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Schools ask borough for less money
by DREW HERMAN
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kodiak Island Borough School District’s budget asks for $10.5 million dollars as the borough’s contribution for fiscal year 2017. At $400,000 less than the previous year’s request, it marks the...
Hentges joins Alaska youth bowling HOF
by DEREK CLARKSTON
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Ruth Hentges is a prankster at heart. Just ask her former youth bowlers. At pasts Alaska Youth Bowling State Tournaments, Hentges would loosen the mood with her own game of “ding-dong ditch.” “The ...
Youth story slam tonight
by JOANN SNODERLY
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Fans of Kodiak Galley Tables storytelling events and supporters of Kodiak’s youth can get in out of the forecasted rain this evening at the first True Voice: Youth Story Slam. The event, sponsored ...
Public Safety Blotter: April 29
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
April 14 At 8:14 a.m., police warned a driver in the Ole Johnson Avenue and Zentner Street area for cutting in front of the officer and almost causing an accident. At 8:26 a.m., police warned a dri...
ROCKIN' OUT: Bittersweet tunes
by Bittersweet tunes
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Verve was an English rock band formed in 1990. They released “Hymn,” one of the bestselling albums in UK chart history. In 1998 the band won two Brit Awards. One was Best British Group. “Bitter...
KHS boys boot Nikiski
by DEREK CLARKSTON
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Kodiak’s boys' soccer team scored an important 3-1 Northern Lights Conference victory over Nikiski, Thursday on the Kenai Peninsula. The win upped the Bears’ South Division record to 2-1, 5-2 overa...
TAPESTRY: Mothers Day also day for grandmothers
by Mike Rostad
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Mothers Day should also be designated as Grandmothers Day. After all, they’re the women who brought the mothers into the world, and when their daughters had families, they once again took on the ro...
Museum film program picked as finalist for national award
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Baranov Museum’s program for getting students involved in history and filmmaking was selected as a finalist for a national award. The museum’s Summer Youth Film and History Intensive, now in it...
Alumni update: Fried picks up 1,500-meter win
by Daily Mirror Staff
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Kodiak standout Levi Fried picked up a big win at the Northern State Twilight meet, April 22 in Aberdeen, South Dakota. The Black Hills State University freshman won the 1,500-meter run with...
Rollers at state tourney
by Daily Mirror Staff
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Some of the members of the Rock Island Rollers, Kodiak’s roller derby team, participated in United We Roll, Alaska’s state tournament, last weekend in Wasilla. The Rollers joined forces with the So...
Kodiak youth bowlers snag six titles at Pepsi and state
by Daily Mirror Staff
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Kodiak youth bowlers walked away with six titles at the Pepsi and state tournaments, held two weeks ago in Wasilla. At the state tournament, Tyler Skonberg won the division II all-events scratch ti...
Not the final farewell, but always à Dieu
by Liz Simmons
Apr 29, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
This week, after waffling seriously over whether or not I could actually leave Kodiak, I am knee-deep in moving boxes and to-go containers from final lunches out with friends I don’t want to leave ...
Council leans toward opting out
by JOANN SNODERLY
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kodiak City Council debated marijuana policy at Tuesday’s work session, with most members in favor of opting out of sales for six months and forming a committee to help draft legislation. Speak...
Ready for spills at all levels
by JOANN SNODERLY
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
An oil spill response presentation hosted by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation on Tuesday let the community learn about spill response tactics and gave state, Coast Guard and indu...
Public Safety Blotter: April 28
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
April 12 At 5:06 a.m., police arrested a man in the 2600 block of Mill Bay Road for a warrant. At 1:20 p.m., a person requested police assistance in removing a man sleeping in their business in the...
Alaska State Troopers: April 28
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
April 13 At approximately 8 p.m., troopers received a report of a theft of a gray, specialized women’s bicycle theft. Investigation revealed no leads or suspects at this time. Anyone with informati...
Pfister, Arndt, Ellsworth, Rocheleau win four swimming titles
by Daily Mirror Staff
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A quartet of Kodiak swimmers had an Alaska Junior Olympics Championships to remember. Brayden Pfister, Micah Arndt, Lucas Ellsworth and Ian Rocheleau teamed together to win every relay in the 11-an...
KEA board election
by Daily Mirror Staff
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kodiak Electric Association held its annual membership meeting and board of directors election Monday. Incumbent board members Linda Freed, Gordon Gould and Jay T. Johnson ran unopposed and won...
Alva Sophia Carlson
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Lifelong Alaskan Alva Sophia Carlson, 91, passed away Friday, April 22, 2016, at Providence Hospital in Anchorage. Funeral services were held April 26 at the Saint Innocent Russian Orthodox Cathedr...
Baseball only home event on docket
by DEREK CLARKSTON
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A week after all five of Kodiak High School’s spring sports teams played at home, only one will be on the island this weekend. The baseball team hosts Homer Friday and Saturday in a pair of Southce...