Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Kodiak Island Births: Nov. 10
Westin Riley Christiansen was born at 1:55 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, to Cassandra Walton and Wesley Christiansen. He weighed 5 pounds, 15.6 ounces and was 20 inches long. His mother is originally from Kodiak, and his father is originally from Old Harbor, and they now live in Kodiak. Grandparents are Ed Walton from Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Renate Walton from Ansbach, Germany, and Almeria Christiansen from ...
Nov 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Swimmer of the Year: Lindquist nabs two state titles
Talon Lindquist displayed his diversity, while Marina Cummiskey extended a Kodiak streak at the state swimming and diving championships. The talented Kodiak High School sophomore touched the wall first in the 200-yard freestyle and the 100 butterfly during Saturday’s finals at Bartlett High School in Anchorage to help lead the Kodiak boys to a runner-up finish for the second consecutive season. The two state title...
Nov 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
What next for mobile homes?
Kodiak Island Borough Assembly members have mixed opinions on what the next steps are in addressing mobile homes and parks as residents of Jackson Mobile Home Park prepare to move when the park closes in May 2016. Although it was not an agenda item at Thursday’s meeting, the assembly gave a wide variety of opinions on what the borough should or shouldn’t do during closing comments. Assembly member Larry LeDoux sai...
Nov 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bycatch analysis deal put off due to higher cost
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly chose to postpone awarding a contract for economic analysis relating to Gulf of Alaska trawl bycatch alternatives over concerns about the cost and questions about city of Kodiak’s participation. The borough and city had planned to split the expected $30,000 cost equally, and the assembly had set aside $15,000 in its budget for the economic analysis. The contract with the selected...
Nov 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bears claim third regional volleyball title in program history
After polishing off Wasilla in the Northern Lights Conference championship match, Kodiak volleyball players celebrated by piling on top of each other in the middle of Cliff Massie Court at Kenai High School. “They were pretty excited,” Kodiak coach Amy Willis said. “Every year it is a different group of girls with a different dynamic. This group is focused and hard working. They were very ecstatic. I turned around...
Nov 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Fish Factor: Expected Tanners fail to appear in west
The popular January Tanner crab fishery has been called off for the third year running throughout the Westward Region ( Kodiak, Chignik and the South Peninsula), leaving fishermen and managers wondering where all the crab has gone. State managers for several years have been tracking a huge plug of crab that appeared poised to enter the 2016 Tanner fishery, but based on this summer’s surveys, the crab have failed t...
Nov 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Garden Gate: Michael Ableman: author, farmer, inspiraion
As I sipped my coffee, a large British Columbia Ferry made its way through a narrow, rock-lined channel in front of the bed and breakfast we were staying in on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. It was Oct. 11, an overcast day, the day before Canada’s Thanksgiving. Our hosts who lived upstairs, had provided a do-it-yourself breakfast in our fridge: a variety of muffins from a local bakery, strawberries, blueber...
Nov 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiak wrestlers fifth at Colony
Kodiak picked up a pair of runner-up finishers and placed fifth at the Colony Wrestling Invitational, Saturday at Colony High School. Russel Dela Cruz and Hunter Bigley both finished second in their respective weight classes. Dela Cruz was edged by Ketchikan’s Sean Tavares, 5-4, in the 120-pound championship match. Dela Cruz beat Colony’s Anthony Torres (18-5), Bartlett’s Oscar Garcia (8-3) and Colony’s Levi Hopki...
Nov 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiak volleyball advances to NLC championship match
Kodiak inched a step closer to obtaining its third regional volleyball crown in program history. The top-seeded Bears downed third-seeded Soldotna, 25-21, 25-20, 25-19, in a semifinal match at the Northern Lights Conference Championships, Friday at Kenai High School. Kodiak advances to Saturday's championship match at 1 p.m. against the consolation bracket winner. Soldotna, second-seeded Wasilla and fifth-seeded K...
Nov 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
New ferry, longer road top assembly’s final wish list
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly unanimously passed its 2016 capital improvements program list at Thursday’s regular meeting after making two amendments to the resolutoin Assembly members discussed the list at their July 29 work session. The list prioritizes projects the borough hopes the Alaska Legislature will fund next year.  “We know this will be a slim year for capital projects out of Juneau,” borough manag...
Nov 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Search Our Marketplace
or Search by category