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Council members get support from governor
Three Kodiak City Council members have returned from a lobbying trip to Juneau, hopeful that a grant request for the transient float replacement project will be fulfilled. In July 2015, the council adopted a resolution to apply to the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facility’s Harb...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 6
March 20 At 1:32 a.m., police received a report of two men fighting in the 300 block of Center Avenue. It was verbal only. At 1:55 a.m., police received a report of a man passed out in the 200 block of Marine Way. He was OK. At 2:10 a.m., police arrested a man in the 300 block of Center Avenue fo...
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Healthy Kodiak: Isolation contributes to danger of addiction
I recently spent 10 days in California visiting family and I was very thankful to come home to Kodiak, because I realized that the community here is very different than any other place I have lived. I have noticed that the population is very small and close-knit. I have deeper friendships with pe...
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Assembly carried out fair process
To the editor: The March 31 Daily Mirror carried a 1 1/2-page open letter by borough assemblyman Mel Stephens intimating the unsuitability of a candidate selected by the assembly to be the new borough manager. After having read Mr. Stephens’ letter, would any of us want this candidate as the next...
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Cawley, Forsman roll to bowling titles
A pair of Kodiakans made a mark at their first appearance at the Alaska Women’s Bowling Association State Championships. Pamla Cawley and Barbara Forsman teamed together to capture the division III doubles title at the state championships in March at Eagle River Bowl. The Kodiak duo knocked down ...
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Alaska Science Forum: Thule people had northern life figured out
About 1,000 years ago, Norse explorer Leif Ericson bumped into the New World at Newfoundland. The old world was filling up, with 300,000 people living in the Roman capital of Constantinople. Up here in Alaska, the ancestors of today's coastal Natives were quietly having one of the more successful...
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Mallott: Plan needed from current Legislature
In an appearance at a ComFish trade show forum in Kodiak Friday, Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott continued to tout a plan for addressing Alaska’s $4.1 billion budget deficit. Repeating a theme of urgency that administration officials have taken to communities across the state, he said Gov. Bill Wal...
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Yet another soggy month on the isle
March in Kodiak continued a trend of little snow and a lot of rain. According to the National Weather Service, Kodiak officially received 7.34 inches of rain in March, almost two inches more than the 5.53-inch average. The all-time record for March’s rainfall in Kodiak is 12.73 inches, set in 199...
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