Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Assembly pulls fireworks from agenda after much discussion
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly pulled an ordinance to prohibit fireworks at two beaches near residential areas from their meeting agenda after much discussion at their Thursday work session. The ordinance, which was scheduled to be introduced at the May 7 meeting, would have prohibited firewo...
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Garden Gate: Less is more in gardening, photography
I tell people that if given any topic, I can, in a step or two, relate it to gardening. This week I’m going to combine a couple of my favorite topics: gardening and photography. Okay, so this one’s not as difficult as trying to find a common thread between gardening and car racing or gardening an...
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Middle School students survey, blast to success
Two teams of Kodiak Middle School students built rockets and conducted a recycling survey in a science and engineering contest, and one team will have their project competing at a regional tournament. Under the direction of eighth-grade teacher Kathryn Simms, the “Bottle Bill Bros” and the “Rocke...
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Oil companies should share some of their profits
To the Editor, We all know that there is a great amount of concern about the deep cut backs in education the state is going to have to endure. The oil companies are still making billions in profits from Alaska oil, not as many billions as they use to, but still making good money. Does the oil com...
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Public Safety Blotter: May 4
April 12 At 2:34 p.m., police observed a man who was dancing in the road and was a traffic hazard on Thorsheim Street. He moved out of the road when police asked. At 3:10 p.m., police warned a speeding driver on Mill Bay Road. At 4:12 p.m., a caller reported an aggressive dog on Baranof Street. T...
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Community events: May 4
Today 7 p.m. — Author Doug Vandegraft presents “What was the Name of that Bar?” at the Kodiak Public Library. 7 p.m. — School board work session, Central Services Conference Room. Tuesday, May 5 5-8:30 — Game night, Kodiak Public Library. Wednesday, May 6 6-9:30 p.m. — Social dancing, cha-cha, Ea...
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Kodiak baseball issues 5-3 win to Palmer
Kodiak was in a giving mood Friday evening. Three Bears pitcher combined for 17 walks in a 5-3 nonconference baseball loss to Palmer at Baranof Field. The loss snapped Kodiak’s five-game winning streak and ended its opening 10-game homestand with a 5-5 record. “We were fortunate to be able to get...
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Kodiak boys track wins Homer Invite
Editor's note: This is a different story than what appeared in Monday's paper. That story had Kodiak's boys placing second instead of winning the Homer Invite. Kodiak’s boys track and field team captured the Homer Invitational titlw Saturday at Homer High School. The boys, without the services of...
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