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HB77 deserves to die in committee
There is currently a very bad piece of legislation sleeping in the Rules Committee of our Alaska State Senate. This is House Bill 77 (Water Rights and DNR Permitting Legislation) referred to as the "Silence Alaskans Act" by opponents. The authors of this bill (Parnell, Sullivan and Staff) seek to streamline permitting for state projects by awarding unprecedented permitting powers to the commissioner of the Dept of...
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Kodiak governments lobby in Juneau
Going into the annual legislative reception hosted by Kodiak governments Thursday evening in Juneau, city Mayor Pat Branson took a few minutes to review a busy week in the capital, saying the city “is in a very good place.” Branson, city manager Aimee Kniaziowski and council members Rich Walker and Charlie Davidson have been lobbying the state Legislature and administration about local concerns. The borough sent M...
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Fun run Saturday
The Coffee to Coffee Run/Walk is 10 a.m. Saturday. The 3.3-mile race starts at A Balanced Approach and ends at Harborside Coffee and Goods. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. at A Balanced Approach. Entry fee is $10 for adults and $5 for students. All proceeds go to the Kodiak High School cross country team. Contact the Daily Mirror sports department at sports@kodiakdailymirror.com.
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 28
Wednesday, Feb. 26 • Around 1:49 p.m., three bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 5:04 a.m., a male reported hearing a woman screaming for help on Larch Street. Officers checked all of the neighbors and found no one in trouble. • At 9:21 a.m., a caller requested a welfare check on Rezanof Drive. All was OK. • At 12:45 p.m., a caller reported somebody violating a restraining order. Officers found no violation. ...
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Rollers plunging for money
Members of the Rock Island Rollers are trading their skates for swimsuits on Saturday. The team is plunging into the ocean as a fundraiser for the Kodiak Women’s Resource Crisis Center. The dip into the water happens at noon at Mill Bay Beach. The team is planning on having a bonfire at 11 a.m. The Rollers — Kodiak’s roller derby team — will be accepting donations for the women’s crisis center at the event. Team m...
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Local results: Feb. 28
Girls Little Dribblers Seventh-and eight-graders Wednesday, Feb. 26 Fly-By 42 Miss Linda 30 Sydney Mutch 24, Kathryn Carstens 12 and Maggie Brown 6 points for Fly-By. Mekia Bushell 22 and Madison Hales 8 points for Miss Linda. State Farm 36, Kodiak Rental Center 26 Carly Glover 12, Leah Barnes 12, Hannah Glover 10 and Kyra Rickard 2 points for State Farm. Ahlissa Timu 18, Rachel Brown 6 and Tiana Faumui 2 points f...
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Kodiak sets rainfall record
The Emerald Isle got a bit soggy on Wednesday. Kodiak broke a 46-year-old rainfall record for Feb. 26 with 2.51 inches, making it the ninth-wettest single February day in Kodiak history, according to the National Weather Service. The previous record was 1.17 inches of rain in 1968 and the wettest day in February occurred Feb. 25, 1947 with 4.53 inches of rain. Kodiak has had 6.48 inches of rain this month — half o...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 28
Alaska Airlines is hosting business after hours at 5:30 p.m. today at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. Kodiak Christian School is having a dinner and dessert auction fundraiser from 5-7 p.m. Saturday. The dessert auction starts at 6 p.m. Donations for dinner accepted.
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Parks and Rec: Feb. 28-March 7
AQUATICS Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Feb. 28 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7 a.m. Noon Lap 11:30 – 12:15 p.m. Kingfishers 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Evening Lap 8 – 9 p.m. Saturday, March 1 KKF Meet 8 – 1 p.m. Water Aerobics 1 - 3 p.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, March 2 Family 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Evening Lap 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening open 6:...
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Kodiak looks to end skid against Wasilla
Kodiak’s girls basketball team puts its undefeated season on the line today and Saturday against Northern Lights Conference rival Wasilla. Top-ranked Kodiak has started the season with a program-best 20 consecutive victories. The Bears are 8-0 in the NLC and have already clinched the top seed for the conference championships that begins next Thursday at Colony High School. Wasilla is fourth in the NLC with a 4-4 r...
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