Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
  
 
Educate children on gun safety
To the Editor: On Sunday, Oct. 21, my husband took my two young sons to Cliff Point to walk around and explore. Around 30 minutes after arriving, my 7-year-old son found a loaded handgun. Thank goodness, my husband has been diligent about gun safety and began teaching our children at a very young age to never touch a gun for any reason. I would like to remind the community that a gun is not something you lose … it...
Oct 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
William “Bill” Clayton (Cummings) Barkhoefer
William “Bill” Clayton (Cummings) Barkhoefer Bill was born in Great Falls, Mont. on May 6, 1941. The family moved to Kodiak in 1949. Bill loved the Alaskan outdoors and was an avid hunter and sport fisherman. He graduated from Kodiak High School in 1960 and attended both the University of Montana and the University of Alaska. Bill was the manager of Sutliff’s Hardware Store in Kodiak for several years. He married ...
Oct 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiak Island babies: Oct. 23
Mia L. Montuya was born at 10:17 p.m. Oct. 16, 2012, to Brendo J. Montuya and Elizabeth L. Montuya. She weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce, and measured 19.75 inches long. Mia’s parents are originally from the Philippines. Her father works at Trident Seafoods and her mother works at Ocean Beauty Seafoods. Also welcoming her to the family are Elbren, Byran and Kate. Proud grandparents are Federico and Adelina Librado from P...
Oct 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Alumni update: Eggemeyer top NAIA wrestler at 149 pounds
Jimmy Eggemeyer will start his senior wrestling season at Southern Oregon University as the top 149-pound wrestler in NAIA. Eggemeyer, a 2008 Kodiak High School graduate, was listed at No. 1 at 149 pounds in the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Preseason top 20 poll, announced last Wednesday. Eggemeyer finished second at the NAIA national meet last season and is one of three Southern Oregon wrestlers to earn top billing, w...
Oct 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Outdoor Kodiak: One last trip
It’s hard to put away the fishing tackle for the year. I’m almost certain that I’m through fishing, but I have tackle still waiting for cleaning and storage in case I want to make one last visit to the water. There are no shortage of fishing opportunities even late in October. It’s a matter of donning the long underwear, gloves and hats to take advantage of them. But that’s a big step when the thermometer on my po...
Oct 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Around Kodiak: Oct. 23
Kingfishers registration opens New Kodiak Kingfishers swimmers can register for the upcoming season at 5 p.m. tonight in the Kodiak Community Pool. Swimmers should come prepared to do a swim test. Parents can download registration forms at www.kodiak-kingfishers.com or get them from the bulletin board at the pool. Spots for new swimmers are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. CG Enlisted Association needs ...
Oct 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
7-year-old finds gun at Cliff Point
A 7-year-old is being lauded for his actions in helping reunite a lost handgun with its owner. On Sunday, Lucas Arnick went hiking at Cliff Point with his father and younger brother. While throwing rocks in a muddy trail, he saw something strange. “I was thinking, ‘Is that a handle or a gun?’” he said Monday. What he saw buried in a rutted trail was the handle of a 10mm Glock handgun, still encased in its holster....
Oct 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Maker of Xtratuf boots responds to Sen. Begich
The maker of Xtratuf boots has responded to a letter from Sen. Mark Begich asking about the company’s recent move from Illinois to China. Since the move, Xtratuf buyers have complained about poor quality, and boots that lost their waterproof lining within a few months. On Oct. 16, Honeywell Inc. senior vice president Richard Graber responded to Begich’s letter, saying that the company has improved quality control ...
Oct 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiak Coast Guardsmen take aim at international sniper competition
The Coast Guard doesn’t have snipers, but two men from Coast Guard Base Kodiak are taking their shot at competing against some of the best military shooting teams from around the world. On Sunday, Senior Chief Petty Officer Thomas Bowes and Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Harris left Kodiak for the 12th annual U.S. Army International Sniper Competition in Fort Benning, Ga. “It’s by invitation only, so it’s a pretty...
Oct 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Absentee voters can vote by email
Voting in Nov. 6’s general election is as easy as an email for Alaska absentee voters. On Monday, the Alaska Division of Elections opened absentee voting by email for the first time. The state’s program follows models established by other states under a program originally designed to allow overseas members of the military to vote more easily. Alaska’s program is open to all voters, not just those in the military, ...
Oct 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Search Our Marketplace
or Search by category