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KEA board nominations open
Three seats on the Kodiak Electric Association board of directors are up for election this year. According to a release from KEA, people interested in applying for one of the seats may pick up a nominating packet at KEA’s Marine Way offices between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. To run for office, a candidate must be a KEA member. The KEA board of directors consists of nine elected members on three-year...
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ASMI tries to keep seafood from becoming collateral damage in radiation scares
Alaska salmon are safe to eat. Some days, the problem is convincing a buyer that’s true. In 2011, after the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami hit Japan and ruptured the containment of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, a wave of concern reached Alaska. Would radiation affect Alaska seafood? How much? When? Those concerns ebbed as it became clear the danger was overblown. Now, a surge of inflammatory articles h...
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Playbook: Jan. 3
Friday, Jan. 3 Boys basketball: Unalakleet vs. Soldotna, 4:45 p.m.; Kodiak vs. Bristol Bay, 8:15 p.m. at the Joe Floyd/Era Aviation Winter Classic Basketball Tournament at Kodiak High School. Girls basketball: Sitka vs. Dimond, 3 p.m.; Kodiak vs. West Valley, 6:30 p.m. at the Joe Floyd/Era Aviation Winter Classic Basketball Tournament at Kodiak High School. Saturday, Jan. 4 Boys basketball: Bristol Bay vs. Unalakl...
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Around Kodiak: Jan. 3
Art Walk tonight The Kodiak Arts Council will hold its First Friday Art Walk from 5-7 p.m. Friday. Stops include Harborside Fly-By, The Frame Shop and Stringbeadz. Galley Tables storytelling Galley Tables is a live storytelling event that features seven people sharing seven-minute stories based on a unique theme. This month's theme is close calls, stories of near death experiences and brushes with fame, fortune, a...
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Kodiak nonprofits look for PFD donations
*An earlier version of this story did not list Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, which was omitted by Pick. Click. Give. The Providence Alaska Foundation has been added to the list for Kodiak as well. To report an error or request a correction, email editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or call 512-2622. As Alaskans begin filling out their Permanent Fund dividend applications this year, local nonprofits are hoping ...
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Tim Routzahn
Tim Routzahn passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31 at home. A full obituary and military services are pending and will be announced as soon as possible.
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Amazing Nature: Animals find home through unfamiliar territory
On Christmas Day I took my dog for what I had planned to be a nice walk at the park. I have trained and practiced with her a lot, and now she is what a friend of mine called a “part-time-good-dog,” which means she listens perfectly — most of the time. She has the ability to step behind a tree and disappear, leaving me to call and whistle and wonder where she went in the span of time it takes me to blink a snowflak...
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In the Courts: Jan. 3
Dismissals One count of fourth-degree assault against Arthur Gamash, 51, was dismissed Dec. 26. Assault Richard Rozelle, 23, pleaded guilty to one count of fourth-degree assault. He was sentenced to 180 days in jail (150 days suspended). Rozelle will be on probation for three years.
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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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