Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
  
Features
 
Religion
In Orthodox Nativity, anticipation comes before celebration
“354 days until Christmas and people have their lights up already.” So goes a posting on Fac...
Jan 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
‘Table Time’ graced with divine appointments
The beloved Christmas carol “Silent Night” first made an impression on local author Christie...
Dec 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Baptist Mission gears up for Currier and Ives, Bazaar
Kodiak is a town of great ideas. Like little seeds planted in fertile soil, these ideas spro...
Dec 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Science
Tidal stresses and giant earthquakes
A scientist once noticed a connection between the stress that tides inflict on the planet an...
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The demise of Scotch Cap lighthouse
In spring of 1946, five men stationed at the Scotch Cap lighthouse had reasons to be happy. ...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Alaska Science Forum: 1946 tsunami survivor shares her story
On April 1, 1946, the sea floor ruptured just south of Unimak Island in the Aleutian Islands...
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Fisheries
Fish Factor: Fisheries Team compiles top priorities
The need for a clear “fish first” policy in Alaska tops the list of priorities compiled by t...
Jan 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Fish Factor: Loading up on sockeyes
Alaska seafood marketers are ramping up promotions and bankrolling a $1 global million media...
Jan 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Fish Factor: Increases in snow crab quota
Alaska seafood marketers are facing some strong headwinds heading into 2015, notably, for so...
Jan 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Alutiiq Word of the Week
Alutiiq Word of the Week: Dec. 5
Cikuq Ice Nanwat cikumaut. The lakes are frozen over. Kodiak may lie south of the frozen Arctic regions of Alaska, but from 1852 to 1870 it was a known for its ice. In the 1850s the California gold...
Dec 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Business
Alaskan business awarded money to develop new food product
ANCHORAGE — USDA-Rural Development Alaska state director Jim Nordlund announced Tuesday that...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Business spotlight: Keeping up with flooring needs keeps Wood busy
Stephen Wood hesitated at first in describing his future plans for his booming Great Alaskan...
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Business Spotlight: CrossFit legions take Kodiak
For Shanna and Tim Rockenbach, their fast-growing CrossFit gym speaks volumes on the popular...
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Home and Garden
Garden Gate: Growing vegetables from seed
Primroses are blooming and garlic bulbs are sprouting. Sounds lovely, but it’s January, not ...
Jan 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Garden Gate: Decide early for your spring garden
While it may seem a tad early, there are some major decisions that you should be making abou...
Jan 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Garden Gate: What’s going on for garden trends this year?
Maybe you haven’t been sitting on the edge of your seat pondering that question, but Garden ...
Jan 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Outdoors
Outdoor Kodiak: Planning and dreaming for spring fishing
This could be an exciting year for fishing. Sure we can anticipate more great fishing in the...
Jan 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Outdoor Kodiak: The long season
Waterfowl season closes at sundown this Thursday, Jan. 22. But it’s no reason to put away yo...
Jan 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Outdoor Kodiak: Island clime has guns over a barrel
Have you looked at your guns recently? Are you certain they’re still in good shape after wee...
Jan 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Nature
Marine fungi: Forgotten ferocious feeders
I will refrain from complaining about the weather; you have probably heard enough of that la...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Two tales of dynamic Alaska tundra
As pungent eucalyptus trees soaked up inches of California rain, a few researchers inside Sa...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Amazing Nature: Causes for sea star wasting still a mystery
During the winter holidays we surround ourselves with the symbols of Christmas; snowflakes, ...
Jan 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Search Our Marketplace
or Search by category