Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Alumni Roundup: Wandersee starts for first time
For the first time in her young college basketball career, University of Alaska Anchorage’s Hannah Wandersee started for the first time over the weekend. The redshirt freshman forward cracked the starting lineup in both of UAA’s victories in the Seawolf Hoops Classic at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage. In Saturday’s classic opener, a 75-45 win over Cedarville, Wandersee hit one of her four shots and scored...
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Local Results: Dec. 22
City League Basketball playoffs Friday, Dec. 18 St. Herman’s Hermits 2, ISA (forfeit) Trail Blazers 2, Net Systems (forfeit) Golden Alaska 76, Naranja Ninjas 53 Andy Shroeder 22 points, Zach Keplinger 21, Jaron Steele 16, Randy Diocares 15 and Charlie Garcia 2 for Golden Alaska. Brennen Bridgeford 17 points, Russell Grizzard 13, Earl McClelland 10, Clark Patterson 6, Will Robertson 5 and Lance Nation 2 for Naranja...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 22
Nov. 5 At 12:21 a.m., someone reported hearing yelling from a neighbor’s residence in the 700 block of East Rezanof Drive. It was quiet when police arrived, and no one answered the door. At 9:18 a.m., police received a report of two loose dogs roaming the street in the 2300 block of Beaver Lake Drive. They were gone when police arrived. At 9:23 a.m., police responded to a minor vehicle accident in the 2900 block o...
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Kodiak Daily Mirror gets new owner
FAIRBANKS — Ownership of the Kodiak Daily Mirror, through its sister newspaper the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, will change hands early next year, according to an announcement from the News-Miner. William Dean Singleton’s family and the family of his long-time business partner Richard B. Scudder purchased the Fairbanks newspaper 24 years ago from the heirs of the late Charles W. (Bill) Snedden, and the News-Miner l...
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Boys, girls hoops third at opening tournament
The Kodiak boys and girls basketball squads both went 1-2 and finished third at the Cougar Tip Off over the weekend at Service High School in Anchorage. The boys lost to host Service, 61-29, on Friday and beat Eagle River, 48-42, on Saturday. The girls edged Service, 54-51, on Friday, and lost to 3A Homer, 48-43, on Saturday. Both teams fell to Bartlett in Thursday’s openers. Girls Senior Kristhel Fangonilo combin...
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Assembly takes up RV parks, use during construction
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly postponed changes to code governing recreational vehicles moved forward an ordinance to start meetings an hour earlier. “It clarifies what zoning districts these RV parks can be located in and it broadens the definition of what an RV is,” said borough manager Bud Cassidy about the changes. “Probably most importantly, it talks about how you can use an RV to live in while you’re co...
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No charges a month after Shuyak death
Alaska State Troopers have not charged anyone one month after a man was found dead on Shuyak Island from an apparent gunshot wound in a suspected homicide. Troopers found Steven McCaulley, 56, at Port William Wilderness Lodge after someone on the morning of Nov. 17 asked for a welfare check there, according to trooper reports on Nov. 19 and Nov. 24. Megan Peters, an Alaska State Trooper public information officer,...
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Fish Factor: Clean extraction brings chiton back to USA
Alaska crab shells are fueling an eco-revolution that will drive new income streams from fabrics to pharmaceuticals to water filters. And for the first time, it is happening in the U.S.A. and not overseas. The entrepreneurs at Tidal Vision in October made the leap from their labs in Juneau to a pilot plant outside of Seattle to test an earth-friendly method that extracts chitin, the structural element in the exosk...
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Garden Gate: Simple gifts at heart of Christmas
When I started writing this column 15 years ago, I often included a pre-Christmas piece about simple gifts for gardeners. Then I decided to change it to just simple gifts for everyone. Things change. If you Google “simple gifts” you’ll find everything from lyrics for the Shaker song “Simple Gifts” to a million simple things you can make (Pinterest). Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, the winter solstice or...
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Fabricante wins state title
A week ago, Krystal Fabricante captured a Northern Lights Conference wrestling title by default because she was the only entrant in the girls’ 113-pound bracket. This time she earned her title. Fabricante, a junior, won the 12-person, 113-pound division at the inaugural 1234A girls state championships Saturday at Bartlett High School in Anchorage. Kodiak’s only female wrestler pinned New Stuyahok’s Roberta Christo...
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