Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
  
 
Ash Wednesday a reminder of mortality
Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” Once again I had the privilege of saying those words to one person after another as I solemnly made the sign of the cross in ashes on each one’s forehead. Some of the first ashes flake off and fall on one person’s nose, and without thinki...
Feb 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Guest Opinion: For all the school board does
School board members are people who have an extraordinary dedication to our public schools. They exemplify local citizen control and decision making in education. They volunteer hundreds of hours and an immeasurable amount of energy to assure that our schools are providing the best education poss...
Feb 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
State putting megaprojects, Big Oil ahead of citizens
To the editor: The Jan. 30 presentation at the convention center by the governor’s budget director, the director of the Rasmussen Foundation, a fellow from AFL/CIO and a representative of GCI was well attended by Kodiakans. One notable entity missing in the pitch was Big Oil. From the get-go I wa...
Feb 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiak girls take aim at Soldotna
Putting the basketball through the hoop has been a difficult task for the Kodiak girls. Coach Krista Hicks is hoping that changes when her team hosts the Soldotna Stars Friday and Saturday in a pair of Northern Lights Conference games. Friday’s game tips at 7:30 p.m., while Saturday’s matchup beg...
Feb 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiak boys on the road again
After a brief two-game homestand, Kodiak’s boys basketball team is back on the road. The Bears play at Soldotna today and Saturday in a pair of Northern Lights Conference games. Today’s game starts at 6 p.m., while Saturday’s game begins at 1 p.m. Kodiak has lost its last eight games and will nee...
Feb 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kaune misses USBC Masters cut
Jacques Kaune, a former Kodiak High School student, finished in the top half of the field in his debut at the USBC Masters in Indianapolis, Indiana. Kaune, a senior at William and Penn University, finished with a 15-game pinfall of 2,952, good for 187th out of 417 bowlers. He concluded his tourna...
Feb 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Teeing Off: The way the game was supposed to be played
What does Peyton Manning get for winning the Super Bowl? Egg on the forehead. Manning appeared on Wednesday’s “The Tonight Show” and played egg Russian roulette with NBA legend Magic Johnson. Google the clip now. Manning lost, but gracefully accepted defeat. The same can’t be said for Cam Newton....
Feb 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 12
QUESTION: Who scored the first touchdown for the Kodiak High School football program? THURSDAY’S ANSWER: Harry Mickelson, who coached basketball and baseball at Kodiak High School, rolled 10 perfect games at Tropic Lanes. According to stormbowling.com, Mickelson, a five-time Alaska bowler of the ...
Feb 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Search Our Marketplace
or Search by category