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Groups seek to cut in salmon bycatch
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Tribal organizations and fishing groups in Alaska are urging federal fishery managers to drastically reduce the number of king salmon allowed to be inadvertently caught by commercial pollock trawlers each year. The coalition wants the allowable caps of chinook salmon cut by 60 percent in western Alaska rivers during times of weak runs. The groups say scores of Alaska Native subsistence fis...
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Community events: April 3
Send items for inclusion in Community Events to editor@kodiakdailymirror.com or bring them to the Kodiak Daily Mirror office, 1419 Selig St. Today 5 p.m. — Kodiak Outdoor Film Festival submission deadline, see islandtrails.org/film. 5-7 p.m. — First Friday Art Walk. Monday, April 6 10:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. — Foot clinic at senior center. 1 p.m. — “American Graffiti,” movie at senior center. 7 p.m. — “Chuitna: More Tha...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 3
March 24 At 7:58 a.m., a caller requested a patrol of Powell Avenue. Patrolling officers were advised. At 12:38 p.m., a caller reported larceny on Mission Road. It’s under investigation. At 1 p.m., police conducted a routine animal patrol of the Monashka area. At 1:39 p.m., police arrested a man on West Marine Way for having an open container. At 1:49 p.m., police conducted a routine animal patrol of Bells Flats. ...
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In the Courts: April 3
J. Adolfo M. Navarro pleaded guilty to having an open container. Navarro was sentenced to one day in jail and ordered to complete 20 hours of community work service. Michael Rabago pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. Rabago was sentenced to 45 days in jail (42 suspended) and fined $3,000 ($1,500 suspended) and ordered to comply with recommendations of alcohol/substance abuse screening and had his licens...
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Alaska State Troopers: April 3
March 31 At 5:02 p.m., the Alaska State Troopers contacted three men on L Street while seeking a wanted person. One of the men had marijuana and a pipe. He was issued a summons for misconduct involving a controlled substance in the sixth degree and was released. April 1 At 11:54 a.m., a Kodiak woman reported her former renter in Bells Flats had left the residence and stole several items from the house and returned...
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Misty Dawn meets her rescuer 32 years after
On a clear, windy day in September, 1983, the Parks 15 rolled over at Cape Ugat near the village of Larsen Bay. The skipper, Archie Densmore, 50, died, but his daughter, Wendy Densmore, his niece Melanie Densmore and granddaughter, 3-year-old Misty Dawn Densmore, survived. People all over the country were taken up with the story of the resilient little Misty Dawn who defied the horror of the accident just days lat...
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Art walk set for Friday
The Kodiak Arts Council’s April Art Walk includes storytelling, masks and lots of photography. At Harborside Fly By, Kodiak High School students will show off their artwork while the shop’s roaster will also be open for sampling. At The Frame Shop, Melissa Baines photography will be on display and a print of one of her images will be given away. The Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium drama pod is the spot for the monthly...
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Garage-raiding bear shot dead
A bear that raided garages in Bells Flats and Lake Louise housing and raided chicken coops in Bells Flats was shot dead last weekend, officials said Wednesday. John Crye, an Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist, confirmed that a Bells Flats resident shot the bear on Saturday after the bear broke into the resident’s chicken coop. The bear reportedly had raided three different chicken coops in Bells Flats be...
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Achievers: April 2
The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to City of Kodiak by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant...
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Storm invades Anchorage
Kodiak’s women’s hockey team is returning to Anchorage to attempt to obtain another title in the Fools on Ice Tournament. After winning the advanced beginner’s division last year, the Kodiak Storm will play in the intermediate division this year, “as many players have close to 10 years of experience,” team member Sherry Anderson wrote in a release. The annual women’s tournament runs starts Friday and ends Sunday a...
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