Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Animal clinic bought by nationwide corporation
Kodiak Veterinary Clinic has a new corporate owner that will provide stability and new technology, its manager says. Dr. Jeff Johnson and Dr. Angie Johnson spent more than 20 years practicing veterinary medicine and owned the animal hospital for seven years. They retired in May and sold the pract...
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Unusually large number of kings caught by Kodiak fishermen
In the wake of king salmon sportfishing closures across the state, fishermen are asking a simple question: Where are the king salmon? Judging from the latest commercial salmon harvest figures, Kodiak fishermen have an equally simple answer: In the ocean. Through Sunday, Kodiak commercial fisherme...
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Kodiak bedbug cases on the rise
They’re small but quite literally can be a pain in the rear end. Bed bugs have returned to Alaska, and they’re a growing problem in Kodiak, according to the island’s sole licensed pest control expert, Robert “B.J.” Johnson. “It's not rampant, it's not like a tidal wave of bedbugs, but it is on th...
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4-H holds annual horse show
Nineteen Kodiak riders showed their skills at the annual 4-H horse show Saturday and Sunday at the Kodiak Island Fairgrounds. The show, judged by Kodiak 4-H alumna Carrie O’Day, measured participants on the Danish system. Instead of competing against each other, riders were asked to reach a “stan...
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Former Alaska Aerospace employee sentenced
A former Alaska Aerospace Corporation employee has been sentenced to two years of probation and a $5,000 for violating conflict of interest laws. According to a press release from U.S. Attorney Karen Loeffler's office, U.S. District Court judge Sharon Gleason sentenced Jodi Ann Andres, 48, of Anc...
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Man faces burglary charge for kicking in door
A Kodiak man is accused of breaking into a trailer and demanding money. Ronald Singleton, 60, was arraigned in Kodiak District Court July 24 on charges of first-degree burglary, fourth-degree criminal mischief, first-degree criminal trespass, and two counts of disorderly conduct. First-degree bur...
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Sharing good news
To the Editor: So often when we pick up any newspaper, much of what we read is sad or bad news. I would like to share some good news! Recently, I contacted Kodiak Rental Center to rent a 50-foot manlift to change out the line on the flagpole at our church. In short order, Jamey and crew delivered...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 30
Tuesday, July 23 • At 2:13 p.m., a person was remanded by the court and lodged at the Kodiak Jail. • At 4:42 p.m., a 911 caller reported a stolen vehicle. The report was unfounded. • At 6:36 p.m., a caller reported a theft of a tea set. It is under investigation. • At 10:30 p.m., a man reported h...
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