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Tsunami siren test set for Wednesday
If you hear the tsunami warning siren sounding on Wednesday morning, don’t be alarmed. According to a Kodiak Island Borough news release, residents may hear the siren between 10:15 and 10:45 a.m. Wednesday. Tsunami warning broadcasts may also appear on television and over the radio during that ti...
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Robert Norman Holt
Robert Norman Holt, 56, passed away unexpectedly at home in Talkeetna, Alaska, on Feb. 18, 2015. Rob was born on Aug. 29, 1958, to Jerry and Norma Holt of Kodiak, Alaska. During his early years, Rob lived with his family in various West Coast locations as well as Taiwan, where his father, a naval...
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In favor of legislation prohibiting smoking in public spaces
To the Editor, I smoked many years ago and I make no judgments of people who smoke. I believe people have the right to do what they want with their own bodies. That being said, I also believe no one has the right to make a decision for themselves that affects my body or anyone else’s body. I have...
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Bowlers compete in Juneau
Joyce Gregory and Ruth Hentges led a contingent of Kodiak ladies at the 55th Alaska State Women’s Bowling Association Tournament. The two combined for five individual top-10 finishes in the tournament that concluded earlier this month in Juneau. Gregory placed fourth in Division II singles (799 h...
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Questioning some of allegations leveled against Father Paisius
To the Editor, I was astonished to read Sam Dank’s comments in the March 23, 2015 article in the Kodiak Daily Mirror (Father Paisius deposed, defrocked as priest.) With a tone of supposed authority he said that Fr. Paisius is not coming back to Alaska. How can he be sure? There are a lot of peopl...
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Crab Fest gets Xtratuf as sponsor, announces new logo
The Kodiak Chamber of Commerce released the logo for the 2015 Crab Fest and announced a big-name sponsor last week. The logo has a crab holding a pair of Xtratufs, the ubiquitous brown rubber boots, and Xtratuf has signed on as a sponsor for Saturday, May 23, dubbed “Xtratuf Day.” The logo was de...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 23
March 10 Around 2:30 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. At 9:46 a.m., a caller reported she received a call from someone saying they were the Internal Revenue Service. Another person called to report the same thing. They wanted it logged for information purposes. At 10:43 a.m., polic...
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Community events: March 23
Send items for inclusion in Community Events to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. Today 6:30 p.m. — “Downton Abbey” Night, Kodiak Public Library. Tuesday, March 24 7 p.m. — Free iMovie editing workshop sponsored by Island Trails Network, ...
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