Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
State ends subsidized rabies treatment
Two months after a pair of rabid wolves were found in Interior Alaska, the state of Alaska has announced plans to end a subsidized treatment plan for rabies infections. In an email released this week, the state’s section of epidemiology announced that beginning Jan. 1, it will no longer give away “rabies post-expsure prophylaxis,” the medicine used to treat people exposed to rabies. “For decades, the state has jus...
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Kodiak Post 17 sweeps doubleheader against Eagle River
Kodiak Post 17 swept Eagle River in an American Legion A league baseball doubleheader at Kosinski Field in Anchorage Monday. The Bears won 4-1 in the opener and 8-6 in the second game. Kodiak’s pair of wins puts the team at 9-5 in league play, 9-11 overall. Derek Clarkston, a coach for the Bears and a Daily Mirror sports writer, said the victories were big wins in terms of American Legion A division baseball ranki...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 18
Tuesday, July 16 • At 1:58 a.m., a man left a property when an officer asked him to. • At 3:11 a.m., a 911 caller reported her boyfriend choked her during an argument. He was arrested for two counts of violating conditions of release and fourth-degree assault. • At 5:38 a.m., a man turned himself in for a warrant. • At 7:27 a.m., an officer provided traffic control until a woman was able to resecure her kayaks. • ...
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Around Kodiak: July 18
The Alutiiq Museum is holding a community archaeology volunteer orientation meeting tonight at 7 p.m. in the Alutiiq Museum gallery. Join archaeologist Patrick Saltonstall to learn about the volunteer opportunities for the Kashevaroff site, near the head of Womens Bay. Fieldwork runs from July 22 to August 9. The program is free and open to all volunteers 14 and older. College and high school credit are available....
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Alaska State Troopers: July 18
Thursday, July 4 Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted a 21-year-old Kodiak man who was subsistence fishing in Pasagshak Bay. The man did not have a PFD for everyone aboard his powerboat. He was cited for no PFD and bail was set at $110. Sunday, July 7 • Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted a 66-year-old Bellingham, Wash. man who was commercial fishing on the fishing vessel Top Gun. The man had a crewman on board who d...
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Crew films documentary about Alutiiq language
The Native Village of Afognak’s efforts to revitalize the Alutiiq language program have been caught on video by a documentary crew from Chicago. The documentary, “Keep Talking: Immersion in the Alaskan Wild,” will follow the language and cultural immersion events in Dig Afognak, which took place in June and July. A crew of five people from Ten Trees Productions LLC spent three weeks shooting footage that highlight...
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Achievers: July 18
• Sarah M. Ng of Kodiak has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the American Military Retirees Association (AMRA) as part of the Sergeant Major Douglas R. Drum Memorial Scholarship Program. • Anna Anderson, a junior at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minn., has been named to the school’s dean's list for academic excellence for the spring 2013 semester. She is the daughter of Mark and Andria Anderson. The dean’s li...
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Search for missing child in Ouzinkie ends well
A missing four-year-old in Ouzinkie was returned home last week after he was found fast asleep under a dresser in a relative’s home. According to Alaska State Troopers, the boy was reported missing Friday around 6:40 p.m. by his father Darren Muller, 41, of Ouzinkie. The boy had not been seen for approximately one hour. Family members had searched but were unable to find him, so they reached out to the Ouzinkie vi...
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Museum revives wedding tradition
The Baranov Museum preserves Kodiak’s history, but on Saturday it revived a bygone tradition as it hosted its first wedding in decades. Melissa Catto and Josh Colvin tied the knot in the museum’s gallery, following a tradition begun when Alaska was known as Russian America and Kodiak was the largest settlement on the west coast of what would become the United States. “I came across this and thought it was beautifu...
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Bear killed after invading Old Harbor landfill
Sometimes even the Marines need to call for help. On Monday afternoon, the Old Harbor VPSO killed a problem bear that had been threatening people at the Old Harbor landfill, including some members of the US Marine Corps working on a runway expansion project. The bear’s death is the first “defense of life and property” killing in the Kodiak archipelago this year and comes after Old Harborites spent several days try...
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