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Fourth of July around Kodiak Island
Enjoy these photos of Fourth of July celebrations captured in Kodiak, Old Harbor and Ouzinkie.
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Arnold picks up victory
Jakob Arnold went the distance for he Kenai Post 20 Twins on Tuesday. The Kodiak High School rising junior pitched all five innings of the Twins’ 13-2 victory over West Anchorage in an American Legion AA baseball game in Anchorage. The game ended via the 10-run mercy rule. Arnold gave up five hit...
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Proposed smoking ban goes too far
I am not going to voice my opposition to a smoking ban, as a smoker I’m subject to a ban pretty much everywhere I go these days, on- or off-island. I do feel that the draft of the ban the assembly is defending is far too reaching and I commend assemblywoman Louise Stutes for being the lone wolf i...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 5
Tuesday, July 2 • At 12:39 a.m., a caller reported a man was sleeping in a lobby. He left when an officer asked him to. • At 1:47 a.m., an officer was out investigating a missing gate. All was OK. • At 4:46 a.m., a man was arrested for DUI. • At 10:06 a.m., an abandoned vehicle was red-tagged. • ...
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Alaska State Trooper report: July 5
Sunday, June 30 • Kodiak Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted a 45-year-old woman from Portland, Ore. who was fishing in the Olds River. The woman kept two king salmon over 20 inches long, but had failed to record them on her sport fishing license. She was cited for failure to log a king salmon. Ba...
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Departing pastors leave the island with heaps of wisdom
Editor’s Note: This is the second in a two-part series about the changing faces at Kodiak’s churches. The first part of this series was published June 21. Read it online at www.kodiakdailymirror.com. ALAN AND LINDA ROSS — They learned to listen. While Interact missionaries, Alan and Linda Ross, l...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Laptuuk
Laptuuk : Baseball Kiagmi laptuugtaartukut. : We play baseball in the summertime. In classical Alutiiq society, community gatherings were an opportunity for games, particularly those played outdoors. Both men and women enjoyed participating in athletic challenges, including everything from swimmi...
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Kodiak bear mauling book available in print
Fifteen years ago, Keith Rogan survived a mauling by a Kodiak brown bear. Now he has taken that experience and turned it into a book to help others learn about bears. “I became fascinated with bears after this happened,” Rogan said. “A Kodiak Bear Mauling: Living and Dying with Alaska’s Bears” is...
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