Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
  
 
Kodiak Island Births: May 5
River Grant Zimmerman was born at 8:37 a.m. on April 24, 2015, to David and Susan Zimmerman. He weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 18.5 inches long. His mother is from Westboro, Wisconsin, and his father is from Kodiak, and they now live in Kodiak. His mother works at home his father works ...
May 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiak’s Filipino community punched with disappointment
Muffled sorrow hugged Kodiak’s Filipino community Sunday as they went back to work and recollected Manny Pacquiao’s defeat against American Floyd Mayweather Jr. On Saturday, dozens of local residents knocked out boxing parties, splitting the pay-per-view cost, while other fans circumvented cable ...
May 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Assembly pulls fireworks from agenda after much discussion
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly pulled an ordinance to prohibit fireworks at two beaches near residential areas from their meeting agenda after much discussion at their Thursday work session. The ordinance, which was scheduled to be introduced at the May 7 meeting, would have prohibited firewo...
May 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Garden Gate: Less is more in gardening, photography
I tell people that if given any topic, I can, in a step or two, relate it to gardening. This week I’m going to combine a couple of my favorite topics: gardening and photography. Okay, so this one’s not as difficult as trying to find a common thread between gardening and car racing or gardening an...
May 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Middle School students survey, blast to success
Two teams of Kodiak Middle School students built rockets and conducted a recycling survey in a science and engineering contest, and one team will have their project competing at a regional tournament. Under the direction of eighth-grade teacher Kathryn Simms, the “Bottle Bill Bros” and the “Rocke...
May 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Public Safety Blotter: May 4
April 12 At 2:34 p.m., police observed a man who was dancing in the road and was a traffic hazard on Thorsheim Street. He moved out of the road when police asked. At 3:10 p.m., police warned a speeding driver on Mill Bay Road. At 4:12 p.m., a caller reported an aggressive dog on Baranof Street. T...
May 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Community events: May 4
Today 7 p.m. — Author Doug Vandegraft presents “What was the Name of that Bar?” at the Kodiak Public Library. 7 p.m. — School board work session, Central Services Conference Room. Tuesday, May 5 5-8:30 — Game night, Kodiak Public Library. Wednesday, May 6 6-9:30 p.m. — Social dancing, cha-cha, Ea...
May 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Oil companies should share some of their profits
To the Editor, We all know that there is a great amount of concern about the deep cut backs in education the state is going to have to endure. The oil companies are still making billions in profits from Alaska oil, not as many billions as they use to, but still making good money. Does the oil com...
May 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Search Our Marketplace
or Search by category