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Museum tour takes a peek behind the scenes
Normally, visitors to the Baranov Museum get to see the downstairs exhibits, but last Saturday, the museum offered behind-the-scenes tours to members as a member appreciation event. The upstairs part of the building houses offices for museum staff, a wall of research books, multiple filing cabinets containing research documents, and rooms full of items that don’t currently fit into the museum’s existing exhibits. ...
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Community events: March 2
Send items for inclusion in the Community Calendar to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. Today 7 p.m. — KIBSD Board of Education work session, Central Services conference room. Tuesday, March 3 7:30-9:30 p.m. — Training for pressure canner dial gauge testing volunteers at Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, contact 907-262-5824 or lktannehill@alaska.e...
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Alaska State Troopers: March 2
Feb. 24 At approximately 3:52 p.m. Alaska State Troopers contacted a 34-year-old man of Kodiak during an investigation. During the contact, AST learned he had an outstanding bench warrant for failure to report to jail to serve 35 days. He was arrested, transported and remanded to the Kodiak Police Department jail. At approximately 5:29 p.m. Alaska State Troopers contacted a 23-year-old man of Kodiak near Rezanof D...
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Sallie Rodeheaver Morris
Sallie Rodeheaver Morris, 75, of Anchorage, passed away during heart surgery at the Providence Hospital on Feb. 25, 2015. Sallie was born in West Pittston, Pennsylvania, on July 27, 1939. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Raymond R. Rodeheaver and son Allen R. Rodeheaver. She is survived by her loving husband and best friend, Melvin E. Morris, as well as her mother-in-law, Gladys Morris; daughters, L...
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Public Safety Blotter: March 2
Jan. 30 Around 1:56 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. At 2:13 a.m., police cited a driver on Rezanof Drive for having no proof of insurance and an obscured license plate. At 2:45 a.m., police cited a driver in the Cutoff Road and Rezanof Drive area for having no proof of insurance. At 9:21 a.m., a caller reported a parking issue on Shelikof Street. The owner moved the vehicle when police asked. At ...
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Council accepts downtown water, sewer plan, gets earful on spending
Two Kodiak residents demanded decreased spending by the city during public comment at the Kodiak City Council meeting shortly before the council officially accepted a multi-phase plan for sewer, water and storm drain upgrades downtown. “I am asking you, I am imploring you,” cab driver Bonnie McDonald told the council on Thursday, “You tell the city you cut your budget by five percent over the next 10 years, five p...
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Garden Gate: Gardeners need to dig into detective work
Several years ago I was picking broccoli when I noticed velvety, green, inch-long worms gnawing on the leaves. Never seen them before. I grabbed my camera, going from panicked gardener to calmer detective. After a quick search on the Internet I discovered that the culprit was indeed a cabbage worm (imported) and that there were several ways to control them. Whether it’s protecting plants from looming frost, gettin...
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Fish Factor: Buyers believe catch shares worth more
Right after the yearly halibut catch limits are announced each January, brokers usually are busy with buying and selling and transferring shares of the catch. But it’s been slow going so far, even with slight harvest increases in nearly all Alaska fishing areas for the first time in nearly a decade. The buyers are there — it’s the sellers that are scarce. “There’s less of a rush this year, but there are less quota...
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Rebuttal to "Kodiak Drug War"
Barbara Bellinger’s Letter to the Editor (Feb. 26) drips with ignorance! The “war on drugs” has been an absolute failure! Unless the true intent of this “war” is to put millions in prison, inflate the street price of drugs to astronomical levels, increase violence, militarize police, increase warrantless spying, destroy our Constitution and increase profits for the security/prison complex. If so, then it’s been a ...
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Lawmakers feast, dance with Juneau's Filipino community
JUNEAU — Juneau's Filipino community rolled out the proverbial red carpet for local and visiting lawmakers at its fifth annual legislative reception, and Filipino Community Inc. did not disappoint with the food nor the entertainment. Pounds and pounds of house-made pancit, lumpia, chicken and beef were served at the FCI Hall and the floor was cleared for performances by local talents — including one of Juneau's ow...
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