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3 file for 2 places on assembly
Daily Mirror Staff Kodiakans will see several contested races in the October election for Kodiak Island Borough seats. Along with incumbent Scott Smiley, both Monique Lewis and Matthew Van Daele have filed to run for two available three-year terms on the assembly. Lewis applied for an assembly vacancy in June, and she narrowly missed being appointed to the seat in a tie-breaker vote. Van Daele currently sits on th...
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Kodiak football opens with shutout
With all the pre-season hype centered on Kodiak’s new no-huddle offense, the defense felt left out. Not to worry. The unit showed up big in the Bears’ first game of 2016. The defense authored a dominating performance in the Bears’ 14-0 nonconference football victory over Houston Friday night at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The D smothered Houston, limiting the former member of the Northern Lights Conference to 108 y...
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FISH FACTOR: Alaska brand tops on menus nationwide
Alaska is one of a handful of U.S. states to launch a go-to website aimed at keeping ocean acidification in the public eye. The Alaska Ocean Acidification Network, a collaboration of state and federal scientists, agencies, tribes, conservation, fishing and aquaculture groups, went live last month. Its goal is to provide a forum for researchers to share their findings, and to connect with coastal residents concerne...
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GARDEN GATE: Don’t give gray mold spores more chances
Finding a green tomato laying on the ground in the hoophouse was my first clue that something was in the air. Something was in the air alright: mold. After a couple days of rain and fog, conditions were perfect for gray mold to explode on tomato leaves and stems, causing my cherry tomatoes to lose their grip and fall to the ground. Found on a wide range of plants (too many to list), gray mold (Botrytis cinerea) is...
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Prep football: Week 1 results
Week 1 Northern Lights Conference Soldotna 49, West Anchorage 30 Wasilla 29, Eagle River 14 South Anchorage 27, Kenai 13 East Anchorage 33, Palmer 0 Kodiak 14, Houston 0 The rest of the state Colony 47, Bartlett 6 Service 55, West Valley 39 Monroe 59, Redington 6 Valdez 38, Nikiski 20 Eielson 67, Homer 31 Lathrop 36, North Pole 0 Dimond 21, Chugiak 14 Thunder Mt. 50, Juneau 20 Ketchikan 34, Seward 14
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Kodiak boys second at Colony Invitational
Behind a runner-up finish from Keith Osowski, the Kodiak boys opened the cross country season with a second-place finish at the Colony Invitational Saturday in the Mat-Su Valley. The girls put two in the top 10 and finished fourth with 80 points. Osowski, a senior and Kodiak’s top returner, covered the 5-kilometer course in 16 minutes, 50 seconds, just a second behind winner Hunter Kratz of Seward. Jack Hannah fin...
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Wallace: Video could victimize innocents
Kodiak Police Chief Ronda Wallace cited privacy concerns and equipment functionality as reasons for her decision to terminate use of police body cameras, Thursday in an address to the Kodiak City Council. Wallace spoke during the city manager comments portion of the council regular meeting. She began by listing the pros of police body cameras. When Kodiak police officers began wearing the cameras in February 2015,...
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School break-ins suspect arrested in Ninilchik
A Kodiak man who had been released from jail to a drug treatment facility was arrested last week in Ninilchik after failing to appear in court. Richard Knagin, 26, had been staying at the Pacific Northwest Adult and Teen Challenge Alaska Campus, a Wasilla facility offering alcohol and drug addiction recovery services, prior to his failure to appear, according to court documents. Those documents indicate the court ...
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KHS boys reloaded to defend regional cross country title
Marcus Dunbar has done it again. A season after graduating one of the top runners in the state, the longtime Kodiak High School cross country coach has his boys back in position to make another run at a regional title. Kodiak enters the season with a string of 14 consecutive Region III titles, which includes possessing the individual champion the past 10 races. “We want to continue the regional championship streak...
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KDM EDITORIAL: Solutions short of consolidation
A not-quite-perennial debate sprouted again in July, when Kodiak Island Borough Assembly member Kyle Crow proposed placing “the idea of consolidating” on the Oct. 4 municipal ballot. By approving this step — however non-binding, preliminary and tentative — the assembly sets off another round of an argument dating back at least 38 years. Proponents often say combining governments would save money, while opponents c...
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