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Looking back: Top sports stories of 2015
Every year I plan on keeping a running list of Kodiak’s top sports stories of the year, and every year I end up creating a list at the last second. That didn’t change in 2015. I’ve spent this week skimming the Daily Mirror website to come up with the top 10 sports stories of 2015. Like every year...
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In the Courts: Dec. 31
Derek Remington Dour pleaded guilty to forgery in the second degree, legal documents. Dour was sentenced to 12 months in jail. Marlon R. Inga pleaded guilty to public possession of intoxicating liquor. Inga was sentenced to 51 hours in jail.
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What will really matter 25 years in the future?
Tomorrow is the beginning of a new year. A fresh slate. A do-over. I love such times as these, to start over, with fresh resolutions to be a better, more faithful, new person. Fresh starts are a lot like a new-fallen snow, where all of the ugliness and grayness of our lives is temporarily covered...
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Justice to be pressing matter next year
A year has come and gone. But “year” has not always meant the 12 months in the Julian calendar. While today we spell “year” with a y, it has changed from the Old English “gear” (though pronounced nearly the same), which derives from the Proto-Germanic “jeram.” The Proto-Indo-European root “yer-o”...
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TEEING OFF: Heading into the new year with high hopes
2016 is going to be the year of the Seattle Mariners. I can feel it. Gizzy can feel it. As much as I have enjoyed the Seahawks’ success over the past four years, I would go bonkers if the Mariners made the playoffs, something that hasn’t happened since 2001. I’m beginning to believe the Mariners’...
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Pletnikoff footage to be released Thursday
The city of Kodiak will make police body camera footage and other records related to a controversial Sept. 16 response by Kodiak officers available for viewing on Thursday, according to a city announcement. In a suit brought by the Kodiak Public Broadcasting Corp., Court Judge Steve Cole ruled on...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 30
Nov. 8 At 3:13 a.m., police received a request for assistance removing an intoxicated man from the 200 block of West Rezanof Drive. They left when police asked. At 8:08 a.m., police received a report of a woman wanting to kill herself. Police took her into protective custody. At 11 a.m., police r...
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Walkers’ plan for PFD unfair to poor
To the editor: The governor finds support for his tax plan. Yeah, by the rich. His tax plan will hurt the poor across the island and state the most. His tax plan should not include using the permanent fund. People with disabilities, the poor, elserly and children depend on every last dollar from ...
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