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Achievers: June 5
• Kodiak Pioneers awarded Alyssa Aga and Yuto Ohki with $1,500 scholarships for the school year 2014 -2015. • Erwin Domingo made the Chancellor’s List from the University of Alaska Anchorage. He earned a Bachelor’s of Science in technology degree there. • Craig H. Johnson and Elliott H. Johnson of Edward Jones each received certified financial planner designation. They successfully completed the CFP Board’s initia...
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Hershey meet Friday
A trip to Hershey, Pennsylvania could be on the line Friday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The City of Kodiak Parks and Recreation department is sponsoring the local Hershey’s Track and Field meet at noon. The marks posted by the Kodiak athletes will be compared with the marks from the rest of the state and the northwest region. Meet organizer Marcus Dunbar said Alaska is awarded a set number of athletes to represe...
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Police identify man killed by Kodiak reefer leak
Updates previous story, "Man killed, one sickened, by refrigeration leak in St. Herman Harbor," with identities of men killed and sickened by leak.
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Coast Guard, Troopers rescue missing woman near Kodiak
The Coast Guard rescued a missing 25-year-old woman lost on an ATV south of Kodiak. “An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak found the woman in the vicinity of Saltery Cove, approximately 23 miles south of Kodiak after she was separated from the group she was riding with and became lost for seven hours,” the Coast Guard said in a statement. “The helicopter crew located the woman after finding her ...
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Nancy Wells goes on record with post-trial questions
The wife of convicted murderer James Michael Wells broke her post-trial silence on Friday, acknowledging the pain of the ordeal and insisting that there are unanswered questions about the murders. Mrs. Wells came to the Mirror offices with her attorney’s representative, Homer-based private investigator Andy Klamser. Nancy Wells told the Daily Mirror, “I believe my husband’s innocent. I don’t think he did this at a...
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James Arnold, Frick snag top honors
During Austin Frick’s four years on Kodiak High School’s baseball team, he has put up video-game numbers. He was rewarded this year when he was named the Southcentral Conference South Division most valuable player. He is the second consecutive Kodiak recipient of the award after Brandon Mahle won it last year. “I’m very happy for Austin. He has been a catalyst for us for at least the last two years that I have bee...
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Death notice: Jeff Huntley
Longtime Kodiak resident Jeff Huntley, 67, passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014.
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David "Rocky" Christiansen
David "Rocky" Christiansen Rocky, 59, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 27. He was a fisherman, merchant marine, & captain of the F/Vs Kiska and Candida Dawn C. Rocky was a bear hunter and subsistence provider. He was born to Ralph and Florence Christiansen of Old Harbor on November 21, 1954. He was raised by his grandparents Larry and Martha Matfay. Rocky was a kind and generous man; a one-of-a-kind ...
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Funding for fisheries management in 2015 funding bill
Senator Lisa Murkowski has helped obtain funding for fisheries management in the 2015 funding bill from the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science, according to a press release from Murkowski’s office. The funding will support the Pacific Salmon Commission, the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission and the North Pacific Council. Some of the specific issues addressed include electr...
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Coast Guard reports slew of recent distress cases
In the last week, five recreational boaters have found themselves in trouble in Alaska waters, including a mayday from Sitkinak Island, southeast of Kodiak Island, the Coast Guard reported on Monday. The Coast Guard launched a C-130 Hercules plane to search for the Sitkinak mayday, said Petty Officer Third Class and spokesman Jonathon Klingenberg. The Coast Guard did not find the vessel, and the case was suspended...
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