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Contest begins for naming new ferries
Alaska students have the opportunity to help name two new ferries slated to begin Southeast service in the next few years, according to a release from Gov. Bill Walker’s office. Still under construction in Ketchikan, the two ferries are expected to be finished in 2018. In the meantime, sixth thro...
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Joe Floyd tourney to be shifted back to December
The Joe Floyd tournament is moving back to December. Debbie Rohrer, first-year Kodiak Island Borough School District director of student activities, told the Daily Mirror on Wednesday that next season’s Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament — the 50th edition — will take plac...
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Week in Words: Militating against management style
The year has begun with much conflict over governmental bureaucracy. I know. I know. Talking about governmental bureaucracy is not exactly, well, the sexiest of ways to begin a year. But I don’t make the news. I just reflect on it. But think about it: The Kodiak Island Borough is still trying to ...
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Katelnikoff claims bowling title
Dmitri Katelnikoff rolled his way to the inaugural bowling ProBuild Youth Scholarship Tournament title over Christmas break at Tropic Lanes. Katelnikoff earned a $350 scholarship by defeating Jacque Bormuel in the championship match. Bormuel received a $200 scholarship. Lexi Gier claimed third pl...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 7
Nov. 10 At 1:24 a.m., police received a report of a man passed out on the sidewalk in the 500 block of Marine Way. He was up and walking when police arrived. At 1:40 a.m., someone reported a man in a building in the 200 block of Center Avenue and asked for help removing him. The man moved when po...
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LEPC reiterates class importance, looks to purchases, social media
Kodiak’s Local Emergency Planning Committee approved several purchases to improve awareness and communication, and reiterated the need for more people to take emergency operations center after a report was released following the Twin Creeks Fire. The LEPC approved spending some of their grant fun...
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New map shows rainbow of resources
ANCHORAGE – The United States Geological Survey released a new digital geologic map of Alaska on Tuesday, providing land users, managers and scientists geologic information for the evaluation of land use in relation to resource extraction, conservation, natural hazards and recreation.  The map gi...
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AMHS fares increase
Most ferry fares increased five percent as of Jan. 1, according to a release from the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. The increase will only apply to reservations made after Jan. 1. “Some fares will not increase,” according to the release. “Any fare that is disproportio...
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