Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Norman Lynn Hickok
Norman Lynn Hickok, age 79, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at St. Patrick’s Hospital in Missoula, Montana. The son of Mona Lucille (Evans) and Louie Thorn Hickok, Norman was born February 18, 1936 in Kittitas, Washington. He graduated from high school in Moses Lake, Washington and his lov...
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Thomet represents USA in Wales
On Saturday, Kodiak’s Levi Thomet will represent his country at the 31st World Mountain Running Championships in Snowdonia, North Wales. In August, Thomet was selected as a member of the US Junior Mountain Running Team. “I love trail running, and being part of a USA team is something that I’ve wa...
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Cold is just so 10,000 B.C.
You know, despite all this hullabaloo about rising sea levels and lost habitat both for both man and beast, I’ve got a feeling global warming might work out just fine for Alaskans. I mean we’ve had millennia upon millennia of icy cold. Come on. Take my home town of Dillingham for instance; I have...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 16
Sept. 11 Around 12:44 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 1:13 a.m., police conducted a security check on East Rezanof Drive. At 1:35 a.m., police cited a driver in the 1000 block of East Rezanof Drive for having no proof of insurance. At 1:55 a.m., police advised man in the Maple ...
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Alaska Science Forum: Alders go their own way in autumn
With every autumn breath we take, Alaska brightens with yellows, reds and oranges of plants recovering what they can from tired solar panels. But one shrubby tree does not join the party. Alders remain a stubborn green. Many won't drop their leaves until long after the snow falls. This reluctance...
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ALUMNI UPDATE: Fried makes college debut
Levi Fried has started his collegiate running career at Black Hills State University in South Dakota. Fried, a former Kodiak great, placed 11th out of 27 runners in the school’s only home meet of the season, the Yellow Jacket Invitational, Friday in Spearfish S.D. The freshman recorded a 6-kilome...
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Poems installed at Fort Abercrombie
Two poems written by locals were installed on plaques at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park on Saturday, two of the last poems in a three-year program to place 11 poems in seven state parks across Alaska. The Abercrombie poems were written by Leslie Leyland Fields and Fred Stager. Accompanyin...
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Common murres dying off in ‘unusual year’
Enjoying idyllic weather on the Labor Day holiday, Hal Long paddled his kayak out onto Monashka Bay Sept. 7 and saw some white objects floating off the south shore. “I thought they were floats at first,” Long said. But a closer look showed he had found about a dozen dead common murres, birds that...
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