-17 in the NCAA Division II West Region Volleyball Championships in San Bernardino, Calif. The Kodiak High School alumna powered five kills and ...
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Griffing to compete against Olympians
Former Kodiak swimming star Laura Griffing will step in the pool with a pair of Olympians today at the AT&T Winter National Championships at the University of Tennessee. Griffing is competing in the 100-yard breaststroke alongside 2012 U.S. Olympic swimmers Micah Lawrence and Caitlin Leverenz. Th...
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