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Skate fans grind council
A long roster of citizens appeared at the Kodiak City Council’s regular meeting Thursday to speak on behalf of the skate park in Baranof Park. Sporting goods store owner and skating advocate Jeremiah Gardener led the charge, describing backers’ frustrated attempts to get approval for donated labo...
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Kodiak rains on Putney's coaching debut
Kodiak Island welcomed back a baseball legend the only way it knew how to with wind, rain and toe-numbing coldness. The conditions made Mark Putney’s debut as Homer’s head coach a memorable one, but for all the wrong reasons. Behind a pitching gem from Jakob Arnold and a three-hit performance fro...
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Assembly Considers New Waste Collections Center
Recycling and reuse topped the Borough Assembly’s agenda on Thursday with planning for a possible centralized waste management facility hitting a “critical juncture.” Nick Szabo, head of the Borough’s Solid Waste Advisory Board, requested the Assembly’s input in developing plans to build a centra...
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Reuters veteran takes over newsroom
The Kodiak Daily Mirror has a new editor with the appointment of Peter J. Mladineo to head the local paper’s newsroom. Mladineo’s academic background includes an undergraduate history degree from Rutgers University and a Masters in Business Administration from Rider University. His journalism exp...
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Garden Gate: Ready for planting in May
Ah, the gray whales have arrived to our shores, the salmonberries are budding out, and the eagles and crows are busy building nests. It must be spring. The weather, however, continues to taunt us with rain squalls, but since we’ve passed the 15-hour threshold for length of daylight per day we mus...
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Roe herring and 10-step programs
Kodiak’s roe herring fishery began on April 15 with little notice and rumors of fire sale prices. The fleet of 22 seiners was down a bit; they are competing for a harvest of 5,800 short tons, similar to the past five years. No gillnetters had signed up for the herring fishery. Test fishing from t...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 25
Friday, April 18 • At around 2 a.m., two bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 3:14 a.m., an officer issued a no camping advisement on Marine Way. The campers left upon request. • At 7:19 p.m., a male turned himself in and was arrested for failing to appear. • At 9:05 a.m., an officer issued a...
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Update - U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski comments after Wells verdict.
A federal jury in Alaska found James Michael Wells, 62, guilty of killing two of his co-workers at a Coast Guard communications station on Kodiak Island. “He was found guilty on all counts for murdering both Mr. Belisle and Mr. Hopkins,” U.S. Attorney Karen Loeffler said. The jury began deliberat...
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