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Mayoral candidate on budget, future
Lifelong Kodiakan and local Subway owner Dan Rohrer is the lone candidate running for Kodiak Island Borough mayor, and he’s hoping to lead the borough through rough days ahead. “I see myself as providing leadership to create an environment where the other seven assembly members can debate and make decisions and come to a consensus to set the direction to pursue after,” Rohrer said. “That’s something I enjoy, brain...
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Rohrer alone in run for mayor
Lifelong Kodiakan and local Subway restaurant owner Dan Rohrer is the lone candidate running for Kodiak Island Borough mayor, and he hopes to lead the borough through rough days ahead. “I see myself as providing leadership to create an environment where the other seven assembly members can debate and make decisions and come to a consensus to set the direction to pursue after,” Rohrer said. “That’s something I enjo...
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Fact check Part 3: Tracking cost of union choice vote
Teamsters Local 959 and the city of Kodiak have run advertisements on Proposition 1, a collective bargaining initiative on the city ballot. This is the last in a series of articles about statements in those advertisements. If passed, the ballot measure would give city employees the right to unionize for the purpose of collective bargaining. According to a Teamsters Local 959 ad, a yes vote of Proposition 1 would h...
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NOAA ship updating Uganik Bay soundings
Updating 100-year-old navigational information, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is surveying the seafloor in Uganik Bay and west of the Kodiak Archipelago. It’s part of a multiyear project to correct the charts used by mariners, said Capt. E.J. Van Den Ameele, commanding officer of the surveying vessel, the Rainier. The 50-member crew of the 231-foot NOAA vessel uses a shallow-water, multi-beam...
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NOAA ship updating Uganik Bay soundings
Updating 100-year-old navigational information, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is surveying the seafloor in Uganik Bay and west of the Kodiak Archipelago. It’s part of a multiyear project to correct the charts used by mariners, said Capt. E.J. Van Den Ameele, commanding officer of the surveying vessel, the Rainier. The 50-member crew of the 231-foot NOAA vessel uses a shallow-water, multi-beam...
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Fact check Part 2: Collective bargaining
Teamsters Local 959 and the city of Kodiak have run advertisements on Proposition 1, a collective bargaining initiative on the city ballot. This is the second in a series of articles this week in which the Daily Mirror will clarify or correct statements in those advertisements. If passed, the ballot measure would give city employees the right to unionize for the purpose of collective bargaining. According to Teams...
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Council candidates eager for more service
The Kodiak City Council will have two three-year seats, currently occupied by council members Charlie Davidson and John Whiddon, on the ballot in the upcoming municipal election. The incumbents are running unopposed. Municipal elections will be held from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Charlie Davidson Davidson was first elected to the city council in 1993 and served until 2005. He briefly filled a vacant position from ...
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Council candidates eager for more service
The Kodiak City Council will have two three-year seats, currently occupied by council members Charlie Davidson and John Whiddon, on the ballot in the upcoming municipal election. The incumbents are running unopposed. Municipal elections will be held from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Charlie Davidson Davidson was first elected to the city council in 1993 and served until 2005. He briefly filled a vacant position from ...
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Fact check Part 2: Collective Bargaining
Teamsters Local 959 and the city of Kodiak have run advertisements on Proposition 1, a collective bargaining initiative on the city ballot. This is the second in a series of articles this week in which the Daily Mirror will clarify or correct statements in those advertisements. If passed, the ballot measure would give city employees the right to unionize for the purpose of collective bargaining. According to Teams...
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Week in Words: Cousins getting together for a beat-down
A historic night, this past Monday night, to say the least. One of the largest television audiences ever tuned in to watch the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. “Debate” has been around since about the 14th century, and in English it still means to “quarrel,” “dispute,” or, in some more polite circumstances, “discuss” and “deliberate.” But, really, who would tune in to watch a “pr...
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