Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
AMHS budget meeting set for Dec. 8
Kodiakans will have a chance to talk to Alaska Marine Highway System staff next month about budget challenges to the ferry system. The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities announced Thursday a series of six community engagement meetings in coastal communities including a Dec....
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Troopers: Dead man found on Shuyak Island, suspect arrested
Responding to a request for a welfare check on Tuesday, Alaska State Troopers found a man shot to death on Shuyak Island, and police arrested a suspect in Anchorage early Thursday, according to a trooper report. Troopers discovered the 56-year-old male victim outside a bunkhouse at Port William W...
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Coast Guard adds another Munro
The Coast Guard cutter Munro stationed in Kodiak isn’t the only cutter by that name anymore. On Nov. 14, a new cutter Munro was christened in Missouri. The new Munro is part of a new class of cutters – it’s a national security cutter while the Kodiak-based Munro is a high endurance cutter. The NS...
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TAPESTRY: Helping others is his delight
There are real victims in this world. A vast majority live beyond our shores. Christians beheaded by ISIS in the Middle East. Chinese and North Koreans suffering under the brutal yoke of Communist governments. Countless homeless refugees, displaced by war and the whims of nature: famine, earthqua...
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Senate committee approves Terror Lake expansion
The Senate Energy and Natural Resource’s committee approved the expansion of Kodiak Electric Association’s Terror Lake hydroelectric project in Kodiak on Thursday. SB 1583, sponsored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, would amend the project’s special-use permit to allow “the construction, operati...
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Thomet signs with University of Oregon
One of Alaska’s all-time top high school runners is headed to the running capital of the world. Levi Thomet signed his national letter of intent to run for the University of Oregon next year. He announced his destination via a Nov. 12 Twitter post, “Proud to be a Duck today! #signed.” Oregon trac...
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TEEING OFF: Gizmo outpicks the experts
The dog got the best of me last week. Check that, the dog got the best of everybody last week. While the entire world population struggled picking NFL games in Week 10, Gizmo prospered. The Chin, who spends his days on the couch watching sports, gobbled his way to a 10-win week. How did I do? I g...
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If you try sometimes you get Thanksgiving
Have you found that your default mood these days is dissatisfaction? Do you find yourself wishing you had someone else’s life? And do you realize that you break the commandment all the time: “Thou shalt not envy”? If you answered any of these yes, don’t feel bad. You’re getting a lot of support, ...
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