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Kodiak boys breeze by Unalakleet
Kodiak’s boys basketball team averages 48 points per game. The Bears equaled that total in the first half of their 81-41 rout of Unalakleet on Thursday evening in the 47th Joe Floyd/Era Aviation Winter Classic Basketball Tournament at Kodiak High School. Kodiak kept the scoreboard operator busy in this one. So much so that the scoreboard overheated in the third quarter and wiped out the game clock and score. The g...
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Aleutian Homes project enters eighth year of hidden progress
Open the tap in your kitchen and you’ll the results of a project rarely visible to city residents. This summer, the city of Kodiak will begin the eighth year of the Aleutian Homes Water and Sewer Replacement Project, an ambitious effort to replace all water, sewer and storm drain conduits in Kodiak’s most densely populated neighborhood. The project, which will need more than a decade before all is said and done, s...
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Arts Walk and Galley Tables cap Friday events
For people looking for something quiet to do after the hustle and bustle of the holidays, check out the Kodiak Arts Council’s art walk, followed by a Galley Tables storytelling event on Friday. The Kodiak Arts Council’s First Friday Art Walk will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday. “It’s a pretty small art walk this week, but it should be pretty good,” KAC visual arts coordinator Marie Acemah said. “We have Galley Table...
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For Christmas trees, landfill is final resting place
With the holidays coming to an end, now is the time to think about what to do with the Christmas tree. In Kodiak, some people will put their trees to use in a chipper or bonfire, but for those looking for other choices, there are only a few options. While tree recycling and mulching programs are common around the nation, Kodiak doesn’t have one. In the past, boy scout troops used to recycle Christmas trees, but in...
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Alaska Science Forum: In Hawaii, hints of a giant Alaska tsunami
Clues from a crater-like sinkhole on the island of Kauai point back to a giant wave that came from Alaska at about the time European explorers were pushing west, seeing the Mississippi River for the first time. The Makauwahi Sinkhole on the southeast shore of Kauai holds the mysterious equivalent of about nine shipping containers full of rocks, corals and shells from the Pacific Ocean. For the material to breach t...
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Aurora Saculles
Viewing and services for Aurora Saculles will be 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3 at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Contact Imelda at 512-7357 for more information.
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Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 2
Monday, Dec. 23 • At 8:13 a.m., a 38-year-old Kodiak man reported to Alaska State Troopers that he had several items and over $150 in cash taken from vehicles parked outside his home. The investigation is ongoing. • At 7:10 p.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted an 18-year-old Kodiak man while investigating a welfare check on an elderly individual at a home off of Bay View Drive. Investigation revealed the man had ...
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2013 was highlighted by ocean news
The biggest story of the year happened on the first day of the year, but there was more than enough news in 2013 to fill the pages of the Kodiak Daily Mirror. As we look ahead to 2014, we’re looking back at 2013 and highlighting the stories that grabbed our attention — and, we hope, yours as well. Here are the top 10 stories of 2013, as chosen by the newsroom of the Daily Mirror: Kulluk washes up When the oil plat...
Dec 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Education, project funding are Kodiak’s top questions
The Kodiak Legislative Information Office held an open house on Monday to give community members an opportunity to talk to Rep. Alan Austerman and Sen. Gary Stevens about the upcoming January legislative session. Those who attended expressed concerns about a range of issues including education and projects that need funding. Tina Fairbanks, acting director of the Kodiak Regional Aquaculture Association, was on han...
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Fishery council tackles gap in observer coverage
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council is taking steps to close a hole in the new federal fisheries observer program. This month, the council agreed there is a problem with how the system addresses fish delivered to tenders afloat in the Gulf of Alaska. In a motion, the council unanimously agreed, “the definition of a fishing trip and the ability of catcher vessels to deliver to tenders introduces a potentia...
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