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GUEST OPINION: Paying more for our own oil
Prior to the public reception for Gov. Walker on Dec. 21, I checked diesel fuel prices for boats to buy bulk, at the 4,000-gallon level. Seattle’s base price was $1.37, totaling $5,480. North Pacific Fuel’s dock in Kodiak was $2.56 before taxes, totaling $10,240. That’s $4,760 more for marine die...
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Bias shows in cases cracked
To the editor: Bell’s Flats has had a number of break-ins over the holidays. All were reported to the Alaska State Troopers but remain unresolved. This summer approximately five outboards were stolen from Fish and Game property. Not much later the outboards were located in a neighboring garage an...
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Nativity: A time to clean house of the soul
For some Orthodox Christians, Christmas is a time to clean house, purging those nooks and crannies of built-up dust, grease, dirt and other impurities. This thorough cleaning is a reflection of the activity that should be taking place in the heart, said Deacon Irenaios Anderson, St. Herman Semina...
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Alaska State Troopers: Dec. 31
Dec. 18 At 8:06 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a burglary at a residence. They found that a Ruger .45 caliber pistol and a Ruger .357 caliber pistol were stolen from a residence. Anyone with information is asked to contact the troopers at 486-4121 or Crime Stoppers at 486-3113. ...
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Looking back: Top sports stories of 2015
Every year I plan on keeping a running list of Kodiak’s top sports stories of the year, and every year I end up creating a list at the last second. That didn’t change in 2015. I’ve spent this week skimming the Daily Mirror website to come up with the top 10 sports stories of 2015. Like every year...
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In the Courts: Dec. 31
Derek Remington Dour pleaded guilty to forgery in the second degree, legal documents. Dour was sentenced to 12 months in jail. Marlon R. Inga pleaded guilty to public possession of intoxicating liquor. Inga was sentenced to 51 hours in jail.
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What will really matter 25 years in the future?
Tomorrow is the beginning of a new year. A fresh slate. A do-over. I love such times as these, to start over, with fresh resolutions to be a better, more faithful, new person. Fresh starts are a lot like a new-fallen snow, where all of the ugliness and grayness of our lives is temporarily covered...
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Justice to be pressing matter next year
A year has come and gone. But “year” has not always meant the 12 months in the Julian calendar. While today we spell “year” with a y, it has changed from the Old English “gear” (though pronounced nearly the same), which derives from the Proto-Germanic “jeram.” The Proto-Indo-European root “yer-o”...
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