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Troopers stay busy at Warm August Nights
Judging by the full parking lot at the Kodiak Fairgrounds Saturday, rain failed to dampen the enthusiasm of music fans at this year's Warm August Nights. Estimating attendance numbers, organizer Dr. Jerimiah Myers of the Kodiak Lions Club said, "It looks like by the food count upwards of 900 people in the course of the evening." Admission cost a donation of food or money. Myers said the Lions collected two trucklo...
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Assembly puts bond issue before voters
At the Aug. 7 meeting, the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly passed an ordinanceto let the voters decide whether $10.23 million in bonds should be sold. The bonds would fund maintenance and repairs on borough-owned school buildings. The ordinance passed 6-1 with Mel Stephens voting no. “I do not think we are ready to present this matter to the voters because I do not think it has been properly thought through, and I ...
Aug 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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State house candidates to debate the issues
The Kodiak Chamber of Commerce is hosting a debate among the candidates for District 32’s seat in the State House on Tuesday. The three Republican candidates, Richard Walker, Louise Stutes and Carol Austerman, and the sole Democrat candidate Jerry McCune will be there. “I don’t think there’s been any other public forum where the public can hear all the candidates together,” said Chamber Executive Director Trevor B...
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Two more sign up for assembly race, one for school board
Two new candidates have signed up to run for a seat on the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly, joining incumbent Dave Kaplan and Larry LeDoux who both signed up last week. Incumbent Tuck Bonney has filed to run again, and Brenda Schwantes has filed as well. It’s now a four-way race for three seats. For the school board, Jeffrey Stewart filed to run for the seat he was appointed to in late July, the only candidate so f...
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Music and fun scheduled at Warm August Nights
The weather may belie the name, but there’ll be music, fun and food regardless. The Lions Club sponsors Warm August Nights each year, and gets several local bands to play a set. The music will start at 7 p.m. on Saturday with an acoustic hour. Several local musicians will play and sing a couple songs each. After that, the featured bands start. First is Jeff Freeman Band, performing country selections. Next is Grea...
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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LeDoux to run for Borough Assembly
DAILY MIRROR STAFF A former Kodiak Island Borough School District superintendent is running for the Borough Assembly. Larry LeDoux filed his paperwork Thursday to run for one of the three seats up for grabs during the Oct. 7 election. Incumbent assembly member David Kaplan is the only other person to file. The filing period ends at 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 15. The other assembly members up for re-election are Tuck Bonney...
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Boat catches fire in harbor
DAILY MIRROR STAFF A Kodiak Firefighter suffered minor injuries while responding to a fire onboard a boat in St. Herman Harbor Thursday morning. The 32-foot fishing vessel Kahuna, owned by Steven Mathieu, was berthed on the main float near the bottom of Ramp 2 when a fire broke out at a heating stove in its cabin. Mathieu reported the fire to the Kodiak Harbormaster Office by VHF radio shortly after 10 a.m. The Ko...
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Kiwanis’ annual kids Pink Derby coming up
The Kodiak Kiwanis Club will be holding their annual Kids Pink Salmon Derby on the Buskin River this weekend. The derby has been around for over 20 years, according to Astrid Rose, a Kiwanis Club member who is helping with the event. “It’s a really great event because kids come with their families and learn how to fish,” Rose said. It’s open to children under 15 and there’s a $1 entry fee. That covers a free lure ...
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Begich visits Kodiak and opens temporary office
Senator Mark Begich, who is running for re-election, visited Kodiak on Wednesday to meet with local groups and open a campaign office that will stay for the rest of the election season. The office, located on 202 Center Avenue, has two small rooms, and more than 40 people crowded into it to hear Begich officially open the office and make a short speech. Begich mentioned veteran’s affairs, the re-authorization of t...
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Troopers and police chase down stolen vehicle
A woman stole a running vehicle and took off with police and troopers chasing on Wednesday morning. A Facebook post from a joint account with the name Dottie N Curtis Howell said the truck belonged to Curtis Howell and he had left it running while dropping their daughters off at the Kodiak Baptist Mission. “I was dropping my daughters off at daycare, and I walked in to sign them in and turned around and some lady ...
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