Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Market welcomes tourists
With six vendors displaying handmade items including jewelry, etched glass, basketry and tanning, the year’s penultimate Bear Town Market welcomed a stream of tourists, Tuesday at the Sun’aq Tribal Hall. One more opportunity remains for local artisans to offer their wares to cruise ship passenger...
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Bartlett, Soldotna top prep rankings
Bartlett and Soldotna grabbed the top spots in this week’s Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network’s football poll. Bartlett, playing on its new artificial turf field for the first time, defeated Chugiak, 31-20, to steal the top large-school spot away from South Anchorage. South dropped to No. 3 after...
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Council votes down NDAA resolution, approves deputy city manager
The council last Thursday voted down a resolution to support repealing the National Defense Authorization Act, which some say infringes on liberties and is un-constitutional. Before the vote, council members commented on it. Council member Terry Haines said, “This is just us putting our hands up ...
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Officials talk compost facility
Last week, the Kodiak city manager, a representative from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, and representatives from design company CH2M Hill spoke about the city’s new compost facility project, which is about to undergo the permitting process. The compost facility would turn s...
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Lindquist sparkles in debut
Talon Lindquist admitted he was nervous before his first high school swimming meet for Kodiak. He shouldn’t have been. The Bears’ nationally ranked freshman looked like a seasoned swimmer, squashing a pair of school records in a dual meet against Soldotna on Friday at the Kodiak Community Pool. L...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 3
Aug. 2 • At 12:02 a.m., a caller reported an intoxicated pedestrian on Center Avenue. The person was gone when police arrived. • Around 12:21 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 12:31 a.m., officers gave an open container warning on Center Avenue. • At 12:31 a.m., police responde...
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Food for thought
Dear Editor, With the institution of credit, long ago, when people decided they really didn’t want to wait for their own home, car, airplane or whatever; they originated the loan business as a way of providing money so they did not have to wait. All they would need to do is pay the person who has...
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North slope ravens force researcher to go incognito
Some biologists hang from ropes to study birds. Many rise painfully early in the morning. Stacia Backensto disguised herself as a man. At the time, Backensto worked in the oilfields on Alaska’s North Slope. Her study subject was ravens, and she took to wearing a moustache because they seemed to r...
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