Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Crafts, Scandinavian tools at holiday market
The annual Holiday Market is coming up this weekend featuring first-timer to the market Jim Dillard and his traditionally-crafted Scandinavian implements. Dillard, a long-time wood carver, uses old-fashioned tools in his crafting. “Everything is done with the same tools they would have used a cen...
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8 Kodiak players earn all-NLC accolades
Five Kodiak football players were named to the Northern Lights Conference first-team, announced Saturday. Kordell Pillans was selected for both offense and defense, while Shaun Walton, Giovanni Martinez, Tyler Wietfield and Andreas Carros also made the squad. Jacob Yavorsky, Wesley Walker, Jay Mi...
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Alumni Roundup: Former KHS swimmers make college debuts
Tahna Lindquist, one of the best swimmers to come from Alaska, started her collegiate career over the weekend. The University of Hawaii freshman produced a top 5 finish in dual meet losses to No. 11 USC and North Carolina State University on Friday and Saturday in Los Angeles. Lindquist finished ...
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Pay for police, not buildings
To the editor: Years ago a police chief was hired from Los Angeles who also stated that Kodiak was the main drug distribution point to the Aleutian Islands. Now that Kodiak has a $30 million police building there is no money to hire police. Perhaps our values are slightly out of kilter. If Kodiak...
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New assembly members sworn in
The newly elected Kodiak Island Borough assembly members were sworn in Thursday night after the results of the Oct. 6 election were certified showing a 19 percent turnout. Kyle Crow, Mel Stephens and Dennis Symmons took the oath of office during Thursday’s assembly meeting. They officially take o...
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Assembly narrowly passes Termination Point easement consideration
With a vote of four to two, the Kodiak Island Borough assembly passed a resolution stating they are interested in negotiating to hold the lease to a conservation easement at Termination Point. Prior to the vote, people filled the assembly chambers to give public comment at the beginning of the me...
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Threshold a boon for local businesses
To the editor: It’s great to finally have a figure to cite for the amount local recyclers save the community with the help of Threshold Services. This is a perfect example of the utility nonprofits bring for the small investments they require. $166,000 is no small amount of savings and I can only...
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Kodiak Coast Guard aids in missing boater search
The Kodiak-based Coast Guard searched Bristol Bay for a missing mariner last week before suspending the search on Saturday, according to Coast Guard releases. Multiple HC-130 Hercules airplane and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews aided in the search along with the Cutter Munro crew and it’s MH-65 D...
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