Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Humane Society hawks plant baskets to overcome grant cut
The Humane Society of Kodiak plant basket sale took on a more urgent pace this year with budget cutting by the Kodiak Island Borough reducing its ability to provide spay and neutering for pets. Doing brisk business on Saturday, HSK was more than halfway through its goal of $8,000 for the day. “Ev...
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Alaska seeks to join Pebble suit against EPA
The State of Alaska seeks to join a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the proposed Pebble mine in Bristol Bay. The Pebble Limited Partnership sued the EPA on May 21 because the EPA had begun trying to veto the proposed mine. The lawsuit stated, “EPA’s decision to condu...
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Kodiak falls short of state tourney
Up four runs and five outs away from a trip to the state baseball championships, the unthinkable happened to Kodiak. The Bears gave up 11 runs to Colony in the sixth inning, which ended their season with a 15-10 loss in the Southcentral Conference second-place game on a windy Saturday afternoon i...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 2
Monday, May 19 • At 2:15 a.m., police conducted a security check on Selief Lane. • At 2:25 a.m., police conducted a bar check. • At 3:46 a.m., officers responded to a bear sighting on Bonaparte Circle. The bear had tipped over a garbage can and was gone when officers arrived. • At 6:17 a.m., offi...
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Has the code of etiquette changed?
To the editor: I have recently attended three events at which the Coast Guard color guard participated. I was left wondering if the Code of Etiquette for respect of our flag has been changed or abandoned. Two of these events were indoors and no one around me had their hand over their heart as the...
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Bears are not brazen
To the editor: This is in response to yet another bear story appearing in the paper. In a prior story, entitled “Brazen Bear Reappears,” the article cited someone who called the police because a bear was getting into their garbage. What a shock…a bear getting into unsecured garbage. These bears a...
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Garden Gate: For the love of rhubarb
Our mild spring has brought our fair island more than warm temperatures. For one thing, it has launched many rhubarb patches into overdrive. Looking at our crop, the height and health of the plants look more like a mid-summer growth, not early June. So I’m featuring rhubarb this week, albeit a li...
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Fish Factor: Sen. Murkowski questions Frankenfish
If genetically modified salmon gets a green light by the federal government, it will be labeled as such if U.S. senators on both sides of the aisle have their way. The Senate Appropriations Committee last week passed the bipartisan Murkowski-Begich amendment requiring that consumers be advised of...
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