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Borough will seek composting delay
Tonight, city and borough officials are expected to request the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly postpone approval of a temporary composting plant on a two-acre plot of land within the Kodiak Island Borough landfill. The request comes after nearby homeowners raised concerns that runoff from the proposed plant could contaminate drinking water wells. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation agreed with thos...
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KIBSD offered four-year grant to fight obesity
The Kodiak Island Borough School District has been offered a four-year grant to work on school nutrition and physical activity programming. The Alaska Obesity Prevention and Control grant, awarded by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, is expected to be accepted by the Kodiak Island Borough school board at its meeting Monday. The overarching goal of the grant is to reduce obesity in school-aged ch...
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Kodiak football switches offensive attack
Several teams in the National Football League had success running the pistol offense last year, and now Kodiak hopes to run it with the same success this year. After experimenting with the pistol at times last season, the Bears are making it their primary offense for the 2013 high school football campaign. “It makes you more versatile,” said second-year head coach Jim Schnick, who also doubles as offensive coordin...
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Research: The cure to assumed fear
To the Editor: There is certainly something to be said about fear of the unknown; fear of the different. It is easy to resort to assumptions after encountering something that inspires fear or anger. After reading the letter to the editor in our Kodiak Daily Mirror on Tuesday August 13, 2013 I was ushered into a state of fear and anger. Angry that a letter polluted with such an onslaught of falsities was published,...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 15
Friday, Aug. 9 • At 12:10 p.m., a caller reported a lot of suspicious activity in a building. The suspects were gone when officers arrived. • At 3:41 p.m., a caller reported an employee was stealing merchandise. It is under investigation. • At 6:25 p.m., a vehicle was parked in a red zone. It was moved when an officer asked. • At 7:08 p.m., a caller reported a vehicle was swerving all over the roadway. Officers ha...
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Alaska State Troopers: Aug. 15
Saturday, Aug. 3 • At 12:10 a.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a 2001 Ford truck for a moving violation on Rezanof Drive. Investigation revealed a 22-year-old Kodiak passenger had violated his probation. He was arrested and taken to the Kodiak Jail where he was held with no bail pending arraignment. • At 8:28 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a motor vehicle collision involving ...
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Kodiak realtor featured on ‘Living Alaska’
Alaska One Realty’s Matt Zytkowicz will be featured on the pilot episode of the new show “Living Alaska,” which airs this Sunday on HGTV. Orion Entertainment, a company from Colorado, produced the show that follows homebuyers from the Lower 48 looking for their dream home in Alaska. The premiere will air at 4 p.m. Alaska Daylight Time. Each half-hour episode tells the story of potential homebuyers as they tour thr...
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Achievers: Aug. 15
Kodiak Electric Association is pleased to announce that Jennifer Richcreek, regulatory specialist for KEA, has earned certification as a Qualified Environmental Professional by the Institute of Professional Environmental Practice. Achievement of the QEP certification is considered to be an accomplishment of the highest order, signifying strong professional and ethical standards in the arena of environmental manage...
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Past KHS runners to battle current team
Former Kodiak High School running stars will face the current crop of cross country runners in the annual Alumni Run Friday at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. The girls race begins at 6:45 p.m., followed by the boys race at 7:30 p.m. The run was created in 1999 to give the team competition without having to fly in an opposing team. “But, the much bigger purpose is we like our alumni to keep running,” Kodia...
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Playbook: Aug. 15
Friday, Aug. 16 Cross country: Kodiak High School alumni run at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Girls, 6:45 p.m.; boys, 7:30 p.m.
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