Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Assembly approves Bayside chief hiring
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly approved the hiring of a Bayside Fire Station fire chief and approved changes to the mobile home park code. The assembly approved the hiring of the new chief, who will be visiting Kodiak soon to see if he wants to take the position, at a Step H or $91,075 base s...
Sep 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet picks up silver in Wales
Representing the United States for the first time in his career, Kodiak’s Levi Thomet didn’t disappoint. Thomet, one of Alaska’s most decorated high school runners, nearly conquered the world, grabbing the silver medal in the junior boys World Mountain Running Championship race, Saturday in Snowd...
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Kodiak High cross country runs by ACS
With Kodiak’s top four regional boy spots already solidified, the back three spots were up for grabs at the final regular-season cross-country meet of the season against ACS Friday at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. It was junior Daniel Johnson who made the most of his opportunity. Paced ...
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Kodiak football back to .500 with win over Juneau
Before Friday night’s football game between Kodiak and Juneau, Eric Wietfeld predicted that there would be a pick six during the contest. Kodiak’s Tyler Wietfeld made his pops look like the world’s greatest soothsayer. The younger Wietfeld intercepted a Bubba Stults pass in the second quarter and...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 21
Sept. 14 At 8:47 a.m., a woman brought in a cell phone from her husband’s cab. At 9:13 a.m., police red tagged a vehicle in the 1000 block of East Rezanof Drive. At 9:13 a.m., a man reported things missing from his residence on Tagura Road. It’s under investigation. At 9:16 a.m., a person reporte...
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Plants’ urge to grow survives darkness
My humblest inspirations occur when I’m putting the garden to bed in the fall. Will I experience this cerebral “bump” when I near the end of my life? I wonder. The fall equinox is upon us, and the garden says, “I am growing old.” The potato vines are limp and the tubers huddle underground in thei...
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Fish Factor: Annual ‘crab map’ showing big drops
Catches for Alaska’s premier crab fisheries in the Bering Sea could take a dip this year, based on results from the annual summer surveys. The annual report by NOAA Fisheries called “The Eastern Bering Sea Continental Shelf Bottom Trawl Survey: Results from Commercial Crab Species” (long dubbed t...
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Kodiak gets small wave from Chile earthquake
The 8.3 Chile earthquake Wednesday caused a tsunami that moved across the ocean and rolled onto Kodiak beaches early Thursday afternoon in a tiny tidal wave. A 6.7-inch wave from the earthquake splashed Kodiak beaches at 10:47 a.m. Alaska time, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center. A ...
Sep 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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