Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Kodiak girls return bulk of roster from record-setting team
Expectations are high for a Kodiak girls basketball team that is coming off one of the best seasons in school history. The Bears finished fourth in the state with a 22-8 record, including a program-best 17-0 start. The bulk of that record-setting team is back to make another try for the school’s second girls basketball state championship. The season begins at 4:30 p.m. Thursday against Eagle River in the Lady T-Bi...
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Obamacare is a good start
To the Editor: I for one am for a single-payer health care system, but for the time being, the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is a good start, especially in regard to Alaska Natives. Let’s remember that programs like the Indian Health Service are funded by the federal government and came about because of treaties and agreements that were signed many years ago. Many independent economists and think tanks now agree...
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Local Results: Dec. 18
City League Basketball Christmas Tournament Monday, Dec. 16 Strangers 73, Loose Cannons 69 Darren Muller 30, Scott DeTorres 23, Craig Larionoff 11, Jeremy Kewan 5, Chaylen Delgado 2 and Grant Avehjem 2 points for Strangers. Charlie Garcia 19, Dan Walker 18, Jason Blondin 12, Clieford Tamarra 11, Corey Gronn 5 and Brad Blondin 4 points for Loose Cannons. Golden Alaska 76, Camai 69 Tony Will 26, Mark Galindo 14, Nat...
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Borough assembly takes steps to increase rural representation
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly is planning to step up its rural outreach. In an effort to better represent borough residents living away from the Kodiak road system, borough assemblymen Frank Peterson and Aaron Griffin are backing a proposal that would have each of the assembly’s seven members travel to remote communities twice per year. The trips would include overnight stays and would be paid for by the Kodi...
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Koniag picks new CEO
Koniag Inc. has named Elizabeth Perry, formerly of SWCA Environmental Consultants, its new CEO. The Native corporation for the Kodiak archipelago has been led by board chairman Ron Unger and interim president Tom Panamaroff since March, when President/CEO Will Anderson resigned amid dismal financial news. Koniag posted a $5.9 million loss in fiscal year 2013, which ended March 31. According to Koniag’s annual repo...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 17
Thursday, Dec. 12 • At 8:26 a.m., a caller reported a reckless driver on Mill Bay Road. Officers were unable to locate the driver. • At 3:35 p.m., a caller requested an officer remove two drunken people. They were gone when officers arrived. • At 5:20 p.m., someone reported a vehicle passed a school bus on Mill Bay Road. It is under investigation. • At 9:30 p.m., a caller reported a vehicle driving dangerously on ...
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Alumni update: Dunbar brothers compete together
The Dunbar brothers teamed up to compete in a national cross country race Saturday in Oregon. Trevor and Miles Dunbar were part of the Skinny Raven Running Club’s 20th-place finish at the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships at River’s Edge Golf Course in Bend, Ore. Younger brother Trevor led the team of six as he finished eighth out of 410 runners with a 10-kilometer time of 31 minutes, 23 seconds. Jos...
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Man accused of hitting pregnant woman in face
A Kodiak man is facing a felony assault charge for allegedly hitting a pregnant woman in the face. Nick Malutin, 38, was arraigned in Kodiak district court on Friday on one count of third-degree domestic violence assault, a class C felony. According to court documents, Alaska State Troopers were notified that a caller had reported a possible domestic violence incident on Wednesday between Malutin and a pregnant 21...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Christmas for anglers
Christmas is closing fast, and with it the flurry of Christmas shopping. I have to confess that of all the outdoor enthusiasts in our family, the anglers are the most fun to shop for. There are so many options! Better still, anglers lose or wear out their gear faster than any other group, so they always need replacements. As always, you have to be careful about your gift selection when the price tag soars. The mor...
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Births: Dec. 17
• Gabrielle Marie Bedia was born at 12:15 a.m. Dec. 8, 2013, to Jesse and Ann Bedia. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 19 inches long. Her parents are originally from Texas and now live in Kodiak. Her mother is a student and her father works for the U.S. Navy. Also welcoming her to the family are Zachary and Bradley. Proud grandparents are Jesus and Gloria Bedia from Highlands, Texas. • Cait Ellen Danels...
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