Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
  
 
Council hears about downtown, Pier 3 at work session
The Kodiak City Council heard an update on the Pier 3 project and discussed downtown revitalization at Tuesday’s work session. Roe Sturgulewski, Pier 3 project manager, said the project is going according to budget so far, and is expected to be completed on time. Currently, materials are still flowing into Kodiak. A barge with materials currently moored down at Pier 3 should be offloaded by the end of the week. Th...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
KHS runners compete against the nation
Kodiak’s cross country team went postal Wednesday afternoon. No, the team didn’t get violent with bears, but instead competed in the Hoka One One High School Postal Nationals, an event that pits cross country squads from around the nation against each other in a two-mile time trial. Teams can compete anytime and submit times to Hoka’s website. The team’s top five times gets added up for an overall time that gets c...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Free books on salmon available
The Salmon Project will begin giving away more than 1,000 copies of “King of Fish: The Thousand-Year Run of Salmon” around the state. It’s written by David Montgomery and is “an eye-opening book about the shared history of humans and salmon over the last millennium,” according to a news release from The Salmon Project. Between 9 and 11 a.m. Saturday at Harborside Coffee, organizers will give away 100 free copies o...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Local airline adds Anchorage to Kodiak service
Kodiak’s Servant Air is now offering flights to Anchorage in luxury suitable for the prime minister of the Bahamas. The plane is a King Air, a twin-engine plane that will carry eight passengers, although Servant Air owner Wes Osowski is in the process of applying for a supplemental type certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration to add an extra seat, so nine people can be carried. Osowski purchased the p...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Northern Alaska joins the cryosphere
It's mid-October, 118 miles from the Arctic Circle. Time for a walk to work. Since I last wrote about my 3-mile commute through the raindrops of August, the 1,100 acres of boreal forest between my house and the university has undergone the most drastic change of the year. Ankle-deep snow covers the North Campus and most of Interior Alaska. Steps on the forest floor, which sinks like a frozen piecrust, are silent. ...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Comment period for launch complex extended
The Federal Aviation Administration has extended the public comment period on the draft environmental assessment for the proposed Kodiak Launch Complex launch pad three. Originally, the public comment period ended on Oct. 15. “In response to comments received from the public, the FAA has extended the public comment period to Nov. 1,” said a statement from the FAA. The FAA asks that comments be specific. “Reviewers...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 22
October 9 • At 12:04 a.m., a 911 caller reported a dangerous driver on Shelikof Street, where a man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, resisting arrest, three counts of assault in the fourth degree on an officer and for allegedly refusing to take a breathalyzer test. • At 1:37 a.m., a caller reported a bear in the Dumpster in the 1000 block of Hillside Drive. When the caller tri...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bull elk hunting closed on Afognak
Hunters looking for bull elk on Afognak Island on Thursday will be out of luck. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game closed bull elk hunting on Afognak Island, but hunters participating in the registration hunt area RE755 may harvest elk, according to an ADF&G news release. The cow elk season opens on Afognak and surrounding areas on Thursday. According to the release, an abundance of snow the past two seasons h...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiak hospital prepared for unlikely Ebola
Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center has released a statement regarding the Ebola virus, which was read aloud at last week’s Kodiak Island Borough Assembly meeting. In addition, the hospital plans to release a public service announcement regarding the virus today, according to Director of Quality Alice Coen. “With the heightened need for screening for the Ebola virus and other seasonal infectious disease, PKIMC...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Alaska deserves better than Parnell
Editor, Every Alaskan should read the Oct. 15 Anchorage Press article “Three-Headed Monster” or the Oct. 18 Alaska Dispatch News story “National Guard documents detail chronic misconduct among recruiting leaders.” Portions of military investigation reports reveal recruiters preyed on female high school JROTC cadets as young as freshmen, underage recruits, and civilian women by grooming them for sex, molesting and ...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Search Our Marketplace
or Search by category