Fifth-grader wins district spelling bee Fifth-grader Emily Steffenhagen was all smiles on Tuesday night after she walked away from the Kodiak Island Borough School District Spelling Bee with a dictionary and a trip to Anchorage in her future.
Steffenhagen, a student at Peterson Elementary, out-spelled 19 other students from Kodiak’s sc...
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Woman uninjured after rock crushes her car A Kodiak woman is unharmed after a rock smashed her car at midday Tuesday on Rezanof Drive West.
According to Kodiak police and the Alaska Department of Transportation, the woman was driving her car west on the main road out of Kodiak at 12:25 p.m. when a pair of large rocks tumbled down the sout...
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Kodiak Kid Wrestling begins Kodiak Kid Wrestling coaches Steve Rounsaville, left, and Nathan Benton demonstrate a move during the first day of practice Monday at Kodiak High School. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Mill Bay Coffee moves to new location and focuses on the food Mill Bay Coffee is still on Mill Bay, but you won’t find it in its old location.
The cafe, now located in Midtown next to Coastal Creations, will continue to offer the same tastes with expanded catering services.
Owners Joel and Martine Chenet said they decided to make the move so they could focu...
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NLC power rankings: Colony boys making a statement After a wild opening week of Northern Lights Conference play, things have settled down a bit.
That’s reflected in the Kodiak Daily Mirror’s weekly NLC basketball power rankings. The rankings are exactly the same as last week’s; Wasilla girls and Colony boys top each side.
1. Wasilla (1...
Alaska Science Forum: White River ash made its way across the globe The White River Ash, blasted from giant eruptions somewhere in today’s Wrangell-St. Elias Mountains, drifted as far away as Ireland and Germany, said experts who attended the December 2012 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, held in San Francisco.
Ash from the White River eruptions, p...
Fred Chernikoff Sr. Fred Chernikoff Sr., 86, passed away in Anchorage on the morning of Jan. 19, 2013.
Fred was born in Ouzinkie, the only child of Jenny (Torsen) and Mike Chernikoff. He grew up in Ouzinkie and attended school there.
Fred was a World War II veteran, serving in the Army during the Aleutian campaign...
Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 23 Friday, Jan. 18
• At 1:44 a.m., a door was found ajar; all was OK.
• At 2:39 a.m., an officer assisted a driver with battery problems.
• At 3:18 a.m., a woman was cited for driving without a valid license and no insurance.
• At 3:46 a.m., a man was arrested for a bench warrant.
• At 8:29 a.m., a ...