Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Kodiak football hosts Eagle River in home opener
Kodiak High School’s football team opens the home portion of the 2015 schedule Saturday against Eagle River. The Northern Lights Conference contest starts at 2 p.m. at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The junior varsity game begins at 11 a.m. This will be the first meeting between Eagle River and Kodiak on the gridiron. When the Alaska School Activities Association realigned the football landscape after last season, Eag...
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Mountain Views: Take time to transform with motherhood
This is the first in a several part series focusing on the transition to motherhood and working to find a balance with motherhood, exercise, work, time for self, etc. This series will include perspective from several local moms on their experiences and what has worked or hasn't worked for them in the journey of motherhood. Ten years ago I became a mom. My brown haired daughter, Nora, was welcomed to the world and ...
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Alaska State Troopers
August 14 At 10:20 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a 17-year-old Old Harbor male who failed to come home. They found he was in Ouzinkie and had a bench warrant for failing to appear in court on a charge of driving without a valid license. The Kodiak roving Village Public Safety Office took him into custody.
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NOAA agrees to emergency groundfish measure
After hearing from many of you, and making a number of calls to our congressional delegation, a solution to the groundfish closure has been reached. As requested by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, NOAA Fisheries is implementing an emergency rule to provide an additional 1,600 chinook salmon prohibited species catch allowance to the Gulf of Alaska groundfish trawl fisheries for the Non-Rockfish Progra...
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Candidates file for local office
Four candidates filed for four City of Kodiak elected seats, while six candidates have filed to run for three seats on the Kodiak Island Borough assembly. Assembly incumbent Chris Lynch filed to run again for her seat. Dennis Symmons, who was appointed to a one-year term to fill a vacancy earlier this month, filed to run for one of the two three-year terms up for grabs. Kyle Crow, who has sat on the Planning and Z...
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Anton Larsen Bay parking to partially close for dock replacement
Vehicles must be removed from an area around the dock in Anton Larsen Bay while the dock is replaced next month, according to the Kodiak Island Borough. Vehicles in the closed area, which has space for about 15 cars and trucks, will be towed at the owner’s expense if they remain after Aug. 31, according to the borough’s website. Boaters will still be able to use the nearby boat ramp while the new dock is installed...
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KANA receives ACA funding
The Kodiak Area Native Association (KANA) has received $325,000 from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHS) “for its commitment to providing high quality healthcare for underserved populations throughout the Koniag region,” according to a KANA release. KANA was one of six community health center sites in Alaska that received a total of $5.5 million dollars of Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding. “The Affo...
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Cross country begins season on Peninsula
Kodiak High School’s cross country team is starting the competition portion of its season a week later than normal. To save money, and cut down on off-island trips, the team decided to bypass last week’s Nikiski Class Races, the meet Kodiak traditionally opens its season at on its weeklong ferry trip to the mainland. Instead, the Bears will open the season this Saturday at the Tsalteshi Invitational in Soldotna, a...
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Some highly charged lessons
In my long ago and misspent youth I used to ride motorcycles. A lot. Snowmachines too. Started when I was around 9 or 10. In fact, I think the reason my hair turned curly when I was a teen and subsequently started thinning was from spending so much time with a helmet on. Seriously. Now, let’s just say that I rode motorbikes … aggressively. But I had one rule: If I fell down, off, or over three times, no matter how...
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Hulse, Sisson, Foster, Tobias win Eco Challenge
Early on in Saturday’s Eco Challenge, Steve Hulse made a team decision that was either going to make him a hero or a goat. The team of four backtracked 200 meters — passing a few teams along the way — on a fog-covered Anton Larsen Pass and decided to take a trail that Hulse believed was a shortcut to the next checkpoint. “I said, ‘I’m getting us lost or we are going to be ahead,”’ Hulse said. “Sure enough, another...
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