Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Have a soothing Halloween
The end of the year is upon us. That’s right. According to the old Celtic calendar, Saturday night, Oct. 31, is Old Year’s Night, the one night of the year when witches and ghosts find their way into the world of the living and inflict a little horror. The modern definition of “horror” as an “emo...
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MOUNTAIN VIEWS: Dribblers a family, community tradition
The sharp whistle stopped every one in action. You could almost hear a pin drop in the gym. The small mob of basketball-playing elementary boys convened in the center by the adults. The unknowns were hanging in the air. For the players, the parents and the coaches. This was the start of  Little d...
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Alaska State Troopers: Oct. 29
Oct. 21 Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted two hunters at a Kodiak residence after receiving a complaint about an elk harvested without a drawing permit on Afognak. They found the first hunter had shot it without a drawing permit but it had been recorded on the second one’s harvest ticket. The fi...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 29
Oct. 21 At 2:27 a.m., police received a report of a bear digging through a trash bin in the 1300 block of Selief Lane. At 3:07 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the 1900 block of East At 3:27 a.m., police warned a driver in the East Rezanof Drive and Sharatin Road area for having an unillu...
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Wrestlers head back to Anchorage
First-year Kodiak wrestling coach Mike Hautala was pleased with his team’s season-opening performance at last week’s West Anchorage Open. The Bears walked away with a fourth-place finish, a champion and two runner-ups. “I was a little worried about how the ferry was going to effect us, it was som...
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Rain flooded roads in Bells Flats, vehicles stuck
By JULIE HERRMANN Mirror Writer Tuesday’s record rains caused water to flow across roads in Bells Flats and vehicles to get stuck. “Our road service people are out there right now, and the state is out there, too,” said George Lee, the Womens Bay Service Area Board chairman. “We’ve had to pull tw...
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No deaths in fishing for a year
The deadliest catch is getting a lot less deadly. Last week, the U.S. Coast Guard reported to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council that for the first time in known history, no one died on the job while commercial fishing in Alaska during the last federal fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30....
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KHS swim team off to Valdez
Valdez holds a special place in John Lindquist’s heart. The fishing port with a population of just under 4,000 is where Kodiak’s veteran coach won his first Region III swimming and diving championship. Since winning the first boys title in program history in 2003, the Bear boys have stood on top ...
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