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Around Kodiak: Jan. 26
TEEN COURT RECEPTION Join the Kodiak Teen Court Bar Association and the Kodiak Teen Court board of directors for the swearing in of new attorneys from the Kodiak Teen Court Class of 2014-2015 and the recognition off the newly appointed Kodiak Teen Court judges at 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 26 at Roy A. Madsen Justice Center Kodiak Courthouse, Courtroom A, 204 Mission Road. Join the new members and their families for a r...
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SISTER SHOWDOWN: Charmaine Fabricante earns bragging rights over Krystal
With the Kodiak girls basketball team having a rare weekend off, Charmaine Fabricante found a different sport to keep her from getting bored — wrestling. The senior better known for her prowess on the hardwood showed she is no stranger to the mat Friday at Robin Hervey Weekend at Kodiak High School. In her first wrestling match since eighth grade, Fabricante went the distance and topped her younger sister, Krystal...
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Capitol Report: 29th session begins
Hello from the State Capitol. The first session of the 29th Alaska State Legislature convened on Tuesday, Jan. 20 and our work is underway. During the course of our 90-day session, we will consider numerous bills and resolutions impacting state government, foremost among them crafting a budget in a time of falling oil prices bringing less revenue to the state. I look forward to sharing our progress with you throug...
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Fish Factor: Fisheries Team compiles top priorities
The need for a clear “fish first” policy in Alaska tops the list of priorities compiled by the Fisheries Transition Team for Governor Walker. The group also stated that “fish and fishermen in Alaska are viewed as barriers to development,” and that there is “irreplaceable optimism” that fish can coexist with development at any scale. Fisheries was just one of the topics that 250 Alaskans brainstormed about in 17 te...
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ESS downs Lumen, starts 2-0 in conference
A sluggish start wasn’t a problem for Kodiak ESS in its second game of the season. The Ravens nailed three 3-pointers and exploded for 20 points, which kick started a 59-37 thumping of Lumen Christi in a boys Peninsula Conference basketball game Friday evening at Kodiak Middle School. After starting slow in its season-opening win over Lumen on Thursday, ESS coach Ross Elvehjem told his players they needed to bring...
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Troopers busy with three separate vehicle-related crimes
State troopers were on a roll during the past few days dealing with three separate vehicle-related crimes in Kodiak, including one involving a vehicle fire at the end of Monashka Bay Road Friday. On Jan. 19, troopers investigated a complaint from Brent Watkins, 53, who reported that his 2010 Ford Transit van was hit at Mill Bay Beach. A state trooper report said Watkins’ vehicle was unoccupied when an unknown vehi...
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UPDATE: School lockdown more drill than imminent danger, superintendent says
The borough's school district locked down Kodiak Middle School for about 25 minutes today after a student allegedly threatened another student, officials said. The school district did not give more details about the students involved, “This particular case was where someone was just upset, and they weren’t able to keep the person in one place, so they just locked down the school and acted accordingly,” said Stewar...
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Kodiak hides highway of death
In the vastness of the cold seas near Kodiak Island lies a massive highway of death, where uncharted pinnacles and hidden rocks have claimed the lives of more than 1,000 people during the past 250 years, a 30-year research of Alaska shipwrecks shows. Capt. Warren Good, who conducted the meticulous research, warns that jagged rocks will continue to cause more fatalities in Kodiak’s fishing industry. This, he said, ...
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Teeing Off: Brady should get punished
I’m not buying it, and you shouldn’t either. Gizmo and I sat on the couch Thursday and watched New England quarterback Tom Brady talk to the media about Deflategate for 30 minutes. The more Brady talked, the more upset Gizmo got. At one point I thought Gizzy was going to grrrrrr Mr. Brady of the podium. He can sniff out a cheater with the best of them. I was going to grrrrrr Brady myself because I picked him over ...
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LIST OF SHIPWRECKS NEAR KODIAK ISLAND
EDITOR’S NOTE: This list includes Kodiak fishing vessels that have disappeared during the past two centuries. Many of the non-Kodiak ships that capsized near Kodiak Island had deckhands who were island residents. Captain Warren Good’s original list includes mapping, locations, GPS coordinates and sources for each entry. Those are not included in the Daily Mirror’s listing for brevity. This listing also does not in...
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