Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
High school construction more than half done
The construction of the new high school — budgeted at $80 million — is more than halfway finished and slated to be completed by its target date in fall of 2015. “Overall we’re at about 55 percent completion of the project,” Bruce Walter, the project manager for Wilson Engineering, told the Kodiak...
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In the Courts: June 30
Lazaro Coreas-Velasquez pleaded guilty to public possession of intoxicating liquour. Coreas-Velasquez was fined $200. Clatyon Sanders pleaded guilty to violation of custodian duty. Sanders was sentenced to 93 days in jail (90 suspended) and placed on probation for two years. Jose A Velasco pleade...
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Fish Factor: Summer fisheries booming
Salmon takes center stage in Alaska every summer, but many more fisheries also are going on all across the state. The world’s biggest sockeye salmon run is expected to surge into Bristol Bay any day, where a catch of about 17 million reds is projected. Elsewhere, the annual summer troll fishery i...
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Goldenchains much coveted up north
In mid-summer, you can see them standing alongside our roads, gesturing and aiming their smart phone cameras at buildings and side yards. Comments go something like this: “What is that amazing yellow tree?” “Is that a wisteria?” “Wow, I want one of those in my yard.” It happens every year, visito...
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Legion’s cookout canceled, several parades and picnics planned for 4th
The American Legion hosts the 4th of July parade once again this year, but patriots hankering for a cheeseburger and a coke afterwards need to go elsewhere. The Legion parade begins at 11 a.m. downtown. Parade staging begins at Oscar's Dock at 10:15 a.m. The American Legion canceled its cookout –...
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Post 17 begins long homestand tonight against Eagle River
After playing five games in four days on the road, Kodiak Post 17 is set to begin its longest homestand of the season tonight against Eagle River. Tonight’s 7:30 p.m. nonleague American Legion AA baseball game is the first of 12 consecutive games at Baranof Field for Post 17 — a span of three str...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 27
June 7, 2014 • At 12:18 a.m., police arrested a man on West Marine Way for criminal trespass in the second degree and for being drunk on a licensed premise. • Around 1:38 a.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. • At 1:56 a.m., someone called 911 to report a reckless driver in the East Re...
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MMA show coming to Kodiak
One of the most popular sports in the world — no, not soccer — is coming to Kodiak in August. A Kenai Peninsula-based fight show production company is preparing to host a mixed martial arts cage fight at the Kodiak Island Fairgrounds on Aug. 16. Robert Couture, owner of 6 or 5 Times Productions, ...
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