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Engineering requirements could be off the table for now
Structures in Kodiak are required to be engineered, but an ordinance to change borough code that may be postponed could change that in the future. The ordinance FY2016-12 if passed would no longer require engineering for most one- and two-family homes. In the language of the ordinance, reasoning ...
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Trawlers cease fishing to talk to council
Most trawlers in the Gulf of Alaska stopped fishing this week to attend the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting, which runs until Tuesday. According to a release from several trawl associations, the trawlers are heading to the NPFMC meeting to express concern about potential gulf tra...
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Meth found during assault case investigation
A Kodiak man faces charges after Alaska State Troopers allegedly found him in possession of methamphetamine while they executed a search warrant in a case involving the man’s brother. Troopers report they arrested David Benton, 55, on Jan. 26 after finding 93.5 grams of meth during a search of a ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 3
Jan. 4 At 12:28 a.m., police warned a driver in the Mill Bay Road and Ole Johnson Avenue area for having blue license plate lights. At 12:44 a.m., police responded to a suspicious vehicle in the 100 block of Center Avenue. It was unoccupied. At 12:50 a.m., police arrested a man in the Hillcrest a...
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NLC Power Rankings: Setting the record straight
A week ago, I reported an incorrect answer to a trivia question in the Daily Mirror. Turns out Rob Foster scored a Kodiak High School boys basketball record 61 points in a 116-43 win over Homer in Nov. 1971. I reported he scored 63. I should have double-checked the information that I received. An...
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Kodiak Coast Guard transports injured man
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak helicopter crew, operating from Cold Bay, lifted a hurt man from a fishing vessel on Sunday. A fisherman aboard the Barbara J near Unimak Pass fell down a stairwell, causing injuries serious enough to warrant a request for a medevac. The Jayhawk MH-60 crew took th...
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Legislature must cut big items in hard times
To the editor: Bright and early Saturday, the (mostly senior) citizens of Kodiak met with Alaska state budget director Pat Bitney and others to be briefed on the governor’s budget plan and the urgency of “doing something” this year. The event was organized by Afognak Native Corp. and others, who ...
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Playbook: Feb. 3
Friday, Feb. 5 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak High School. C-squad, 4:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m.; varsity, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak High School. C-squad, 10 a.m.; junior varsity, 11:30 a.m.; varsity, 1 p.m.
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