Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Kodiak gears up to defend NLC title
After playing her first match of the season as an outside hitter, Dannika Catt’s body felt like she had gone a round with a world champion boxer. “After I hit Friday, I was so sore,” she said. “I had never hit that much in my whole volleyball career.” Catt better put an ice pack and a bottle of i...
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Get started for snowshoes
The 2014 road system deer season is in the history books unless you hunt with a bow or muzzleloader. If you don’t plan to travel off the road system for more deer hunts, what’s left for you this winter? Two hunts get top billing with me, and in fact one nudges out the other. Waterfowl season exte...
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Stevens re-elected to State Senate, Stutes and McCune close
Republican Sen. Gary Stevens was re-elected to serve Senate District P in the Alaska state legislature, while the race between Republican Louise Stutes and Democrat Jerry McCune for House District 32 was too close to call. Stevens has represented the Kodiak area in the senate since 2003, serving ...
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Telethon drops TV - moves to live stream
The Kodiak Noon Rotary is kicking off its annual fundraising telethon this weekend with a big change: It will no longer be shown on television. It will be aired on radio and pictures of the items can be viewed online. There will also be a live stream of the telethon online, similar to what was fo...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 5
October 20 • At 12:13 a.m., a caller requested a subject removal on Rezanof Drive West. The man left when police asked. • At 12:50 a.m., police warned a driver in the Jack Hinkel Way and Rezanof Drive area for his license-plate illumination color. • At 1:20 a.m., police conducted a security check...
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City to charge for Baranof ice rink usage
When the Baranof Park Ice Rink opens next week, users will have to pay to use. That is a change from years past. City of Kodiak Parks and Recreation director Corey Gronn said the advisory board recommended fees for ice rink usage to match that of other city facilities, such as the swimming pool. ...
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5 bears attack hunters in Kodiak, man suffers injuries
A 65-year-old hunter suffered injuries and was flown by a Coast Guard helicopter Tuesday after five bears simultaneously attacked six hunters as they were carrying a deer they shot near Kodiak, officials said. The hunters shot dead two of the bears, officials said, explaining that the number of b...
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A green way to deal with carbon dioxide
Last week, I wrote about a thought experiment proposed by Fairbanks scientist Jim Beget. He suggests raining down crystals of a compound that captures carbon dioxide onto a frigid plateau in Antarctica. There, the greenhouse gas might remain locked for 100,000 years. Beget will present his idea a...
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