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Assembly incumbent files to run again
A recently-appointed Kodiak Island Borough Assembly member has filed to run again for his seat. Scott Smiley, appointed to fill a vacancy in early June, filed Thursday to run for one of the two three-year assembly member terms up for grabs in the Oct. 4 election, according to the borough clerk’s ...
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MOUNTAIN VIEWS: Father, daughter take different view of games
This week’s column almost didn’t get written in the midst of Olympic mania. Enthusiasm for Katie Ledecky, Michael Phelps and the U.S. women’s gymnastics team is going strong in our house. When the Olympics started last week, I let the kids know they could watch as much Olympics as they like. I’m ...
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Kodiakan tops in Marine officer class
General Robert B. Neller, 37th commandant of the Marine Corps, spoke to the Corp’s newest officers during the largest OCS Graduation Ceremony since 2009 aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, on Aug. 6, according to a Marine release. “If you take that commission, and wear the gold bar of a ...
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PREP PICKS: 2016 high school football season begins today
It’s go time for high school football teams in the 49th state. It’s also go time for the Daily Mirror’s Prep Pigskin Picks, a weekly piece that is entering its ninth year. Please remember this is purely for fun and entertainment and should not be taken serious, so do not take the picks to your bo...
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In the Courts: Aug. 12
Keith Douglas Bandl, 53,pleaded guilty to attempted assault. He was sentenced to jail 45 days and fined $250. He is on probation until May 11, 2018. Peter Stephen Olsen, 36, pleaded guilty to harassment offensive physical contact. He was sentenced to jail nine days.
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WORD AND DEED: Prayer as daily practice
Romans 12:12: “Rejoice in hope, Be Patient in tribulation. Be constant in Prayer. These simple words really anchor a person in the midst of the storms. Have you heard the saying “Practice what you preach”? I find myself practicing these very things daily. Now be mindful, some days are trickier th...
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City votes on $25K to ‘influence election’
The Kodiak City Council will vote tonight on a $25,000 appropriation for public information campaigns concerning city employee unionization and borough and city government consolidation. The ordinance up for vote says the campaigns can include “without limitation information that may influence th...
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KPD chief to explain terminating body cams
Kodiak Police Chief Ronda Wallace will give a statement to the city council today on the decision to stop using police body cameras. Wallace confirmed to KMXT last week that the Kodiak Police Department no longer requires officers to wear the cameras on their uniforms. Within the past year, KPD b...
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