Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Obama chose right town
Last week the President of the United States of America was in my home. And by home I don’t just mean “Alaska,” our collective home, I mean my hometown, Dillingham. Just above the bluff where Barack Hussein Obama was talking to fishermen is the hospital where I was born. It was also, sadly, the s...
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Fish Work Group discusses bycatch, hears comments at forum
A dozen panelists joined the Kodiak Fisheries Work Group on Wednesday for a forum with stakeholders on bycatch in the Gulf of Alaska. FWG co-chair John Whiddon said the group is not necessarily trying to come up with a consensus, but come to a better understanding of the issues and represent the ...
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City council begins studying possible marijuana rules
Because of a travel problem, a representative of the city’s law firm could not attend Wednesday’s Kodiak City Council work session as planned to give a presentation about marijuana and regulations for its use. Marijuana use by adults became legal in Alaska in February, and detailed regulations ar...
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Troopers: drunk man crashes his vehicle, reports it stolen
A Kodiak man allegedly crashed his pickup while intoxicated and then told the Alaska State Troopers it had been stolen, according to a trooper report. Tyrone Walker, 38, reported to the troopers on Sunday shortly before 11 p.m. that his truck had been taken from his Gull Drive residence, accordin...
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Alumni spotlight: Izzy Riina playing for George Fox
One of the top defenders in the history of the Kodiak High School volleyball program has found a home at the next level. Izzy Riina, who graduated a few months ago from KHS, is suiting up for George Fox University, an NCAA Division III school located in Newberg, Oregon. The 5-foot-3 defensive spe...
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MOUNTAIN VIEWS: Connections in giving, taking life
I've never pictured myself as a hunter. I'm married to a man who hunts with a passion and I've supported him in that from the sidelines. Hunt after hunt he comes home with wild game which he processes and we very much enjoy eating. The female friends in my life who hunt don't have kids. They have...
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The Week in Words: Anything not work is play
The news last week was a series of contrasts, vacillating back and forth between the energy that comes with the first day of school, the fun of the state fair and rodeo, and the reflection on work, on our labor. Work and play. As Jack knows, a healthy helping of both keeps the doldrums away. Let’...
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Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 10
Sept. 1 Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted a British Columbia woman sport fishing near Whale Pass and cited her for sport fishing with more than one line. Sept. 3 At 4 p.m., Alaska State Troopers arrested a man on an outstanding warrant stemming from the original charge of assault in the third de...
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