Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Council talks CIP list, mobile home park right to terminate
Before any possible ordinance from the Kodiak City Council, lawyers will assess giving mobile home park tenants more lead time ahead of evictions, the council decided at Tuesday’s work session. Council members discussed placing limitations on mobile home park owners’ right to terminate. City manager Aimée Kniaziowski said she didn’t know of any mobile home parks inside city limits planning to sell or close, so suc...
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Week in Words: Risqué fish; listening out loud
We learned this week that everything you thought you knew about cod is probably wrong. That cod are not the monocle-wearing, cane-strutting sophisticates that grace the ocean deep. OK. I admit it. All I knew about cod came from my extensive knowledge of the Naboombu Lagoon in the Disney film “Bedknobs and Broomsticks.” It turns out, though, that cod do not speak with a British accent. In fact, they use their mouth...
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Kodiak looks back
Thirty years ago: The Kodiak Lions Club prepared to host the first-ever combined Alaska State Lioness Convention and District 49-A Lions Mid-Winter Convention. Potter Paul Dungan shared his craft as artist in residence with local students. Five years ago: A Providence Kodiak Island Counseling Center project aimed to unite parents, schools and retail outlets against harmful legal products.
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Alaska State Troopers: Nov. 12
Nov. 6 At 11 a.m., medical staff at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center reported an unexpected infant death in Old Harbor. The Alaska State Troopers found a 6-week-old boy died at home sometime between 4 a.m. and 10 a.m. The parents and village health aid tried to revive him for more than 45 minutes. He was pronounced deceased at 10:45 a.m. The next of kin have been notified, and the remains were sent to the s...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 12
Oct. 26 At 1:45 a.m., police cited a driver on Mill Bay Road for having an expired license and no proof of insurance. At 2:32 a.m., police arrested a man on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, misconduct involving a controlled substance in the sixth degree and misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fifth degree. At 7:51 a.m., police received a report of a possible dangerous driver in the Maple Aven...
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State pays bigger bonuses to execs of profitless AAC
To the editor: In the Nov. 5 Kodiak Daily Mirror article “AAC to send team to New Zealand for contract,” AAC president Craig Campbell stated, “I’m trying very hard to make this a commercial operation, not a government operation,” in reference to the AAC and Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska (former Kodiak Launch Complex). I find his statement ironic considering that Sen. Dan Sullivan is working very hard in Congres...
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Strong winds through Friday ~ Check your boat
The National Weather Service forecasts strong winds through Friday. The Kodiak harbormaster asks owners and caretakers to ensure their vessels are secure. Look for worn, split or frayed lines and replace them if needed. Hurricane-force winds are expected south of the Alaska Peninsula today.
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Savannah Ray floated, leaves Long Island
The fishing vessel that went aground on Long Island in February has been removed and dismantling continues, according to a final situation report from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Before removal, up to 875 gallons of petroleum products could have leaked from the vessel, some due to theft. Resolve-Magone Marine Services began working on removing the 81-foot Savannah Ray in mid-September, acc...
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Kodiak spikers head to state
Amy Willis was a mess on Monday. While people constantly congratulated her for winning the Northern Lights Conference volleyball crown, Kodiak’s coach only had one thing on her mind — the weather. Last year, Kodiak had to forfeit its state volleyball tournament opener because the team couldn’t make it to Anchorage due to inclement weather on the Rock. Not wanting to see a repeat from a year ago, Willis and her squ...
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Kodiak Looking Back
Twenty years ago: Two cars were damaged in separate fires, on Spruce Cape Road and Alder Lane. An airline price war brought round t-up fares from Anchorage to Seattle down to $175. Ten years ago: Fifth-grade students raised the American flag again at St. Mary’s School following repairs to the flagpole. In Anchorage, President George W. Bush was to present a Volunteer Service Award to Peter Henry, son of Cindy and ...
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