Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Post 17 gets league split with South
Kodiak found itself in a tough situation Friday night down four runs to the top team in the American Legion baseball A division.  The deficit didn’t faze Post 17 as the team rallied to pick up an impressive 10-7 league win over South Anchorage at Baranof Field.  The victory didn’t carry over to S...
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Alutiiq Museum gets boost from Rasmuson Foundation
For 600 years, artifacts from a prehistoric Alutiiq village were preserved by the muddy, swampy bottomlands of the Karluk River. In the 1980s and 1990s, these artifacts sparked a Renaissance of Alutiiq culture and history. Last week, the Rasmuson Foundation announced a $127,000 grant to the Aluti...
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William Frank Westlake Jr.
William Frank Westlake Jr., born Dec. 14, 1968, passed away suddenly June 29th, 2013. Services will be announced at a later date. Condolences may be sent to: Brandy Westlake, P.O. Box 3195, Kodiak, AK 99615.
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Borough should back away from smoking ban
To the Editor: Thomas Jefferson is often credited with the quote: “That government is best, which governs least.” He may not actually have written these words, but the idea is sound. I hope the Assembly doesn’t go forward with their smoking ban proposal. If they do, I hope the voters restore sani...
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Garden Gate: Cloudy break provides time for chores
With summer in full swing, we tend to avoid indoor chores, sometimes to the point of it becoming a health hazard. Here’s an example: During an unusually long stretch of warm weather last month, a friend declared, “If it doesn’t rain soon, I’m declaring my house a disaster area!” It’s when rain an...
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In the Courts: July 8
Dismissals • Two counts of fourth-degree assault against Stefanie Shaw, 30, were dismissed June 25. • Counts of disorderly conduct and fourth-degree assault against Gabriel Feliciano, 31, were dismissed June 26. • Two counts of violating conditions of release and one count of interfering with a r...
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Coast Guard Blotter: July 8
June 29 A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced an ailing boater and his two companions to Bethel following their rescue by a local search and rescue team. The Jayhawk helicopter crew was evaluating the boaters, initially assessed to be in good condition, when the...
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WWII-era bomb washes up on Chignik beach
It was a little early to have a blast for July Fourth, but no one is complaining after a WWII-era Russian firebomb was cleared from a Chignik beach. On Monday, a pair of explosive ordinance technicians from the 716th Explosive Ordinance Disposal Company, based at Fort Richardson, blew up a 50-kil...
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