Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Kodiak’s Pickled Willys gets top prize — in three cities
Bill Alwert of Pickled Willys says he was tickled pink over his black cod tips. “It was pretty neat doing this,” he said. “There were a lot of other people out there.” Alwert was referring to the Alaska Symphony of Seafood, an annual contest for new products made from Alaska seafood, which declar...
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Council talks pathway through town
Island Trails Network has proposed a pathway that would connect downtown Kodiak to the current pathway stretching along Rezanof Drive, but the city council had some qualms about getting into a big project that could have unexpected costs in the future. The proposed path would start at Pier 2 and ...
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Alaska Science Forum: A yearly flood into the Gulf of Alaska
Satellite data has confirmed that the amount of freshwater released into the Gulf of Alaska from streams and rivers in Alaska and northern Canada is about 1.5 times what the Mississippi River dumps into the Gulf of Mexico each year. That astounding flow of water is from rainfalls that soak Southe...
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Kodiak breaks two weather records
Kodiak broke a daily rainfall record and a daily high-temperature record over the past few days. On Friday, Kodiak received 2.32 inches of rain, beating the old record of two inches. On Sunday, Kodiak saw a record high of 45 degrees, although there is an unofficial high temperature of 46 degrees ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 25
Jan. 24 At 2:38 a.m., police warned a driver on Mill Bay Road about a taillight out. At 2:58 a.m., police responded to disorderly conduct on Marine Way. It was a verbal altercation and a warning was given. Around 3:10 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 2:33 p.m., a caller on Mill ...
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Quit spending please
Letter to the editor, I see we have a surplus or shall I say did have a surplus of $5 million that the school board is trying to spend. This is money that until last week was not needed for normal every day operating expenses. So last Monday the school board took about $2 million out for “profess...
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Pulling together to strengthen family and community
Fortifying Alaska’s families and building community are priorities of mine as I serve with great honor and deep gratitude as Alaska’s First Lady. As the honorary chair of the Alaska Children’s Trust, I am thankful for the important work being done by this and other organizations to prevent child ...
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NLC Power Rankings: Teams enter final week of regular season
Dimond’s boys basketball team can claim something no other team in the country can — it beat Vashon Island. The Washington state school is entering this weekend’s 2A Regional play with a 21-1 record. The Pirates’ only loss came to Dimond in a 48-47 overtime defeat at the Cactus Jam Tournament in ...
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