Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Alaska State Troopers: Dec. 24
Dec. 13 Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted a man about his 2014 and 2015 Alaska residence sport fishing licenses, and found he did not meet the residence requirements. He was issued two citations for false statement on a sport fish license. Dec. 15 At 12:27 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a ...
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In the Courts: Dec. 24
Arnold J. Natkong pleaded guilty to reckless driving. Natkong was sentenced to 60 days in jail (57 suspended) and fined $1,000 and placed on probation for three years. Carlos Rosete pleaded guilty to two counts of assault in the fourth degree, cause fear of injury. Rosete was sentenced to 390 day...
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TEEING OFF: Gizmo's letter to Santa
Dear big man in a red suit, Remember me? I scribbled you a letter last Christmas. By the way, it was a dogrrific day. Mommy got me a stocking crammed full of treats, while daddy added to my collection of squeaky toys. In case you don’t remember me, I’m a pint-sized fluffy white dog with a smushed...
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Blue Christmas recognizes tough holidays
It’s a cold, slushy day in Kodiak this Thursday morning, but cozy and warm in Monk’s Rock, where the sense of hospitality is as thick as the fog outside. I usually don’t get into the Christmas spirit until after the fourth Sunday of Lent, but this year it has come quicker, because I have had the ...
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Week in Words: Putting the chi back in Christmas
Xmas is legit. I grew up hearing, and still hear today, about how wrong “x-mas” is, how it “takes the Christ out of Christmas.” It appears that we have been using “xmas” as long as we have been saying “Christmas.” “Christmas,” as the one-word version of the Old English “Christes maesse” (referrin...
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KHS boys hoops play on Boxing Day
The Kodiak High School boys basketball team will be boxing out opponents on Boxing Day. The Bears are playing a pair of “unofficial” games on Saturday, the day after Christmas, which is also known as Boxing Day, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the KHS gym. The Blue and Gold game, an intrasquad scrimmag...
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Trial continues in Wild Alaskan case
The trial of the owners of a controversial floating strip club formerly in the Kodiak harbor began two weeks ago in federal court in Anchorage and continues this week. Darren Byler and Kimberly Riedel-Byler, who are married and ran a floating bar and strip club aboard the former crabber vessel Wi...
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NLC POWER RANKINGS: Tournaments fill first week of hoops
The Alaska high school basketball season started in earnest last week, and 10 of the 12 Northern Lights Conference teams joined in on the fun. Most of the NLC teams were involved in four tournaments — the Doc Larson Roundball Classic in Wasilla, the Cougar Tip Off in Anchorage, and the Al Howard/...
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