Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Retired chief reviewing KPD incident
Consultant Greg Russell is in Kodiak this week working on the investigation into the actions by Kodiak Police Department officers on Sept. 16, according to a Tuesday release from KPD. On that date, Kodiak resident Nick Pletnikoff was collecting mail near his home when officers restrained and pepp...
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GUEST COLUMN: No dollar price on damage
Recently, as I flew back from Kodiak and the trial of the man who did the vandalism at Holy Resurrection Cathedral there, I began to think about what it is that the church exists for in that city. In every community, there are houses of worship of many varieties — Protestant, Roman Catholic, Orth...
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Kodiak ranks 7 on travel site’s best small towns list
A travel website has ranked Kodiak within the top 10 on it’s “Top 50 small towns in America” list. Discountmyflights.com, a California-based company that is striving to be “a one-stop source for all of the best deals on flights available online,” according to their website, ranked Kodiak seventh....
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Report: Seafood job numbers up again
Jobs in commercial fishing increased by 0.7 percent last year, a smaller growth than in previous years but still increasing as the numbers have been since 2009, according to the most recent “Alaska Economic Trends” by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Despite the growth, s...
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KHS football snags 5 all-state players
It was hard not to miss Kordell Pillans during a Kodiak High School football game this season. The 6-foot-1, 305-pound senior was always one of the biggest players on the field. He was also one of the best. Over the weekend, Pillans was named to the first-team of the medium-schools all-state team...
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Sea Stories: Life and Death on Aiaktalik Island
On October 1, 1978, two weeks into the Kodiak King Crab season, the Marion A., a 42 foot steel boat, headed for the south end of Kodiak Island with sixteen crab pots. Onboard were skipper Delno Oldham, 25, and deckhands Jerry Allain, 28, and Gerald Bourgeois, 29. Delno Oldham, from Washington Sta...
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$300K left after completion of Anton Larsen dock
Boaters took advantage of the newly completed dock in Anton Larsen Bay over the weekend, with trailers lining the road as far as on a fine summer day. With construction completed, the Kodiak Island Borough still has about $300,000 left of the $2 million state legislative grant, $20,000 borough ma...
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Hospital lease, KSMSC letter discussed at work session
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly discussed the lease for the hospital and a letter advocating for time to figure out what to do with the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center. The assembly will be drafting questions that they want answered by current-lease Providence Health and Services and ...
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