Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Thomet off the pace at Brooks PR
The two-mile run at the Brooks PR Invitational was as fast as advertised Saturday in Seattle, Washington. Kodiak’s Levi Thomet did his best to stay up front, but finished in ninth with a time of 8 minutes, 58.60 seconds, 10 seconds off his personal-best time set earlier this season at the Simplot...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak resident, senators frustrated over federal VA health care program
A Kodiak resident says a new program to deliver health care to veterans across the nation has left him frustrated, while two senators say it has jeopardized a system it used for a model, triggering outrage from vets. Alaska’s network, built of necessity in a massive state where many communities a...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Government overreach is palpable everywhere
After a recent trip to Fairbanks it has become very apparent that government overreach is everywhere. We stayed with friends on a county road, where both sides of the paved road were torn up 6 feet deep and 12 to 20 feet wide as the crews were removing soil, so they could backfill with gravel. In...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Troopers seek owner of gun found in parking lot
State troopers are looking for the owner of a firearm found in the parking lot of Heitman Lake Trailhead. A trooper report said Kodiak resident Autumn Hanson, 28, found a firearm in the parking lot at around noon on June 13. Hanson left the firearm where she found it in hopes the owner would retu...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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The truth about lice
Last week, I noticed a Facebook post by someone who’d planted a pepper plant in her greenhouse, and now she was dealing with an aphid infestation. “What should I do?” she said. Aphids suck. Literally. They suck the life out of plants while creating an icky, sticky mess in the process. Aphids, som...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bright spots despite bleak salmon global sales
As Alaska’s salmon season heads into high gear, a few bright spots are surfacing in an otherwise bleak global sales market. Sales and prices for all salmon, especially sockeye, have been in a slump all year. And amid an overall glut of wild and farmed fish, Alaska is poised for another huge salmo...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nine fin whales found dead near Kodiak Island, biologists say
At least nine fin whales have been found floating dead in a small area around Kodiak Island since the last week of May in what mammal specialists described as an “unusual and mysterious event.” Boaters, fishermen and pilots have reported seeing floating dead whales from Kodiak to Unimak Pass and ...
Jun 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weight limits on ferry dock restricted
Weight restrictions on the Pier 1 ferry dock have been lowered, cut in half for tandem axles, but shouldn’t affect most passengers, according to the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. Jeremy Woodrow, a spokesman for ADOT&PF, said the dock was inspected in the last few months. “Ou...
Jun 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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