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KHS softball team to lean on experience
by Derek Clarkston
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Last season, Sam Catt coached Kodiak’s softball team to the state tournament for the first time since taking over the program in 2011. This season he is hoping an experienced-laden roster will give...
Car expert testifies in Coast Guard double homicide
by DAN JOLING/Associated Press
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
ANCHORAGE (AP) — Jurors in the trial of a man charged with gunning down two co-workers at a Coast Guard communications station on Kodiak Island repeatedly viewed blurry security-camera footage Tues...
Kodiak baseball lets win slip away
by Derek Clarkston
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
It is said that the toughest out in a baseball game is the last out. Kodiak found that out Tuesday afternoon. With the Bears one out away from victory, Rockland (Calif.) erupted for seven runs to s...
Playbook: April 16
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Wednesday, April 16 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Lincoln (Calif.) at the Lions Invitational High School Baseball Tournament in San Diego, 2 p.m. Thursday, April 17 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Lincoln (Calif.) at ...
Around Kodiak: April 16
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Meet Senator Mark Begich at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the Sun'aq Tribal Bingo Hall. If possible, RSVP with Chloe Cotton at (907) 258-2583. Kodiak High School’s three-part music series begins with the o...
Public Safety Blotter: April 16
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Thursday, April 10 • Around 2:04 a.m., two bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 7:26 a.m., officers removed a deceased rabbit off of Selief Lane. • At 8:38 a.m., a caller requested trespass not...
Summer comes early in the far north
by Ned Rozell
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
TOOLIK FIELD STATION -- Despite a wind that makes today's minus 14 degrees Fahrenheit feel like minus 39, a worker at this research camp in blue-white hills north of the Brooks Range has proclaimed...
Assembly objects proposed amendment to KHS renovation project
by Drew Herman
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A proposed amendment to the contract with Wilson Engineers of Juneau for management of the high school renovation project met pushback from some Kodiak Island Borough Assembly members during the as...
Petro Marine’s new fuel dock opens with event
by Pete Mladineo
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Petro Marine’s gleaming new fuel dock boasts faster fuel times, slicker facilities, and a lot less snow shoveling than its wooden predecessor. “We’ve taken that 1950s technology and brought it up t...
Wells said, dead men were incompetent ...Says sister and brother-in-law
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Updated: ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The sister and brother-in-law of a Kodiak man charged with killing two Coast Guard communication station co-workers say he became irate when the topic of their dea...
Public Safety Blotter: April 15
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Tuesday, April 8 • At 12:34 a.m., somebody found a back pack on Mill Bay Road and dropped it off at the station. • At 12:52 a.m., a caller reported a disturbance on Center Ave; neighbors said they ...
Kodiak Island Births: April 15
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Martin Edmund Lutack III was born at 1:06 p.m. April 5, 2014, to Martin Lutack Jr. and Haley Barker. He weighed 6 pounds, 1.6 ounces and measured 19.5 inches long. His parents are originally from S...
Around Kodiak: April 15
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc is holding a Board of Directors meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Senior Center. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call the Kodiak Senior Cent...
KHS baseball wins first game in San Diego
by Derek Clarkston
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A big fifth inning paved the way for Kodiak’s first victory in the Lions Invitational High School Baseball Tournament. The Bears scored five times in the third and held on to beat Foothills Christi...
School budgets wait for Legislature
by Drew Herman
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kodiak Island Borough Board of Education hopes lawmakers are zeroing in on budget numbers Alaska schools can depend on as the legislative session draws to a close. “It’s the school budget cycle...
Outdoor Kodiak: Getting started for king salmon
by Hank Pennington
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The purr of the idling outboard was numbing as we slowly followed the shoreline in search of king salmon. After an hour without a strike on our trailing lines, conversation had died off and we even...
Tire expert testifies in Coast Guard murder trial
by DAN JOLING/Associated Press
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
ANCHORAGE (AP) — The nail found in the truck tire of the man charged with killing two co-workers at a Kodiak Coast Guard facility likely was inserted mechanically, not picked up along a roadway, a ...
Lindquist sets more state swimming records
by DAILY MIRROR STAFF
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Talon Lindquist added to his growing list of swimming state records on Saturday at the Kodiak Community Pool. Lindquist, an eighth-grader at Kodiak Middle School, set the 13- and 14-year-old state ...
Monashka pump house bids come in high; council to examine
by Pete Mladineo
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
High bids on the Monashka Bay pump house upgrade could create late-game planning adjustments prior to the project’s approval — seen as “critical” to Kodiak’s water supply — next week. Public Works ...
Grass fire burns hill at White Sands Beach
by DAILY MIRROR STAFF
Apr 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayside Volunteer Fire Department responded to a grass fire near White Sands Beach at 4:10 p.m. Thursday. According to a release from Bayside, the fire was on a steep hillside next to the parking a...