Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Week in Words: Doesn’t seem Oscar doing his job
Even with the return of four American prisoners in Iran, President Obama’s State of the Union address, the commencement of a new legislative session, and even (gulp) Sarah Palin back in the news as she throws her support behind Trump, I gotta say: It sure seemed like a slow news week. The biggest...
Jan 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS girls begin conference play; boys travel to the southeast
Five weeks into the season, and Kodiak High’s girls basketball team finally gets to play a Northern Lights Conference game. The Bears play at Kenai Friday and Saturday. Friday’s game starts at 6 p.m., while Saturday’s tips at 3 p.m. “The girls are all pumped up and ready to go,” second-year Kodia...
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City gets report on police encounter
The independent investigation into the Kodiak Police Department’s handling of a controversial 2015 incident is finished, according to a letter from the city’s law firm to the Daily Mirror. Greg Russell filed a 200 page report with the city on Tuesday, attorney Katherine Davies of Birch Horton Bit...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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PHAB backs crane, ice for small boats
The Ports and Harbors Advisory Board wants the city of Kodiak to take a look at installing a publicly available crane and ice production facility. PHAB board member Marty Owen gave a report on options, saying such facilities would benefit the community, especially small boat owners. He said the u...
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Marshals: Suspect not armed
The arresting agency has reported more details about the apprehension of a Kodiak man charged with assault in the third degree, kidnapping and misconduct involving a weapon. The U.S. Marshals Alaska Fugitive Task Force and a Kodiak trooper arrested Mark Benton, 49, at a location on Parkside Drive...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 20
Nov. 15 At 12:39 a.m., police conducted a foot patrol in the 400 block of Marine Way. At 12:40 a.m., police helped an intoxicated man get a cab in the 200 block of Mission Road. At 1:07 a.m., police received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 1500 block of Mission Road. The vehicle was gone ...
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NLC POWER RANKINGS: Alaska hoopsters put up monster games
There were a couple phenomenal individual performances by Alaska high school basketball players last week. First, West Valley senior Ruthie Hebard had an incredible three-game stretch at the Joe T. Classic in Fairbanks. The University of Oregon-bound player averaged 29.6 points, but her team, las...
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Chiniak tree sale not worth likely damage
To the editor: Some citizens of Chiniak have complained loudly about the catastrophic mess Leisnoi and A-1 Timber have created out in Chiniak due to outdated logging practices. Bringing this environmental mess to the attention of the citizens of Kodiak Island is the right thing to do about what t...
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