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Army: Rocket no threat to public safety.
by by Casey Grove, for the Mirror
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
KODIAK -- Many questions about the failed launch and explosion of a rocket being used to test an extremely fast-moving weapon early Monday remained Thursday, as the state-owned launch facility’s bo...
KHS boys swim team deep with talent
by Derek Clarkston
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Kodiak’s boys swim team heads into the 2014 season with a lot of expectations. The Bears return most of their swimmers from last year’s squad and added nationally-ranked freshman Talon Lindquist to...
Swimmers flock to the pool
by Derek Clarkston
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
While Kodiak High School’s football team is lacking in players, Kodiak’s swim team is not. The 2014 swimming and diving team has 48 athletes — the most since John Lindquist took over the program in...
Lindquist, Hughes set for final swimming season
by Derek Clarkston
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Kodiak High School’s girls swimming program has been blessed to have the top two swimmers in the state the past three seasons. Seniors Tahna Lindquist and Ila Hughes are determined to give their sc...
Opinion: Rockets must go up from somewhere
by Drew Herman
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Less than one week ago, an experimental American rocket blew up shortly after launch. No one near the Texas launch site was injured, but SpaceX, the commercial space travel company, suffered a setb...
Alaska State Troopers: Aug. 28
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
August 14 • Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a hunter for taking a doe deer during a closed season and using a rimfire (.22 caliber) cartridge to take big game. August 19 • Wildlife Troopers contacte...
Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 28
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
August 28 • Around 1:10 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. • At 2:11 a.m., police responded to a suspicious vehicle on Mill Bay Road and warned the driver to get an Alaska driver’s l...
UN Agenda 21 book author to speak in Kodiak
by Julie Herrmann
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The author of a book about U.N. Agenda 21 is coming to Kodiak to speak on Friday. Agenda 21 is a non-binding sustainability plan for the world created in 1992 by the United Nations Conference on En...
Council talks Mission Road parking, downtown, economic development at work session
by Julie Herrmann
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
At their Tuesday work session, the Kodiak City Council discussed prohibiting parking on the uphill side of Mission Road, discussed the downtown revitalization project and economic development. At t...
Aftermath ~ Patches of discolored ground at Launch complex
by Drew Herman
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Aircraft are prohibited from flying closely over the Kodiak Launch Complex at Narrow Cape in the aftermath of Monday’s failed launch for an experimental weapon test by the U.S. Army. The Federal Av...
Governor candidates to debate fisheries on Thursday
by Julie Herrmann
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Thursday will see an influx of politicians as Sean Parnell, Bill Walker and Byron Mallott come to Kodiak for the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce’s gubernatorial debate. Sean Parnell is the incumbent Rep...
Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 27
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
August 29 • At 12:19 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 7:19 a.m., police warned a driver on West Rezanof Drive for speeding. • At 11:49 p.m., a caller reported an abandoned vehicle ...
Alaska Pacific University skiers entertain students
by Derek Clarkston
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
“Everybody take your marks, get set, go.” With those words from Alaska Pacific University skier Taylor Kornfield, more than 30 East Elementary School students took off on an obstacle course adventu...
Submarine donated for student ocean experience
by Julie Herrmann
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A Kodiak man has donated a yellow submarine to the Explorers Club for youth learning experiences. Richard Waddell, a boat captain and former salvage worker, donated his submarine to the Ocean Explo...
Why don’t hibernating bears get osteoporosis?
by Ned Rozell
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Bears have the right idea. Don’t fight the cold; just shut ‘er down for six months and emerge when it’s warmer. Why didn’t we think of that? For one thing, our bones would wither. We’d all get oste...
Alaska Aerospace downplays failed launch
by Drew Herman
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Alaska Aerospace Corporation officials are downplaying the consequences of Monday’s failed rocket launch, but the road to the Kodiak Launch Complex remains closed as an investigation gets under way...
Kodiak remains out of football rankings
by Derek Clarkston
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Earning its first victory of the season wasn’t enough to propel Kodiak into the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network’s weekly high school football rankings. The win was thrilling — a 22-20 Northern L...
Death Notice: David Pestrikof
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services for David Pestrikoff, who passed away peacefully in Kodiak on Friday night, will be held at Holy Resurrection Cathedral on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 1 p.m., followed by graveside servi...
Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 26
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
August 28 • At 1:52 a.m., a caller on Thorsheim Street reported a dog barking for the last two hours. The owner brought it inside. • At 8 a.m., police were investigating an instance of violating co...
Kodiak Island Births: Aug. 26
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Kinsley Grace Fulghum was borne at 6:09 a.m. on August 17, 2014 to Cale and Krista Fulghum. She weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her parents are originally from northeast Georgia...