Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Outdoor Kodiak: Hunting like our forefathers
Deer season closes on the road system this Thursday. That’s true for all but a few hunters, those who have gone through the steps to qualify for a special “primitive weapon” season running November 1 through November 14. Primitive weapons are of course muzzleloaders and bows. There are additional...
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Coast Guard Blotter: Oct. 29
Thursday, Oct. 17 A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan small-boat boarding team terminated the voyage of a vessel involved in the geoduck clam dive fishery. The fishing vessel did not have a survival craft or survival suits aboard, which presented a considerable danger to the crew. Mariners can visit ...
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Search under way for Akhiok man
Alaska State Troopers, the US Coast Guard and local volunteers are combing the hills of southwest Kodiak Island for a missing Akhiok man. According to the troopers, 20-year-old Brandon Phillips was last seen about 6:20 p.m. Saturday when he left Akhiok on an ATV, possibly on a hunting trip. When ...
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Fried outlasts Pysher for reverse Pillar Mt. title
A pair of Run the Rock winners from two weeks ago duked it out Saturday for the Orion’s Mountain Sports Reverse Pillar Mountain men’s title.  And on this day the conditions were perfect for running, unlike their last competition.  Kodiak High School junior Levi Fried used the calm conditions to o...
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Woman starts diaper bank
A Kodiak woman has started a diaper bank to help low-income families in Kodiak. Emily Arnick, an employee with Kodiak Area Native Association’s Cama’i Home Visiting Program, came up with the idea for the diaper bank after doing some research on problems that affect low-income families in Kodiak a...
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Hypothermia specialist taught in Kodiak
Local search and rescue volunteers had the opportunity last week to learn about cold-water hypothermia from a California doctor who specializes in hypothermia research. Dr. Thomas Nuckton, a critical care physician from San Francisco, traveled to Kodiak to participate in a weeklong national searc...
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Weather expected to stay wet
A storm bringing warm, wet weather from the central Pacific near the Hawaiian Islands has dampened Kodiak, and more is on the serving platter this week. No records have been set thus far as the National Weather Service predicts a seasonably wet week through the Kodiak archipelago. As of 6:15 p.m....
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Kodiak volleyball losses heartbreaker in finals
Kodiak got its revenge on Dimond, but it was the Lynx who walked away with the title. Coming through the losers’ bracket, Dimond rallied to beat Kodiak 31-29 in the “if necessary” Service/Dimond Volleyball Tournament championship match Saturday evening at Dimond High School in Anchorage. Dimond, ...
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