Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Judge sets sentencing date for 2 Kodiakans
Sentencing is scheduled in the next couple of weeks for two Kodiak residents who were originally charged with kidnapping, assault, theft and several misconduct involving a controlled substance charges. Jami Gibson, 40, and Phillip Gibson, 39, along with Julian Valdez, 28, were arrested last May after Alaska State Troopers investigated the kidnapping of three male campers ages 17, 21 and 23 and the beating of one o...
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On Parenting: Responsibility, bonding found on route
"Mom, can I do a paper route?" Nora asked. These are words a parent semi-rejoices yet semi-dreads to hear. There it was-in white and black ink in the Kodiak Daily Mirror: Our neighborhood was in need of a paper carrier. "Oh really. Hmmm," I pause. I gulp. And sigh. "Maybe. I'll call and see. I don't know if you're old enough," I reply, trying to sound positive. In my mind I have visions of ice-coated road, with No...
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Teeing Off: Soccer certainly isn’t cricket
I was going to devote this space to how awesome the Mariners are, but somewhere along the way they didn’t get the message and have stumbled out of the gate. So instead, let’s talk about that six-letter curse word that starts with the letter S … Soccer. It’s been well documented over the years, so it isn’t a surprise to you that I don’t have a soft spot in my heart for soccer. Soccer to me is like trying to learn a...
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Coastal Forager: Gardener’s bane, forager’s treasure
I've always been one of those terrible romantics who finds the white feathery tops of dandelions irresistible for making wishes. I've probably single-handedly doubled their population. Long-considered a delicacy in Europe, dandelions are the dread of gardeners because of their root systems, which run up to three-feet deep. In French the sunny weeds are known as dent de lion, which translates as "lion's tooth" and ...
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Playbook: April 17
Friday, April 17 Baseball: Kodiak vs. West Valley at Baranof Field. Junior varsity, noon p.m.; varsity, 4 p.m. Track: The Invincible Pentathlon at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18 Baseball: Kodiak vs. West Valley at Baranof Field. Varsity, 10:30 a.m.
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Public Safety Blotter: April 17
April 2 At 7:11 a.m., police stayed with a disabled vehicle on Mill Bay Road until it could be removed from the roadway. At 8:49 a.m., police red-tagged three abandoned vehicles on Larch Street. At 9:44 a.m., police conducted a routine animal patrol of Bells Flats. At 10:12 a.m., police conducted a security check on Egan Way. At 11:57 a.m., a 911 caller reported a possible body on Shelikof Street. Police found a d...
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In the Courts: April 17
Virginia Rene Andrewvitch pleaded guilty to driving without a valid license. Andrewvitch was sentenced to 30 days in jail (30 suspended) and fined $1,000 ($750 suspended) and placed on probation for four years and ordered to complete 50 hours of community work service. Valeri Kourenkov pleaded guilty to criminal trespass in the second degree. Kourenkov was sentenced to one day in jail. Leo Lund pleaded guilty to d...
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Hoops tourney scheduled
The Fil-Am Youth Basketball Association is hosting a hoops extravaganza over the weekend at Kodiak Middle School. The two-day event that begins at 10 a.m. Saturday features a 3-on-3 tournament, and 3-point and free throw competitions. The 3-on-3 double-elimination tournament will have five divisions from third-grade to open. Each event costs $5, with proceeds going to the Fil-Am Youth Basketball Association.
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Revolutionaries wanted: No experience necessary
It's Wednesday at Harborside Flyby Coffee and Goods, where I usually write my column. But first, I must play all my outstanding Trivia Crack games. As I play, seemingly absorbed in my game, people around me are meeting together, sipping coffee concoctions or chai, munching on cookies and biscotti, or slurping soup, as I am. In addition to Trivia Crack, I have become addicted to the Hot and Sour Ramen, which really...
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Intermittent Bells Flats road closures start Monday
Two roads in Bells Flats will experience intermittent closures for the next six weeks for culvert replacement, according to a Kodiak Island Borough release. During the closures, culverts under Bells Flats Road and Lake Orbin Drive near Salmonberry Drive will be replaced starting Monday through May 30. The roads will be closed for three to five day intervals during which no pedestrian or vehicle access will be allo...
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