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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 6
Monday, Feb. 4 • At 12:21 a.m., a man was arrested for violating conditions of release. • At 1:04 a.m., a vehicle was cited for a traffic offense. • At 6:03 a.m., a 911 caller reported there was someone near her home. Officers searched the area and everything was secure. • At 8:15 a.m., an owner moved a vehicle when an officer asked him to. • At 9:29 a.m., a caller reported she heard someone on her porch last nigh...
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North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting opens
The North Pacific Fishery Management council opens its February meeting at 8 a.m. today in Portland, Ore. On its weeklong agenda: habitat issues, Bering Sea crab and a paper discussing a groundfish catch share plan for the Gulf of Alaska. According to the council’s agenda, the catch share discussion — likely the top topic for Kodiak fishermen — will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday in Portland’s Benson Hotel. The groundfi...
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After deer dieoff, committee stands pat on hunting rules
After Kodiak's biggest deer dieoff in more than a decade, the Kodiak Fish and Game advisory committee has voted against a proposal to restrict deer hunting seasons and bag limits. The vote came Tuesday night during a committee meeting ahead of an Alaska Board of Game meeting in March that will consider three proposals covering hunting in the Kodiak archipelago. In addition to the deer proposal, the advisory commit...
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Dorothy Rose Chapman
Dorothy Rose Chapman, surrounded by family, entered peacefully into eternal rest on Feb. 1, 2013. She was a beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, auntie, great-auntie and friend. She will be terribly missed. She was born Nov. 27, 1943 in Chignik to James and Sophie Anderson. When Dorothy was an early teen, the family moved to Kodiak, where she has lived the majority of her life. Between 1965 and 197...
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Keep the Akhiok runway names the same
To the Editor: Monday’s KDM carried two stories regarding an Akhiok community proposal to rename the state-owned runways (plural) at Akhiok the Jim Andie and Robin Starrett Runway (singular). A proposal to this effect is also Senate Bill SB 31. Were such a change to the runway identifiers to occur, it is my opinion that doing so could cause confusion and thereby degrade the measure of safety that is built-in throu...
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Edward Sargent
Edward Sargent, 90, died Jan. 23, 2013 in Clarkston, Wash. He was born in Kodiak on July 5, 1922. Edward was preceded in death by his parents Fred and Fevronia; brothers Billy, Walter, Alvin and Theodore; and sisters Esther, Corinne, Mary, Nettie and Fern. He is survived by brother, Neil Sargent and family, some who live in Kodiak and many nephews and nieces. Edward attended school in Kodiak, and after WWII he att...
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State rules Kulluk can’t be taxed under Alaska law
When the drilling rig Kulluk ran aground on New Year’s Eve, the accusations flew fast and furious that the rig’s owner, Royal Dutch Shell PLC sent it on a treacherous midwinter cruise to avoid Alaska property taxes. Shell needn’t have bothered — the Alaska Department of Revenue has ruled that the Kulluk isn’t covered by Alaska’s oil and gas property tax. “To qualify as taxable property, it needs to be dedicated fo...
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NLC power rankings: Wasilla remains perfect
Kodiak’s girls grabbed the top spot in the Northern Lights Conference standings, but remain No. 2 in the Kodiak Daily Mirror’s weekly basketball power rankings. That’s because Wasilla cruised past Ketchikan in a pair of nonconference games to match Kodiak’s 15-0 start. Colony’s boys firmly cemented itself as the favorite in the NLC after edging Kodiak in a pair of contests. Girls 1. Wasilla (15-0 overall, 5-0 NLC)...
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Playbook: Feb. 6
Today Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Chugiak at the Lady Lynx Tournament at Dimond High School, 2:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Chugiak at Chugiak High School. C squad, 3:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7:30 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak at the Lady Lynx Tournament at Dimond High School.
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Local results: Feb. 6
City league basketball Monday, Jan. 28 Lighthouse Baptist 64, Era 61 Heath Hardison 22 points, Jake Gerasimof 19, Ishmael Cortez 19 and Wes Stafford 4 for Lighthouse. Berald Escribano 19 points, Tim Filburn 19, Christian Lloyd 16, Brian Knagin 5 and Charles Bona 2 for Era. Camai 72, Nets System 65 Jon Sanchez 28 points, Tommy Johnson 14, Marcus Stewart 11, Kevin Vanhatten 9, Petaia Sega 6 and Jeffrey Miranda 4 for...
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