Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Week in Words: Risqué fish; listening out loud
We learned this week that everything you thought you knew about cod is probably wrong. That cod are not the monocle-wearing, cane-strutting sophisticates that grace the ocean deep. OK. I admit it. All I knew about cod came from my extensive knowledge of the Naboombu Lagoon in the Disney film “Bed...
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Kodiak looks back
Thirty years ago: The Kodiak Lions Club prepared to host the first-ever combined Alaska State Lioness Convention and District 49-A Lions Mid-Winter Convention. Potter Paul Dungan shared his craft as artist in residence with local students. Five years ago: A Providence Kodiak Island Counseling Cen...
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Alaska State Troopers: Nov. 12
Nov. 6 At 11 a.m., medical staff at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center reported an unexpected infant death in Old Harbor. The Alaska State Troopers found a 6-week-old boy died at home sometime between 4 a.m. and 10 a.m. The parents and village health aid tried to revive him for more than 45 ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 12
Oct. 26 At 1:45 a.m., police cited a driver on Mill Bay Road for having an expired license and no proof of insurance. At 2:32 a.m., police arrested a man on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, misconduct involving a controlled substance in the sixth degree and misconduct involving a controlle...
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State pays bigger bonuses to execs of profitless AAC
To the editor: In the Nov. 5 Kodiak Daily Mirror article “AAC to send team to New Zealand for contract,” AAC president Craig Campbell stated, “I’m trying very hard to make this a commercial operation, not a government operation,” in reference to the AAC and Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska (forme...
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Strong winds through Friday ~ Check your boat
The National Weather Service forecasts strong winds through Friday. The Kodiak harbormaster asks owners and caretakers to ensure their vessels are secure. Look for worn, split or frayed lines and replace them if needed. Hurricane-force winds are expected south of the Alaska Peninsula today.
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Savannah Ray floated, leaves Long Island
The fishing vessel that went aground on Long Island in February has been removed and dismantling continues, according to a final situation report from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Before removal, up to 875 gallons of petroleum products could have leaked from the vessel, so...
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Kodiak spikers head to state
Amy Willis was a mess on Monday. While people constantly congratulated her for winning the Northern Lights Conference volleyball crown, Kodiak’s coach only had one thing on her mind — the weather. Last year, Kodiak had to forfeit its state volleyball tournament opener because the team couldn’t ma...
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