Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
More fishing jobs in 2012, but fewer salmon jobs
New statistics compiled by the Alaska Department of Labor show the number of Alaska fishing jobs is rising even as the number of salmon fishing jobs declines. The figures were compiled by Jack Cannon and Josh Warren in the November issue of Alaska Economic Trends magazine. The two men used data f...
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KHS wrestlers place fifth at Peninsula Duals
Kodiak wrestling started the season with a fifth-place finish at the Peninsula Duals Saturday at Nikiski High School. Kodiak, the tournament runner-up a year ago, edged Homer 45-33 in the fifth-place match. Andrew Caballa (120), Jay-Ar Small (126), Takahiro Kishimoto (132), Aaron Rohr (138), Josh...
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APD seeks help in finding Eagle River man
The Anchorage Police Department is seeking the public’s help as it searches for a missing Eagle River man. Stephen Gingrich, 58, was last seen by neighbors nearly two weeks ago and was reported missing by a worried neighbor. The story was first reported by KTUU-TV on Sunday. “Police were unable t...
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Fish Factor: Crab consumption increases
Americans remained true to their seafood favorites last year with shrimp, canned tuna and salmon topping the list of the 10 most popular seafoods. That’s according to the National Fisheries Institute, which compiles the list each year based on data from the government’s US Fisheries Report. Follo...
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School board named top in state
The Kodiak Island Borough school board was named the best in the state last week by the Association of Alaska School Boards. AASB presented the Kodiak school board with the Outstanding School Board of the Year Award at the organization’s 60th annual conference on Nov. 9 in Anchorage. The award wa...
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Summer without bears

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Kodiak goes 1-1 on first day of 4A state volleyball tournament
The dream of winning a 4A state volleyball title isn’t dead. It just got a lot harder to achieve. Hours after Kodiak earned its first state tournament win in more than a decade, perennial powerhouse South Anchorage swept the Bears out of the winners’ bracket, 28-26, 25-21, 25-21, in a quarterfina...
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Leo Soucy
Leo Soucy, 69, passed away Nov. 12, 2013 at Elmendorf Richardson Air Force Base in Anchorage. Services for Leo Soucy will be held at the Rendezvous Bar on Saturday. Inquire within for details. Leo's daughter and brother will attend. Please visit.
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