Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Fishermen, tribes don’t like Gov.’s bill
By JULIE HERRMANN Mirror Writer A group of fishermen and tribes are criticizing Gov. Bill Walker for policies surrounding fish. The group believes decisions so far are contrary to campaign promises. In a press teleconference Wednesday, Melanie Brown, a Bristol Bay fisherman, said Senate Bill 163 ...
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Airport work to start this year
The Kodiak Benny Benson State Airport will see changes to maximize space beginning later this year. In late January, Alaska Airlines announced a redesign of their branding, and some Alaska airports will get remodeling and redecorating in the new design. The Seattle-based carrier is putting $30 mi...
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Trooper Report March, 24, 2016
March 13 At 1:15 p.m., the Alaska State Troopers were notified of a single vehicle crash on Monashka Bay road in Kodiak. Investigation revealed a 26-year-old Kodiak man was driving a 1999 Ford Explorer when he lost control of the vehicle on the slippery roadway. The driver was wearing his seatbel...
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Week In Words: Applicants negotiate a challenge
We may soon have a new borough manager. After reviewing dozens of applications, interviewing several applicants, and digging into the candidates’ history, our borough assembly has entered negotiations with a former city manager from California. “Negotiation” wound up in the English language in th...
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Wandersee with Seawolves in NCAA championship game
Exactly two years ago to the day, Hannah Wandersee celebrated a perfect season with the Kodiak High School girls basketball team. She celebrated again on Wednesday evening as the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team punched the program’s first ticket to the NCAA Division II nati...
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Rep. Gara, others say Alaska Aerospace Corp. should give back $2.3M
Saying he feels “misled” by Alaska Aerospace Corp.’s repeated, unfulfilled promises of rocket launches and profits, Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage, wants the state-owned enterprise to give back $2.3 million in unspent appropriations. Rep. David Guttenberg, D-Fairbanks, and Rep. Andy Josephson, D-Anch...
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Preliminary KIB budget adds $1.2 for salvaged timber
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly received a brief update on next year’s budget at a Thursday night work session. Changes made in the past few weeks include adding $1.2 million from a possible salvage of the trees damaged in the Twin Creeks Fire, removing almost $500,000 related to delay of a Ki...
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Hocum shines in first season with Blaine Energy
Aaron Hocum’s rookie hockey campaign with Blaine Energy, a tier III club in Minnesota, was a learning experience for the Kodiak High School senior. The defensive specialist was named the team’s most improved player after finishing the 2015-16 season with 19 points — 14 assists and five goals — in...
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