Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Former Kodiak student to speak at UAA’s Fall 2014 commencement
A former Kodiak student, representing the University of Alaska Anchorage student body, will deliver a speech at the Fall 2014 commencement ceremony on Saturday. Duke Kahumoku originally moved to Kodiak in 1992 with his family when he was 11. His father was a firefighter working at U.S. Coast Guar...
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Borough to close its incinerator in February
By JULIE HERRMANN Mirror Writer The Kodiak Island Borough’s incinerator at the landfill will close in February, according to a KIB letter to incinerator users. The borough decided to stop using the incinerator due to “recently approved Federal and State air quality and waste handling regulations ...
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Bering Sea Halibut fishing threatened
If expected cuts are made in January, halibut fishing could be over in the Bering Sea west of Alaska, the source of one-sixth of halibut caught in the United States. That catch includes most of the frozen supply that sustains restaurants, food-service companies and retail stores nationwide, such ...
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Council hears from compost company, RCAC applicants
The Kodiak City Council listened to a request to amend the city’s contract with a company creating compost at the landfill and heard from applicants for the Prince William Sound Regional Citizen’s Advisory Council at the council’s work session on Tuesday. The city is working on building a compost...
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Achievers: Rotary Students of the Month
6th grade Rotary Nov-Dec Keishin Caballa Keishin Caballa, a sixth grader at Kodiak Middle School, has been selected as the Rotary Student of November-December by her teachers. Keishin was voted for this award because of her positive character in and out of the classroom, caring personality, and t...
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James Malone Wheeler
James Malone Wheeler, beloved father, brother, grandfather and husband, was born on May 7, 1942, and passed away peacefully at his residence in Port Orchard, Washington, on Nov. 26, 2014. He was 72 years old. Wheeler is survived by his wife, Diane; children, James, Dennis, Marci, Tamara, Terri an...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 112
Nov. 29 Around 2:55 a.m., police conducted four bar checks. At 3:55 a.m., police responded to a traffic offense on Selief Lane and arrested a man on suspicion of driving under the influence. At 5:23 a.m., a 911 caller reported a hit and run on Shelikof Street. Charges were forwarded for reckless ...
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Jim Schnick ends three-year run as KHS football coach
When Jim Schnick arrived on Kodiak Island in 2010 it didn’t take him long to get involved with the Kodiak High School football program. “I think I took one day to rest and get some sleep after the plane ride and the very next day I was at practice getting to know the kids,” he said. Schnick’s run...
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