Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Kodiak bedbug cases on the rise
They’re small but quite literally can be a pain in the rear end. Bed bugs have returned to Alaska, and they’re a growing problem in Kodiak, according to the island’s sole licensed pest control expert, Robert “B.J.” Johnson. “It's not rampant, it's not like a tidal wave of bedbugs, but it is on th...
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4-H holds annual horse show
Nineteen Kodiak riders showed their skills at the annual 4-H horse show Saturday and Sunday at the Kodiak Island Fairgrounds. The show, judged by Kodiak 4-H alumna Carrie O’Day, measured participants on the Danish system. Instead of competing against each other, riders were asked to reach a “stan...
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Former Alaska Aerospace employee sentenced
A former Alaska Aerospace Corporation employee has been sentenced to two years of probation and a $5,000 for violating conflict of interest laws. According to a press release from U.S. Attorney Karen Loeffler's office, U.S. District Court judge Sharon Gleason sentenced Jodi Ann Andres, 48, of Anc...
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Man faces burglary charge for kicking in door
A Kodiak man is accused of breaking into a trailer and demanding money. Ronald Singleton, 60, was arraigned in Kodiak District Court July 24 on charges of first-degree burglary, fourth-degree criminal mischief, first-degree criminal trespass, and two counts of disorderly conduct. First-degree bur...
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Sharing good news
To the Editor: So often when we pick up any newspaper, much of what we read is sad or bad news. I would like to share some good news! Recently, I contacted Kodiak Rental Center to rent a 50-foot manlift to change out the line on the flagpole at our church. In short order, Jamey and crew delivered...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 30
Tuesday, July 23 • At 2:13 p.m., a person was remanded by the court and lodged at the Kodiak Jail. • At 4:42 p.m., a 911 caller reported a stolen vehicle. The report was unfounded. • At 6:36 p.m., a caller reported a theft of a tea set. It is under investigation. • At 10:30 p.m., a man reported h...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Fly fishing for Dollies
There’s just too much to do in August. Pinks line beaches and deer season is opening. Meanwhile the offshore fishing is really turned on. Ptarmigan season opens later in the month, while the chum salmon and silver salmon should also be appearing along the beaches. I’m not going to make your life ...
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Births: July 30
• Thomas Michael Kitka was born at 8:53 a.m. July 14, 2013, to Ryan and Tanya Kitka. He weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 21.5 inches long. His parents are originally from Sitka and Ouzinkie, but now live in Kodiak. His parents own and work at Pacific ATV and Engine Repair. Also welcoming h...
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