Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Kodiak 3,200 relay zooms into record books
Not many people would celebrate a record-breaking performance with a run up Pillar Mountain. Then again, maybe that is why they are so good. Michael Parnell, Levi Fried, Jack Hannah and Levi Thomet established a new state standard in the 3,200-meter relay with a phenomenal time of 7 minutes, 51.9...
May 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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FISH FACTOR: Trawlers facing prospect of 50 percent halibut bycatch cut
Nowhere in the world do people have as much opportunity to speak their minds to fish policy makers as they do in Alaska. As decision day approaches, a groundswell of Alaska voices is demanding that fishery overseers say bye-bye to halibut bycatch in the Bering Sea. They are speaking out against t...
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GARDEN GATE: Getting started with container gardening
Halibut tubs, half barrels and pots overflowing with flowers add sparkle to any house, office or garden, but containers can serve a practical purpose, too. Especially for those with little or no garden space. In addition to flowers, you can grow a wide variety of vegetables and herbs in container...
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Coast Guard announces change of command for Cutter Munro in Kodiak
Capt. Sam Jordan relieved Capt. Jeff Thomas as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Munro during a change of command ceremony Friday in Kodiak, a statement said. Adm. Charles Ray, Pacific Area commander, presided over the ceremony. The change of command is a time-honored, formal ceremony ...
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Police identify driver believed involved in February hit-and-run; vehicle seized
The Kodiak Police Department has identified the driver suspected to be involved in a February hit-and-run that severely injured Kodiak resident Brent Watkins, a police statement said. Police received phone calls and information through Kodiak Crime Stoppers after the incident, and they found the ...
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Police: Don't fall for electric bill scams
The Kodiak Police Department is warning residents not to give sensitive information such as credit card numbers over the phone to callers requesting immediate electric bill payment. According to a Nixle alert from KPD, callers have told Kodiak Electric Association that customers are receiving cal...
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Borough staff to look at mobile home code after Jackson sale
Kodiak Island Borough staff is aiming to schedule meetings and potentially make code amendments to try to find a solution for the dozens of people that live in the recently-sold Jackson Mobile Home Park, said Bob Pederson, the community development department director, at a Planning and Zoning Co...
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Teeing Off: Life on the road
Sitting on a school bus for the first time in more than decade brought me back to my playing days. I had plenty of time to stroll down memory lane on the ride from Kenai to Homer. I took a seat up front with the coaches, while the players on Kodiak High School’s baseball team occupied the back — ...
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