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Election signup deadline this week
The deadline for nominations for city or borough elected positions is approaching. All nomination petitions must be submitted to the city and borough clerks by 4:30 p.m. Thursday. The Kodiak Island Borough will see at least one new face on the assembly this year as assemblywoman Louise Stutes has decided not to seek re-election. Incumbent Carol Austerman has filed paperwork seeking re-election for her three-year s...
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Alaska's next Lt. Governor needs to avoid election errors
To the Editor: The Lieutenant Governor is tasked with overseeing the Alaska Division of Elections and ensuring we have access to the ballot and a say in our government by petition. Unfortunately, according to Associated Press reports, Lt. Governor Treadwell allowed well-known political flack Art Hackney of Anchorage to remove Alaskans' names from the petition to put the oil wealth giveaway on the ballot. Whatever ...
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Tread marks on shirt lead to arrest
A Kodiak man is accused of running over another man with his red BMW during an argument. Boun Pramoth, 50, was arraigned in Kodiak district court on Monday on one count of second-degree assault. Second-degree assault is a class B felony that carries a maximum fine of $100,000 and a jail term of up to 10 years. According to the Kodiak Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Thorsheim Street ...
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ObamaCare will lead to Dhimmitude
To the Editor: No, I never heard of the word, “dhimmitude” before either. But, yes, it is on page 107 of the Obama Care health care law. Dhimmitude is the Muslim system of controlling non-muslim populations conquered through jihad (holy war). Specically, it is the TAXING of non-muslims in exchange for tolerating their presence; it is also a coercive means of converting conquered remnants to Islam. This information...
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Around Kodiak: Aug. 13
Join the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge for an evening of nature trivia, starting at 7 p.m. tonight. Come with a team or join a team at the refuge visitor center. Categories include Kodiak biology, geology, geography, the Fish and Wildlife Service, history and more. Test your knowledge with friends.
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Blotter: Aug. 13
Tuesday, Aug. 6 • At 12:51 a.m., a caller reported two men tried to start a fight and were asked to leave. The caller asked officers for a walkthrough. The men left as officers arrived. • At 1:22 a.m., officers smelled marijuana and found two people who admitted smoking it. The people were given a warning and left the area. • At 7:19 a.m., a caller reported she had received several disturbing text messages. • At 8...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Hunting ptarmigan in Kodiak
Between the start of deer season and new salmon arrivals, I bet I wasn’t alone in missing a new outdoor opportunity. Ptarmigan season opened Aug. 10! If you enjoy upland bird hunting, you really owe it to yourself to get acquainted with Kodiak’s ptarmigan. What? You say you haven’t ever seen a ptarmigan on Kodiak? Lace on your hiking boots. While ptarmigan can be found right down to sea level on southern portions ...
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Births: Aug. 13
• Harry Zayn Cariaga Velasco was born at 6:10 p.m. July 30, 3013 to Sarah Lagasca Cariaga. He weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 17.5 inches long. His parents are originally from the Philippines and now live in Alaska. His mother works for International Seafoods of Alaska and his father works in the Philippines. Proud grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Cariaga from Alaska and Mr. and Mrs. Mario Velasco from...
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Kodiak football searcing for Week 1 opponent
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer Kodiak’s football team will most likely have to wait an extra week for its 2013 season-opening game. The Bears were supposed to open the season this Saturday at Vosnesenka, but that has been canceled because the Kenai Peninsula school doesn’t have enough players to field a team for Week 1. Kodiak then tried to schedule a home game against Barrow, but the Whalers don’t have enough p...
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KHS construction shuts Egan Way
In an effort to improve safety during the ongoing Kodiak High School expansion and renovation project, a portion of Egan Way next to the construction site will be closed to vehicle traffic starting today. Kodiak Island Borough manager Bud Cassidy and city manager Aimee Kniaziowski independently announced the closure at the borough assembly work session and city council meeting Thursday night. “Staff has been coord...
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