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Nancy Wells goes on record with post-trial questions
The wife of convicted murderer James Michael Wells broke her post-trial silence on Friday, acknowledging the pain of the ordeal and insisting that there are unanswered questions about the murders. Mrs. Wells came to the Mirror offices with her attorney’s representative, Homer-based private investigator Andy Klamser. Nancy Wells told the Daily Mirror, “I believe my husband’s innocent. I don’t think he did this at a...
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James Arnold, Frick snag top honors
During Austin Frick’s four years on Kodiak High School’s baseball team, he has put up video-game numbers. He was rewarded this year when he was named the Southcentral Conference South Division most valuable player. He is the second consecutive Kodiak recipient of the award after Brandon Mahle won it last year. “I’m very happy for Austin. He has been a catalyst for us for at least the last two years that I have bee...
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Death notice: Jeff Huntley
Longtime Kodiak resident Jeff Huntley, 67, passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014.
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Funding for fisheries management in 2015 funding bill
Senator Lisa Murkowski has helped obtain funding for fisheries management in the 2015 funding bill from the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science, according to a press release from Murkowski’s office. The funding will support the Pacific Salmon Commission, the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission and the North Pacific Council. Some of the specific issues addressed include electr...
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Coast Guard reports slew of recent distress cases
In the last week, five recreational boaters have found themselves in trouble in Alaska waters, including a mayday from Sitkinak Island, southeast of Kodiak Island, the Coast Guard reported on Monday. The Coast Guard launched a C-130 Hercules plane to search for the Sitkinak mayday, said Petty Officer Third Class and spokesman Jonathon Klingenberg. The Coast Guard did not find the vessel, and the case was suspended...
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KHS softball gets first-round bye
Kodiak’s softball team is three straight wins away from capturing the program’s second title in school history. The Northern Lights Conference Bears received an opening-round bye when the small-school state championships begin Friday at Cartee Fields in Anchorage. Kodiak will play either North Pole or Ketchikan at 3:30 p.m. Friday in the semifinals of the true double-elimination tournament. If the Bears stay in th...
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Dunbar qualifies for track championships
Trevor Dunbar will end his college career at historic Hayward Field. The University of Oregon senior qualified for the NCAA Track and Field Championships last week at the West Preliminary meet in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Dunbar will be competing in the 5,000- and 10,000-meters when the NCAA Championships begin June 11 in his home stadium in Eugene, Oregon. The Kodiak High School 2009 graduate finished eighth in the...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 4
May 21, 2014 • At 12:13 a.m., a barking dog was reported on Selief Lane. This was the third person to report the same dog within a few hours. The owner was cited. • Around 2:55 a.m., officers conducted two bar checks. • At 9:22 a.m., police serve papers on East Marine Way. • At 9:28 a.m., a corrections officer requested police assistance at the jail. • At 10:13 a.m., police served papers on West Marine Way. • At 1...
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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 Flooring Company — his workload is so large these days it leaves little time for vision statements. But then he availed a long-term view: “My ultimate goal would be to have a design center — cabinets, appliances, flooring, paint — that’s probably years down the line and I don’t know if I’ll ever achieve it. But that seems ...
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Astronaut recruit: Alaska a good analog for space
Jessica Cherry spends her favorite moments looking at Alaska from above. As a new recruit for a class of astronaut candidates, she may someday view the world from miles higher. Cherry, 37, is a pilot and professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks' International Arctic Research Center and Institute of Northern Engineering. She flies small aircraft all over the state for fun and research. She is also a member o...
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