Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
OUTDOOR KODIAK: Snowshoe hares a challenge to find, target
While recent weather has been better suited for duck hunting, the close of the road system deer season signals the start of my favorite hunting season. In bluebird weather that usually spells poor duck hunting, so I happily switch to snowshoe hares. Even when the weather is poor I often hunt snow...
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Kodiak Island Births: Nov. 10
Westin Riley Christiansen was born at 1:55 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, to Cassandra Walton and Wesley Christiansen. He weighed 5 pounds, 15.6 ounces and was 20 inches long. His mother is originally from Kodiak, and his father is originally from Old Harbor, and they now live in Kodiak. Grand...
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Special session concludes
We wrapped up in Juneau as of Nov. 4, after what turned out to be a quick special session. When the governor compelled the Legislature to meet again it was to address three subjects. First, passage of legislation lifting the tax holiday on real property leased from the state containing threshold ...
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Swimmer of the Year: Lindquist nabs two state titles
Talon Lindquist displayed his diversity, while Marina Cummiskey extended a Kodiak streak at the state swimming and diving championships. The talented Kodiak High School sophomore touched the wall first in the 200-yard freestyle and the 100 butterfly during Saturday’s finals at Bartlett High Schoo...
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What next for mobile homes?
Kodiak Island Borough Assembly members have mixed opinions on what the next steps are in addressing mobile homes and parks as residents of Jackson Mobile Home Park prepare to move when the park closes in May 2016. Although it was not an agenda item at Thursday’s meeting, the assembly gave a wide ...
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Bycatch analysis deal put off due to higher cost
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly chose to postpone awarding a contract for economic analysis relating to Gulf of Alaska trawl bycatch alternatives over concerns about the cost and questions about city of Kodiak’s participation. The borough and city had planned to split the expected $30,000 cost...
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Bears claim third regional volleyball title in program history
After polishing off Wasilla in the Northern Lights Conference championship match, Kodiak volleyball players celebrated by piling on top of each other in the middle of Cliff Massie Court at Kenai High School. “They were pretty excited,” Kodiak coach Amy Willis said. “Every year it is a different g...
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Fish Factor: Expected Tanners fail to appear in west
The popular January Tanner crab fishery has been called off for the third year running throughout the Westward Region ( Kodiak, Chignik and the South Peninsula), leaving fishermen and managers wondering where all the crab has gone. State managers for several years have been tracking a huge plug o...
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