Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Coast Guard rescues Tuxedni crewman
Sometimes even the rescuers need rescuing. On Monday, the Coast Guard medevaced a 44-year-old woman from the fishing tender Tuxedni as it sailed near Sitka. In June, the crew of the 103-foot Trident Seafoods tender was honored with the Coast Guard’s Gold Lifesaving Medal for its actions on Jan. 2...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Going deep for halibut
As September approaches, most anglers are taking stock of their freezers. How much space is left for silver season, and how is the supply of everything else? The sad news is, lots of Kodiak freezers are light on halibut this year. The fish have been hard to find, and the average size is a lot sma...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 27
Wednesday, Aug. 21 • At 3:22 a.m., officers stood by for safety while harbor officers helped an intoxicated man to his fishing vessel. • At 4:41 a.m., a 911 caller reported her boyfriend wouldn't let her leave the home. He was gone when officers arrived. She reported no assault or fear, but just ...
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Little freedom of choice with Obamacare
Editor, I must say I am interested in the response my first letter on this subject generated. Thank you all who read it, and for your kind corrections and suggestions. I shall endeavor to respond with equal kindness, having done quite a bit more research as was recommended. A very good source is:...
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Obamacare regulations open to interpretation
To the Editor: I took Ms. Roberts’ advice and did a Google search on “Obamacare subsidy”. One link led to the WebMD website, which had a short but informative article. It stated that the Kaiser Family Foundation estimates about half of adults currently purchasing coverage will be eligible for sub...
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Court rules on dispute over trees
The Alaska Supreme Court has ruled on a 2008 case involving a tree-cutting dispute between two Monashka Bay homeowners. In a Friday decision, the supreme court ruled Joel and Darlene Wiersum were responsible for clear-cutting a hillside owned by Paul Harder. The court threw out $161,000 in jury-a...
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Kodiak still remains out of rankings
Kodiak’s 26-8 win over Homer didn’t catch the eyes of voters. For the second straight week, the Bears were left out of the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network medium-small school football rankings. Kodiak debuted at No. 5 in the preseason poll but has appeared in neither poll since. The Bears rece...
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Alumni update: Sabado opens season at UAA
Maureen Sabado opened her junior volleyball season at the University of Alaska Anchorage with a solid performance on Saturday. Sabado had nine kills, four digs and three block assists in a five-set victory over the UAA alumni team in Anchorage. Sabado is a 2008 Kodiak High School graduate. This i...
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