Garbage rates likely to rise Kodiak residents likely will see their garbage rates rise next month as the Kodiak Island Borough adjusts to life after the expansion of its new landfill.
On Thursday night, the borough assembly is scheduled to vote on a fee increase that adds $20 per ton to the cost of dumping garbage at the borough landfill. The new fee is expected to pass the assembly without significant opposition.
“It’s just a simple math pro...
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Karluk sockeye bag limit increased Fishermen have new opportunities to catch sockeye after the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and US Fish and Wildlife Service declared looser limits on fishing in and near two major Kodiak rivers.
On Friday, ADF&G raised the bag limit for sockeye salmon in the Karluk River drainage to 10 fish per day. By Sunday, more than 167,000 sockeye had been counted past the Karluk River weir, and fisheries managers said in...
Public Safety Blotter: June 18 Thursday, June 13
• At 12:08 a.m., a 911 caller reported the neighbors were being noisy gambling online again. All was quiet when officers arrived.
• At 1:54 a.m., two people sleeping in a lobby left when an officer asked them to.
• At 2:01 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way.
• At 2:13 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Hillside Drive.
• At 2:20 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Simeonoff S...
Published study shows nets have impact on birds A new study published in the June edition of the journal Biological Conservation identifies gillnets as the primary killers of at least 400,000 seabirds every year.
The study “The incidental catch of seabirds in gillnet fisheries: A global review” explains that there have been reports of 81 species of birds killed by gillnets, which are commonly used by fishermen on commercial and local levels around the world and...
Outdoor Kodiak: Zeroing in on halibut takes a little longer this year From everything I hear, we’re not the only ones finding the halibut fishing pretty slow. There seem to be even fewer halibut than last year, which was down considerably from the year before.
We’re managing to get halibut in spite of the slower fishing, but we’re using different tactics than ever before.
If you’re bothered by a blank space in your freezer, you might want to hear how we’re doing it. I won’t claim th...
Coast Guard responds to vehicle fire near base The Coast Guard Fire Department responded to a truck fire near Coast Guard Base Kodiak Monday afternoon.
The driver of the truck notified the security personnel at the base gate that the truck was on fire nearby. The driver and a friend knocked down the flames with a fire extinguisher but were not able to completely put the fire out.
The Coast Guard Fire Department put the fire out using water and foam. Firefigh...
Arnold gets win for Kenai Post 20 DAILY MIRROR STAFF
A pair of Kodiak hurlers took the mound for Kenai Post 20 over the weekend, and both had different results.
Rising Kodiak High School junior Jakob Arnold earned his first American Legion AA baseball victory in a 20-10 decision at Dimond on Saturday.
Arnold worked 3 2-3 innings in relief. The right-hander gave up three hits, three earned runs and struck out five.
Arnold was Kodiak’s No. 2 pit...
Births: June 18 • Kaleeah Irene Sargent was born at 1:54 p.m. May 20, 2013 at Providence Hospital in Anchorage to Brittany Fredrickson and Joshua Sargent. She weighed 4 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 18 inches long.
Her parents are from Kodiak. Her mother is a homemaker and her father is a commercial fisherman.
Proud grandparents are Nelson and Betty Fredrickson of Kodiak and Gwen Sargent and Alexus Kwachka of Kodiak. Great gran...
Kodiak woman writes digital book A former Kodiak teacher has made her debut in the writing world by publishing a digital book about family travel.
Balika Haakanson released her book “Traveling With Children: Cultural Adventures in our World: Tips and Tricks for an incredible family trip” on June 1.
The book outlines how and why parents should travel with kids, provides tips for making traveling with kids easy and educational, and also includes pe...
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