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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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Business spotlight: Coffee stand opens on Near Island
Near Island Coffee is bringing coffee closer to the hardworking fishermen of Dog Bay. The coffee stand opened two weeks ago after nearly two months of hard work by manager Jasmine Gilpin. Gilpin moved to Kodiak at the beginning of October and was having trouble finding a job. She had worked as a manager at a coffee shop in Wasilla for three years before moving and was hoping to find a similar position in Kodiak. “...
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Kulluk response cost up to $90 million
The bill for freeing the Kulluk has reached $90 million, according to an announcement in London from the chief financial officer of Royal Dutch Shell PLC. Shell held its annual results conference in London, last week, and CFO Simon Henry told shareholders that his company has budgeted $40 million for salvage operations alone. The $40 million I mentioned is the pure salvage cost to salvage operators,” he said. “The...
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