Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
KIBSD upgrades perqs to lure substitutes
As children race around the perimeter of Baranof ice skating rink, Levi Black looks on, glancing from the students, to a stopwatch in his hand and back again. Students laugh as they attempt to stop on the ice after he calls “red light.” Black is a substitute teacher for the Kodiak Island Borough ...
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Retro label trash cans on the way downtown
Colorful labeled trash cans will soon be popping up downtown. At a meeting of the Downtown Revitalization Committee, city manager Aimée Kniaziowski said new trashcans covered in large salmon-can labels had just arrived. The city ordered 28 of them, with some of them purchased by local businesses....
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Stratton takes over KHS softball program
While playing for Colony, Michelle Stratton remembers watching Kodiak High School win its only small-school softball state title in 2008. Nearly a decade later, Stratton hopes she can bring another trophy back to the island. The lifelong Alaskan was named Kodiak’s new softball coach. She takes ov...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 21
Nov. 18 At 7:15 a.m., police warned a driver in the 1800 block of East Rezanof Drive for having a headlight out. At 7:33 a.m., police warned a driver in the 100 block of Powell Avenue for failing to use a turn signal. At 8:47 a.m., police received a report of a man causing a disturbance in the 20...
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Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 21
Jan. 16 At approximately 9 p.m., the U.S. Marshals Alaska Fugitive Task Force, along with a State Trooper from Kodiak, located and arrested a 49-year-old Kodiak resident, who was wanted on an outstanding $75,000.00 arrest warrant for the charges of assault in the second degree, six counts of assa...
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Week in Words: Doesn’t seem Oscar doing his job
Even with the return of four American prisoners in Iran, President Obama’s State of the Union address, the commencement of a new legislative session, and even (gulp) Sarah Palin back in the news as she throws her support behind Trump, I gotta say: It sure seemed like a slow news week. The biggest...
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KHS girls begin conference play; boys travel to the southeast
Five weeks into the season, and Kodiak High’s girls basketball team finally gets to play a Northern Lights Conference game. The Bears play at Kenai Friday and Saturday. Friday’s game starts at 6 p.m., while Saturday’s tips at 3 p.m. “The girls are all pumped up and ready to go,” second-year Kodia...
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City gets report on police encounter
The independent investigation into the Kodiak Police Department’s handling of a controversial 2015 incident is finished, according to a letter from the city’s law firm to the Daily Mirror. Greg Russell filed a 200 page report with the city on Tuesday, attorney Katherine Davies of Birch Horton Bit...
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