Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Kodiak wrestling lands 7 in state rankings
Kodiak landed seven wrestlers in the first 4A state rankings released Nov. 27 on akmat.org. Leading the way is senior Leo Sega, who is the top heavyweight after two weeks of competition. Last year’s 285-pound state champion has a 10-1 record this season. His only loss came to No. 2-ranked Ben But...
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KEA fixes leaky turbine, rates to fall
Engineers have successfully repaired leaks in the new hydroelectric turbine at Terror Lake, setting the stage for rate decreases in 2014. According to an email from Kodiak Electric Association CEO Darron Scott to the KEA board of directors, the leak was fixed late last week. “The patch material w...
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Surprise reunion is cause for thanks
Two months is a long time to keep a secret, especially from your daughter. Kodiak’s Sina Timu managed it. Sina surprised her daughter Puni, a sophomore at the University of Jamestown (North Dakota), an hour before the tipoff of her junior varsity women’s basketball game at Minnesota State Univers...
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KANA’s RunningCub program ends with Turkey Trot
Alexis Oskolkoff was a bit nervous before running her first 5-kilometer race. By the time Kodiak’s annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot started, the East Elementary fifth-grader was ready. She toed the line with 167 runners on a clear but crisp morning, and 28 minutes, 34 seconds later she finishe...
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KMXT-FM signal down in villages, St. Paul Island
Kodiak’s rural communities have lost access to public radio after the failure of a satellite uplink transceiver at KMXT-FM. KMXT broadcasts over the air in Kodiak’s smaller communities through a network of repeater stations in each village. The KMXT signal is sent via satellite to each village an...
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Around Kodiak: Nov. 29
Kodiak craft bazaar Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7056 hosts the Kodiak Community Crafters bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Shop for Made in Kodiak-branded items and support charities with food donations and a raffle. Holiday Bells concert Isle Bells, Kodiak’s handbell choir, performs at 4...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Cip’ausngasqaq
Cip’ausngasqaq - Show Off; Smart Aleck Awaqutan cip’ausngauq. - Your son is a smart aleck. In the Alutiiq language, the word cip’ausngasqaq translates literally as a “know it all” or a “smart aleck,” and people use the term to refer to someone who thinks of himself as a big shot. Among Alutiiqs, ...
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Alaska State Troopers: Nov. 29
Friday, Nov. 15 An 18-year-old Kodiak man was cited by Alaska Wildlife Troopers for the illegal possession and transportation of an Emperor goose. Wednesday, Nov. 20 At 11:31 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance on Sharatin Road. Investigation revealed a 36-...
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