Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Tentacles and sea stars: Old Harbor holds Marine Science Camp
Old Harbor holds Marine Science Camp Forty airmiles south of the city of Kodiak on the shore of Sitkalidak Strait with a view of Sitkalidak Island, lies the Native village of Old Harbor consisting of a strip of buildings, nine miles of roads, a harbor and an airstrip. Three weeks ago I arrived in a small plane loaded with boxes of microscopes, science and art supplies, books and notes, groaning under the weight of...
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Around Kodiak: August 1
AROUND KODIAK Baranov Museum hosting Picnic on the Green The Baranov Museum, 101 Marine Way, is hosting its annual community picnic from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at the museum. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a concert by DJ Marc of Island Style Mobile Entertainment, family games and face painting for kids. Homemade pie and ice cream will be available for $3. The day also includes fre...
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In the Courts: August 1
Court Judgments Tisha Phillips pleaded no contest to assault in the fourth degree. Phillips was sentenced to 180 days in jail (170 days suspended), ordered to schedule screening for alcohol/substance abuse and placed on probation for three years. Edward Phillips pleaded no contest to disorderly conduct. Phillips was sentenced to five days in jail. Maximillian Kaplan pleaded guilty to violating conditions of releas...
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Public Safety Blotter: August 1
Police Blotter July 13 From 1:08-1:44 a.m., officers performed bar checks along Shelikof Street, Marine Way, West Marine Way and Center Avenue. At 2 a.m., officers issued a warning to a driver whose front window was tinted too dark and who was driving with expired registration. At 2:12 a.m., officers performed a security check at an Alimaq Drive address. At 2:23 a.m., police issued a warning to a driver on Rezanof...
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Alaska State Trooper report: August 1
July 23 • At 7:59 p.m., Alaska State Troopers arrested a man for fourth degree assault/domestic violence and three counts of violating conditions of release after received a Kodiak Crime Stoppers tip from the Kodiak Police Department. July 24 • Alaska State Troopers were notified of a trespasser at the Jackson’s Trailer Park storage lot. The person had entered the area and broke into two motorhomes. Damage was est...
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Community archaeology changes understanding of Alutiiq living
The Alutiiq Museum’s community archeology dig is half way over, and they’ve already dug up quite a few artifacts and are excavating a small house at the head of Womens Bay. The house is about 300 years old, according to the museum’s curator of archaeology Patrick Saltonstall. The house is unusual in that it’s small, appearing to be used by only a single family, unlike winter villages with large houses with sideroo...
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Warm weather could extend through August
Kodiak’s summer continues to be a scorcher — at least by island standards — and residents can likely expect August to carry the trend of warmer than normal temperatures. National Weather Service climate data for this May, June and July show above-normal temperatures for Kodiak, with May 2014 setting a record as the hottest May on record for the island. In the weather world, trying to answer the “why” question abou...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 31
July 12 At 12:44 a.m., community policing units patrolled Marine Way. From 12:45-12:58 a.m., officers conducted bar checks on Center Avenue and West Marine Way. At 12:52 a.m., officers stopped a man for having a drink outside a bar on Marine Way. They relayed to him that open containers purchased in the bar are to stay inside the bar. At 1:01 a.m., officers issued a warning to a driver on Marine Way for driving wi...
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To the Editor: Vote for Stutes
This letter is to encourage all eligible voters to cast a ballot in the upcoming state primary on Aug. 19. My choice in the Republican primary for state representative will be Louise Stutes, and that was a very easy decision for me. She served exemplary while on the Borough Assembly, listening to and searching for all sides of the issue in front of her before voting. She is truly a Republican in this race and very...
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Charles "Charlie" Hugh Dorman ~ June 27, 1936 - July 20, 2014.
Charles "Charlie" Hugh Dorman was born to Narcisse P. and Hugh B. Dorman on June 27, 1936, in Portland, Oregon. Charlie passed away July 20, 2014, at the age of 78. All his life, Charles H. Dorman was a man who put muscle behind his dreams. Charlie was barely out of grade school when he bought his first cow with earnings he received from picking strawberries at a local field. Turns out young Charlie hated picking ...
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