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Two charged with dozens of felonies in burglaries, gun thefts
by Daily Mirror Staff
Feb 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alaska State Troopers have caught the men allegedly responsible for a string of burglaries and firearm thefts , according to a release. A grand jury indicted Shay Monkiewics, 20, and Justin Isa...
Local mermaid tale hits the stage
by JULIE HERRMANN
Feb 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
If you take a boat to Buoy 4 and make the turn around Spruce Cape to head toward Ouzinkie, you’ll reach Hanin Rocks, and you just might be able to hear a mermaid sing. Andy Olzos based his radio pl...
Council more certain on fish analyst
by JOANN SNODERLY
Feb 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kodiak City Council tackled a number of issues in a Tuesday evening work session, including renewal of the fisheries analyst contract and the borough’s proposed zoning changes for accessory dwe...
Alaska State Troopers: Feb. 11
Feb 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Feb. 2 At approximately 6 p.m., an anonymous caller contacted the Alaska State Troopers and reported 31-year old Kodiak man had an outstanding warrant and was in a house on Mill Bay Rd. A review of...
Coast Guard rescues injured crewmen
by Daily Mirror Staff
Feb 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Kodiak-based Coast Guard members removed two injured men from a cargo ship on Tuesday. According to a Coast Guard release, the Cemtex Venture called for a medevac after a 32-year-old crewman and a ...
Lauilo Scanlan Poua
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Seventh-Day Adventist pastor Lauilo Scanlan Poua peacefully took his last breath in the late evening on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at 10:15 p.m. in the Intensive Care Unit at Anchorage Providence Hos...
Word of the Week: Caucuses enshrine beer in politics
by JARED GRIFFIN
Feb 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The word of the week just might be one of the most unique words in the American language: caucus. On the national scene, the presidential race is going through its “caucus” phase, as state politica...
Kaune competes at USBC Masters
by Daily Mirror Staff
Feb 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A former Kodiak High School student is competing with the best bowlers in the word at the USBC Masters in Indianapolis, Indiana. Two rounds into the competition — 10 games — and Jacques Kaune is 18...
Macahilas crowned city champ
by DAILY MIRROR STAFF
Feb 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second straight year, Stefan Macahilas was the big winner at the Kodiak Island United State Bowling Congress City Tournament that concluded two weeks ago at Tropic Lanes. Macahilas won divi...
Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 11
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QUESTION: How many perfect games did Harry Mickelson bowl at Tropic Lanes? WEDNESDAY’S ANSWER: Greg Rose became the first Kodiak High School boy to capture a state swimming title when he won the 20...
Local Results: Feb. 11
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City League Basketball Feb. 8 Tune Squad 100, N.Ninjas 85 Mark Galindo 22 points, Randy Diocares 19, Mikel Garner 15, Peter Inthavong 13, Dylan Haskell 13, David Diocares 10 and Germain Jimenez 8 f...
Wasilla girls back on top of state
by Daily Mirror Staff
Feb 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
It didn’t take long for the Wasilla girls to regain the top spot in the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll. The Warriors, a week after dropping to second, grabbed the No. 1 spot in the g...
Budget cuts slice into battle against drugs
by JOANN SNODERLY
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Success in the fight against drugs in Kodiak may slow in the midst of the Alaska state budget crisis. In October 2015, approximately 250 community members attended a community drug forum sponsored ...
SWAB looks to redirect excess food
by JULIE HERRMANN
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
In an effort to feed the hungry and divert products away from the landfill, the borough Solid Waste Advisory Board will send a letter to all stores and restaurants to ask for clarity about their fo...
Income tax won’t stay 1 percent for very long
by Jeff Stewart
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
To the editor: Regarding the Alaska governor’s plan for a state income tax, what is most important is not its details but rather its ramifications. For example, the key point here is not so much th...
Altered book show triumphs; still on display
by KPLA, KAC, KPL
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
To the editor, The Kodiak Public Library Association, the Kodiak Arts Council, and the Kodiak Public Library thank all the artists who submitted work to this year’s Altered Book Art Show. The publi...
NLC POWER RANKINGS: Wasilla girls continue to roll
by DEREK CLARKSTON
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A feel-good story emerged from Tennessee on Friday night. Robert Lewis, a 19-year-old senior with Down syndrome, is a team manager for the Franklin Road Academy boys’ basketball team. He suited up ...
KKF snags 4 golds in Soldotna
by Daily Mirror Staff
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Kodiak Kingfishers topped the podium four times at the Alaska Swimming Age Group Championships that concluded Sunday in Soldotna. Lucas Ellsworth and Micah Arndt each won a pair of gold medals. Ell...
Alaska Science Forum: Polar bears walk shrinking treadmill of ice
by Ned Rozell
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Polar bears walking a treadmill of ice Stronger winds and thinner ice are forcing Alaska polar bears to work harder to remain in Alaska, according to scientists who have studied increased movements...
Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 10
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QUESTION: Who was the first Kodiak High School boy to win a state swimming title? TUESDAY’S ANSWER: Kodiak’s Carissa Cannon scored a game-high 21 points in a 65-41 victory over Colony in the 2013 4...