Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
State law OKs unions, exemptions
On Oct. 4, Kodiak residents will decide whether to extend to city employees the right to unionize for collective bargaining. An affirmative vote on city Proposition 1 would end the city’s exemption from the state’s Public Employment Relations Act. Adopted by the state Legislature in June 1972, PE...
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Arnold steps down as KHS baseball coach
The man who guided Kodiak High School’s baseball team to a pair of state tournament appearances is leaving the program. On Monday, James Arnold announced he stepped down, ending a four-year run as head coach of the Bears. “It’s about the kids and I think that right now they could use some new lea...
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Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 15
Sept. 3 At approximately 5:30 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a home invasion involving a sexual assault. Subsequent investigation revealed that a 22-year-old Kodiak man had broke through the front door of his ex-girlfriend›s residence and sexually assaulted her. During the i...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 15
July 25 At 5 a.m., a person reported minor vehicle accident in the 900 block of Thorsheim Street. A woman was cited for driving without a license. At 9 a.m., a woman in the 200 block of Thorsheim Street reported her wallet was stolen and someone used her credit cards. At 12 p.m., police pulled ov...
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Special Olympics athletes snag medals
Kodiak’s Special Olympics scored three gold medals at the fall tournament that concluded Sunday in Anchorage. Amy Canavan partnered with Tawny Saylor and Aharon Dolph teamed with James Glenn to win gold in golf alternate shot team play. Canavan and Saylor shot a 141 over 18 holes, while Dolph and...
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Byler’s new trial motion unsealed
The court has unsealed Wild Alaskan owner Darren Byler’s motion for a new trial, in which the former strip club operator alleges an investigating agent tampered with evidence and committed perjury. Byler was convicted in late 2015 of illegal dumping from the former crabbing vessel converted into ...
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Playbook: Sept. 15
Thursday, Sept. 15 Volleyball: Kodiak vs Sitka, 4 p.m., and Mt. Edgecumbe, 7 p.m., in Sitka. Friday, Sept. 16 Cross country: Kodiak vs. Anchorage Christian at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Middle school girls, 4 p.m.; middle school boys, 4:30 p.m. high school girlas, 5 p.m.; high school...
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Stock Car Shootout returns for second year
The inaugural Stock Car Shootout was so popular last year that the Kodiak Island Racing Association is bringing it back. The second edition of the event is this Saturday and Sunday at the Kodiak Island Raceway. Both days begin at 3 p.m. The event features local drivers and drivers from the Twin C...
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