Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Teeing Off: What to watch on TV
It’s 9 p.m. Thursday and I’m finally getting to this space. I almost blew it off and placed a wire story here, but I knew that would have disappointed Gizmo. A cranky dog is no fun to live with. I was easily distracted Thursday at work with baseball playoffs and professional and college football ...
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Taking Gospel in words and work to Galena
Last summer it was Boston, where kids and chaperones from the Kodiak Bible Chapel youth group helped with church planting and cleaned up messes left by the first tornado in 50 years. This summer the team traveled to the community of Galena on the Yukon River. Its population deflates during the su...
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Amazing Nature: The Plastic Plight of Seabirds
What I love about science and nature is that there is always something new to discover and learn about. Unfortunately, very often the news are not good news. Sometimes, the news seem so sad, the problems so large and overwhelming that I struggle how to discuss them with my students without leavin...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 8
Oct. 7 3:11 a.m. Security Check, Mill Bay Rd 4:16 a.m. Someone found a license plate; owner lives in Trooper Territory. Given to AST. 10:15 a.m. Reports jewelry stolen from her residence; under investigation. Mission Rd 10:46 a.m. Female concerned about a homeless person hanging around the busine...
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Summer ferry schedule out
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities has released their draft summer ferry schedule for 2016 including four to five stops per week in Kodiak and two trips per month in July and August down the Aleutian Chain. The Tustumena will stop in Ouzinkie twice per week, on the way ...
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Superintendent floats claims after Palmer travel woes
Based on events leading up to Kodiak football’s loss at Palmer on Sept. 26, the Kodiak Island Borough School District is requesting that Palmer vacate the win and reimburse Kodiak for travel costs. A four-page memo from KIBSD superintendent Stewart McDonald informing school board members on Sept....
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Mayor prepares for local health summit
Kodiak City Mayor Pat Branson plans putting teeth into the Monday night forum on drugs. The first step on her agenda is a health summit planned for Nov. 12 through the office of Healthy Tomorrows. “Nothing is going to be forced down anyone’s throat,” said Branson. “We feel it will facilitate disc...
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Poet offers workshop, language film screening
Internationally recognized poet Bob Holman will present his film “Language Matters” Friday at the Kodiak Public Library. Holman will also conduct a free poetry workshop Saturday afternoon at the library as well. “People need to be aware that we are losing languages all the time,” Holman said. “Th...
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