Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Boston trip eye opener for Kodiak youth
Youth from the Kodiak Bible Chapel went to Boston and found dilapidated houses and cluttered lawns in middle class neighborhoods; they handed out granola bars and gift cards in a region of America where Paul Revere alerted the Colonial militia of the approach of British forces; where demonstrator...
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Amazing Nature: Monkeyface pricklebacks and glob sculpin: uglies on the fish line
Sometimes life becomes so busy that it feels like a contra dance where one thing follows another just like the dancers in a line. It seems like fall is a time in Kodiak where many people are engaged in these dances, juggling many different tasks and taking care of work, play and volunteer busines...
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Sen. Begich represents Alaskan interestes
To the Editor, The upcoming General Election offers Alaskans the opportunity to make some very important decisions for the future of Alaska. I am sure I am not the only voter who is weary of the many negative campaign ads funded by the mega rich (based on half truths) that we have been saturated ...
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Senior Blake James chasing breaststroke record
The last thing Blake James sees before he closes his eyes for the night are the numbers 5989. Those numbers represent the Kodiak High School boys’ 100-yard breaststroke record of 59.89 seconds set by Ben Millard in 2004, one of four records from that season still standing in the history books. Ja...
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Kodiak author wins book award
As a library technician and a published author, Sara Loewen-Danelski knows books. She works in Kodiak College’s library, and published “Gaining Daylight: Life on Two Islands” a year and a half ago. Now, that book has won the Willa Award for creative non-fiction. “It was great news,” Loewen-Danels...
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Parks and Rec: Oct.10-17
Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Oct. 10 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. KHS vs. Dimond 4 – 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 KHS vs. Dimond 8 – 1 p.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 Family 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. E...
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Playbook: Oct. 10
Friday, Oct. 10 Swimming: Kodiak vs. Dimond at the Kodiak Community Pool, 5 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak at the Grace Lady Grizzlies Tournament. Saturday, Oct. 11 Running: KMXT-FM Run the Rock. at the Bear Valley Golf Course. Marathon, 8 a.m; half-marathon and 10K, 10 a.m.; 5k, 12:30 a.m. Swimming: Ko...
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JROTC program may come to Kodiak
Kodiak may have it’s own Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program in the future. Jay Baldwin, a former National Guard member, is running the effort to get the program into Kodiak High School. Baldwin ran the National Guard unit in Kodiak as the activity duty member for over 20 years, and h...
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