Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Community orchestra back after long rest
Jenny Stevens has a timely message of encouragement for local musicians this week. “It’s much more fun to play with other people than by yourself,” she said. All string, wind and percussion players of high school age or older will have an opportunity to join forces at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Geral...
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Churches offer resource against domestic violence
A small group gathered at the Kodiak Family Church on Saturday for a presentation about domestic violence and the church's role in helping victims. Rebecca Shields, executive director of the Kodiak Women's Resource and Crisis Center, and Beth Davis, a faith advocate with the center, spoke at the ...
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Dunbar races to victory
Kodiak’s own Trevor Dunbar picked up an emotional victory in his return to cross country on Sunday in Boston. Running in honor of his grandmother, Sylvelin Keller, who recently died at the age of 89, Dunbar won the men’s championship 8-kilometer race at the 25th Boston Mayor’s Cup Cross Country m...
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Getting closer with bows, muzzleloaders
My favorite deer season is the special primitive weapon season. It starts Nov. 1 and runs through Nov. 14. The best possible news for families: There’s an extension of the season from Nov. 16 through Dec. 31 for kids aged 10 to 17. Sad to say, the primitive weapon hunt requires a class and shooti...
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Mayor, manager address police incident in statements
The city of Kodiak mayor read a statement at last Tuesday’s work session and the city manager read another one at Thursday’s city council meeting addressing an incident in which police interacted with an autistic man. On Sept. 16, 28-year-old Kodiak resident Nick Pletnikoff was pepper sprayed and...
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Members sworn in; mobile home ordinance moves ahead
City council members were sworn in at Thursday’s meeting, and the council moved forward an ordinance removing mobile home restrictions within city limits. Re-elected council members Gabriel Saravia and Richard Walker along with new assembly member Laura Arboleda took the oath of office at the end...
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Wrestlers fourth in Anchorage
Kodiak’s Bryan Gonzalez couldn’t have started the high school wrestling season any better. The 106-pound junior captured the West Anchorage Open title on Saturday in Anchorage. Gonzalez, One of two Kodiak state placers from a year ago that returned this season, beat West’s Jeremy Briones, 9-3, in...
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Garden Gate: Pumpkins make healthier alternatives to pie
Thanks mostly to marketing, Halloween is recognized as that sweet time of year when children can collect and eat as much candy as they want. Scary, eh? But with the obesity rate triple what it was a generation ago, and the number of cavities among children said to be increasing, many parents and ...
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