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The school within a school - Kodiak Daily Mirror: News Miner

FAIRBANKS - High school was not working for junior Derek Harris. "I was failing at every single class except for two," he said. "I hate homework. I am smart enough. I'll do my work. But if someone says, 'You have to do your work and you have to do this work,' that is the last thing I want to do."

KODIAK DAILY MIRROR - 2018-01-21 08:45:00

20 percent of Kodiak's criminal cases were domestic-violence-related in 2017

One fifth of criminal cases filed in Kodiak in 2017 involved domestic violence, according to statistics provided by the Kodiak district attorney's office. Although the total number of cases charged and filed through Kodiak court has declined, the percentage of those relating to domestic violence has


Kodiak Police blotter: January 9-10

Posted in Local News, Crime Reports, Blotter on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 9:00 am. Updated: 9:00 am. Posted in Local News, Crime Reports, Blotter on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 9:00 am. Updated: 9:00 am.


Second-half surge pushes Soldotna past Kodiak

Kodiak's attempt to slow the game down stymied Soldotna for the first half. The Stars figured things out after halftime. Behind 31 second-half points, Soldotna rolled to a 52-29 Northern Lights Conference boys basketball victory over the Bears Thursday at Soldotna High School. Kodiak's attempt to s


Kodiak Island still recovering from wind storm

Gale winds hit Kodiak over the weekend, causing felled trees, power outages and damage to some residents' property. Posted in Local News, Kodiak News on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 9:00 am. Updated: 9:00 am. Gale winds hit Kodiak over the weekend, causing felled trees, power outages and damage to so


Locals concerned Chinook bycatch quota will be limited

Concerns over potential adjustments to the Chinook salmon PSC catch limit by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council were raised at a Kodiak Fisheries Workgroup meeting recently. For Kodiak, the concerns are over the current Chinook cap on the CV cod and flatfish sector, which stands at 2,700.

KODIAK DAILY MIRROR - 2018-01-19 17:00:00

Kodiak student enrollment continues decline

Kodiak Island Borough School District is facing a drop in student enrollment that is projected to continue. At a KIBSD Board work session Monday, the board was presented with a preliminary budget update for the fiscal year 2019, which broke down enrollment numbers, staff numbers and a projected budg


Strip club boat Wild Alaskan seized by city, media denied access to hearing

Posted: Monday, January 15, 2018 9:00 am | Updated: 9:02 am, Mon Jan 15, 2018. Media were denied access to a hearing about a man's boat being seized from the harbor. The F/V Wild Alaskan, which operated for several summers as a strip club on waters outside Kodiak's harbor, was impounded by the ci


BREAKING: Crews on scene of fire on Wilkens Avenue

BALTIMORE, Md. (WBFF) -- Fire crews are on the scene of a large dwelling fire at Wilkens Avenue and S. Monroe Street in Baltimore City. This a developing story. Stay tuned for details. BALTIMORE, Md. (WBFF) -- Fire crews are on the scene of a large dwelling fire at Wilkens Avenue and S. Monroe Str

FOXBALTIMORE.COM - 2018-01-20 19:22:46

Police-involved shooting in downtown Baltimore, 2 of 3 suspects in custody

WBFFThumbnail Baltimore City Police and the Special Investigation Response Team are investigating after an early morning officer-involved shooting. Officials say around 3 a.m. , Citiwatch camera operators noticed at least three unknown males in the area of Park Ave at Clay Street. The three males

FOXBALTIMORE.COM - 2018-01-20 08:39:29

Ousted Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis' contract provides $150,000 severance package

The contract of Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis, who was replaced by Mayor Catherine Pugh on Friday, provides a possible $150,000 severance package. Pugh announced her decision to replace Davis on Friday, after about two years of his five-year term. In October 2015, the city's Board of Est


52-Year-Old Female Correctional Officer Shot In Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ)- A 52-year-old correctional officer was shot while driving in Central Baltimore Friday night. Baltimore police say around 9:30 p.m., the woman was driving a Department of Corrections van in the 400 block of 29th Division Street when she heard a gunshot and then felt a burning sensati

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-20 08:57:40

51-Year-Old Baltimore Man Dies From Shot To Head

BALTIMORE (WJZ)- A 51-year-old man has died after being shot in the head early Saturday morning, according to the Baltimore Police Department. Officers say they responded to the 500 block of Gold Street at 4:25 a.m., where they discovered the man suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. The victi

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-20 09:38:29

2 gunmen arrested, 1 shot by police, third sought

Two men have been arrested -- one was shot by police -- after they were seen on CitiWatch cameras arming themselves with handguns, and a third is sought, Baltimore police said. City police said a CitiWatch camera operator saw three men around 3:15 a.m. Saturday in the area of Park Avenue at Clay Str

WBALTV.COM - 2018-01-20 20:16:00

Man shot in East Baltimore Friday

Baltimore police are investigating after a man was shot Friday in East Baltimore. At about 11:30 a.m., a man was found shot in the upper body in the 600 block of Duncan Street in the city's Care neighborhood. The man was transported to an area hospital where he is listed in critical condition, polic

BALTIMORE SUN - 2018-01-19 19:05:00

Fire Crews Fight House Fire In South Baltimore; Cat Saved

BALTIMORE (WJZ) - Baltimore City firefighters battled a South Baltimore house fire Saturday night and saved a cat in the process. Crews responded to Wilkens Avenue near South Monroe Street around 6:30 p.m. for a fire in a rowhome. Officials say the fire started in the first floor of the building. Fi

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-20 19:57:00

Stabbing Investigation Conducted By Liberal Police Department

On Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at about 8:41 p.m., officers responded to Southwest Medical Center regarding a victim being stabbed. The victim, a 29 year old male, stated that the attack occurred at his residence in the 700 block of N. Grant. He said he was arguing with his roommate, a 21 year old


Buffs to meet Seaman in Jam opener

Garden City High School's boys basketball team will open the 2018 Valley Center January Jam against Topeka Seaman on Jan. 18. The eight-team field also includes host Valley Center, Ulysses, Wichitda Southeast, Kansas City Turner, Maize South and Coffeyville. The Buffs (6-2 overall) are coming off a


Newton Invitational II boys' swimming

NHS pool (Scorers and Newton results, x-exhibitions) Team scores - Maize 295, Andover Central 243, Maize South 218, Derby 187, Newton 165, Hutchinson 112, Andover 91, Rose Hill 38, Liberal 5. 200-yd. medley relay - 1. Maize A (G.Ruder, Taylor, J.Ruder, Bannon) 1:47.28, 2. Andover Central A (Krueger,


Syracuse gym opens to rave reviews

SYRACUSE - Nearly two years later than the original construction timeline, the Syracuse Unified School District's massive athletic complex and agricultural program building has finally opened. The Herndon Gymnasium, one of the central pieces to the $6.425 million project, opened in August for the fa