Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Outdoor Kodiak: Silver salmon in rivers
The upstream portions of road system rivers open to salmon fishing Sept. 16. The rivers are teeming with silver salmon, and “opening day” is the highlight of the season for many anglers. But there’s a flip side. The best fishing holes may be crowded, and the fishing can deteriorate as quickly as ...
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Births: Sept. 10
Elsie Rose Korsmo was born at 11:01 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, to Grant and Kathryn Korsmo in Grand Forks, N.D. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 19.75 inches long. Proud grandparents are Jeff and Karen Stephan of Kodiak and Steve and Kris Korsmo of Northwood, N.D.
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Charges rise after pants fall at airport
A 31-year-old Californian who allegedly mooned troopers at Benny Benson Kodiak State Airport is facing a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge. Charles Helzer was originally accused of two counts of disorderly conduct, one for allegedly challenging someone to a fight and one for “intentionally ex...
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State supreme court settles Icicle worker’s comp case
The Alaska Supreme Court has upheld an Alaska Workers Compensation Appeals Commission decision in a dispute between a former Icicle Seafoods employee and his former employer. As a result of the decision Hugo Rosales may not pursue more than the $200,000 already paid to him under a workers compens...
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Kodiak falls just short against Kenai
With the state’s leading rusher on the sideline, Kenai turned to Chase Logan to keep Kodiak winless on its revamped field. Logan’s legs milked 6 minutes, 46 seconds off the clock on Kenai’s final drive to help preserve the Kardinals’ 22-21 Northern Lights Conference football victory Saturday at J...
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Lessons to learn from Zimmerman incident
To the Editor: Now that the media-orchestrated furor over George Zimmerman’s trial and acquittal is over, it’s time to take stock and see what lessons we can learn from the incident. The current issue of Backwoods Home Magazine (www.backwoodshome.com) has an interesting article “Perspectives on t...
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Fish Factor: A record season for salmon
Alaska’s 2013 salmon season has yielded the largest catch ever, and the value of the fishery is also headed for the record books. The statewide catch on Sept. 6 was nearing 265 million fish – the old record was 222 million in 2005. A bumper run of pink salmon is behind the big harvest - the mindb...
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Garden Gate: Putting the garden to bed
Fall is in the air, and we need to begin the process of putting the garden to bed — or at least think about it. This is not a time to be sad. English author and gardener Vita Sackville-West says this time of the year (late summer for us; fall for the remaining gardeners north of the equator) shou...
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