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Research: The cure to assumed fear
To the Editor: There is certainly something to be said about fear of the unknown; fear of the different. It is easy to resort to assumptions after encountering something that inspires fear or anger. After reading the letter to the editor in our Kodiak Daily Mirror on Tuesday August 13, 2013 I was ushered into a state of fear and anger. Angry that a letter polluted with such an onslaught of falsities was published,...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 15
Friday, Aug. 9 • At 12:10 p.m., a caller reported a lot of suspicious activity in a building. The suspects were gone when officers arrived. • At 3:41 p.m., a caller reported an employee was stealing merchandise. It is under investigation. • At 6:25 p.m., a vehicle was parked in a red zone. It was moved when an officer asked. • At 7:08 p.m., a caller reported a vehicle was swerving all over the roadway. Officers ha...
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Alaska State Troopers: Aug. 15
Saturday, Aug. 3 • At 12:10 a.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a 2001 Ford truck for a moving violation on Rezanof Drive. Investigation revealed a 22-year-old Kodiak passenger had violated his probation. He was arrested and taken to the Kodiak Jail where he was held with no bail pending arraignment. • At 8:28 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a motor vehicle collision involving ...
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Kodiak realtor featured on ‘Living Alaska’
Alaska One Realty’s Matt Zytkowicz will be featured on the pilot episode of the new show “Living Alaska,” which airs this Sunday on HGTV. Orion Entertainment, a company from Colorado, produced the show that follows homebuyers from the Lower 48 looking for their dream home in Alaska. The premiere will air at 4 p.m. Alaska Daylight Time. Each half-hour episode tells the story of potential homebuyers as they tour thr...
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Achievers: Aug. 15
Kodiak Electric Association is pleased to announce that Jennifer Richcreek, regulatory specialist for KEA, has earned certification as a Qualified Environmental Professional by the Institute of Professional Environmental Practice. Achievement of the QEP certification is considered to be an accomplishment of the highest order, signifying strong professional and ethical standards in the arena of environmental manage...
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Past KHS runners to battle current team
Former Kodiak High School running stars will face the current crop of cross country runners in the annual Alumni Run Friday at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. The girls race begins at 6:45 p.m., followed by the boys race at 7:30 p.m. The run was created in 1999 to give the team competition without having to fly in an opposing team. “But, the much bigger purpose is we like our alumni to keep running,” Kodia...
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Playbook: Aug. 15
Friday, Aug. 16 Cross country: Kodiak High School alumni run at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Girls, 6:45 p.m.; boys, 7:30 p.m.
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Kemp, Parnell talk Tustumena
The Tustumena is still on course for an Oct. 1 return, and the state of Alaska is pledging its support for the elderly ship’s replacement. Gov. Sean Parnell and Department of Transportation commissioner updated Rep. Alan Austerman, Sen. Gary Stevens, city Mayor Pat Branson and borough Mayor Jerome Selby on the status of the 49-year-old Tustumena during a 25-minute teleconference Tuesday. “My concern is making sure...
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Two groups receive grants from National Park Service
Two Native groups in Kodiak have been awarded historic preservation grants from the National Park Service for survey projects. On Aug. 6, the National Park Service announced more than $645,000 in historic preservation grants had been awarded to 17 American Indian tribes, Alaskan Natives and Native Hawaiian organizations, including two groups in Kodiak. The Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak will receive a $40,000 grant and Ko...
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Coast Guardsman competes for spot on elite softball squad
When Timothy Fellows received orders to transfer to Kodiak, one of the first things he looked into was adult slowpitch softball. He was pleasantly surprised to find when he arrived here in June that the co-ed softball league had been resurrected and that Anchorage offered several tournaments during the summer. Fellows won’t make any of those tournaments this summer. That is because the 25-year-old from Arkansas ha...
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