Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
  
 
Borough announces seats up for grabs in fall election
Fifteen seats on seven elected bodies of the Kodiak Island Borough will be voted on in the upcoming fall election. Two three-year term seats, currently held by Aaron Griffin and Chris Lynch, on the assembly as well as one one-year term due to a vacancy will be up at the October 6 election. The KI...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Whales death cause still unknown
The cause of multiple dead fin whales and several humpback whales found floating around the Kodiak Archipelago is still unknown as biologists await more test results. Kate Wynne, an Alaska Sea Grant marine mammal specialist and University of Alaska Fairbanks professor, said the results have come ...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
MOUNTAIN VIEWS: Appreciating layers of archeological friendships
This week the Alutiiq Museum community archaeology dig begins. For Kodiak, this means a chance to participate in a free, public site excavation and learn about Kodiak history. For our family, this means an influx of visiting scientists to our home. My husband, Patrick, is an archaeologist and lea...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
July interim report
The legislature entered the interim after passing the Fiscal Year 2016 budget on June 11. Although there has not been an official announcement yet, we may be called back into special session this fall to consider matters related to the development of a natural gas pipeline. Throughout the next si...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
GCI enhances wireless in Kodiak, promises to bring 4G LTE to Emerald Isle by year’s end
GCI is upgrading its six cell towers in Kodiak and is on track to bring 4G LTE wireless data speeds to the local community by the end of 2015, as wireless network upgrades are implemented throughout the summer, a company news release said Monday. “As an Alaska-based company, GCI is dedicated to b...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiak Island Births: July 15
Madden Kole Hiner was born at 4:16 a.m. on July 1, 2015, to Ashley and Mariah Hiner. He weighed 7 pounds, 1.4 ounces and was 19 inches long. His parents are originally from and live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at home, and the baby’s father works at Scott’s Heating and Plumbing. Also welco...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Former KHS star joins 907
Alec Canete-Hall, a former Kodiak High School basketball star, is participating in Lower 48 tournaments over the next two weeks as a member of Team 907 Blue. Team 907 features high school players from across the state, including Barrow sensation Kamaka Hepa. The team kicked off its tour last week...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Swearingin begins bowling tourney
Kodiak youth Dustin Swearingin started his run at the Junior Gold Championships on Monday in Chicago, Illinois. Swearingin, 15, produced a five-game bowling average of 145.60 — nearly 50 pins below his average — during the first qualifying round. The rising Kodiak High School sophomore recorded s...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Search Our Marketplace
or Search by category