Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
KMS wresters net 7 placers at Houston
After a bumpy ferry ride, the Kodiak Middle School wrestling team shook off its sea legs and produced a sixth-place finish at the Houston Smackdown Tournament that finished Saturday. “The kids did very well,” Kodiak coach Steve Rounsaville said. “The ferry trip over was pretty rough, but they rec...
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Animal shelter gets first transferred pet
The Kodiak Animal Shelter has received their first pet transferred to Kodiak from a mainland shelter in order to offer more adoptable pets in Kodiak and relieve the pressure on other shelters. Kyla, a two-year-old sled dog, arrived at the shelter almost two weeks ago from the City of Kenai Animal...
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Kodiak Coast Guard swimmer receives DAR Medal of Honor
Jonathan Kreske expected he would have to face potentially panicked mariners who did not speak English. But as soon as he was lowered from the hovering Coast Guard helicopter and his feet hit the deck of the Russian tanker, he knew something had been lost in translation. A call had gone out for a...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 19
Jan. 16 At 2:48 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. At 3:11 a.m., police cited a driver on Thorsheim Street for not stopping completely at a stop sign and having no proof of insurance. At 9:22 a.m., police began investigating fraud on Pillar Mountain Road. At 12:33 p.m., police warned an...
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Akhiok students learn from Colorado scientists
Students in Akhiok learned more about the electric charges an antenna at their school is designed to detect during a conference call with University of Colorado scientists last week. “This lesson was the outreach part to connect the science going on with the antenna to the students and their lear...
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Alaska State Troopers: Feb. 19
Feb. 15 At 2:22 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a woman refusing to leave a residence. The investigation found that a woman had trespassed and she was also on conditions of release from a previous case to obey all laws. She was arrested on suspicion of criminal trespass and viola...
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'Selma' a compelling reminder
Movies have great power. Movies enlighten, movies enrich, movies entertain, movies educate. Additionally, movies cause us to examine our lives and values and, perhaps most significantly, movies remind us of matters that transcend our individual lives. Better movies accomplish two or more of these...
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Thomet debuts in Idaho
Kodiak’s Levi Thomet will make his senior track and field debut against some of the Northwest’s top runners today in Idaho. Thomet, an All-American cross country runner, is competing in the 3,200 meters at the 37th Simplot Games on the campus of Idaho State University in Pocatello. The meet is du...
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