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Small stars as a kick returner
by Derek Clarkston
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Jay-Ar Small is a man of few words. “He is a quiet kid,” Kodiak football coach Jim Schnick said. “I have known Jay-Ar for four years and I can’t get him to talk to me.” Small might not talk much, b...
Austerman expresses concerns on funding for new launch pad
by Drew Herman
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Kodiakans can weigh in on plans for a new launch pad at Narrow Cape in an open house set for 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the Best Western Kodiak Inn. The public meeting will address a Federal A...
Alutiiq Word of the Week: Kasukuak - Akhiok
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Kasukuak - Akhiok Kasukuarmiu’ak taugkuk. - Those two are from Akhiok. Surrounded by grassy hills and tundra flats, Akhiok is Kodiak’s southernmost Alutiiq village. The present location of this rem...
Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 19
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Aug. 14 • At 2:49 a.m., a caller reported a dog barking with no one at home on Selief Lane. Officers will check back. • At 3:53 a.m., police arrested a woman on Center Avenue for violating conditio...
Kodiak cross country shows no rust in Anchorage
by Derek Clarkston
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The long rest didn’t bother Kodiak’s cross country team. Led by a pair of individual victories, Kodiak’s boys claimed the team title in Wednesday night’s New Balance Urban XC Classic in downtown An...
Prep picks: Another one for the dog
by Derek Clarkston
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week’s column about Gizmo really caught the attention of the readers. Despite another horrendous performance — I went 4-4 last week — I will not call on Gizmo for my picks this week. I know th...
Kodiak looks to end three-game skid
by Derek Clarkston
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Kodiak ran the gauntlet the last three weeks facing Kenai, Colony and Soldotna — all losses. The road gets easier for Kodiak during the final three weeks of the season with nonconference games agai...
Parks and Rec: Sept. 19-26
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Joe Floyd Track and Field and Baranof Field — the baseball field — are state of the art facilities. With such outstanding facilities comes a responsibility to maintain and protect the investment of...
Playbook: Sept. 19
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Friday, Sept. 19 Swimming: Kodiak at the SoHi Pentathlon at Soldotna High School. Volleyball: Kodiak at the West Spiketacular at West Anchorage High Schoo, 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 Football: Ko...
David W. Geddes Sr
Sep 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
David W. Geddes Sr. passed away peacefully on Aug. 21, 2014 after a long wonderful and exciting life that started Sept. 25 1919 in historic Pembina, North Dakota. He was the surviving child of thre...
Kodiak hospital gets health award
by DAILY MIRROR STAFF
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center recently received a Quality Achievement Award from Mountain-Pacific Quality Health, a quality improvement organization. “The awards recognize Alaska hospital...
Mission Road closure, power outage due to failed cable
by DAILY MIRROR STAFF
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mission Road closure this morning was due to repairing part of an underground cable that failed last week, according to a Kodiak Electric Association report. The torn up road is the result of a...
Borough rescinds decorum ordinance, talks fees
by Julie Herrmann
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kodiak Island Borough unanimously voted to rescind the decorum ordinance passed and postponed accepting the annual review of the borough’s schedule of fees at a regular meeting Thursday night. ...
Tapestry: Saltery ride qualifies for Kodiak bucket list
by Mike Rostad
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Edgy and potentially dangerous items on the Kodiak bucket list include meeting up with a bear, kayaking amongst the whales and driving the narrow, mountainous Saltery Road. I’ve yet to kayak close ...
Truck hits bear
by Julie Herrmann
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A Kodiak driver hit a bear on East Rezanof Drive late Wednesday night. An Alaska State Trooper report stated that a driver in a 1994 Peterbilt truck and trailer, a large commercial vehicle, hit the...
Swimmers off to Soldotna
by DAILY MIRROR STAFF
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Kodiak’s swimming team competes at the Soldotna Pentathlon today at Soldotna High School. This is the most unusual swimming meet Kodiak will attend this season. Each swimmer participates in the 100...
Villaroya dishes up assists
by Derek Clarkston
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Replacing a record-setting setter could by scary to some, but not for Kodiak’s Kyla Villaroya. The junior replaced graduated Summer McKechinie in Kodiak’s starting lineup and has excelled in the vo...
Rehabbed harbor seal released in Kodiak
by Julie Herrmann
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A harbor seal pup found wounded on a beach near Kodiak in June was released at Mayflower Beach in Kalsin Bay on Wednesday. Personnel from the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, which rehabilitates in...
Kodiak heads to West Spiketacular
by Derek Clarkston
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Kodiak is competing at the West Spiketacular this Friday and Saturday at West Anchorage High School. This is Kodiak’s first tournament of the season after beginning with four straight Northern Ligh...
Cannon to play for the Alaska Nanooks
by Derek Clarkston
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
After getting cold feet about going to college in Colorado, Carissa Cannon was set to give up basketball and attend the University of Alaska Anchorage. Former coach Amy Fogle changed those plans. “...