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Alaska Science Forum: Glass tool kit found near Koyukuk River
From space, the Nogahabara Dunes are a splotch of blond sand about six miles in diameter surrounded by green, boreal forest. Located west of the Koyukuk River, the dunes are the site of an uncommon discovery. In 2001, biologists for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service were walking the dunes when t...
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City responds to some questions about Sept. 16
Editor’s note: The Daily Mirror received the following letter from Kodiak Police Chief Ronda Wallace on Tuesday afternoon. Most of the questions referred to in the first sentence were asked by the Mirror several times before Nov. 25 in person, in writing and by email. The letter is also posted on...
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District short of substitute teachers
During November, only one day saw Kodiak public school classrooms fully staffed, and so far this year, about one out of five requests for substitute teachers went unfilled. Director of student services Ron Bryant reported the staffing figures at Monday’s Kodiak Island Borough School District Boar...
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Locals prepare for bird watch
Kodiak has dozens of species of birds, and local birders will spend their Saturday trying to spot and count as many as possible. On Friday, the Kodiak Audubon chapter held their annual membership meeting and “Winter Birds of Kodiak” presentation in preparation for the annual Christmas bird count....
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OUTDOOR KODIAK: Hard to hit a hole-in-one when finding gifts
My wife insists that I’m the most difficult person in the world to buy gifts for. I claim she’s stretching things a little, but she’s sticking to her guns. The problem is that I’m pretty self-sufficient when it comes to buying things I want and need. I have to save a while for the bigger items, b...
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Alumni roundup: Cannon has breakout game
It didn’t take long for Carissa Cannon to have a breakout performance for Lower Columbia Community College. In her seventh game for the Red Devils, the former Kodiak High School girls basketball star poured in a team-high 19 points in a 68-41 thumping of Portland Community College on Tuesday in P...
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Local Results: Dec. 15
City League Basketball Monday, Dec. 7  ISA 67, Strangers 65     Jestoni Valdez 28 points, Christian Miranda 23, Lawrence Nacapuy 5, Christopher Romua 4, Francis Miranda 3, Marlon Fernando 2 and Robert Mercado 2 for ISA. Chaylen Delgado 19 points, Paul Kewan 12, Matt Delgado 11, Jeremy Kewan 6, Ar...
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Kodiak Island Births: Dec. 15
Adaline Grace Hess was born at 5:42 a.m. on Dec. 9, 2015, to John D. Hess and Kimberly A. Hess. She weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20.s5 inches long. Her dad is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and the baby’s mother is originally from Prescott, Arizona, and they now live in Kodiak. Th...
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