Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
‘The public has been heard’ P&Z votes to table new code, modify old
The Planning and Zoning Commission voted to modify the three sections of existing borough code that deal with lands in the Kodiak Island Borough after more than three hours of testimony Wednesday from a full auditorium of Kodiak residents. Commissioner Maria Painter’s motion to “modify the existi...
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Around Kodiak: Feb. 5
Free drill conductor workshop The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association will offer a two-day Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Workshop in Kodiak, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28. The workshop meets at Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, 118 Trident Way....
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Books turn into forms of art
Cutting, shredding, coloring, folding, painting, burning and staining may sound like things parents tell their children not to do to books, but all of that and more is encouraged to turn books into a form of artwork that will be showcased for three weeks starting on Friday. The third annual Alter...
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Achievers: Rotary Students of the Month
Rotary students for January The sixth-grade teachers at KMS are honored to nominate Jacob Norman as a Rotary Student of the month for January. His favorite class is his STEAM elective because he is able to create and build things. His great attitude helps him stay motivated, putting in the hard w...
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Stage and Screen: ‘Sniper’ lets audience into inner conflict of war
Eight year-old Chris Kyle shoots his first deer under the supervision of his father Wayne. His life-lessons about guns, and his own destiny, begin at this moment and later when his father tells him that there are three types of people - “sheep, wolves and sheepdogs.” In daddy Wayne’s vernacular a...
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We are born to be free
The cry from grassroots Kodiak society seems to be that of being assured personal freedoms to continue to live here. Wilton White, a beloved former resident, businessman and assemblyman, used to say, "Live, and let live." He was so right; no one likes to be dictated to. The current borough code r...
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Review board says thermal cover led to rocket failure
A review board has completed its investigation of the failed rocket launch at the Kodiak Launch Complex and determined that an external thermal protective cover interfered with the launch vehicle’s steering assembly, resulting in termination of the launch shortly after liftoff, a news release sai...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 5
Jan. 6 At 12:32 a.m., police arrested a woman on Rezanof Drive West on suspicion of hindering prosecution in the first degree. At 7:54 a.m., a caller reported reckless driving on Rezanof Drive East. Police were unable to locate the vehicle described. At 8:24 a.m., police warned a driver about a h...
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