Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
GROUNDBREAKING: KHS tennis competes at home for first time
It was worth the wait, even though the wait was close to a decade. On a sun-soaked Thursday afternoon at Baranof Park, Kodiak High School tennis players looked across the net, and for the first time in the nine-year history of the program they saw a different color other than blue and gold. It wa...
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Kodiak football hosts Juneau for first time
In what has turned into a season of firsts for the Kodiak football team, it is only fitting that the Bears welcome Juneau-Douglas to the island for the first time. Earlier this season, Kodiak hosted Eagle River for the first time, while last week the Bears made their first voyage to North Pole. K...
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Teeing Off: Picking against the Hawks
It doesn’t happen very often, but this week I’m picking against the Seattle Seahawks. Yes, this 12 is going against his team. This doesn’t mean that I won’t be rooting for the Seahawks when they play Sunday night at Green Bay, I just don’t see them winning. Without Kam Chancellor, the Hawks’ seco...
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Kodiak branch turns 50, exhibit at library
Ladies of the Kodiak branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women) will kick off the fall season by hosting a 50th birthday celebration and meeting at the public library on Wed., Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. The library will feature a display case showing old photos, newspaper articles, certifi...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 18
Sept. 13 At 12:33 a.m., police arrested a man in the 1800 block of Selief Lane on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Around 1:55 a.m., police conducted five bar checks downtown. At 2:53 a.m., police warned a driver in the 300 block of Center Avenue about a malfunctioning brake light. At 2:53...
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In the Courts: Sept. 18
Gabriel Arias pleaded guilty to fail to carry proof of auto insurance. Arias was fined $500. Michael S. Beck pleaded guilty to possess an intoxicating liquor in an open container. Beck was sentenced to three days in jail. Luciano Beltran pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. Beltran was ...
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Christians need to practice more humility
Sometimes I just get so tired. I know, it's not even winter, when the days will be shorter, and our world will be dark for 16 hours a day. I actually like the short winter days, with their implicit permission to stay indoors and read or get house stuff done. And yes, I admit it, play MahJongg on ...
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Local publishes new wildlife photography book
A local photographer and guide recently published a new book about taking pictures of wildlife, translating his hunting background into seeking out images. “Wildlife Photography: Advanced Field Techniques for Tracking Elusive Animals and Capturing Magical Moments” by Joseph Classen is 128 pages o...
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