Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Hampster balls, beer new at fair
The annual Kodiak Rodeo and State Fair is this weekend with promises of fun for the whole family with a new children’s play area, on- and off-island roping and bull-riding talent, and lots of food. “There’s going to be a pie-eating contest both days, and we are looking for tug o’ war teams, male ...
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Evidence submitted for new trial, motion timeline pushed back
Attorneys for the United States have an extra two weeks to respond to Wild Alaskan-owner Darren Byler’s motion for a new trial. Byler’s attorney filed a motion on Aug. 22 asking for a new trial. The U.S. attorney’s office had until Monday to file a response, but filed a motion of their own that d...
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Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 1
Aug. 27 At approximately 9:30 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash on Buskin River Road. Investigation revealed a red 2002 Toyota Tacoma parked on the shoulder of the road sustained minor damage to the front passenger side. Anyone with information is ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 1
July 23 Police warned a driver in the Chichenof Street and Bartel Avenue area for having an unilluminated license plate. Police arrested a man in the 400 block of Hillside Drive on suspicion of violating conditions of release. At 3 a.m., police received a report of a fight in progress in the 300 ...
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Hautala resigns as KHS wrestling coach
Mike Hautala’s stint as Kodiak High School wresting coach was brief. Hautala resigned after one season, said Debbie Rohrer, Kodiak Island Borough School District’s director of student activities. With the wrestling season starting at the end of September, the school is in the process of hiring Ha...
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Week in Words: Singing the way to softer, gentler platform
49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem as a protest against the current state of race relations in the U.S. has stoked all sorts of responses to the purpose of the tradition (it is a tradition, not a mandate), and to the anthem itself. “Anthem” comes from t...
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Ruhl snags island golf title
How did Darin Ruhl celebrate after winning his first major golf title? By playing another round of golf, of course. For those who know Ruhl, it was the perfect way to cap the weekend for the 10-year Kodiak resident who topped the leaderboard of the 30th Kodiak Island Golf Championship Sunday at t...
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GUEST OPINION: All nonprofits worthy, but funds short
This past Thursday’s borough assembly meeting produced mixed results, at least insofar as two major issues were concerned. The first of these was the assembly’s nonprofit organization funding for 2017 that slashed 40 percent off the previous year’s funding. Nonprofit funding has been discussed at...
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