Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Transparency advocates ask for window into black-box budget process
The state’s budget is always a hot topic at the end of the Alaska Legislature’s annual session, but this year, it’s a big issue at the start of the session, too. This week, the online newspaper Alaska Dispatch published a series of articles blasting the way the legislature handles requests for pu...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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NLC Power Rankings: Kodiak, SoHi girls keep rolling
The Northern Lights Conference is again home to the top girls basketball teams in the state. Kodiak and Soldotna have combined to begin the season 21-0 and each team has beaten perennial state power Dimond. The Stars also own two victories over three-time defending state champion Wasilla. Those t...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Around Kodiak: Jan. 22
The Kodiak GIS Users Group meets at noon Thursday in the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. Blythe Brown and Stephen Bodnar of the Kodiak Soil and Water Conservation District are the featured speakers. Need help filling out student aid applications? College Goal Alaska will help appl...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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State economy forecast to grow, but data shortfall means no Kodiak guess
Alaska’s economy is expected to grow by four-tenths of a percent in 2014, but a lack of good data is keeping the state from guessing what that means in Kodiak. State economic forecaster Alyssa Shanks presented the state’s forecast at a meeting of the Kodiak Noon Rotary, then presented the forecas...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Griffing returns to the water
After more than a month off from competition, Laura Griffing returned to the pool for the University of Idaho swimming and diving team. The junior competed in a dual meet at New Mexico State University on Saturday. Griffing’s best performance was a third-place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke ...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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KPD makes $120,000 drug bust
The Kodiak Police Department has seized more than $120,000 in meth, heroin and cocaine from an Anchorage man and a Missouri man staying in a Kodiak hotel. According to a press release from the Kodiak Police Department, the bust happened Sunday after police investigated the two men. “The initial c...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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School district taps reserves as board revises budget
The Kodiak Island Borough School District will spend $2.5 million in reserves to balance its books. In a Monday night meeting, the Kodiak Island Borough School Board approved a revised budget for fiscal year 2014 that includes a $2,825,110 adjustment in both expenses and revenue. The school board...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak ESS falls to Nikolaevsk
The Kodiak Emerging Small School boys basketball team lost 65-30 at Nikolaevsk Monday evening on the Kenai Peninsula. The loss drops the Ravens to 1-2 in the Peninsula Conference. ESS played at Cook Inlet Academy late Tuesday and concludes its six-day, five-game trip to the mainland at Ninilchik ...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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