Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Boatyard building proposal no surprise
To the editor: Several months ago I testified before the city council regarding their proposed building for the Dog Bay boatlift. I was told by Mr. Szabo publically that was an untruth and there were no plans. Members of the council chastised me with Charles Davidson telling me to get my facts st...
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Nick Neil Berestoff Sr
Lifelong Alaskan Nick Neil Berestoff Sr., 75, passed away Dec. 8, 2015, at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Assisted Living in Anchorage Services will be held at noon Monday, Dec. 14, at St. Innocent Cathedral, 401 Turpin St., Anchorage. The Very Rev. Archpriest John Zabinko will officiate. Visitation w...
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GARDEN GATE: Thanks to houseplants for cleaner air
Every once in a while, I get a phone call from a distraught plant owner. The call might go something like this: “Ten years ago, I brought a plant cutting back to Kodiak after attending Mom’s funeral service. I planted it right away, but now it’s not doing so good. What should I do? it was Mom’s f...
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Kodiak wrestling fifth at NLC championships
For the first time since 2008, Kodiak did not have a wrestler stand atop the podium at the in Northern Lights Conference Championships. The streak snapped when junior Russel Delacruz fell to Colony’s Levi Hopkins, 7-5, in the 120-pound championship bout, Saturday at Wasilla High School. Kodiak to...
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Food poisoning limits Lindquist at juniors
Food poisoning dampened Talon Lindquist’s second trip to the Speedo Winter Junior Championships. Lindquist missed both of his swimming events on Saturday — the 200-yard backstroke and the 200 butterfly — because of food poisoning, according to John Lindquist, his father and coach. “Really bummed ...
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FISH FACTOR: Program bringing Alaska fish to Alaskans
Caught by Alaskans for Alaskans is a business concept that bested 170 others in a global fisheries business competition last month at Stanford University in California. The contest, sponsored by Fish 2.0, awards creative approaches that build demand for sustainable seafood, reduce waste and suppo...
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Ferry system to standardize fares
With more budget cuts likely during the upcoming legislative session, the Alaska Marine Highway System has some options for saving money and is gathering more from staff and the public. One option Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Deputy Commissioner Mike Neussl heard from staff ...
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Lakings’ greatest gifts survive Chiniak fire
David Lakings and Sara Fish said their goodbyes as they looked in the direction of their Chiniak home at King Crab Way. The area was shrouded by black, billowing smoke. It would be a matter of time before the flames engulfed the house. At the moment, they were caught up in the flurry of evacuatio...
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