Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
  
 
Bears tip off at Airline Classic
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer Before the season, Kodiak boys basketball coach David Anderson predicted three wins in his team’s first 12 games. Kodiak has three games left to get one more W. The Bears enter Alaska’s premier tournament — the Alaska Airlines Classic — with a 2-7 record. It won’t be an easy task for Kodiak to emerge with a win at the tournament dubbed “the high school version of the Great Alaska S...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Coast Guard helps injured fisherman near Kodiak
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced an ailing fisherman from the fishing vessel Irene H in the Shelikof Strait near Kodiak Island Tuesday. The Jayhawk crew rendezvoused with the Irene H, safely hoisted the man aboard the helicopter and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services in Kodiak for further care. Coast Guard 17th District command center watchstanders receiv...
Jan 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Hundreds of irate residents pack borough code meeting
Hundreds of area residents overflowed the assembly chambers and packed the Borough Building corridors Monday evening, nearly prompting the Kodiak Island Borough Planning and Zoning Commission to cancel or postpone its meeting to seek a larger venue. “This is the fullest I have ever seen the place,” acting P&Z chairman Alan Schmitt said. “It says a lot for the issues we’re trying to deal with.” The commission agend...
Jan 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Dunbar named coach of year
Kodiak’s Marcus Dunbar earned a top award last week. Dunbar was voted the top boys coach in Alaska in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Association’s inaugural high school cross country coach of the year list. One boys coach and one girls coach from each of the 50 states were honored for their successes during the 2014 season. Dunbar is now in consideration for the association’s first-ever National High S...
Jan 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Local organizations receive funding from foundation
Eleven local organizations received funding totaling more than $40,000 on Friday from the Alaska Leader Foundation. The 15-year-old foundation was formed by fishermen to benefit local projects and nonprofits. Both Bristol Bay and Kodiak organizations can apply for funding. Almost 70 applicants, mostly from the Bristol Bay area applied this year. Although some of the Bristol Bay applicants were unable to be funded,...
Jan 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
A new Congress brings new hope for Alaska
For the first time in eight years, Republicans control both chambers of Congress. While our eight-vote majority in the Senate is not enough to unilaterally overcome filibusters or presidential vetoes, it is enough to restore regular order and actual debate on important issues. The changes we are bringing to the Senate – including longer work weeks and an open amendment process – will create opportunities for bipar...
Jan 13, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 13
Jan. 3 A 51-year-old man was charged with five counts of unsworn falsification and three counts of making a false statement, all stemming from residency claims on sport licenses and commercial fishing permits. Jan. 10 At approximately 10:53 p.m. hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance at a residence near Kodiak. Investigation revealed one of the individuals involved was a 28-year-old man of...
Jan 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 13
Jan. 3 A 51-year-old man was charged with five counts of unsworn falsification and three counts of making a false statement, all stemming from residency claims on sport licenses and commercial fishing permits. Jan. 10 At approximately 10:53 p.m. hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance at a residence near Kodiak. Investigation revealed one of the individuals involved was a 28-year-old man of...
Jan 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Outdoor Kodiak: Island clime has guns over a barrel
Have you looked at your guns recently? Are you certain they’re still in good shape after weeks or months of storage? Kodiak’s unique climate is the worst I’ve encountered for safely storing firearms. Experience in other climates might delude you into thinking that you did a good job of cleaning and lubing your gun for storage. But your precautions likely aren’t good enough for Kodiak. High humidity. Airborne salt....
Jan 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
KHS alumni roundup: Horn returns to Germany
After spending Christmas in Kodiak, Alysa Horn is back on the hardwood in Germany. The former Kodiak High School and University of Alaska star scored a team-high 13 points, but it wasn’t enough as Osnabruck fell to Opladen, 58-55, in a Bundelisga second division women’s professional basketball game Sunday in Germany. Horn hit five of her 11 field goal attempts in 31 minutes. She added five rebounds and one steal. ...
Jan 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Search Our Marketplace
or Search by category