Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Coast Guard sends helicopter to Cold Bay for snow crab season
Members of Air Station Kodiak just returned from Cold Bay, where they stood by to help ailing mariners during the red king crab fishery season. Now they’re back in the small Alaska Peninsula town to help with the snow crab season. On Saturday, Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak sent an MH-60 Jayhawk ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 10
Wednesday, Dec. 4 • At 4:08 a.m., an officer investigated suspicious circumstances on Chichenof Street. All was OK. • At 8 a.m., a 911 caller reported a bear was at a dumpster on the 1200 block of Selief Lane. Officers had no contact with it. • At 9:14 a.m., a caller reported his vehicle was stol...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Christmas for outdoor enthusiasts
Is there anything more difficult than Christmas shopping for outdoor enthusiasts? Absolutely! The harder job is being an outdoor enthusiast and “helping” loved ones select your gifts. I get to see both sides of the challenge since I’m an outdoor nut and married to one in her own right. After more...
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Births: Dec. 10
• Sophia Evalette Christeman was born at 1:29 p.m. Nov. 29, 2013, to Veronica and Phillip Christeman. She weighed 6 pounds, 13.4 ounces and measured 19 inches long. Her parents are originally from Kodiak. Proud grandparents are Bibiana Christeman from Palau and Julia Samaniego from Mexico. • Tere...
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Free Tilikum
To the Editor: On Oct. 24, CNN aired a documentary titled “Blackfish.” The documentary focuses on the life of SeaWorld’s 12,000-pound killer whale named Tilikum. At the age of three, the whale was taken out of the wild away from his pod. Killer whales are extremely intellectual and emotional crea...
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Education amendment opens door for addressing problems
The next state legislative session begins Jan. 21. One of the most important pieces of pending legislation is Senate Joint Resolution 9 (SJR9) “Proposing amendments to the constitution of the state of Alaska relating to state aid for education. It is ripe for passage. Our state constitution inclu...
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Are we losing touch with our children?
To the Editor: Having only been in Kodiak for a few short months, I am amazed at what a small town homey feel it has. Kodiak has a way of giving you a feeling of family and of close-knit relationships. Since arriving on the island, I have noticed that most of the families have both parents and so...
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Around Kodiak: Dec. 10
Mapping group meets The Kodiak GIS User Group will meet at noon today in the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center. Join mapping experts for an update of data collection around Kodiak Island. Parks gathering The Kodiak Island Borough parks and recreation committee meeting originally sch...
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