Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
  
 
DOT announces change in ferry boarding location
Due to construction, passengers and vehicles will now be boarding at Kodiak’s Pier 2, the city dock, a report from the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities announced on Friday. “Beginning Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 passengers will continue to check in at the current terminal facility loca...
Oct 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Fish Factor: Sullivan held his own against Begich
I must admit that US Senate candidate Dan Sullivan achieved something I have been trying to accomplish as a fisheries writer for more than a quarter of a century: he gave long legs to media stories about Alaska’s fisheries and, more importantly, it attracted unparalleled recognition of the seafoo...
Oct 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Garden Gate: Rose hips are good for the skin
What do papaya, bell peppers, broccoli and oranges have in common? They are all top-notch sources of vitamin C. Yes, even broccoli, though it’s embedded in our brains that oranges are synonymous with vitamin C. But there’s another source of vitamin C, located right at our doorstep. They’re rose h...
Oct 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Dunbar and Young spar over fisheries
Kodiak’s Chamber of Commerce fisheries debate on Wednesday between incumbent Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, and Democrat Forrest Dunbar was heated at times, but also drew considerable agreement between the two on some issues. Dunbar told the Daily Mirror during a Wednesday pre-debate interview that he...
Oct 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiak woman a finalist for national sandwich contest
Sugiyarti Jorgenson has a knack for cooking contests. In 2012 she created a dish — a sweet potato chicken burger — that won the Louisiana Sweet Rewards Recipe contest. That same year she was a finalist in the Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice Council’s “Get Wild with Wild Rice” contest with her vers...
Oct 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Alutiiq Word of the Week: Caguyaq - Hunting Hat
Caguyaq - Hunting Hat Caguyaq qupuramek canamauq. - The hunting hat is made of wood. In the cool, wet Kodiak environment, hats are an essential item of clothing. Among Alutiiqs, headgear was once fashioned from many different materials. Warm, water-resistant hats were sewn from animal pelts and l...
Oct 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 3
September 21 • At 2:04 a.m., police cited a driver on Madsen Avenue for having no proof of insurance. • At 2:24 a.m., a caller reported malicious mischief on Center Avenue. It’s under investigation. • Around 2:51 a.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. • At 9:38 a.m., a caller requested ...
Oct 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
In the Courts: Oct. 3
Cindy A Williams pleaded guilty to theft in the second degree. Williams was sentenced to 48 months in jail (46.5 suspended) and ordered to pay restitution and placed on probation for five years. Craig D Newbill pleaded guilty to promoting contraband in the first degree, controlled substance. Newb...
Oct 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Search Our Marketplace
or Search by category