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City ups Monashka pump house loan
The City Council asked for an additional $3.5 million in loans to afford the upgrade of the city’s Monashka Bay Pump House, the main water supply for the city that’s in dire need of repair. Mark Kozak, the city’s public works director, told the Mirror the city had submitted an additional loan req...
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Playbook: April 29
Tuesday, April 29 Boys soccer: Kodiak vs. Nikiski at Nikiski, 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Houston at Houston, 6 p.m.
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Alumni update: Dunbar wins Heart Run
Miles Dunbar joined his father, Marcus, on the list of Heart Run winners Saturday in Anchorage. Miles, 25, won the 36th edition of the Heart Run — the biggest 5-kilometer race in the state — in Anchorage with a time of 14 minutes, 59.9 seconds. Miles’ winning time is just the 14th under 15 minute...
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Earth Day Triathlon deadline is Thursday
The last day to register for the Earth Day Triathlon is Thursday. The triathlon, a Kodiak staple since 1985, is comprised of a 1-kilometer swim at the Kodiak Community Pool (22 laps), a 5-kilometer run and a 20-kilometer bike ride. The race begins at 10 a.m. Run begins and ends at the pool, while...
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Kodiak track washes away Seward High
An hour before Friday’s track meet against Seward, Kodiak’s Levi Fried called teammate Levi Thomet and asked him to scrounge up a pair of goggles. The conditions outside were perfect — tornado-like gusts and pelting rain — to recreate a past Kodiak sports moment. The current Kodiak duo donned the...
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Wells guilty of murdering two at Coast Guard
A jury’s guilty verdict in the double homicide of Jim Wells in Kodiak was deemed a “long road to justice,” in which the murderer’s guilt ultimately convicted him, a probable life sentence awaits, and a community begins the process of closure. A federal jury of 12 in Anchorage took six hours to co...
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Reuters veteran takes over newsroom
The Kodiak Daily Mirror has a new editor with the appointment of Peter J. Mladineo to head the local paper’s newsroom. Mladineo’s academic background includes an undergraduate history degree from Rutgers University and a Masters in Business Administration from Rider University. His journalism exp...
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Garden Gate: Ready for planting in May
Ah, the gray whales have arrived to our shores, the salmonberries are budding out, and the eagles and crows are busy building nests. It must be spring. The weather, however, continues to taunt us with rain squalls, but since we’ve passed the 15-hour threshold for length of daylight per day we mus...
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