Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Alumni Roundup: Dunbar eighth at USATF 12K
Trevor Dunbar picked up a top-10 finish at Sunday’s USATF 12K Championships in Alexandria, Virginia. The former Kodiak standout and current Nike professional finished eighth in a field of 20 elite runners with a time of 34 minutes, 49 seconds, which earned him a $750 payday. Sam Chelanga edged out Tyler Pennel for the win with a time of 34:35. The top finishers in the road race were only separated by four seconds....
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Outdoor Kodiak: Attention to tides gives insight to ducks
Duck hunting on Kodiak really picks up about now. Timing can vary with the weather, but most years you can expect improved hunts starting a week or two before Thanksgiving. The winning combination is a cold snap with a fair bit of wind. Does that sound familiar? Look out your window! Two things combine to the improve hunting. With the onset of cold weather, lots of inland and higher elevation waters freeze over. B...
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Kodiak Island Births: Nov. 17
Yeo Min Yoo was born at 2:14 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, to Okiyo Demura and Joon Sun Yoo. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 20 inches long. Her parents are originally from Korea and Mississippi and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother and father work at the Old Powerhouse Restaurant. Grandparents are Tomio Demura and Fumiko Deumura from Kodiak. Judah Joshua Tree Fentress was born at 7:11 p.m. on O...
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Kodiak looks back: Nov. 17
Twenty years ago: The Alaska Department of Transportation hired two employees to bolster crews working on maintenance of roads from Monashka to Chiniak. Icy roads were blamed for an accident that claimed Kodiak residents Jim Fisk and Oscar Dyson earlier in the fall. Ten years ago: Sen. Ted Stevens introduced legislation to make federal fisheries management councils shut down overfishing and listen to their scienti...
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Guest opinion: Gates backing warped core
Common Core standards were written behind closed doors and no minutes of those meeting were ever released. The ink had yet to dry on the document that committed 48 governors, under financial pressure, to implement Common Core and was then changed to cede power from local authority to regional boards of federally appointed bureaucrats. There will be no escape in home schooling or private schools either, because the...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 17
Oct. 28 At 2:33 a.m., police received a report of someone sleeping in a vehicle in the 1900 block of East Rezanof Drive. They left when police asked. At 4:16 a.m., a person reported a window in his vehicle had been broken in the 100 block of Ole Johnson Avenue. It’s under investigation. At 7:38 a.m., police received a request for police assistance in removing a woman who refused to leave the 700 block of Mill Bay ...
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Local Results: Nov. 17
City League Basketball Thursday, Nov. 12 Water of Life B 55, Strangers 46 Nick Lloyd 21 points, Rob Pletnikoff 10, Isabelle Hiner 8, Caleb Pruitt 8, Jordan Davis 6 and Nick Kesling 2 for Life. Dallas Panamarioff 17 points, Jeremy Kewan 14, Chaylen Delgado 12 and Scott Detorress 3 for Strangers. Petro Marine 85, Water of Life 81 Demorris Mack 24 points, Yung Kiely 17, Dustin Krug 12, Adam Kilborn 11, Randy Dela Cru...
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P&Z to take up small or mobile home lots
Coming up in December, the Kodiak Island Borough Planning and Zoning Commission will consider further changes to borough code in an attempt to create more options for residents of Jackson Mobile Home Park before the park closes next spring. During an update to the assembly at Thursday’s work session, Community Development Department director Bob Pederson said in December P&Z will take up allowing accessory dwellin...
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Veterans get quilts
On Veterans Day, local quilters gave a dozen quilts to local veterans. It’s the first in planned regular presentations to veterans by the local Quilts of Valor group. Quilts of Valor groups across the nation sew quilts, typically in a red, white and blue scheme, to give to veterans as a “tangible token of appreciation that unequivocally says, ‘Thank you for your service, sacrifice and valor,’” according to the Qui...
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Council approves economic analysis, snow dump contracts
An economic analysis contract to study the effects of possible regulations on Gulf of Alaska trawl bycatch got an endorsement from the Kodiak City Council Thursday, including enough funds to both cover their commitment and a possible shortfall. It still faces final approval from the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly, the party issuing the contract. The Fisheries Work Group came up with a $30,000 cost estimate and the...
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