Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Long-vacant airport terminal gets new tenant
After 18 years, the old MarkAir building at Benny Benson State Airport has a new tenant. By the end of the month, the Navigator Lounge will open in the old green building that once housed a vibrant regional airline. “The reason we’re doing this is convenience,” said Patricia Altmeter, co-owner of...
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Overcoming challenges
Every time Illa Macinko is asked how tall she is, she gives a precise answer. “I am 5-1¼ — don’t forget the fourth,” she said. Being undersized hasn’t slowed the Kodiak senior. As a youth in the Kodiak Kingfishers swimming program she was one of the top swimmers in the state. She still holds thre...
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Alaska State Troopers: Oct. 3
Saturday, Sept. 21 Kodiak Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a 40-year-old California man for failure to release a coho salmon hooked other than in the mouth. Bail was set at $130. Tuesday, Sept. 24 Kodiak Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a 62-year-old Utah man for taking too many coho salmon from Pill...
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Politicians will stop at nothing to confiscate firearms
To the Editor: The tyrants, dictators and all scumbag politicians will stop at nothing to register and ban and eventually confiscate firearms owned by law-abiding Americans like you and me. The UN has been working for 15 years to force its gun-banning arms treaty on the United States. Obama and K...
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Troopers search for vehicle arsonist
Alaska State Troopers are searching for the person responsible for setting a vehicle on fire and abandoning it on a beach near Spruce Cape. According to a trooper dispatch report, Alaska State Troopers responded to a vehicle fire around 3:42 a.m., on Sept. 25. The vehicle had been pushed off a cl...
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Kodiak volleyball creates buzz
Kodiak’s second-place finish at the West Spiketacular created a lot of buzz in Anchorage. A high school friend of Amy Willis filled in the coach. “She sent me a Facebook message telling me she was really sorry that she missed our tournament because that was all they were talking about at adult le...
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City releases latest sales tax revenue figures
One year after the city of Kodiak implemented a 7 percent sales tax, city revenue is only slightly less than pre-increase forecasts. According to reports from the city’s finance office, the city of Kodiak is collecting almost $450,000 more on average each quarter when compared with 2012. The city...
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School board approves teacher contract in brief meeting
The Kodiak Island Borough school board met Wednesday for a brief special meeting to confirm a new teacher contract and OK a vendor list for the district’s correspondence program. The school board approved the hiring of Pamela Henderson as a special education teacher in the autism support classroo...
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