Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Senior Life: Valentine's Day at the Center
At noon Friday, Feb. 13, the senior center will host one of the largest events of the year, the Valentine’s Day party, when we honor everyone 80 and older. Years ago turning 80 and continuing to live on Kodiak Island was a rarity. Now it is not, as retirees choose to stay here and baby boomers ar...
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Alumni update: Anthony grabs NCAA provisional time
Dylan Anthony posted his first provisional NCAA II indoor track and field qualifying time of his senior season over the weekend at the University of Washington Invite. The University of Alaska senior finished ninth in the 5,000 meters with a time of 14 minutes, 38.68 seconds. Jason Witt of Divisi...
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Warming up Barrow
Sending more than 100 warm winter coats for children without adequate winter gear in Barrow took the coordination of Rotary clubs across Alaska. With a mild winter so far in Kodiak, many students go to school in jackets or sweatshirts, but in Barrow, having a warm winter coat is required to go to...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 2
Jan. 4 At 12:01 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Mill Bay Road. At 12:30 p.m., a caller reported larceny on Rezanof Drive East. A man was arrested on suspicion of theft in the fourth degree. At 3:14 p.m., a caller reported a suspicious vehicle on Father Herman Street. It was gone when pol...
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Improvements coming to two trails; P&Z commissioner’s resignation confirmed
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly has approved a contract with Island Trails Network for improvements to the Saltery Cove and Portage Bay trails. During a special meeting Thursday, the assembly also declared the Planning and Zoning Commission seat previously held by Jennifer Richcreek as vacant....
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Remember Lola Harvey, the Grand Dame of Kodiak
Lola Harvey was Kodiak; is Kodiak; will forever be Kodiak to me. They say that once you visit Alaska you can truly never fully leave. I can certainly say that Kodiak has had affect on me — and I knew it would be my pleasant fate the moment I was introduced to Lola Harvey. I met her soon after com...
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Garden Gate: Seedlings require more light than mature plants
For today’s column, I want you to think like a seedling, much like I tell my photography students to think like a camera. First, let’s talk a little about how life can seem overly complicated and busy, even in the middle of an Alaskan winter, and then I’ll share how it relates to seed-starting. S...
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Enough is enough: Obama violated the letter and spirit of Statehood Compact
Like many Alaskans, I remember the excitement in the air when Alaska became the 49th state in the Union in 1959. We had achieved our long-held dream of self-governance. Since that time, we have worked to become increasingly self-reliant, and to steward our resources for the long-term benefit of o...
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