Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Thomet and Ostrander aiming to break course records
A pair of records could be in jeopardy tonight in a highly-anticipated high school cross country meet at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. The state’s top two runners — Kodiak’s Levi Thomet and Kenai’s Allie Ostrander — will both be gunning to break Fort Abercrombie course records. Thomet i...
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Fair and rodeo kicks off on Saturday
Horse riding, cupcake wars, fair exhibits, pony rides and games are all in store this weekend at the Kodiak Rodeo and State Fair, along with new entertainment, a man who does pistol tricks. Deke Rivers calls himself “The Pistolero” and does fancy gun handling. He’ll be performing during both days...
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In the courts: Aug. 29
Theresa A. Carlson pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. Carlson was sentenced to 120 days in jail (114 suspended) and fined $4,000 ($2,500 suspended) and had her license revoked for 90 days and was ordered to use an ignition interlock device after regaining the privilege to drive and wa...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Muuguaq - Watermellon Berry
Muuguaq - Watermellon Berry Muuguat amlerpianitut maani, allrani kesiinikuutaartukut, piturnirtut. - There are not many watermelon berries around here, but sometimes we find them, and they’re delicious. The watermelon berry (Streptopus amplexifolius) is a slender, tall, leafy shrub. It grows to a...
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Around Kodiak: Aug. 29
Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council (Cook Inlet RCAC) will hold its council meeting at the Kodiak Best Western Hotel (236 W. Rezanof Drive) in Kodiak beginning at 9 a.m. on Sept. 12. The public is welcome to attend. For more information or an agenda, please call 1-800-652-7222 or 907-28...
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Amazing Nature: Limiting factors decide what grows in the ocean
The last entry in my dive logbook was on August first, 1997. This August, seventeen years later, I signed up for a Scuba refresher class and I am looking forward to getting my face wet again. Diving is the only way to truly appreciate marine life in its natural habitat. Besides, I really missed t...
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Fort Abercrombie all-time top times
Girls 1. Kristi Klinnert (Kodiak, 1986), 18:43 2. Kikkan Randall (East Anchorage, 1998), 18:54 3. Domonique Colberg (Colony, 2002), 19:15 4. Jaymi Bethea (Kodiak, 2010), 19:22 5. Jenna Ford (Wasilla (2010), 19:27 6. Alyssa Hutchins (Colony, 2009), 19:38 7. Chloe Ivanoff (Kodiak, 2009), 19:39 8. N...
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Runners to pack Fort Abercrombie
Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park will get its share of foot traffic today. Kodiak’s cross country team is hosting West Anchorage, West Valley, Kenai and Dimond in mega regular-season meet. “We are about maxing it (Fort Abercrombie) with four quality teams,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. ...
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