Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Chamber hosts election forum for candidates
Proposition No. 1 and education spending were issues of contention Tuesday night at the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce’s only candidate gathering before the municipal election next week. The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly is the only major contested race in the upcoming election. The race between inc...
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Port Lions headed to Region II Championships
Emma Nelson’s inauguration into cross country was no breeze in the park. The Port Lions senior left Friday’s meet at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park impressed with Kodiak’s runners. “Holy cow they are fast,” Nelson said. “I was hoping there would be someone jogging nice and easy, but there...
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Whiddon seeks reelection
Keeping the City of Kodiak economically healthy is a top concern for John Whiddon. Whiddon is wrapping up his first three-year term on the Kodiak City Council, and is seeking reelection for a second term. If reelected, he hopes to help the city develop long-term fiscal policies that will ensure t...
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Not every letter should be printed
Editor: This is about what appears in the paper. I was taken aback to see Mr. Coen’s “rebuttal to my rebuttal” of his letter concerning the Zimmerman trial. As I have always understood it, Party A writes a letter, Party B rebuts it, and it stops there. Each individual gets one crack at the bat an...
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Alumni update: Horn debuts in Germany basketball league
Former Kodiak and University of Alaska Anchorage basketball star Alysa Horn made her debut in Germany on Saturday. Horn tallied eight points, five rebounds, three steals and one assist in Viernheim’s 63-57 win over Heidelberg. Horn started and shot 2 of 10 from the field and hit 4 of 6 free throw...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 25
Sunday, Sept. 22 • At 1:18 a.m., a caller reported her friend told her she was just assaulted by her husband. There were no injuries and both parties separated. • At 4:59 a.m., officers were out with a man on the ground on Marine Way. He got up and left when an officer asked him to. • At 5:08 a.m...
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Davidson seeks reelection
Charles Davidson has served on the Kodiak City Council for more than two decades. He is up for reelection for another three-year term, and it is those years of experience that Davidson feels make him the right candidate for the job. “I’m running again because I want to see completion of the major...
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Center Star Training offers gun classes
For almost a decade, Ralf Lysdahl has taught Alaska State Troopers how to use firearms correctly. Now, in private business, he’s ready to begin training ordinary Alaskans. On Oct. 19, Lysdahl, an NRA-certified instructor, will offer his first class with his new business, Center Star Training. Lys...
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