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Kodiak tops Houston, 26-12
by Derek Clarkston
Sep 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Kodiak’s football team didn’t get any help from the Homer Mariners on Saturday. The Bears needed a Homer victory over Kenai to stay alive for a postseason berth, and didn’t get it as the Kardinals ...
Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 30
Sep 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Aug. 19 • At 12:23 a.m., a 911 caller reported a fight on Marine Way West. The fight dispersed before police arrived. • At 12:35 a.m., police warned a driver on Mill Bay Road to fix a headlight. • ...
South regains spot on top of polls
by DAILY MIRROR STAFF
Sep 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The South Anchorage Wolverines are back on top of the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network high school football poll. South, the top-ranked large-school team earlier in the season, is No. 1 again aft...
Kodiak Island Births: Sept. 30
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Toby Charles Lantz was born at 8:53 a.m. on September 17, 2014 to Matthew and Breanna Lantz. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long. His parents are originally from Caddo Gap, Ar...
Port Lions qualifies two runners for state meet
by Derek Clarkston
Sep 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A lunch with one of Alaska’s greatest runners helped a pair of Port Lions students qualify for the 1/2/3A state cross country championships. On the eve of the Region II Cross Country Championships,...
Borough approves NPFMC letter at work session
by Julie Herrmann
Sep 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly approved a letter to send to the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council with analysis recommendations. NPFMC is working on creating a program to deal with tra...
Local candidate preview: Larry LeDoux
by Julie Herrmann
Sep 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
At the Sept. 23 debate, Kodiak Island Borough Assembly candidate Larry LeDoux said some of the things he cares about are fiscal responsibility, transparency, protecting and using natural resources,...
Local candidate preview: Terry Haines
by Julie Herrmann
Sep 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor’s note: Starting today The Kodiak Daily Mirror will be running profiles of every candidate running for City Council and the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly. Terry Haines has sat on the counci...
Local election: Proposition 1
by Julie Herrmann
Sep 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Proposition 1, a question of whether the Kodiak Island Borough should sell $10.23 million in bonds for school renewal and replacement projects, will be on the ballot at the Oct. 7 election. If the ...
Kodiak woman caught with heroin and meth
by DAILY MIRROR STAFF
Sep 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A Kodiak woman was arrested Saturday attempting to smuggle heroin and methamphetamine on a flight from Anchorage to the Emerald Island. According to an Alaska State Trooper report posted Sunday eve...
Outdoor Kodiak: Late season dollies
by Hank Pennington
Sep 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
My fishing partner paused in putting on his waders and pointed downstream. I could here it too. Several fishermen were laughing and cheering over splashing that was obviously a silver salmon. I nod...
Kaplan represents the public
by Jonathan Strong
Sep 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: On Sept. 25 I was on the Borough Assembly work session agenda and presented to the assembly about the need to fully utilize our community transitional housing facility resource on Mi...
Motivating folks to 'do the right thing'
by Joe Dinnocenzo
Sep 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Most conscientious folks already recycle and are sufficiently motivated by the common good. Trouble is, all the reasons Mr. Reinke laid out for recycling (in the Tuesday 9/16 edition...
Thomet leads Kodiak’s boys to 13th straight region crown
by Derek Clarkston
Sep 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
As Kodiak’s Levi Thomet was putting a bow on his third consecutive Region III cross country title, he pumped his right arm for the fans lined up to see one of the nation’s fastest runners. The seni...
Ostrander wins fourth region title
by Derek Clarkston
Sep 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
There was no mystery to who was going to win the Region III Cross Country Championships girls 4A race. The only question was how big of a margin would Kenai’s Allie Ostrander win by? The answer: 2 ...
Will Troyer
Sep 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A bear wrangler, who pioneered live-capture of brown bears on Kodiak, has gone to rest. Will Troyer, 88, peacefully passed away at his Cooper Landing home on Sept. 21, 2014. His last days were spen...
Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 29
Sep 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Aug. 18 • At 1:24 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Mill Bay Road. • At 2:55 a.m., police conducted a security check on Hillside Drive. • At 2:58 a.m., a caller requested a welfare check on ...
Council approves NPFMC letter, declares fire prevention week
by Julie Herrmann
Sep 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
At the Kodiak City Council's work session and meeting on Sept. 25, the council approved a letter to the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council. The letter is the result of meetings of the joint...
Local chef to compete in Anchorage
by Julie Herrmann
Sep 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Kodiak chef Joel Chenet will be competing in Anchorage on Tuesday for a chance to compete against chefs from around the nation. Chenet, co-owner and chef at Mill Bay Coffee & Pastries, will compete...
Garden Gate: Summer reflections
by Marion Owen
Sep 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
With the fall equinox behind us, and harvest still underway, it’s a good time to reflect a little on the summer. For many growers, it began in May and continued way into September. It was a time of...