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Retro label trash cans on the way downtown
Colorful labeled trash cans will soon be popping up downtown. At a meeting of the Downtown Revitalization Committee, city manager Aimée Kniaziowski said new trashcans covered in large salmon-can labels had just arrived. The city ordered 28 of them, with some of them purchased by local businesses....
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Stratton takes over KHS softball program
While playing for Colony, Michelle Stratton remembers watching Kodiak High School win its only small-school softball state title in 2008. Nearly a decade later, Stratton hopes she can bring another trophy back to the island. The lifelong Alaskan was named Kodiak’s new softball coach. She takes ov...
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Week in Words: Doesn’t seem Oscar doing his job
Even with the return of four American prisoners in Iran, President Obama’s State of the Union address, the commencement of a new legislative session, and even (gulp) Sarah Palin back in the news as she throws her support behind Trump, I gotta say: It sure seemed like a slow news week. The biggest...
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Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 21
Jan. 16 At approximately 9 p.m., the U.S. Marshals Alaska Fugitive Task Force, along with a State Trooper from Kodiak, located and arrested a 49-year-old Kodiak resident, who was wanted on an outstanding $75,000.00 arrest warrant for the charges of assault in the second degree, six counts of assa...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 21
Nov. 18 At 7:15 a.m., police warned a driver in the 1800 block of East Rezanof Drive for having a headlight out. At 7:33 a.m., police warned a driver in the 100 block of Powell Avenue for failing to use a turn signal. At 8:47 a.m., police received a report of a man causing a disturbance in the 20...
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KHS girls begin conference play; boys travel to the southeast
Five weeks into the season, and Kodiak High’s girls basketball team finally gets to play a Northern Lights Conference game. The Bears play at Kenai Friday and Saturday. Friday’s game starts at 6 p.m., while Saturday’s tips at 3 p.m. “The girls are all pumped up and ready to go,” second-year Kodia...
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City gets report on police encounter
The independent investigation into the Kodiak Police Department’s handling of a controversial 2015 incident is finished, according to a letter from the city’s law firm to the Daily Mirror. Greg Russell filed a 200 page report with the city on Tuesday, attorney Katherine Davies of Birch Horton Bit...
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PHAB backs crane, ice for small boats
The Ports and Harbors Advisory Board wants the city of Kodiak to take a look at installing a publicly available crane and ice production facility. PHAB board member Marty Owen gave a report on options, saying such facilities would benefit the community, especially small boat owners. He said the u...
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