Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Island Flavor: Taco Bell’s Doritos tacos locos — muy sabrosos, but hold the lettuce
It may be an odd thing for a food critic to confess, but I rarely think about food. I write about it. I take pictures of it. I produce a lot of it to sell at bazaars and farmers’ markets. But beyond that, it doesn’t occupy my thoughts. I’m one of those people who just doesn’t get hungry; it never...
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Prep picks: So much for the pefect season
There goes my perfect season. After going 5-0 in Week 1, I fell back to reality with an 8-2 mark in Week 2. I misfired on Kenai’s three-point win over Wasilla, which I shouldn’t count as a loss since the game was played in a Mat-Su monsoon. I also incorrectly picked Juneau’s win over Viewpoint, C...
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Virginia, Alaska form space launch alliance
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia and Alaska are teaming up to make the most of their commercial space operations. Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell announced Thursday an operating agreement between the Virginia Commercial Spaceflight Authority and the Alaska Aerospace Corporat...
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Golfers battle for island title
The Emerald Isle’s top golfers will take center stage this Labor Day weekend. The 27th Kodiak Island Golf Championship begins Saturday morning at the Bear Valley Golf Course. The two-day, 36-hole tournament is the biggest golfing event on the island. Mike Haymaker won last year’s men’s crown by s...
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Playbook: Aug. 30
Friday, Aug. 30 Cross country: Kodiak High School vs. West Anchorage at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Girls, 5:30 p.m.; boys, 6:15 p.m. Swimming: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at the Kodiak Community Pool, 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31 Football: Kodiak High School vs. South Anchorage JV at South Ancho...
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Parks and Rec: Aug. 30-Sept. 6
Aug. 30 — Sept. 6 AQUATICS Friday, Aug. 30 Morning Lap 5:30 –6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. KHS v. Soldotna 3 – 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31 KHS v. Soldotna 8 – 1 p.m. Afternoon Open 3 – 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 – 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1 Family 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Evening Lap 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening Open 6:...
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Tustumena faces second shipyard stay
The ferry Tustumena remains on course to emerge from its Seward dry dock this month, but the latest proposed schedule holds an unpleasant surprise for those awaiting the ferry’s return. Five months after it leaves Seward, the Tustumena is scheduled for its annual overhaul. That regularly schedule...
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Seniors lead KHS volleyball into 2013 season
Amy Willis doesn’t want to jinx her Kodiak High School volleyball team, but the veteran coach can’t help but be excited about her 2013 squad. “These guys are going to be great, and if we don’t start great then we are going to finish great,” Willis said. There is a lot to like on Kodiak’s roster. ...
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