Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
  
 
Fundraiser benefits McCarthy brothers
On good days, James McCarthy spends time hitting golf balls at an Anchorage driving range. Despite battling pancreatic cancer, he still has his picturesque swing that guides the club to the ball — the same swing that helped him capture Kodiak Island Golf Championship titles in 2008 and 2009. McCa...
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Friday sports roundup
Kodiak High School baseball, soccer and track all competed at Baranof Park on Friday. BASEBALL A four-run fifth inning pushed Kodiak to an 8-5 victory over Soldotna in a Southcentral Conference baseball opener on Friday at Baranof Field. Outfielder Frank Carlson drove in a pair, delivered three s...
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bullying, body image and the afterlife
The Kodiak High School drama club’s spring performances are a more serious matter this year with two plays that focus on bullying and body image and looking back over life decisions. “Tracks” has a group of people that just died waiting for the subway to arrive to take them to either heaven or he...
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Yes, God loves dorks
Observations about Kodiakans No. 24 and 25: Kodiak residents are very proud of their town, and wear clothing proudly displaying the name Kodiak, or next best, Alaska the 49th state founded in 1959. This is not true of many other places I have lived, where you only wear your own town's name if it ...
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Isle Bells to ring in spring with world premiere
Kodiak’s hand bell choir will be ringing in the spring season on Sunday with the world premiere of a piece of music composed just for them plus a mixture of old and new favorites. Isle Bells brand new piece, “Kodiak,” gives the choir a chance to work with a composer and learn new ways of playing ...
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
A BASEBALL LIFE: Game balls don’t have a long career
A baseball doesn’t always end its career as a hero. The lucky ones head to Cooperstown, a lot of them end up as souvenirs and the rest go to the baseball graveyard. The lifespan of a baseball was a late-night topic in the KDM newsroom this week. Those who have watched a game have seen it: A new b...
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Family has grave moment with beloved pet
As I stood on the edge of the gravesite in progress, I was suddenly grateful that my husband, Patrick, is an archaeologist and so at ease with digging large holes. Skilled with a shovel, Patrick stepped on the top edge of the blade and broke into the outer layer of the soil so automatically and e...
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Fagan disregards Economics 101
I have been reading the rants of Mr. (Jamie) Fagan for a while now and have generally been able to ignore the simplistic arguments that he propounds. His latest pronouncements on the Gold Standard and “fiat” currency is too much misinformation, ignorance and false facts to ignore and, what the he...
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Search Our Marketplace
or Search by category