Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
New PKIMC administrator hired
Don Rush’s replacement at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center has been announced. Barbara Bigelow will be taking the helm of PKIMC as its administrator on August 10. Bigelow has spent the last two years as the administrator of Providence Valdez Medical Center. Prior to that, she worked for Pe...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assembly takes stance on navy training, emergency rule on bycatch
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly voted to oppose Navy training in the Gulf of Alaska and voted to send a letter to the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council regarding a fishery closure due to the bycatch limit being reached. Emily Stolarcyk with the Eyak Preservation Council in Cordova joi...
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Oldest gear takes prize at Crab Festival
For the first time this year, the Kodiak Crab Festival had a contest for the oldest Crab Festival gear. The top honor went to Sarah Babbitt, who won with a shirt from the late 1970s. Babbitt doesn’t know exactly what year her shirt is from. She said she guesses 1979, but back then, the year wasn’...
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FISH FACTOR: Upper Cook Inlet coal mine decision delayed
Alaskans will have to wait until fall to learn if salmon habitat prevails over a coal mine proposed at Upper Cook Inlet. A decision due earlier this month by the state Department of Natural Resources has been delayed until after a public hearing later this summer, said Ed Fogels, DNR Deputy Commi...
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Man named Moose wins arm-wrestling championships at home of Kodiak bear
About 200 spectators — chanting “Moose! Moose! Moose!” — jam-packed a local bar Saturday and watched a Navy man win the top category of the arm-wrestling championships sponsored by the Lion’s at the home of the Kodiak bear. Moose Siefring, 235 pounds, wore the black championship shirt after defea...
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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REGION III TRACK: Kodiak boys back on top
The Kodiak boys track and field team is back atop the regional podium. Behind eight first-place finishes, the Bears captured the team title at the Region III Championships Saturday at Kenai High School. Kodiak saw its streak of eight straight titles snapped at last year's meet, but left little do...
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Crab Fest parade cheers Kodiakans
Crab Fest parade participants cheer Kodiak residents Saturday. More photos and Crab Fest stories Tuesday.
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak softball nearly tops Dimond
After turning a game-saving double play in the fifth inning, Kodiak was one out away from its first victory at home this season. The Bears then found out that the hardest out is sometimes the toughest one to get. Dimond’s next six batters reached base — five on base hits — as the Lynx scored five...
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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