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Soldotna rallies to knock off Kodiak in conference opener
The Kodiak boys’ Northern Lights Conference soccer opener contained everything from jubilation to heartache. The Bears led Soldotna 3-0 before 13 minutes clicked off the clock; the Stars rallied with four straight goals to lead at halftime; Kodiak netted the equalizer late in the second half; Sol...
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Red flags fly on manager applicant
To the editor: Open letter to Kodiak Island Borough Assembly: You are in the process of finalizing a contract for a new borough manager. If you Google “Michael Powers King City, California,” and “Michael Powers Dunsmuir, California,” you get a large number of responses. If you take some time to p...
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Fish Factor: Fishermen slow to adopt lifesaving tech
Alaska fishermen can send an SOS call directly to the Coast Guard, but many are not hooking up to the new lifeline Digital Selective Calling instantly signals a distress call over VHF radios to other vessels, and the feature has been a required part of the handheld units since 1996. In Alaska, th...
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Pillans strong in debut
Kodiak’s Kordell Pillans started the 2016 track and field season exactly how he ended the 2015 season — on top. Pillans, the defending 4A state champion in the shot put and discus, won both those events at the season-opening Big C Relays, Friday and Saturday inside the Dome in Anchorage. The seni...
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Kodiak girls blanked in season opener
Kodiak’s girls soccer team was faced with the daunting task of starting the season against Soldotna, last season’s Northern Lights Conference runner-up and sixth-place finisher at the state tournament. And to boot, the Bears were shorthanded, having only 10 players in Saturday’s conference tilt. ...
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Murkowski campaign responds
Steve Wackowski, campaign manager for Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s re-election bid, submitted the following statement in an email to the Kodiak Daily Mirror on Friday (capitalizations as in original): “Let me be crystal clear, I just spoke with the Senator and she stated that regardless of who the nomin...
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Murkowski not committed to GOP candidate
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said she has not settled on a candidate to support in the upcoming presidential election and left open the possibility that she could cast her vote across party lines. “I’m being very ecumenical in all this,” Murkowski said during an interview after she spoke at a C...
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Stutes OK with election challenge
Rep. Louise Stutes says a challenge for her position in the Alaska State House of Representatives will be good for Kodiak and for District 32. “That’s good for the community. A choice is good,” Stutes said. “I feel like I’ve worked hard and done a good job ... I’ve tried to be communicative. If I...
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