Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Voting open for 2014 Alaska HOF class
Two Kodiak sports figures and one memorable moment are on the ballot for the 2014 Alaska Sports Hall of Fame. Joe “Coach” Floyd, Kristi Waythomas (Klinnert) are nominees in the people category, while the Kodiak’s 2001 state boys basketball championship game victory over East Anchorage is in the moments category. Floyd, a longtime athletic director, coach and teacher at Kodiak High School, is responsible for starti...
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Oil spill responders ask to use chemical dispersants
Alaska’s oil spill responders are seeking permission to use a new tool: chemical dispersants. The Alaska Regional Response Team is considering whether or not to preauthorize dispersant use in the event of a large oil spill from a passing tanker. Dispersants are currently authorized on a case-by-case basis, and the changes under consideration would give authority for their use to the on-scene commander. Coast Guard...
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Borough has new code enforcer
The Kodiak Island Borough community development department is back to full staff with the hiring of the new code enforcement officer. The code enforcement officer is responsible or investigating any report of a code violation that harms public health and safety. This includes illegal dumping and zoning violations. The position was previously held by Jack Maker, who left it in October to take over as the assistant ...
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Track the Tustumena plans
To the Editor: In Tuesday’s KDM was an article noting the award of a contract to begin the design process of a new M/V Tustumena. From this, one can only speculate on the eventual cost to Kodiak’s citizenry for construction of subsequent shore support facilities. The current M/V Tustumena has a length overall (LOA) of 296 feet [Ref: Wikipedia]. The new-design vessel’s LOA (at present) is from the existing 296 feet...
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Alaska State Troopers: Nov. 21
Wednesday, Nov. 13 At 1:02 p.m., Alaska State Troopers observed a 43-year-old Kodiak man drive a 2004 Chevy van. The trooper knew from previous contact that the man did not have a valid driver’s license. Further investigation revealed he had a revoked driver’s license due to a prior DUI and also had a license restriction of an interlock ignition device for any vehicle he operated. Due to the status of his license ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 21
Sunday, Nov. 17 • At 1:40 a.m., an officer brought a drunk man outside of a bar and gave him a no-bars warning. • At 1:50 a.m., a man was cited for no proof of insurance. • At 2:45 a.m., a man was cited for no proof of insurance. • At 3:12 a.m., a caller reported a fight in progress on Marine Way. As the caller was on the phone, she told dispatchers the people were dispersing. Everyone was gone when officers arriv...
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Achievers: Nov. 21
The Elks Club of Kodiak has named its middle school achievers for the first quarter of the 2013-2014 school year. Each quarter, the club honors one boy and one girl in sixth, seventh and eighth grades for outstanding performance in the classroom and the community. Honorees are chosen by the middle school staff, who also contribute a short citation. Sixth grade • The KMS sixth-grade teachers would like to recognize...
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Fall in line for your flu shot
Alaskans should be ready for another infamous flu season. According to the state’s epidemiology bulletin for the 2013-2014 season, seven different flu vaccine manufacturers are producing 13 different kinds of flu vaccine, five of which are newly approved by Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Regional flu activity has already been reported by the CDC in two states, one of which is Alaska. Influenza is...
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Fulp signs with UAA hoops
Damien Fulp, grandson of former Kodiak residents Ian and Judy Fulp, has signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball for University of Alaska Anchorage. Fulp, a senior at Colony High, was named the Northern Lights Conference’s most valuable player last season after he posted 14.4 points, 4.1 assists, 3.1 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 1.1 blocks per game. “We are very excited to add Damien to our program,” UAA ...
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Around Kodiak: Nov. 21
Obamacare enrollment Enroll Alaska will be in Kodiak at the Kodiak Community Health Center and Walmart from Nov. 21-27 to help with enrolling in health care insurance. Individuals can call 1-855-385-5550 to schedule an appointment with an agent. KEA board meeting The Kodiak Electric Association will hold a regular board meeting at noon today in the conference room in the KEA building beneath Fred Zharoff Memorial ...
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