Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO -- At this annual gathering of more than 20,000 Earth and space scientists, press conferences offered by the organizers feature scientists discussing everything from Mars rovers whiffing methane to Christmas lights visible from space. One press conference that has for a few years ha...
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Teeing Off: Gizmo's Letter to Santa
Dear Santa, I figured you get tired of reading letters written by kids, so I decided to give you a break. You probably don’t get many letters written by dogs, right? I know you have reindeer, but do you have a dog? I’ve been watching you on television a lot this month and have never seen you with...
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Local results: Dec. 24
City League Basketball Dec. 22 Petro 91, Water of Life A 71 Geoffrey Agmata 27 points, Godfrey Agmata 23, Randy Delacruz 16, Dustin Krug 9, Pete Danelski 8, Adam Kilborn 5 and Tom Slagle 3 for Petro. Elijah Hiner 18 points, Austin Cowley 15, Mikel Garner 13, Michael Mainifo 8, Andrew Gregory 8, T...
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Kodiak redefines homelessness in America
Alfredo Godoy’s job stinks. His daily routine involves blood and decapitation, a lot of beheadings. But he loves his work and he gets compensated well. “We gather fish and we gut it and we cut it,” said Godoy, 59, describing his work processing salmon at a Kodiak cannery. “It’s fast-paced, but it...
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10 years later: lessons remain
Just over 10 years ago, a ship carrying soybeans went aground in Makushin Bay on Unalaska Island in the Aleutian Chain during a big storm. Air Station Kodiak responded with a Jayhawk helicopter along with the cutter Alex Haley. Through the wind and squalls and approaching darkness, the Coast Guar...
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Kodiak Island Births: Dec. 23
Emily Aurora Lawrence was born at 8:13 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, to Amanda and Jarred Lawrence. She weighed 7 pounds, 4.6 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long. Her parents are originally from Vermont and Pennsylvania and now live in Kodiak. Her mother and father work for the United States C...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Get outdoors for the holiday
As surely as day follows night, the anticipation and excitement of Christmas morning passes. The gifts are all opened, the house is restored to order, and phone calls to family and friends are completed. Certainly there’s the work and anticipation of the evening feast, and of course there will be...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 23
Dec. 12 Around 2:20 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. At 2:59 a.m., a bear was seen on Mylark Lane. It ran into the woods. At 9:31 a.m., a caller reported an abandoned vehicle. It’s under investigation. At 11:03 a.m., police patrolled Bells Flats for animal violations. At 11:47 a....
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