Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Clary, DeLoach inducted into Alaska HOF
A pair of Olympians headline the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame 2016 class. Don Clary and Janay DeLoach were announced Monday as the newest members into Alaska’s Hall of Fame. Clary, an East Anchorage graduate, was the first Alaska runner to qualify for the Olympics when he competed in the 5,000-mete...
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Alaska Science Forum: Mystery of the dancing wires revealed
In this quiet, peaceful time of year, with all the noisy birds flown south and all the scary bears in hillside dens, little things catch our attention. Like wires that move as if by magic. Aurora scientist and interested-in-all-things guy Neal Brown contacted me to see if I had written about why ...
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Assembly unhappy with procurement process
Most of the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly called into question the borough’s procurement process at Thursday’s regular meeting. On the agenda was approval of two contracts for landfill equipment — one for a skid steer and one for an excavator. Speaking about the skid steer, some assembly members...
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Projects on bridge, Chiniak Hwy make list for DOT funds
The latest Statewide Transportation Improvement Program list, including three Kodiak road projects, received approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation on Nov. 27. The list compiled by the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities identifies more than 200 projects as high...
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Wandersee scores big in UAA loss
Despite getting 16 points from Hannah Wandersee, the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team dropped a 71-62 decision Saturday at Western Washington University. The loss was the Seawolves’ first of the season (12-1, 1-1 Great Northwest Athletic Conference) and it snapped a school-r...
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Who are the good guys now?
I lack the words to describe the absurd, corrupt, immoral, hypocritical, nature of the criminal operation these arrogant officials are carrying out in the Middle East. What the U.S., Saudi Arabia, NATO and others have been doing now for over 10 years in that area is beyond insane. How can the peo...
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Trees have value beyond money
To the editor: The remaining timber out in Chiniak will not lose its value if left alone, if you look at it from a different perspective. Lots of people and wildlife view trees as a place of beauty and serenity. Since the large-scale logging out in Chiniak there’s only the borough-owned trees and...
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OUTDOOR KODIAK: Polypro layer best bet for getting wet
Kodiak has about the most challenging weather in the world for outdoor enthusiasts. Sure, there are places that are hotter or colder. It’s hard to imagine, but there are even places that are wetter and windier. The big difference between Kodiak and so many other locations is in the variability. M...
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