Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
KIRA holds motocross, raffles dirt bike
Dust, exhaust, the smell of burgers and flying dirt bikes filled the air at the Kodiak Island Racing Association’s motocross on Saturday. KIRA holds events almost weekly throughout the summer. Saturday’s motocross was the fifth one this year, and there are still four more to go as well as one mor...
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Relay meets fundraising goal
Relay for Life kicked off with good weather and well over 100 people showing up at the beginning of Friday’s festivities at Woody Way Field. The annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society started off with chairwoman Kathie Morin saying they had raised $35,000 of the $50,000 goal so far, an...
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City fire department shows off new $450,000 engine
Deputy Fire Chief Jim Mullican showed off Kodiak’s new fire engine to the city council after Thursday’s meeting. With this new engine, the city is back to having two engines and a ladder truck. The city sold one of its old engines in October 2012, Mullican said. Since then, they’ve only had one e...
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Council Oks creation of drug task force "Safe Streets"
The city of Kodiak is one step closer to creating an assistant city manager position and approves task force. At its regular meeting Thursday, the city council moved forward with an ordinance that would create the position. “We have been talking about this for a period of time and believe it’s th...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 28
July 9 At 3 a.m., police investigated what they called a suspicious vehicle left unoccupied on Selig Street. At 4:42 a.m., officers permanently trespassed an individual from a Shelikof Street address after taking a report of disorderly conduct. At 11:35 a.m., officers took a report of a possible ...
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Nasturtiums add a kick to your garden and your plate
People who live in more temperate areas don’t give nasturtiums a second look. They’re often regarded as weeds, since they reseed easily and will grow absolutely anywhere with the least amount of maintenance. (Ever been in southern California in June?) But whether you grow nasturtiums in Cambridge...
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Harold Naughton ~ 1927 - 2014
Harold J. Naughton 87, affectionately known by family and friends as "Uncle Harold," died July 8, 2014, at Kodiak Providence Island Medical Center in Kodiak. Harold was born in Cordova in 1927 and moved to Kodiak in 1935 with his family. As a World War II veteran, Harold was honorably discharged ...
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Public comment needed on Alaska fisheries policy
Nowhere in the world do people have more say in shaping fisheries policy than in Alaska. While the outcomes might get mixed rants and reviews, no one is ever denied the chance to state ideas, concerns and gripes to decision makers. Several opportunities are available right now. First, a revised d...
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