Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Walk and Roll program sees big growth
If you saw more children out walking and biking to and from school in the second half of October, it was due to Island Trail’s Network’s Walk and Roll program, an effort to get more kids heading to school under their own power. On Monday, ITN’s Tom Pogson gave a presentation to the Kodiak Island ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 17
Dec. 7 Around 2:29 a.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. At 4:02 a.m., police arrested a man in the Rezanof Drive and Mill Bay Road area on suspicion of driving with a revoked license. At 4:43 a.m., police warned a driver on Benny Benson Drive about a vehicle equipment issue. At 4:58 a...
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Kodiak girls reload for 2014-15 basketball season
For the first time in three decades Kodiak High School’s girls basketball team enters the season as the defending 4A state champions. A lot has changed since Kodiak cut down the net in March, capping a 27-0 season. New coach. Yes. New players. You betcha. New attitude. Of course. “I have a lot of...
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The scoop about mastodons: Researchers were wrong
A long, long time ago, a hairy elephant stomped the northland, wrecking trees and shrubs as it fed of twigs, leaves and bark. These mastodons left a few scattered teeth and bones in Alaska and the Yukon, reminders of an animal that lived as far south as Honduras. A recent look at those far-north ...
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Illegal fireworks use now subject to fines
With new code-enforcement laws in place, celebrating with fireworks outside certain dates are now subject to fines of up to $1,000, the Kodiak Island Borough announced in a reminder message to borough residents on Friday. The borough allows fireworks from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1, as well as around the ...
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Around Kodiak: Dec. 17
Senior Citizens of Kodiak Inc. will be holding a forum on senior issues with Senator Gary Stevens and Representative elect Louise Stutes at noon on Monday, Jan. 5 at the Kodiak Senior Center. Come and have lunch and meet with state representatives about senior state issues and other concerns you ...
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Getting out of the mess
Is it possible for Leisnoi's (member of the board of directors) Jana Turvey, Debbie Lukin and Jeff Chester to get out from under the mess they created? The clear-cut land is a tax problem. It will be well more than 50 years before the trees will ever grow back to cover the ugly site. They will no...
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Teeing Off: Getting to know Kodiak’s newest hoops coach
Krista Hicks hasn’t had any trouble sleeping, lately. Kodiak High School’s new girls basketball coach did have a few restless nights a couple weeks back. “I felt like I had so much to tell them (players) and I would just wake up, grab my phone, jot down all these notes and go back to sleep. It wa...
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