Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
AMAZING NATURE: Ghost Shrimp not the only Boohoo
When walking the neighborhood I see scary pumpkin faces, hedges covered in spider webs and in one front yard is a dragon that beats its wings and scares my dog into barking at it every time we walk by. Halloween time brings to mind topics like vampire squids or skeleton shrimp. However, on my min...
Oct 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former mayor leaves legacy of community involvement
Phone calls and emails poured into the Kodiak Daily Mirror’s office mourning the passage of Kodiak fixture Walter Johnson. Johnson died Oct. 7. Johnson not only served one term as city mayor for Kodiak, but was instrumental in the start of public radio station KMXT and the initial development of ...
Oct 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turkish prof looks at local parasites
A professor from Turkey studying the link between parasites in fish around the world spent the last six months in Kodiak studying organisms in rockfish, pollock and cod. Mehmet Cemal Oguz, a tenure-track professor at Ataturk University and visiting professor at Brigham Young University in Utah, b...
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Work Group talks bycatch after NPFMC meeting
The Kodiak Fisheries Work Group heard about the Gulf of Alaska trawl bycatch management discussions after the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting earlier this month. At the October NPFMC meeting, a new alternative on top of the existing three was introduced by the state of Alaska. Th...
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KHS volleyball secures No. 1 seed for NLC Championships
With two weeks still remaining in the regular season, Kodiak’s volleyball team has already sealed up the No. 1 seed for the Northern Lights Conference Championships. Bears coach Amy Willis wasn’t surprised about clinching the program’s second No. 1 seed in three seasons, but was surprised about t...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 22
Oct. 19 2:49 a.m. Female reports being raped while a male gave her a ride home; under investigation. Kodiak 7:26 a.m. Reports a dog in the neighborhood is incessantly barking; information forwarded to Animal Control Officers Kouskov Street. 8:27 a.m. Female reports she rear-ended another vehicle;...
Oct 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vivian Lee Potts
Vivian Lee Potts, 54, passed suddenly, yet peacefully, on Wednesday, Sept. 23, in Kodiak, after a three-year battle with breast cancer. Vivian was born to Albert W. Potts and Jean M. (Cok) Potts on May 3, 1961, in Bozeman, Montana. She grew up in Belgrade, Montana, and attended Manhattan Christia...
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GUEST OPINION: Downtown committee still at work
The Kodiak Downtown Revitalization Committee continues to meet and do excellent work. I would like to update the public on the work we have accomplished, the tasks being worked on, and to thank those who stepped forward to volunteer their time on this committee. In 2013, at a city council meeting...
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