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Borough approves NPFMC letter at work session
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly approved a letter to send to the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council with analysis recommendations. NPFMC is working on creating a program to deal with trawl bycatch, and the letter tells NPFMC what Kodiak aspects of the program NPFMC’s analysis should fo...
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Local candidate preview: Larry LeDoux
At the Sept. 23 debate, Kodiak Island Borough Assembly candidate Larry LeDoux said some of the things he cares about are fiscal responsibility, transparency, protecting and using natural resources, supporting quality schools and preparing for the future. “We need to be transparent so people own t...
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Local candidate preview: Terry Haines
Editor’s note: Starting today The Kodiak Daily Mirror will be running profiles of every candidate running for City Council and the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly. Terry Haines has sat on the council for two non-consecutive terms, and feels as a seasoned councilman, he's more familiar with governm...
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Kodiak woman caught with heroin and meth
A Kodiak woman was arrested Saturday attempting to smuggle heroin and methamphetamine on a flight from Anchorage to the Emerald Island. According to an Alaska State Trooper report posted Sunday evening, Tamra M. Jones, 42, was caught with 24.3 grams of heroin and 8.3 grams of meth at Ted Stevens ...
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Local election: Proposition 1
Proposition 1, a question of whether the Kodiak Island Borough should sell $10.23 million in bonds for school renewal and replacement projects, will be on the ballot at the Oct. 7 election. If the voters approve the measure, the bonds will qualify for a 70 percent reimbursement from the State of ...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Late season dollies
My fishing partner paused in putting on his waders and pointed downstream. I could here it too. Several fishermen were laughing and cheering over splashing that was obviously a silver salmon. I nodded and pointed upstream. He grinned at me and pointed to the edge of the river. A fresh bear pile s...
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Motivating folks to 'do the right thing'
To the Editor, Most conscientious folks already recycle and are sufficiently motivated by the common good. Trouble is, all the reasons Mr. Reinke laid out for recycling (in the Tuesday 9/16 edition) are not enough to motivate the majority of our citizens who don’t. The folks who recycle now do no...
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Kaplan represents the public
To the Editor: On Sept. 25 I was on the Borough Assembly work session agenda and presented to the assembly about the need to fully utilize our community transitional housing facility resource on Mission Road for our family members who struggle with addiction and need safe and sober housing. This ...
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