Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Teeing Off: A Super Bowl therapy session with Gizmo
Surprisingly, the Clarkston household has handled Seattle’s devastating Super Bowl XLIX defeat pretty good. The carton of ice cream I purchased after the game is still half full and Gizmo is starting to get pep in his step. In the seven stages of grief, I’ve zoomed all the way to the last stage o...
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Alaska State Troopers: Feb. 6
Jan. 25 At 9:56 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to report of a domestic disturbance between roommates at a residence off Mission Road. The investigation found that a Marcus Benton, 24, threatened a roommate with a weapon and fled before the troopers arrived. The man was not located. Trooper...
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Subsistence advisory council to meet in Kodiak
The Kodiak/Aleutians Subsistence Regional Advisory Council is meeting in Kodiak next week to review the rural determination process, call for regulatory proposals for federal hunting and trapping and will get an update on the Buskin River sockeye project and have a question and answer time about ...
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Finding humility difficult in our cult of preference
Less than nine months after moving to Kodiak, I am amazed at how my standards of traffic have changed. Recently, I was trying to turn left onto Mill Bay Road, and found myself getting impatient after waiting for three minutes. I caught myself thinking that traffic was heavy, and laughed at myself...
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Overwhelmed with joy by the outcome
Now we can say the code revision is dead! The people of Kodiak are truly family. They are the reason I moved back to Kodiak a long time ago when I first retired. For those who missed the meeting, it was Kodiak standing side by side with Kodiak. Men and women, young and older, were testifying givi...
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In the Courts: Feb. 6
Flossie Jean Ashouwak pleaded guilty to attempted hindering prosecution in the first degree. Ashouwak was sentenced to 360 days in jail (260 suspended) and fined $2,500 ($1,250 suspended) and ordered to schedule a screening for alcohol/substance abuse and ordered to complete 75 hours of community...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 6
Subsistence program meeting The Federal Subsistence Board is seeking comment on a proposed regulatory change to the rural determination process for the Federal Subsistence Program in Alaska. Under current regulations, the board determines which community or area is rural. The Regional Advisory Co...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Kayunguq — Stormy
Kayunguq Stormy Kayunguq, eh? It’s stormy, eh? Despite mild temperatures, Kodiak lies in one of the most meteorologically active regions on earth. From September to April, a storm crosses the Gulf of Alaska every four to five days, bringing intense rain, high winds and heavy seas. Kodiak’s locati...
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