Democrats fight for freedom The words “growth” and “progress” represent the wrong standard for our future. The fouling caused by industry is killing the environment and it’s people. Lisa Murkowski asks the people of Alaska to stop being afraid of progress and growth in the oil sector. Why should we be afraid? Oil spills never happen. Emission-induced ocean acidification isn’t real. Who cares about animals and people in the Chukchi Sea and AN...
Henny Pennys self-declare a crisis in the gulf fisheries Henny Pennys self-declare a crisis in the gulf fisheries
To the Editor:
Wednesday’s article about the North Pacific Fishery Management Council missed the trickery of disaster economics used by central Gulf of Alaska groundfish trawlers. Alaska Groundfish Data Bank and Whitefish Trawler Association representatives boldly declared “there is a crisis in the Gulf groundfisheries.”
Shock doctrine players typically cre...
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Stephen Taufen, Groundswell Fisheries MovementKodiak Daily Mirror
Helpful hints to save money To the Editor:
October has arrived and so has the 1 percent city sales tax increase, compliments of our city council. We are now tied with Wrangell for having the highest city sales tax in the state with 7 percent. But wait, that's not the end of it; the other shoe hasn't dropped yet, i.e. the sales cap.
There are ways we can save money and stretch our dollars. Some are obvious. If you're going to shop at local r...
Volleyball honors four seniors Danielle Willis received an early introduction into volleyball.
“The first time I was head coach, I had just given birth to Danielle,” Kodiak coach and Danielle’s mother Amy Willis said. “She was six months old and we had her in the ball cart.”
Danielle constantly gets reminded of being toted to practice from her mom’s former players.
“I have all these stories get told to me that I was put in baskets as a child a...
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Derek Clarkston / firstname.lastname@example.orgKodiak Daily Mirror
Around Kodiak: Oct. 12 Bake Sale
The Rock Island Rollers roller derby team will hold a bake sale 5-7 p.m. Saturday in the Safeway entrance.
Kodiak Audubon Society hosts a presentation entitled "Antarctica: Birds, Ice and Mammals" at 7 p.m. tonight in Room 129 of the Benny Benson Building at Kodiak College. Alan Schmitt will present pictures from a recent voyage to Antarctica and the Falkland Islands. For more information a...
Coast Guard Blotter: Oct. 12 Oct. 5
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, at forward operating location Barrow, medevaced a 41-year-old man suffering from heart attack symptoms Oct. 5, approximately 154 miles west of Barrow. The Coast Guard helicopter crew safely hoisted the distressed mariner and transferred him to awaiting medical services personnel in Barrow at approximately 9:45 a.m.
A Coast Guard 17th District command center watc...
Coast Guard responds to a pair of fishing incidents All five crewmen from the 58-foot fishing boat Kodiak Isle are safe today after being plucked from a Sitkinak Island beach early Thursday morning. In a separate incident southwest of Kodiak Island, a crab fisherman was pulled overboard and is believed dead.
In the day's first incident, Kevin O'Leary of the Kodiak Isle said his green-painted fishing boat was en route to Alitak via Sitkinak Strait when it developed ...
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In the Courts: Oct. 12 Charges dismissed
A charge of first-degree stalking against Reynant Elmundo, 31, was dismissed Oct. 5.
Reynant Elmundo, 31, was sentenced to 12 months in jail (12 months suspended) after pleading guilty to violating a protective order and fourth-degree criminal mischief on Oct. 5. Elmundo will be on probation for five years after his release from jail, must pay $1,024.67 in restitution and must u...
Kodiak Crisis Pregnancy Center opens its doors Borghy Holm, director of the Kodiak Crisis Pregnancy Center, defines the Center’s pro-life mission by quoting from the epistle of James.
“Faith without works is dead,” she said. "We must do more than say we're pro-life, we must live it."
A powerful way to put faith into action is to walk beside women through unplanned, and, in many cases, unwanted pregnancies, so their children will be lovingly welcomed into a wo...
Alutiiq Word of the Week: Oct. 12 SaRayaq : Shed_
Tuntuq saRayami inimauq. : The reindeer is hanging in the shed.
Outbuildings have been a part of Alutiiq communities for thousands of years. In studies of ancient Alutiiq settlements, archaeologists find smokehouses, storage sheds, and a variety of small structures that illustrate how people used the space outside their homes.
Historic sources tell us that Alutiiq families also built small dwellin...