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Borough assembly reaches compromise in Shelikof parking snafu
By JAMES BROOKS Mirror Editor A debate over a pair of downtown parking spaces touched on fishery politics, traffic flow and jobs creation before its resolution in a late-running Kodiak Island Borough Assembly meeting Thursday. In a 4-1 vote, the borough assembly -- acting in its guise as the borough's board of equalization -- approved a partial exemption to parking regulations for the Pacific Seafoods processing p...
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Bears take on state’s best
Kodiak’s wrestling team is hoping momentum from last week’s surprise win over Palmer carries into the Alaska Duals Tournament. The tournament, which begins today at South Anchorage High School, features 16 of the top 4A wrestling schools in the state. Coach Pat Costello believes his team, following a 40-37 win over a powerful Palmer squad, is one of the top five teams in the state. A good showing at the Alaska Dua...
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Like Rudolph and Silent Night, Currier and Ives is becoming a tradition
Like some of our favorite holiday songs, the annual Currier and Ives is becoming a Christmas tradition. The Kodiak Baptist Mission and St. Innocent's Academy-sponsored event has become so popular, that people plan their Christmas activities around it. This year the event is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 16, beginning at 4 p.m. at the Mission Pavilion on Mission Road. Some of the festivities will take place in the new...
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Parks and Rec schedule: Dec.7-Dec. 14
Dec. 7-Dec. 14 CITY LEAGUE BASKETBALL TEAMS: Following are the 25 teams currently scheduled for play: Open Division: Icicle Seafoods, Petro Marine, Ocean Beauty A Division: Kodiak Island Storage, RC Enterpries, Camai, Airstation, St. Innocents Academy, Team Galindo, Scotts Heating & Plumbing, Nets Sytems, Inspiration B Division: Era Alaska, Lighthouse Baptist, Loose Cannons, Team Enriquez, Associated Island Broker...
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Editorial: We applaud the ADN for going to a paid online system
On Tuesday, the Anchorage Daily News announced its transition to a paid online system. Readers who view the state’s largest paper online will be asked to pay if they read more than 15 articles over a 30-day period beginning Dec.18. As a newspaper that has charged for online content since July 2011, we’d like to congratulate the ADN for its enlightenment. Newspapers are critical to informed democracy, but most peop...
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Randy Wayne Lawhead
Randy Wayne Lawhead, 34 passed away at his home in Kodiak on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. Randy was born in Kodiak on Jan. 22, 1978 to Connie Shurtliff and Donald Lawhead, Sr. He is survived by his mother, Connie; father, Donald and wife, Joice; his three brothers: Jeff Parker and wife Cindy of Kodiak, Donald Lawhead Jr., and wife Lena of Wasilla and Mike Parker of Las Vegas; Christie, Tim and David Shurtliff of Medford,...
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Around Kodiak: Dec. 7
• The Kodiak Kiwanis Club begins its annual Christmas tree sale at 5 p.m. tonight in the World Wide Movers garage on Bartel Avenue. The sale continues 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. • Alaska Aerospace Corp. hosts the December edition of the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours tonight at 5:30 p.m. in the Harbor Room of the Best Western Kodiak Inn. Chamber members are invited to ...
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Coast Guard Blotter: Dec. 7
Dec. 1 Response crews successfully completed the salvage of the tug Polar Wind and its barge the Unimak Trader from Ukolnoi Island, 40 miles east of Cold Bay, Saturday. Responders removed more than 13,000 gallons of diesel fuel and lube oils and refloated the Polar Wind Friday. It was towed to Sand Point where it was safely docked Saturday morning. The barge, Unimak Trader, was refloated Saturday and towed to Sand...
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Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge seeks spike in viewership
More people than ever are coming to the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge to view wildlife. "We're seeing record levels now," said Hans Klausner, visitor services manager for the refuge. "I think that is because Kodiak has gone through a lot of effort to accommodate a wide variety of interest." When the refuge built the new Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center in 2007, the number of visitors jumped from 20...
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In the fullness Of time
Timing is everything. Whether it is a running back hitting the hole or a receiver catching the pass in the crease of the zone, without the right timing, it accomplishes nothing. In basketball the commentators talk about a “Princeton” offense. All of the back-cuts in the world don’t get you that open lay-up without the precise timing and coordination that goes on in the front court. When everything is just right an...
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