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Larsen wins tournament
by DAILY MIRROR STAFF
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Brett Larsen captured the Crab Festival Golf Tournament Sunday at Bear Valley Golf Course. Larsen, a past winner of the Kodiak Island Golf Championship, fired a 77 over 18 holes to top runner-up Du...
Kodiak-based search and rescue volunteer gets management role in large-scale training event
by RONI TOLDANES
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A Kodiak-based search and rescue volunteer will be the scenario planner — the equivalent of what he calls a puppet master — when about 150 search and rescue volunteers gather for a large-scale trai...
Alaska State Troopers: May 28
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
May 19 At 3:44 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a theft that occurred a month before. They found an Ingersol-Rand impact wrench and an air hose were stolen from a Department of Tran...
Protesting Navy's enhanced training plans
by Thomas Lance
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, I am writing to encourage everyone’s support and participation in a Kodiak Protest Flotilla, at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 30, rafted-up facing Pier 2. More details soon. Big boats and sm...
SHOOTING FOR STATE: Kodiak enters conference tournament as No. 1 seed
by Derek Clarkston
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Last year’s heartbreaking regional loss to Colony still lingers in the minds of mostly everybody involved with the Kodiak High School baseball program. Up four runs and five outs away from clinchin...
Trail upgrades coming this summer
by Julie Herrmann
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Work will be taking place on two Kodiak trails this summer in an effort to improve access and make them safer. The Island Lake Trail and Saltery Cove and Portage Bay trail will see improvements thi...
Thomet vying for mile invite
by DAILY MIRROR STAFF
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Kodiak’s Levi Thomet needs your vote. The star distance runner is vying with 14 other runners to fill the final spot in the elite Adidas Dream boys mile that is being held on June 13 in New York Ci...
Playbook: May 28
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Thursday, May 28 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Houston at the Southcentral Conference Championsips at Bumpus Ball Fields in Wasilla, 1 p.m. Friday, May 29 Baseball: Kodiak at the Southcentral Conference Cha...
Kodiak soccer nets accolades
by DAILY MIRROR STAFF
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In a season of firsts, Kodiak’s soccer program snagged its first all-Northern Lights Conference players. Juniors Omar Beltran and Jose Cortez earned second-team accolades, while Daniel Beltran was ...
Charles “Bud” Cassidy
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Charles “Bud” Cassidy passed away of natural causes at home on May 9, 2015. He was born December 23, 1924 in Atlantic City, New Jersey to Charles A. and Ernestine Cassidy. Like a lot of young men a...
BLESSING OF THE KODIAK FLEET
by NICOLE CLARK
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Blessing of the Fleet, a service traditionally held on Memorial Day, honors those lost at sea and asks for protection for those who continue to brave its harsh waters. An Orthodox service is su...
Crab Festival races: Saltonstall overcomes health issues
by Derek Clarkston
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly four hours after finishing the sweat-induced Pasaghsak to Kodiak bike ride, Richard Saltonstall joked that the secret to his success was because he could not feel his right leg. He probably ...
Writing class pitches inner voice
by ZOYA SALTONSTALL
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
“Find your writing voice, or get your money back” the online writing class ad read. It was one year ago, and I had been casually scanning for distance-writing courses that could fit my schedule. My...
Kodiak baseball opens against Houston
by Derek Clarkston
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Kodiak’s road to a Southcentral Conference baseball title begins with Houston. The Bears, the South Division’s top team, drew the Hawks, the North Division’s worst team, in the opening round of the...
Alaska Science Forum: Anatomy of the worst fire year
by Ned Rozell
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In a gorgeous warm May this year, we have not yet sniffed the bitter scent of flaming spruce. When we do, many of us will think back to a year that still haunts us. In summer 2004, a Vermont-sized ...
KHS track sends 17 to state
by Derek Clarkston
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Kodiak’s track and field team qualified 17 individuals and three relays for the state championships that begin Friday at Dimond High. The boys, vying for their third state title since 2007, pushed ...
Senior Life: Getting ready for membership meeting
by Pat Branson
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc. will hold its annual membership meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, May 29, at the senior center. A delicious prime rib dinner will be served and there will be lots of door pr...
Assembly OKs reduced school budget
by Julie Herrmann
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly received a budget presentation and approved an initial KIB School District funding with a reduction in funding. The school district had asked for $10.9 million, t...
Borough assembly amends mobile home tax code
by Julie Herrmann
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly amended code dealing with how mobile homes are taxed while delaying changes to boat tax. The assembly also approved a six-month extension to the borough manager’s...
Outdoor Kodiak: Tune up your trolling
by Hank Pennington
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
King salmon fishing is hot right now. Just look at the entries in the 2015 KACO king salmon derby! http://www.kodiakaco.com/derbyentry.html Three weeks into the contest the array of smiling anglers...