Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
KDM EDITORIAL: Troopers, KPD deserve praise, community’s support
It takes two to tango. It takes two to engage in a gunfight. We’ve all seen the video showing an Ohio police officer holding his fire even as a slaying suspect charged him, saying repeatedly, “Shoot me.” The tense moments were captured Thursday on a body camera worn by New Richmond officer Jesse ...
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'Woman in Gold' is a story that mandates retelling
“Woman in Gold” (2015) is a must see film – not because of its cinematic excellence – because it is well made, tells an interesting and a shamefully contemporaneous story and because it stars Hellen Mirren. Hellen Mirren is a force of nature on the silver screen. Her portrayal of Maria Altman in ...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 23
April 8 At 2:33 a.m., police responded to an annoying animal on Melnitsa Drive. The owner was not home, and animal control will follow up. At 5:48 a.m., a 911 caller reported an assault on Larch Street. It was a verbal argument only. At 8:43 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Rezanof Drive ...
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Palmer gets new coaches
Palmer High School will have a pair of new basketball coaches next season. According to the Frontiersman, the school has hired Chuck Martin to lead the boys and Elgin Hollins to coach the girls. Martin replaced Brandon Blake, who retired earlier this year. Martin compiled a 283-89 record while sp...
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KHS soccer prepares to host Nikiski
Losing two matches by a combined score of 29-0 would cause some people to throw in the towel, but not the players on Kodiak’s girls soccer team. They used it as a learning experience. “It was something interesting and new. We have a bunch of room for growth, but overall I think we did good for ou...
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Fed regulators as bootlicking 'yes men'
FINAL INSTALLMENT (Editor's Note: This is the part 6 and final installment of "How safe is your money?" What did we learn from this housing bubble and subsequent collapse? We learned that the too-big-to-fail banks should be allowed to get much, much bigger, so that the next time they run into tro...
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Former KHS wrestler killed in car accident
The Kodiak High School wrestling program lost a member of its family over the weekend. Kevin Gonzalez-Bermuduz, 20, died early Sunday morning when the car he was driving struck a tree off Northern Lights Boulevard near the University of Alaska Anchorage, according to a release from the Anchorage ...
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Coast Guard rescues three from life raft after boat burns
A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued three people from a life raft after a fire started on board their fishing vessel. A fire in the engine room of the 82-foot F/V Northern Pride caused the three men aboard to evacuate into a life raft from which they were hoisted into an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopte...
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