Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Audubon hikes provide social opportunities and fun
For long-time residents and newcomers to Kodiak, bi-weekly Audubon hikes provide an opportunity to meet new people and get outside. “I’ve been here 20 years, and I’ve hiked just about everything on the road system,” said Tia Leber, the hike leader, on Saturday. “I can share the knowledge and meet...
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Borough and city to examine new building fee structure
Kodiak recoups less than half of its department costs through building permit fees and may need to revise its fee structures, planners from the city and the borough said. Last week the Kodiak City Council discussed cost recovery scenarios after conducting a building permit fee and land use study....
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Kodiak vets reflect on Bergdahl release
As Kodiakans observed Flag Day, Kodiak war and army veterans weighed in on the handling of Bowe Bergdahl, the recently freed prisoner of war in Afghanistan whose release has sparked controversy. Bergdahl, who was captured by the Taliban in 2009, arrived back in the United States late last week. H...
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City accepts grants to move along pump house and Aleutian projects
At the June 12 council meeting, the council accepted grant money to help complete the Monashka Bay pump house and the Aleutian Homes water and sewer project. The council passed a resolution accepting a $2,955,792 grant from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation for the Aleutian home...
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Public Safety Blotter: June 17
May 30, 2014 • At 1:02 a.m., police received a 911 call about a disturbance on Hillside Drive. The disturbance was gone when police arrived. • At 1:12 a.m., someone on Selief Lane called 911 and hung up. It was a misdial. • At 1:31 a.m., police received a call requesting public assistance on Ersk...
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Post 17 splits with defending champs
Kodiak Post 17 opened its first American Legion varsity baseball season in nearly three decades by splitting a four-game series with defending champion Chugiak. On Saturday, the Bears won the first conference game, 8-3, and dropped the second conference game, 7-4, at Baranof Field. Chugiak won th...
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Kodiak Island Births: June 17
• Christopher Robert Medeiros was born at 3:43 p.m. June 9, 2014, to Amelia and Alex Medeiros. He weighed 8 pounds, 11.6 ounces and measured 21.75 inches long. His parents are originally from Lodi, California, and now live in Kodiak. His father is in the Coast Guard in Kodiak. Grandparents are Ro...
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Outdoor Kodiak: An early start for pink salmon
With the focus on king salmon over the last month, you’d think most of the questions I hear involve those great brawlers. Not so! Here’s what I’m hearing: “Are you seeing any pink salmon yet, Hank?” It’s quite a jump from 30-pound king salmon to 3-pound pinks, so you have to wonder why folks are ...
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