Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Assembly unhappy with procurement process
Most of the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly called into question the borough’s procurement process at Thursday’s regular meeting. On the agenda was approval of two contracts for landfill equipment — one for a skid steer and one for an excavator. Speaking about the skid steer, some assembly members...
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Projects on bridge, Chiniak Hwy make list for DOT funds
The latest Statewide Transportation Improvement Program list, including three Kodiak road projects, received approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation on Nov. 27. The list compiled by the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities identifies more than 200 projects as high...
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Wandersee scores big in UAA loss
Despite getting 16 points from Hannah Wandersee, the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team dropped a 71-62 decision Saturday at Western Washington University. The loss was the Seawolves’ first of the season (12-1, 1-1 Great Northwest Athletic Conference) and it snapped a school-r...
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Who are the good guys now?
I lack the words to describe the absurd, corrupt, immoral, hypocritical, nature of the criminal operation these arrogant officials are carrying out in the Middle East. What the U.S., Saudi Arabia, NATO and others have been doing now for over 10 years in that area is beyond insane. How can the peo...
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Trees have value beyond money
To the editor: The remaining timber out in Chiniak will not lose its value if left alone, if you look at it from a different perspective. Lots of people and wildlife view trees as a place of beauty and serenity. Since the large-scale logging out in Chiniak there’s only the borough-owned trees and...
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OUTDOOR KODIAK: Polypro layer best bet for getting wet
Kodiak has about the most challenging weather in the world for outdoor enthusiasts. Sure, there are places that are hotter or colder. It’s hard to imagine, but there are even places that are wetter and windier. The big difference between Kodiak and so many other locations is in the variability. M...
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Kodiak wrestling wins Wash. tourney
Kodiak wrestling returned from the Pacific Northwest with a tournament title. The Bears won a dual tournament at Stanwood High School on Saturday in Washington state. Kodiak won 10 matches to defeat Franklin Pierce, 55-24, in the championship dual. Hunter Bigley (220), Bryan Gonzalez (106), Kryst...
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Kodiak Island Births: Dec. 8
Brennan Austin DeLaGarza was born at 10:06 p.m. on Nov. 27, 2015, to Alex and Stephanie DeLaGarza. He weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. His parents are originally from Abilene, Texas, and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce, and the bab...
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