Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
STAGE and SCREEN: 'Trainwreck is no train wreck
The opening skit: Home video quality scene featuring a middle aged man standing in the open door of his garage talking to two young girls seated on the hood of a car. The younger of the girls is holding a rag doll – both are paying rapt attention to a rant by their father about the absence of value in monogamy. The dad uses the rag doll as an avatar for his need to sexually satisfy all women with whom he comes in ...
Aug 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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KING GETS CROWNED: Fogle wins $5,000 with 55.7-pound salmon
For two months, Jordan Fogle heard every fish tale in the tackle box. Everybody wanted Fogle to know that they knocked him off the Kodiak Association of Charter Operators King Derby leaderboard. That’s what happens when you catch a gigantic king just two weeks into a three-month derby. “It was really parannoying,” the Kodiak resident said. “A lot of my friends came up to me just to mess with me.” One man’s story w...
Aug 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coast Guard medevacs injured hiker from Afognak Island
ANCHORAGE — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced an injured hiker from the northern coast of Afognak Island, near Kodiak, Sunday. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the 62-year-old male hiker and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services in Kodiak. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Anchorage received a report Sunday evening that the hiker had fallen from a cliff an...
Aug 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local growers cultivate ideas to expand CSA
A small group of Kodiak growers gathered Tuesday to discuss furthering community-supported agriculture in Kodiak. Local grower Dana Myers started a small-scale CSA program in June when an Afognak resident posted on the local Facebook group “Friends of Kodiak” asking for local produce. “I put together a box and shipped it to her that first week,” Myers said. After shipping the box off, Myers realized it was a much ...
Aug 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak’s Art Walk starts Friday with contest kick-off
August’s First Friday Art Walk is will include a kick-off of the second year of The Frame Shop’s youth art contest. The contest is open to children in two age groups: 7 to 12 and 13 to 18. “We had so many kids last year,” said shop owner Sarah Culbertson-Stokes. “It had really great reception and the kids had a lot of fun.” Like last year, voting can be done in person at The Frame Shop and via likes on the art, wh...
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Kodiak Coast Guard pulls two men off sinking boat
A Kodiak-based C-130 airplane crew and MH-60 helicopter crew responded to a boat near Unalaska/Dutch Harbor that was taking on water and lifted two men off the boat Tuesday, according to a Coast Guard releases. Both men had put on survival suits and were uninjured. The crew of the Alaskan Catch, located off Unalga Island near Unalaska Island, called the Coast Guard in Juneau via satellite phone after the boat bega...
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bells Flats fire causes $25,000 in damage
An old barn in Bells Flats burned in an accidental fire on Sunday resulting in thousands of dollars in damage, according to an Alaska State Trooper report. No one was injured and the U.S. Coast Guard Fire Department put out the fire. The troopers responded to the fire at 1:36 p.m. Sunday, the report said, and found “the building was an old horse barn with plumbing supplies inside.” The damage was estimated at $25,...
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Bridge rally held in Kodiak
Bikes and lime green T-shirts took center stage on Friday at a rally for a peace road connecting six of the seven continents, including a highway that would link Alaska and Russia. A crowd gathered at the Kodiak Family Church, part of the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, on Friday afternoon for songs and short speeches and the transfer of the peace flag from a Canadian representative to a U.S. re...
Aug 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fermenting techniques taught in Kodiak
Almost 100 people packed the Kodiak Public Library on Friday to learn about making fermented foods from expert Sandor Katz. Katz has written two books on the subject of fermented foods and he gave a demonstration on Friday while giving tips and answering questions. Sauerkraut was the first thing he made and while the process might have seemed complicated at first, Katz made it look easy. Most of his techniques boi...
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Grant received for more debris cleanup
As the lot Island Trails Network uses to store their marine debris emptied last week, the organization was notified they had received a grant to start filling it up again. ITN applied for and received a grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to collect, remove and analyze debris from Shuyak Island just north of Afognak Island. The cleanup will take place in two eight-week segments, one in s...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 270 270 recommendations | email to a friend
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