Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Mix-six volleyball tourney in Kodiak
Kodiak Island’s rural schools have once again joined forces on the hardwood. For the third straight year, high school students from Akiok, Old Harbor, Ouzinkie, Larsen Bay and Port Lions make up the Kodiak Emerging Small Schools mix-six volleyball squad. The team, which started its season in mid-...
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KHS wrestling falls to Palmer
In a monster wrestling dual Thursday evening, Kodiak fell to Palmer, 89-35, at Palmer High School. A normal dual consists of 15 matches, but Thursday’s dual featured 24 matches, with Kodiak winning eight. Gabe Nummer (152), Hunter Bigley (220), Bryan Gonzalez (106), Russel Dela Cruz (120), Shaun ...
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TEEING OFF: What to do when baseball season ends
When baseball ends I often think about Hall of Famer Rogers Hornsby’s quote: “People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” I prefer to turn my full attention to the Seahawks, and of course Gizmo and Pepper Jack. ...
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Fear, anger at root of fundamentalist violence
America has an anger management problem. And the most recent shootings are only one symptom of the problem. The main problem is that we can’t even talk about the problem. And anyone who ever took Psych 101 (or has studied human nature) knows that not talking about a problem only makes it worse. N...
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In the Courts: Nov. 6
Amanda Z. Alaniz pleaded guilty to antlers or horns may not be transported until all edible meat has been salvaged. Alaniz was fined $250. Leona Barber pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. Barber was sentenced to 45 days in jail (42 suspended) and fined $3,000 ($1,500 suspended) and had...
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Common murres anything but common
At the intersection of Upper Mill Bay Road and Rezanof are two lanes for cars; one to turn left towards Mill Bay Beach and one to go straight or turn right towards town. Sometimes, when two cars are pulled up at the same time, the drivers inadvertently look at each other as they are trying to pee...
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AAC to send team to New Zealand for contract
The Alaska Aerospace Corp. will send a team to New Zealand to support four launches of a new rocket and has high hopes for business in the next few years. AAC, a state-owned company, announced Tuesday it will work with New Zealand-based Rocket Lab in 2016 for range safety support. AAC president a...
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Bear sightings down, DLP shootings up
The number of bear sightings in Kodiak is down for the second year in a row, but the number of bear shootings in defense of life or property is just above average, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Nathan Svoboda, a wildlife biologist with ADF&G, said five bears have been shot ...
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