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Opt out of candy stores for adults
To the editor: The best time to prepare for something is before it happens. If you plan on running in a marathon you train before the activity. If you plan on being a doctor you do your education and training prior to treating people. The same type of activities should be front and center prior t...
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Alaska State Troopers: Jan. 7
Dec. 17 A Washington man pled guilty to taking a brown bear as a non-resident without a licensed hunting guide. The plea stemmed from a May investigation conducted by Alaska Wildlife Troopers on Kodiak Island. He was issued a fine of $5,000 and ordered to pay restitution to the State of Alaska in...
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The Floyd starts tonight
The 49th edition of the Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament begins in an unusual way today at Kodiak High School. For what could be the first time in the historic tournament, neither Kodiak teams will play on the first day. Instead, fans will be treated to a co-ed doublehea...
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Contest begins for naming new ferries
Alaska students have the opportunity to help name two new ferries slated to begin Southeast service in the next few years, according to a release from Gov. Bill Walker’s office. Still under construction in Ketchikan, the two ferries are expected to be finished in 2018. In the meantime, sixth thro...
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Joe Floyd tourney to be shifted back to December
The Joe Floyd tournament is moving back to December. Debbie Rohrer, first-year Kodiak Island Borough School District director of student activities, told the Daily Mirror on Wednesday that next season’s Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament — the 50th edition — will take plac...
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Week in Words: Militating against management style
The year has begun with much conflict over governmental bureaucracy. I know. I know. Talking about governmental bureaucracy is not exactly, well, the sexiest of ways to begin a year. But I don’t make the news. I just reflect on it. But think about it: The Kodiak Island Borough is still trying to ...
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Katelnikoff claims bowling title
Dmitri Katelnikoff rolled his way to the inaugural bowling ProBuild Youth Scholarship Tournament title over Christmas break at Tropic Lanes. Katelnikoff earned a $350 scholarship by defeating Jacque Bormuel in the championship match. Bormuel received a $200 scholarship. Lexi Gier claimed third pl...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 7
Nov. 10 At 1:24 a.m., police received a report of a man passed out on the sidewalk in the 500 block of Marine Way. He was up and walking when police arrived. At 1:40 a.m., someone reported a man in a building in the 200 block of Center Avenue and asked for help removing him. The man moved when po...
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