Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
City to vote on ballot information
The Kodiak City Council will hold a final vote Tuesday on an ordinance that would allow “without limitation information that may influence the outcome of the election” in information campaigns about ballot measures. The Oct. 4 municipal election includes votes on city employee unionization and th...
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Kodiak remains perfect with 56-32 win over Homer
In a span of five minutes, Shaun Walton turned a tight game into a romp. The junior scored three times — twice on interceptions — in the second half that pushed Kodiak to a 56-32 nonconference football victory over Homer Friday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The win gave the Bears their first 3-0 ...
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KIB interested in conservation easements
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly discussed how to fund nonprofits and received an update on potential conservation easements at their Thursday work session. In a brief update, Austin Quinn-Davidson from the Great Land Trust spoke about proposed conservation easements on Leisnoi-owned land on Lo...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 29
July 21 At 3 a.m., police gave a man in the 3400 block of Rezanof Drive a no camping warning. At 8 a.m., police received a report of a loose dog in the 100 block of East Rezanof Drive. Police were unable to locate it. Police received a report of a neighboring residence with junk overflowing on th...
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Fish Factor: Labeling law loophole leaves crab out
Wheels are already in motion to provide two measures of relief for Alaska’s pink salmon industry, which is reeling from the lowest harvest since the late 1970s. Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak, began the process last week to have the Walker Administration declare the pink salmon season a disaster, w...
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KHS XC 10th at Bartlett
Both Kodiak’s boys and girls cross country teams finished 10th at the Bartlett State Preview Saturday in Anchorage. Keith Osowski paced the boys with a seventh-place finish, while Honey Rose Macatuno was the top girls' finisher in 23rd. Osowski covered the 5-kilometer course in 16 minutes, 36 sec...
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Powers: KIB needs plans, review of organization
After three months with the Kodiak Island Borough, new manager Michael Powers is calling for some changes and new directions for the borough and praises borough staff and the community for its diversity. In a three-page 90-day report, Powers calls for expanded recycling, short- and long-term goal...
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Hepatitis C back on the rise
As Alaska communities struggle to combat a growing heroin epidemic, reported cases of hepatitis C are increasing in the state, particularly among young adults, according to an epidemiology bulletin from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. In the Kodiak Island Borough, the number ...
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