Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Big payoff for fishermen depends on species
Salmon fisheries are opening up this month from one end of Alaska to the other. Total catches so far of mostly sockeye, were under one million fish, but will add up fast from here on. A total haul for all Alaska salmon this season is pegged at 221 million fish. A highlight so far is a 40 percent ...
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GOODBYE, KODIAK: Former Jackson Mobile Home Park owner sheds tears before leaving Emerald Isle
Starletta Jackson waved at the Tustumena ferry, cupped her cheeks with the palm of her hands and wiped away her tears while looking out the window of her home. “Hi, everybody,” she said as if the passengers could hear her, as the vessel traversed the Woody Island channel. “I always wave at them w...
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Softball knocked out of state tournament
There was no miracle run through the small-school state softball tournament for Kodiak. The Bears got knocked out of the tournament with a 7-2 loss to Hutchison and a 21-6 defeat to North Pole at the South Davis Complex in Fairbanks. Kodiak finished its season with a 6-11 record. Hutchison's Kimi...
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KHS baseball ends season with loss to Ketchikan
Kodiak's first trip to the state baseball tournament since 2013 ended on Friday. Alaska Gatorade Player of the Year Nathan Bonck hit a grand slam and drove in five in leading Ketchikan to an 11-4 victory in a consolation bracket game at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage. Kodiak, the Southcentral Confe...
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Guiding, ranching prepared Nathan Mudd for mission work
As far as Nathan Mudd was concerned, no other earthly job could compare to what he was doing — ranching and bear guiding. It just didn’t get any better than that. But Nathan knew this work was temporary. Actually, it turned out to be a preparation for his pastoral internship in Kettle Falls, an E...
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Giggling kids get ready for night of improv comedy
A dozen kids filled the stage with giggles and hilarious lines on Thursday as they prepared for a performance to cap a week of learning and practicing improv comedy in a Kodiak Arts Council Sum’Arts camp. The dozen kids spent an hour and a half every day this week practicing through skits, games ...
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Interview with 2 Jackson Mobile Home Park residents
Editor’s note: Two Jackson Mobile Home Park residents shared their opinions Saturday about the sale of the property. One of them requested anonymity due to the sensitive nature of her employment. Excerpts of the interviews: Reynaldo Dela Cruz, 68, a Kodiak resident since 1980: “It took us a long ...
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A Catt Farewell: Father, daughter to finish careers at state tournament
A pair of Catts will be ending their Kodiak softball careers over the weekend at the small-school state championships at South Davis Field in Fairbanks. Sam Catt will be coaching his final game, while daughter Dannika will end a very productive four-year career that saw her player nearly every po...
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