Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
AAC to send team to New Zealand for contract
The Alaska Aerospace Corp. will send a team to New Zealand to support four launches of a new rocket and has high hopes for business in the next few years. AAC, a state-owned company, announced Tuesday it will work with New Zealand-based Rocket Lab in 2016 for range safety support. AAC president a...
Nov 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bear sightings down, DLP shootings up
The number of bear sightings in Kodiak is down for the second year in a row, but the number of bear shootings in defense of life or property is just above average, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Nathan Svoboda, a wildlife biologist with ADF&G, said five bears have been shot ...
Nov 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Week in Words: Spicing things up with gas
Alaska’s state Senate’s approval of $160 million to buy out TransCanada’s share of the gas pipeline project (technically, $68 million to buy the shares and the rest for project expenses) this week is a landmark in the state’s shift to harvesting natural gas. Will this help fill our state budget g...
Nov 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Hard work powers Kodiak to top seed
It’s 6:30 a.m., and while most people are hitting the snooze button on the alarm clock, members of the Kodiak High School varsity volleyball team are already breaking a sweat. Throughout the three-month season, players pull themselves — sometimes unwillingly — out of bed for twice-a-week morning ...
Nov 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Alaska State Troopers: Nov. 5
Oct. 17 A citizen reported a potential burglary in progress on Yanovsky Street. The Alaska State Troopers and Kodiak Police Department contacted the vehicle at the intersection of Mill Bay Road and Rezanof Drive and found the people did not try to burglarize the house, but they were in possession...
Nov 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 5
Oct. 23 At 6:19 a.m., a business requested police assistance in removing a sleeping man in the 200 block of Marine Way. He left when police asked. At 8:31 a.m., police arrested a man in the 21st Avenue and East Rezanof Drive area for a warrant. At 9:49 a.m., police cited a driver in the 300 block...
Nov 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
PKIMC earns a five-star rating
KODIAK — Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center is a five-star institution, according to Hospital Compare, an online tool with information on the quality of health care at more than 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals across the country. Hospital Compare allows people to research and compare hosp...
Nov 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Judge decides aggravator exists in church vandalism case
A judge decided that a “most serious” aggravating factor exists in the case where a man caused significant damages to the Holy Resurrection Cathedral in downtown Kodiak last summer. The existence of an aggravating factor adds to the jail time that Arkimedes Garcia, 22, could potentially serve. Ov...
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Search Our Marketplace
or Search by category