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KHS tennis shines in Anchorage
Kodiak shined in its first regular-season tennis matches in the program’s short history. The Bears won 14 matches and took all scored four team victories at the ASAA Invitational Tennis Tournament on Friday and Saturday in Anchorage. “Am I pleased with that; yeah, I’m pleased with that,” third-ye...
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Mercury levels in fish increase when fish feed in deep water
A new study from the University of Hawaii at Manoa says mercury levels within fish rise the deeper the fish feed. The results may have implications for Alaska’s deepwater trawl and longline fisheries. "The implication is that predictions for increased mercury in deeper water will result in higher...
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Horn to play professional basketball in Germany
Former Kodiak and University of Alaska Anchorage basketball star Alysa Horn is headed overseas. Last week, Horn signed a contract to play professionally for TSV Amicitia Viernheim, a Division II team in Germany’s Women’s Basketball League. Horn said her coach at UAA played overseas and put her in...
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Alaska Science Forum: A continent of ice on the wane
Despite taking up as much space as Australia, the blue-white puzzle of ice floating on the Arctic Ocean is an abstraction to the billions who have never seen it. But continued shrinkage of sea ice is changing life for many living things. A few Alaska scientists added their observations to a recen...
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Business brings faster Internet to harbor
Users of the downtown harbor’s Wi-Fi now have faster Internet speeds thanks to an upgrade from Kodiak computer business Frontier Micro Systems. Gene Mueller, owner of Frontier Micro Systems, purchased the downtown Wi-Fi system in July from the former owner of Coastline Computers. “We’ve upgraded ...
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Gridiron Guessers contest
The NFL season begins Sept. 5 with the Baltimore Ravens playing the Denver Broncos. Don’t miss out on the Kodiak Daily Mirror Gridiron Guessers game. The contest is free and weekly prizes are awarded from Bases Loaded. To sign up, go to go www.espn.com and click on the fantasy and games tab. Unde...
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Man accused of assault
A Kodiak man is accused of assaulting a family member and possessing a firearm while intoxicated. Ryan Yovino, 24, was arraigned in Kodiak district court on Tuesday on charges of fourth-degree weapon misconduct (a misdemeanor) and third-degree assault (a class C felony). The assault charge is pun...
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Discovery Channel puts Kodiak welders in the spotlight
A new Discovery Channel show will follow in the wake of “Deadliest Catch” and “Coast Guard Alaska” as it trails Kodiak workers on the job. The Discovery Channel’s three-episode “Alaskan Steel Men” premieres Friday night and highlights the welding work of Kodiak-based Quality Marine of Alaska. The...
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