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Contractor decision on Pier 3 could be made next week
An outside consultant in charge of the city’s rebuild of Pier 3 has narrowed the field of potential construction contractors down to three companies, with hopes of project completion next year. “Pacific Pile, American Construction Company, and Manson Construction Company are the three that we are negotiating with,” project manager Roe Sturgulewski told the Daily Mirror. “We’re discussing some of the scope elements...
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Coast Guard searches for overboard mariner
A mariner reportedly fell overboard in the Bering Sea Wednesday morning. According to a Coast Guard release, the mariner fell overboard from the fishing vessel Seeker 10 miles northwest of Unimak Island. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew deployed to Cold Bay and several good Samaritan vessels were searching for the mariner Wednesday afternoon, while the Cutter Alex Haley was en route to assist. The weath...
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Special Olympics team wins 6 gold medals
Snowshoers Rebekah Anderson and Hanna Moody combined to win six gold medals at the 2014 Special Olympics state winter games that concluded Sunday in Anchorage. Anderson won gold in the 50-meter race (12.60 seconds), the 100 (26.20) and the 400 (2:20.50). Moody grabbed gold in the 25 (10.60), the 50 (20.60) and the 100 (53.20). Moody, 8, was the youngest competitor at the state games that consisted of athletes from...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 13
Saturday, March 8 • Around 1:39 a.m., six bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 3:02 a.m., a male on Hemlock St. was cited for no proof of insurance. • At 3:24 a.m., an officer removed debris off of Selief Lane. • At 3:27 a.m., a driver on Mill Bay Road was given a warning for a headlight out. • At 5:24 a.m., a driver on Birch Ave. was given a warning for speeding. • At 7:04 a.m., a male on Alimaq Drive was cit...
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Della Rae Fannin
Della Rae Fannin, 59 passed away on March 1, 2014, at her home in Sutton Alaska. Della was born on Aug. 7, 1954 in Kodiak, Alaska to Vern and Katherine Fannin. She spent most of her younger life in Kodiak and graduated from Kodiak High School. In Kodiak, Della attended summer camps with the Kodiak Baptist Church almost every summer. She traveled through Alaska residing in Anchorage and Sutton. Della was a retired ...
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Alaska State Troopers: March 13
Thursday, March 6 At 6:18 p.m. Alaska State Troopers stopped a 1993 Toyota for speeding on Rezanof Drive. Upon contact with the 20-year-old driver, the investigation revealed she was in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The investigation continues and AST anticipates forwarding charges of Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the 4th and 6th degree to the Kodiak District Att...
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Around Kodiak: March 13
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly meets for a work session at 6:30 p.m. today in the borough conference room. The Kodiak City Council is having a regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. today in the borough assembly chambers. The Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center is showing the film “Waves of Change” at 7 p.m. today. The film is a series of locally produced student films featuring personal accounts of the 1964...
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Achievers: March 13
Megan Stahlhut competed at the Alaska Academic Decathlon February 19-22. She won three medals: a gold in the SuperQuiz event, silver in her 50-minute essay, and bronze for the overall large school team score. The AcaDeca theme for this school year was World War I. Students competed in 10 subjects: art, music, mathematics, science, speech, interview, essay, social science, economics, and language and literature. Te...
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Lindquist, Hughes lead Kingfishers in Ore. meet
DAILY MIRROR STAFF Talon Lindquist and Ila Hughes led the Kodiak Kingfishers swim team to a sixth-place finish at the Oregon/Region XII Senior Championships that concluded March 9 in Gresham, Ore. Hughes, a Kodiak High School junior, won four of the five events she competed in, while Lindquist, a Kodiak Middle School eighth-grader, captured two titles. Hughes won the 50-yard freestyle (23.92 seconds), the 100 free...
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Alaska Science Forum: Solving the mystery of the South Fork wolf
The wolf lies on a metal table, its white legs and massive paws hanging over the edge. Kimberlee Beckmen, wildlife veterinarian, wears a white lab coat and purple gloves. Scalpel in hand, she positions herself at the wolf’s belly. Beckmen, who just finished a necropsy on an arctic fox that had been hit by a truck on the Dalton Highway, leans in on a wolf found dead on a trail east of Fairbanks. She checked her dat...
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