Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
PHAB talks transient float replacement
Kodiak’s channel transient float on Near Island Channel is more than 60 years old and needs to be replaced. The Kodiak ports and harbor advisory board discussed the issue during a Tuesday meeting. “It’s amazing how long it’s held up, but it’s going to need to be replaced,” shipyard operations manager Lon White said. Harbormaster Marty Owen said the replacement project could be eligible for partial funding through ...
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Sun’aq appoints new officers
On Sunday, the Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak appointed new officers and board members during its annual meeting at the Sun’aq Tribal Center. Two three-year seats were up for election with four people vying to fill them. Frank Peterson and Sophie Frets took the most votes and were elected to the Sun’aq Tribal Council. Peterson received 97 votes and Frets received 93 votes. The Sun’aq Tribe has more than 1,600 members. Peo...
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Hughes, Lindquist qualify for national meet
Tahna Lindquist and Ila Hughes dominated the Alaska swimming competition this past high school season. Now the dominant duo will take on the best youth swimmers in the nation. The two Kodiak High School juniors are competing at the Speedo Winter Junior National Championships that begin Thursday in Greensboro, N.C. Lindquist and Hughes had to qualify for the elite event that features the top age-group swimmers in t...
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Local Results: Dec. 11
City League Basketball Monday, Dec. 9 ISA 102, Camai 84 Geoff Spalinger 23, Tim Fellows 23, Adam Kilborn 14, Nick Billings 14, Kevin Van Hatten 12, Brian Gregory 7, Jaron Steele 7 and Andrew Gregory 2 points for ISA. Randy Diocares 27, Karl McLaughlin 20, Marvin Baloran 15, Rex Boado 11, Tommy Johnson 6 and Eli Deardruff 5 points for Camai. Associated Island Brokers 54, Francisco Taxi 38 Eric Alas 11, Bong Ocampo ...
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New Kodiak Public Library opens to acclaim
“I think it’s congratulations to just about everybody here,” Kodiak Public Library Association treasurer Erin Harrington said. By the end of the evening, everyone believed it. In a ceremony short in length but long on thanks and praise, the city of Kodiak opened the doors of its new public library to the general public. The building replaces the A. Holmes Johnson Public Library, an aging structure built in the yea...
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Alumni update: Grffing, Lindquist compete in swimming
Laura Griffing’s second chance at the AT&T Winter National Championships wasn’t as successful as the first. The junior University of Idaho swimmer placed 54th in the 100-yard breaststroke against the top swimmers in the nation Friday at the University of Tennessee. Griffing was seeded 40th with a time of 1 minute, 3.13 seconds. The Kodiak High School alumna clocked a time of 1:05.46 in the preliminary heats and mi...
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Basketball dominates Alaska HOF class
The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame 2014 class was announced Monday, and basketball was the underlining theme. Wasilla High School girls basketball coach Jeannie Herbert-Truax and NBA player Mario Chalmers were selected as individuals, while the University of Alaska-Anchorage men’s basketball upset of No. 2 Michigan in 1988 earned the nod in the moment category. The Yukon Quest was selected as the event. “The selection...
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Light show back for third year
If you’re in need of a little holiday joy, head over to Otmeloi Way to check out Kodiak’s biggest Christmas light display. Kodiak resident Andy Crawley has continued his spectacular Christmas lights tradition, which is now on display every night until the holiday. This is Crawley’s third year putting on the show, which has consistently backed up traffic on Otmeloi Way for the last two holiday seasons. He held his ...
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Coast Guard sends helicopter to Cold Bay for snow crab season
Members of Air Station Kodiak just returned from Cold Bay, where they stood by to help ailing mariners during the red king crab fishery season. Now they’re back in the small Alaska Peninsula town to help with the snow crab season. On Saturday, Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak sent an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew to the forward operating location in Cold Bay to stand by for fishermen in Southwest Alaska during the w...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 10
Wednesday, Dec. 4 • At 4:08 a.m., an officer investigated suspicious circumstances on Chichenof Street. All was OK. • At 8 a.m., a 911 caller reported a bear was at a dumpster on the 1200 block of Selief Lane. Officers had no contact with it. • At 9:14 a.m., a caller reported his vehicle was stolen. He called police later and said the person he suspected took it had agreed to give it back and police assistance was...
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