Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Leave trees near Chiniak homes
To the editor: It was good to hear that the borough assembly isn’t going to take any action on the borough-owned timber in the residential area of Chiniak. If the timber is ever harvested, it will be the same mess that’s been left behind by Leisnoi and A-1 Timber on adjacent Leisnoi lands. Since ...
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Actual bears more important than statue
While I don’t want to rain on the “Rebuild the Bear” campaign, I do find it a little disturbing that the focus of bear conservation in this community would be a bear statue and not the living, breathing bears that live with us. Hopefully, I am not the only one who has noticed the uptick in DLPs (...
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How to die well getting more consideration
What would dying well look like for you? OK. Now that I've lost all the people who don't even want to think of dying, we can get down to what I think is a very important topic. Dying well. At first glance, my thinking is, "Oh great. One more thing I have to work on." But it was a topic that fille...
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Kodiak looks back: Nov. 13
Twenty-five years ago: Kodiak was recovering from northwest winds well above hurricane force that ripped through, snapping trees and power poles, leaving most residents in the dark and some in fear for their lives. Fifteen years ago: A report to the school board said the district had 2,775 studen...
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Loitering law begins move through council
The Kodiak City Council will consider a ban on loitering at an upcoming meeting at the request of the Downtown Committee and business owners who want to see fewer problems in the area, city manager Aimée Kniaziowski said at Tuesday’s work session. The draft ordinance would prohibit assault, obstr...
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MOUNTAIN VIEWS:Young recruits enter wide world of birding
Pish, pish, pish, pish,” the Girl Scouts call out to the trees, hoping to draw in birds. We are convened by the Potato Patch Lake platform to bird together, where a platform overlooks the lake as well as interpretive display with names and pictures of birds. One of the Scouts, Coral, stands sligh...
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MEASURING UP: Kodiak seeks first volleyball state title
Glance at a Kodiak High School volleyball program and you will notice something missing — the height of the players. It’s not by accident. “If somebody asks for it, I usually just omit it,” Kodiak veteran coach Amy Willis said. However, when asked to submit roster information for the 4A state tou...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 12
Oct. 26 At 1:45 a.m., police cited a driver on Mill Bay Road for having an expired license and no proof of insurance. At 2:32 a.m., police arrested a man on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, misconduct involving a controlled substance in the sixth degree and misconduct involving a controlle...
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