Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Strong is strong against drug abuse
To the editor: My wife and I are supporters of Jonathan Strong for borough assembly. He is the only one I’ve heard who is committed to a substance abuse treatment and detox program, very much needed here. With all the break-ins for money and hardcore drugs floating around, something needs to be d...
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Kodiak spikers second at West Spiketacular
Beginning the season 8-0, Kodiak volleyball coach Amy Willis was anxious to see how her team stacked up against the rest of the state. She received her answer this past weekend at the West Spiketacular, the state’s biggest tournament. Kodiak placed second in the 21-team tournament that was hosted...
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Lindquist, Cummiskey win pentathlon
Kodiak swimmers Talon Lindquist and Marina Cummiskey took home individual honors at the 34th SoHi Pentathlon Friday at Soldotna High School. Lindquist, a sophomore, defended his title from a year ago, while Cummiskey, also a sophomore, captured her first title. The Pentathlon consisted of 50 yard...
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Palmer football runs by Kodiak
First-year Kodiak football coach Bill McGuire was looking for a statement victory against Palmer on Saturday. And after an electrifying second quarter, the Bears were in position to do just that. Palmer, though, had different thoughts. The Moose blanked Kodiak in the second half and picked up a 4...
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GARDEN GATE: Simplify, nutrify your salmon chowder
When you cook for the public, be prepared for challenges, especially when it comes to food allergies. For example, prior to a recent dinner cruise, I noticed the guest roster included a person that was lactose intolerant and another one that was a pescetarian, which is a vegetarian that will eat ...
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FISH FACTOR: Crabbers sour on possible shutdown
Bering Sea crabbers are again facing the possibility of a delayed fishery as congressional Republicans threaten to shut down the government, this time over federal funding of Planned Parenthood. A shutdown two years ago stalled the crab opener by two days, costing the fleet more than $5 million i...
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Police body cam policy unclear
At least some Kodiak Police Department officers wear body cameras, but KPD was not available to answer questions about policies for their use and background on the use of the cameras. The Kodiak Daily Mirror called KPD in search of information on general camera use policies and background not rel...
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Kodiak boys try to win 14th consecutive regional XC title
As a freshman, Keith Osowski saved the Kodiak boys’ cross country regional winning streak. Going in as underdogs, Osowski, normally the Bears’ fourth runner, finished a season-best sixth, which was the deciding factor in a slim three-point victory over Colony that gave Kodiak its 12th straight ti...
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