Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 8
Saturday, Nov. 2 • At 2:24 a.m., a 911 caller reported a man was just punched in the face and was unconscious. Officers met the man at the hospital, but he could not identify who hit him and didn’t want to press charges. • At 5:49 a.m., a caller was warned for speeding and parking maneuvers. • At...
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Around Kodiak: Nov. 8
KPLA meeting The Kodiak Public Library Association’s teen advisory group meets at 5:30 p.m. in the Baranof Park building (next to the ice rink). The new library building will include a “teen room” for homework and games — offer your suggestions for the room! LSU professor visits J. Gerald Kennedy...
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Parks and Rec: Nov. 8-Nov. 15
AQUATICS  Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Nov. 8 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7 a.m. Noon Lap 11 - 1 p.m. Home school 1 – 3 p.m. Main E. Family Swim 4 – 5:30 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Evening Lap 8 – 9 pm Saturday, Nov. 9 Lap/ Aerobics  9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon O...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Yuwaluni
Niuwaluni; Yuwaluni - Talk (continuously) Alutiit’stun niuwaneq pingaktaaqa. - I like to talk the Alutiiq language. The Alutiiq language, the indigenous language of the Kodiak Archipelago, is known as Sugt’stun, which literally means “to speak like a person.” Although there are just a few handful...
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In the Courts: Nov. 8
Charges Dismissed • Charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct against Brian Dierich, 40, were dismissed Sept. 3. • Charges of violating conditions of release and driving with a suspended license against Andrea Benavidez, 22, were dismissed Aug. 21. • A charge of driving with a suspended ...
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Amazing Nature: Comb jellies on planet Ocean
The scene is a vast, dark open space with occasional sparkles of light. Two vessels approach each other, slowly moving through the weightless space, assessing the other’s intentions. This scene could describe an encounter out of a Star Trek movie, but the vessels in this encounter could have been...
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Southern Baptist volunteers find golden opportunities to serve
Some feel strongly enough about a cause that they pay (and pray) for the privilege of volunteering for it. Sixteen volunteers from the First Baptist Church of Tecumseh, Okla. paid for their own airline tickets, housing and meals, as well as the curriculum and materials for the USCG Star of the Se...
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Island Flavor: Federal school lunch regs fuel old rivalry
Have you noticed how the people who got to you when you were in school still get to you? And I mean in a bad way. And, with the immediacy provided by the Internet, the person can be thousands of miles away and still get in your face? I’ve experienced this with a person I’ll call Brad. I met Brad ...
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