Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Beer run turns into beer fall for alleged thief
A Kodiak man allegedly tried to steal two six-packs of beer from the basement of Henry’s Restaurant but fell during his attempted escape. Dennis Fathke, 58, was arraigned in Kodiak district court Wednesday on one count of second-degree burglary, one count of third-degree theft and three counts of violating conditions of release. The burglary charge is a class C felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a...
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Post 17 gets league split with South
Kodiak found itself in a tough situation Friday night down four runs to the top team in the American Legion baseball A division.  The deficit didn’t faze Post 17 as the team rallied to pick up an impressive 10-7 league win over South Anchorage at Baranof Field.  The victory didn’t carry over to Saturday as South blanked Kodiak 6-0 to salvage a league split.  “It would have been nice to get the sweep in the confere...
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Alutiiq Museum gets boost from Rasmuson Foundation
For 600 years, artifacts from a prehistoric Alutiiq village were preserved by the muddy, swampy bottomlands of the Karluk River. In the 1980s and 1990s, these artifacts sparked a Renaissance of Alutiiq culture and history. Last week, the Rasmuson Foundation announced a $127,000 grant to the Alutiiq Museum which will allow the museum to preserve and protect Karluk One artifacts and others. The grant will fund new c...
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William Frank Westlake Jr.
William Frank Westlake Jr., born Dec. 14, 1968, passed away suddenly June 29th, 2013. Services will be announced at a later date. Condolences may be sent to: Brandy Westlake, P.O. Box 3195, Kodiak, AK 99615.
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Borough should back away from smoking ban
To the Editor: Thomas Jefferson is often credited with the quote: “That government is best, which governs least.” He may not actually have written these words, but the idea is sound. I hope the Assembly doesn’t go forward with their smoking ban proposal. If they do, I hope the voters restore sanity by voting it down. I question the legal, (or if legal) the practical powers of the borough to intrude this far. Mr. G...
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Garden Gate: Cloudy break provides time for chores
With summer in full swing, we tend to avoid indoor chores, sometimes to the point of it becoming a health hazard. Here’s an example: During an unusually long stretch of warm weather last month, a friend declared, “If it doesn’t rain soon, I’m declaring my house a disaster area!” It’s when rain and fog forces us inside that we come face to face with mountains of laundry and armies of dust bunnies. There are indoor ...
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In the Courts: July 8
Dismissals • Two counts of fourth-degree assault against Stefanie Shaw, 30, were dismissed June 25. • Counts of disorderly conduct and fourth-degree assault against Gabriel Feliciano, 31, were dismissed June 26. • Two counts of violating conditions of release and one count of interfering with a report of a domestic violence crime against Sarah Thorp, 35, were dismissed June 26. Assault Sarah Thorp, 35, pleaded gui...
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Coast Guard Blotter: July 8
June 29 A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced an ailing boater and his two companions to Bethel following their rescue by a local search and rescue team. The Jayhawk helicopter crew was evaluating the boaters, initially assessed to be in good condition, when the man began reportedly suffering from seizure-like symptoms. The Jayhawk crew immediately transported all three boaters s...
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WWII-era bomb washes up on Chignik beach
It was a little early to have a blast for July Fourth, but no one is complaining after a WWII-era Russian firebomb was cleared from a Chignik beach. On Monday, a pair of explosive ordinance technicians from the 716th Explosive Ordinance Disposal Company, based at Fort Richardson, blew up a 50-kilogram (110-pound) aerial bomb that washed up on a beach near Chignik on the Alaska Peninsula. “I've been up here three y...
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Fried, Bethea claim Independence Day titles
A pair of former Kodiak High School running stars took charge in the Fourth of July 10K Run and Walk under the shining sun Thursday. Lucas Fried and Jaymi Bethea each cruised to their first titles in Kodiak’s annual Independence Day run, which drew a field of 63 runners and walkers. The race started at the Coast Guard base and ended at the Convention Center. Midway through the race, Fried distanced himself from a ...
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