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Reporter's Notebook: Plunge into new life, year
In May, I packed my Corolla with only what I considered necessities and left West Virginia, the only place I had ever lived, to traverse the 4,500 miles to a new home in Kodiak. To many, a move to Alaska seemed extreme, but to me it was an opportunity to live life with no regrets. I had created a...
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Trump, Putin right on Mideast policy
To the editor: Donald Trump recently cancelled a trip to Israel stating that he will only go after he is elected president. I take this as a possible good sign. Trump also made a reference to the need for addressing the issue of an ally country which is supporting terrorists. According to the Ron...
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Hoopsters compete in college
Three starters off of the 2014 Kodiak High School girls basketball undefeated team hit the hardwood last week. Carissa Cannon made the biggest splash of the three, scoring a team-high 16 points for Lower Columbia College in an 89-56 rout of Whatcom on Dec. 28 in the Lower Columbia Holiday Classic...
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Last Chance 5K Results
Last Chance Fun Run 5-Kilometer Friday 1. Levi Fried, 16 minutes, 25 seconds; 2. Keith Osowski, 16:53; 3. Richie McKinney, 19:21; 4. Cory Thompson, 20:20; 5. Anthony Mayhupoy, 20:38; 6. Lars Hanson, 21:27; 7. Meg Inokuma, 21:32; 8. Betsy Lund, 21:48; 9. Laura Mullican, 22:05; 10. Zoe Bigley, 22:3...
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FISH FACTOR: Best, worst, biggest and scariest of 2015
2016 marks a quarter of a century for this weekly column that targets Alaska’s seafood industry. At the end of every year, I proffer my no-holds-barred look back at the best and worst fish stories, and select the biggest story of the year. The list is in no particular order and I’m sure to be mis...
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GARDEN GATE: Catalogs bring color to winter wait
Without snow, winters are dark. So when I feel darkness creeping in I protect myself with an armor of seed catalogs and think of a Martha Smith quote in her bestselling garden book, “Beds I Have Known.” “Just when winter appears interminable, and it seems not one more bleak and bitter day can be ...
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Video shows police encounter with autistic man _Updated (3 Videos)
Police body camera footage released Thursday by the city of Kodiak shows part of what happened during a Sept. 16 encounter between three officers and Steller Way resident Nick Pletnikoff. Following public records requests from media including the Kodiak Daily Mirror and a Dec. 22 order from Super...
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SWAB: Don’t use roll carts near Pillar
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly heard recommendations from the Solid Waste Advisory Board including leveling fees for residential customers, removing roll carts from three roads that see a high number of bears, and adding a reuse center. The recommendations come as the borough’s contract with ...
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