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Legislators to tour Kodiak schools
Sen. Gary Stevens and Rep. Alan Austerman will visit Kodiak schools on Friday as part of the statewide Legislators in Schools event. National Education Association-Alaska started the event in 2003 as a way to give Alaska lawmakers a glimpse into schools before a legislative session. The event was held in 2003 and in 2005 but hasn’t been held in the past eight years. NEA-Alaska is an organization of teachers, staff...
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Alumni update: Anthony earns all-GNAC honors
Dylan Anthony’s streak of victories came to an end on Saturday, but he helped keep University of Alaska Anchorage’s streak of Great Northwest Athletic Conference cross country titles intact. Anthony, a junior, led the majority of Saturday’s championship race at Monmouth, Ore., but wound up third behind teammates Isaac Kangogo and Victor Samoei with an 8-kilometer time of 24 minutes, 54.09 seconds. The three sprint...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 29
Thursday, Oct. 24 • At 12:37 a.m., a woman was cited for no proof of insurance. • At 9:48 a.m., an officer removed a large rock from the roadway on Rezanof Drive. • At 11:54 a.m., a caller requested help removing a person from a property. The situation resolved itself before officers arrived. • At 1:31 p.m., a loose dog was impounded on Benny Benson Drive. • At 1:51 p.m., an officer performed a welfare check. All ...
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Haunted house was in poor taste
To the Editor: When I saw the road signs go up for the Haunted COMMSTA, my first thought was, “Gee, that’s in really poor taste.” Now the Kodiak Daily Mirror has used the opportunity to assault the families involved by rehashing the ordeal on the front page, again. Ya, I know, it’s news and you have a right to your free speech. But whatever happened to common courtesy and consideration for your neighbors? Have you...
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Around Kodiak: Oct. 29
Rodeo meeting tonight The Kodiak Rodeo and State Fair board of directors will meet at 7 p.m. tonight in the Kodiak Electric Association meeting room. The public is invited to attend, and board members are needed. Choir concert scheduled The Kodiak Island Borough School District’s 2013 fall choir concert, featuring choirs from sixth through 12th grades, is tonight at 7 p.m. in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. Donat...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Hunting like our forefathers
Deer season closes on the road system this Thursday. That’s true for all but a few hunters, those who have gone through the steps to qualify for a special “primitive weapon” season running November 1 through November 14. Primitive weapons are of course muzzleloaders and bows. There are additional restrictions on the configuration of the arms, but it’s best to go directly to ADF&G for answers. They’re found on Page...
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Coast Guard Blotter: Oct. 29
Thursday, Oct. 17 A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan small-boat boarding team terminated the voyage of a vessel involved in the geoduck clam dive fishery. The fishing vessel did not have a survival craft or survival suits aboard, which presented a considerable danger to the crew. Mariners can visit www.fishsafe.info for information on required safety gear and regulations for the vessel they operate. Friday, Oct. 18 T...
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Search under way for Akhiok man
Alaska State Troopers, the US Coast Guard and local volunteers are combing the hills of southwest Kodiak Island for a missing Akhiok man. According to the troopers, 20-year-old Brandon Phillips was last seen about 6:20 p.m. Saturday when he left Akhiok on an ATV, possibly on a hunting trip. When Phillips failed to return by 10:30 p.m., village public safety officer Speridon Simeonoff organized a search and called ...
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Fried outlasts Pysher for reverse Pillar Mt. title
A pair of Run the Rock winners from two weeks ago duked it out Saturday for the Orion’s Mountain Sports Reverse Pillar Mountain men’s title.  And on this day the conditions were perfect for running, unlike their last competition.  Kodiak High School junior Levi Fried used the calm conditions to outduel Chad Pysher and claim his first reverse Pillar title in 1 hour, 1 minute, 37 seconds — 34 ticks ahead of Pysher. ...
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Woman starts diaper bank
A Kodiak woman has started a diaper bank to help low-income families in Kodiak. Emily Arnick, an employee with Kodiak Area Native Association’s Cama’i Home Visiting Program, came up with the idea for the diaper bank after doing some research on problems that affect low-income families in Kodiak and nationally. “I read an article that said — it came out in July — diaper need creates stress and ultimately affects a ...
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