Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Rural schools enrollment up
As students return to classes today, four of the Kodiak Island Borough School District’s rural schools have higher enrollment than last year. The increase at Akhiok School justified adding a third teacher to instruct the 21 students. “We knew at the end of the school year in May and we started lo...
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Voter turnout close to average
On Tuesday, election workers at the Teen Center and the Bay View Fire Department had different opinions about Kodiak voter turnout. “We’re really having a wonderful turnout,” said election worker Esther Waddell at the Teen Center. “My guess is the end result will be better than normal.” Mike Mari...
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KACO names King Salmon Derby winner
The Kodiak Association of Charter Operators has named the winner of their annual King Salmon Derby at an awards banquet on Monday. Kevin Cawley of Kodiak won the contest with a king that weighed 49.5 pounds and was 44 inches long. Second place went to Palomita Castillo of Kodiak with a 47.4-pound...
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Alaska State Troopers: Aug. 21
Aug. 14 • At 2:47 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash at Deadmans Curve on Mile 2.8 of the Chiniak Highway. A man was driving south towing a large commercial trailer. As the driver rounded the corner, a fish tote loaded with large metal pieces slid off the trailer and spi...
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Stage and Screen: 'The One Hundred Foot Journey' – A trip well taken
“The One Hundred Foot Journey” – A Trip Well Taken The Kadam family, while driving through the French countryside, has a fortuitous breakdown outside of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val; a picture-perfect French village. The family of five has recently abandoned their Indian homeland after an unruly polit...
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Billings to help with Wasilla hoops
Another coach off of Kodiak’s undefeated girls basketball team will not be returning next season. Nick Billings told the Daily Mirror on Wednesday that he has accepted an offer to help Wasilla High School’s basketball programs for the 2014-15 season. Billings was an assistant coach on the Kodiak ...
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Larsens win Lutton titles
The husband-wife duo of Brett and Kriss Larsen cruised to victories in the 13th Stuart Lutton Golf Tournament Sunday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. Brett won his first Lutton title since 2011 by firing a six-over-par, 36-hole total of 150, while Kriss captured her eighth title with a score of 17...
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An archaeologist’s field guide to coffee cans
The year is 1905. You are a prospector in Alaska relaxing in your cabin after a chilly day of working the tailings pile. Craving a cup, you pull a tin of coffee off the shelf. Though you can’t imagine it, that distinctive red can, the one you will later use for your precious supply of nails, will...
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