Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Kodiak shines at Special Olympics Summer Games
Kodiak’s Special Olympic athletes cleaned up at the state summer games that concluded Sunday in Anchorage. The island’s swimming and powerlifting squads combined to win 22 gold medals and two silver medals at the annual games that bring more than 250 athletes together over the three-day event. Th...
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Borough sets timeline, process for replacing Austerman
The Kodiak Island Borough issued a “timeline” Tuesday, outlining the process to be followed to appoint a new member after the resignation of Assemblywoman Carol Austerman. Austerman announced at the June 4 assembly meeting that she would be resigning at the end of June. According to the borough d...
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Mountain Views: Learning to become a healer is painful at times
Every career begins somewhere with a physical space and a set of people. Together, these make moments in time. The several thousand square feet where I spent the bulk of the first seven years of my career as a physical therapist is dark, as the clinic was recently relocated. If those now-empty cl...
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Help your Navy Vietnam veterans
To the Editor, It has become common opinion among Vietnam War Veterans that Congress tends to exclude mostly Blue Water Vietnam veterans for VA benefits. This group of veterans never had boots on ground Vietnam, yet just the same they are sick due to Agent Orange exposure. It seems Congress and t...
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KODIAK LAUNCH: NOAA deploys 2 ships for survey season
NOAA officially launched its 2015 Arctic hydrographic survey season Monday in Kodiak in a World Ocean Day ceremony, which showcased the deployment of the NOAA ships Rainier and Fairweather. Vice Admiral Michael Devany, NOAA deputy undersecretary for operations, spoke to the crewmembers of the two...
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Kodiak students to present quake research in Italy
This summer, four Kodiak students will be heading to Como, Italy to present about their earthquake research. The Europa Challenge is a competition for universities and organizations to present research, said Ron Fortunato, the president of Trillium Learning that provides several science projects ...
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Kodiak Island Births: June 9
Fallon Emery Norman was born at 8:45 a.m. on May 29, 2015 to Justin and Tiffany Norman. She weighed seven pounds, one ounce and was 19 1/2 inches long. Her parents are originally from Jacksonville, Florida and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s father works on the Coast Guard Cutter Munro. Also welco...
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Out-of-state outdoorsmen, Kodiakans receive citations
Several Kodiak men and out-of-state residents received citations on charges of violating fishing regulations as the early-salmon fishing opened this past week, the Alaska State Troopers said Monday. Troopers cited Frank Miles, 44, of Kodiak, on Sunday, accusing him of operating a motorized vessel...
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