Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
  
 
Kodiak man pleads guilty to sexual abuse of 7-year-old girl
A 20-year-old Kodiak man pleaded guilty Monday to sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree less than two months after state troopers arrested him on charges of raping a 7-year-old girl. Christopher Allen Stroup responded “guilty, your honor” when Judge William Morse asked him to enter his response to a reduced criminal charge. Stroup was arrested on Wednesday, June 3, after troopers received a “Report of Harm,...
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
4 arrested after drug raid at three Kodiak residences
Kodiak police, backed by U.S. Coast Guard Investigations and FBI agents, raided three residences early Sunday morning and seized drugs with an estimated street value of $74,000. Four people were arrested. After serving search warrants, police and law-enforcement investigators found about 120 grams of heroin and 146 grams of methamphetamine, according to a statement from the Kodiak Police Department. More than $23,...
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
KAC releases Performing Arts Series ’15-’16 line up
The Kodiak Arts Council has announced the line up for its 2015-2016 Performing Arts Series including musicians, letters read aloud and a local production of “The Music Man.” Kicking off the season in mid-September is Pink Martini, a musical group performing pieces “crossing genres of classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop,” according to the KAC website. “We wanted to do a little bit of a stretch show; bring in a gr...
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiak opens against West in Matson tournament
Kodiak Post 17 opens the American Legion baseball Matson Lines Tournament at 2:30 p.m. today against West Anchorage. The Bears (9-9) enter as the second seed, while West (3-14) is the fifth seed. Service (9-9) won the tiebreaker over Kodiak for the top seed and gets an opening-round bye in the seven-team tournament. The winner between Kodiak and West will advance to play the winner of No. 3 Ketchikan and No. 4 Eag...
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
POLICE BLOTTER
July 13 At 12:24 a.m., a caller reported disorderly conduct on Thorsheim Street. A disorderly conduct advisement was given. Around 12:41 p.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 12:59 a.m., police advised a driver on Mill Bay Road about a brake light out. At 1:16 a.m., police conducted a security check on Rezanof Drive East. At 1:26 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mill Bay Road. At 1:27 a.m., ...
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Program on aging starts in September
Senior Citizens of Kodiak Inc. was one of eight centers in the western United States selected by National Council on Aging to participate in the Aging Mastery Program. AMP was introduced at senior centers in the northeast, was very successful, and has grown now to the West Coast. Other centers in addition to Kodiak who will be participating as one of the “elite eight” senior centers who will launch this program ar...
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Deer fair game this weekend
Believe it or not, Kodiak’s deer opens this Saturday, Aug. 1. That comes as a big shock to visitors, while most locals stifle their yawns. The road system season extends through the end of October, so most wait until they’ve stashed their silver salmon rods before sighting in a rifle. I’m torn each year, mostly because I hate to punch my one road system deer tag too early. It’s just too hard to sit out three remai...
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
William “Bill” Wallacker Jr.
Bill was born on Vashon Island, Washington on August 6, 1939 and passed away on July 17, 2015 in Walnut Creek, California. Bill spent his childhood years in Richmond, California where his father worked in the thriving sardine fisheries. Upon graduation from high school in 1957, Bill got his first taste of salmon fishing when he came to Kodiak to work in the canneries. He made this trip for many seasons, eventually...
Jul 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Tips for guests, hosts on weekend garden tour
Sharpen your pencils, grab your camera, and prepared to be inspired: It’s garden tour time. Each year, local gardeners open their gardens to the public as part of the Kodiak Garden Club’s annual tour. The self-guided tour is a wonderful opportunity to learn and share with family and friends what gardeners accomplish on the Emerald Isle. The tour is divided into two areas and runs on Saturday and Sunday: Saturday, ...
Jul 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Relay surpasses fundraising goal
Participants on a dozen teams walked around a track at Woody Way Field for 24 hours Friday and Saturday, and by the end, Kodiak Relay for Life surpassed its fundraising goal of $50,000 for cancer research. Teams began their 24-hour trek after the first laps in which cancer survivors followed the Coast Guard color guard around the track, followed in turn by caregivers. Throughout the night, the goal was to have eac...
Jul 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Search Our Marketplace
or Search by category