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Playbook: Jan. 31
Friday, Feb. 1 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Colony at Kodiak. C squad, 1:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 8 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Kodiak. C squad, noon; junior varsity, 3 p.m.; varsity, 6:15 p.m. Wrestling: Kodiak at the 4A state championships at Bartlett High School, 10 a.m.
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The cost of compost
The city of Kodiak is composting its sewage sludge. That’s about the only certain thing about the city’s project to find a new way to dispose of the leftovers from the city’s waste treatment plant. As uncertainty lingers, the cost to the city could reach as much as $4 million. “Uncertainty is the operative word these days,” said Peter Olsen, the contractor running a temporary composting operation at the Kodiak Isl...
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Prep wrestling: Siblings make state
Joel Valdez is glad he isn’t the only Valdez to have qualified for the state wrestling tournament — his older sister Jenny is also going. “It’s pretty cool having her there to buy food for me if I don’t have any extra money,” he said Monday afternoon. Jenny isn’t going to just keep her younger brother from starving; she will be wrestling when the state tournament begins Friday at Bartlett High School in Anchorage....
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Western Gulf fishermen chime in on catch shares
Next month, the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council will consider a change to catch shares in the Gulf of Alaska groundfish fishery — and western Gulf fishermen will have a bigger voice. The Council took action in October, identifying the purpose and need for a Central Gulf catch share plan. Community members from Kodiak in particular were organized and vocal in their goals and ideas for such a plan, said N...
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Guest Opinion: Preparing for an Arctic Future
Alaskans lead the nation in many things — resilience, toughness and creativity — and we are leaps and bounds ahead of rest of the United States when it comes to knowing a cold truth: we are an Arctic nation, and we need to start mapping out an Arctic-oriented agenda, especially from a maritime perspective. This agenda will require the leadership of our nation’s maritime guardians, the United States Coast Guard. I ...
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NLC power rankings: Wasilla, Colony remain on top
The Kodiak and Wasilla girls basketball teams continued to rack up wins last week. The two squads — both 13-0 — have combined to win 26 games, while the other four Northern Lights Conference teams have 27 combined wins. The Warriors remain the top team in the Kodiak Daily Mirror’s NLC basketball power rankings, while Colony remains No. 1 on the boys side. Girls 1. Wasilla (13-0 overall, 5-0 NLC) — Wasilla crushed ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 30
Monday, Jan. 28 • At 3:42 a.m., a taxi driver reported a man was passed out in his taxi. Officers woke the man and took him to his home. • At 4:14 a.m., a caller reported an intoxicated man refused to leave. He left when an officer asked. • At 4:35 a.m., a different intoxicated man refused to leave. He left when an officer asked. • At 10:59 a.m., a caller reported two vehicles were impeding snow removal efforts. T...
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Around Kodiak: Jan. 30
Senior Citizens of Kodiak Inc. is holding a regular Board of Directors meeting at 1 p.m. today at the Kodiak Senior Center in the multi-purpose room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call the Kodiak Senior Center at 486-6181.
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Clarify bike path information
To the Editor: Paragraph two on page three of your article regarding the bike path is confusing. You write that path proponents spoke in droves during the meeting. Are you referring to the City Council members themselves or the citizens that spoke during public comments? While I was in attendance at the work session I heard four citizens speak against this path and two speak in support of the path, during public c...
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Man arrested for drugs after license plate switcharoo
A Kodiak man is facing felony charges after allegedly switching license plates on vehicles in an attempt to avoid registering a truck. Christopher Bowen, 52, was arraigned in Kodiak district court on Jan. 25 on two counts of concealing the identity of a vehicle, one count of no vehicle insurance and one count of possession of a controlled substance. The insurance charge is a misdemeanor, but the other three charge...
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