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Borough rejects call for decorum ordinance repeal
by Gary Black
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kodiak Island Borough has rejected a request for a referendum seeking to overturn the borough’s public decorum ordinance. Had it been approved, the referendum would have appeared on the Oct. 7 ...
Public Safety Blotter: July 29
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
At 7:04 a.m., officers ticket a man for speeding on Ismailov Street. At 8:21 a.m., officers conducted a welfare check at a Birch Avenue address. At 8:22 a.m., officers stepped up patrols along Mari...
Gearing up for your opening day hunt
by Hank Pennington
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The buck appeared slowly from the dense willows. First an ear and a horn, then an eye, and finally its head and neck. I had frozen mid-step the instant I saw it, one foot in the air and my balance ...
To the Editor: Yes for Austerman
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: Yes for Austerman Carol Austerman is an advocate for public education. Of the three Republican candidates running in the primary, I believe she is the strongest advocate. Ms. Austerm...
Kodiak Island Births: July 29
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
• Colby James Peterson was born June 17, 2014, at 6:22 a.m. to Janell Shanagin and Fernando Peterson of Ouzinkie. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 21 inches long. Also welcoming him to ...
Kodiak’s road to Invite win looking steeper
by Derek Clarkston
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The pitching of Ketchikan's Colton Paulson knocked Kodiak to the losers' bracket of the Horizon Lines Invitational Sunday in Anchorage. Paulson struck out 15 in eight innings as the Kings topped th...
KIRA holds motocross, raffles dirt bike
by Julie Herrmann
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dust, exhaust, the smell of burgers and flying dirt bikes filled the air at the Kodiak Island Racing Association’s motocross on Saturday. KIRA holds events almost weekly throughout the summer. Satu...
Relay meets fundraising goal
by Julie Herrmann
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Relay for Life kicked off with good weather and well over 100 people showing up at the beginning of Friday’s festivities at Woody Way Field. The annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society st...
City fire department shows off new $450,000 engine
by Julie Herrmann
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Deputy Fire Chief Jim Mullican showed off Kodiak’s new fire engine to the city council after Thursday’s meeting. With this new engine, the city is back to having two engines and a ladder truck. The...
Council Oks creation of drug task force "Safe Streets"
by Julie Herrmann
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The city of Kodiak is one step closer to creating an assistant city manager position and approves task force. At its regular meeting Thursday, the city council moved forward with an ordinance that ...
Public Safety Blotter: July 28
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
July 9 At 3 a.m., police investigated what they called a suspicious vehicle left unoccupied on Selig Street. At 4:42 a.m., officers permanently trespassed an individual from a Shelikof Street addre...
Nasturtiums add a kick to your garden and your plate
by Marion Owen
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
People who live in more temperate areas don’t give nasturtiums a second look. They’re often regarded as weeds, since they reseed easily and will grow absolutely anywhere with the least amount of ma...
Harold Naughton ~ 1927 - 2014
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Harold J. Naughton 87, affectionately known by family and friends as "Uncle Harold," died July 8, 2014, at Kodiak Providence Island Medical Center in Kodiak. Harold was born in Cordova in 1927 and ...
Public comment needed on Alaska fisheries policy
by Laine Welch
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Nowhere in the world do people have more say in shaping fisheries policy than in Alaska. While the outcomes might get mixed rants and reviews, no one is ever denied the chance to state ideas, conce...
American Legion Team of Excellence
by Derek Clarkston
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
• Outfield – Ryan Caron, Service; Cameron Fabacher, Eagle River; Spencer Floyd, South; Payton Lauwers, Dimond; Jon Levan, Kodiak; Brandon Neal, Chugiak. • Infield – L.J. Felix, West; Deven Ferriss,...
To the editor: Repeal SB 21
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
SB21 has been touted as the More Alaska Production Act. A more accurate description is Minimize Alaska’s Profits Act. Historically, instability in the Middle East has driven the price of oil higher...
To the editor: Assembly entitlement
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
This concerns the debate concerning the Assembly’s decorum ordinance. All interpretation of Robert’s aside, it is an unfortunate fact that the Assembly has the right to pass such an ordinance. Howe...
Kodiak players named to Legion Team of Excellence
by Derek Clarkston
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Four Kodiak players were selected to the American Legion team of excellence that was announced Friday night in Anchorage. Making the team were Austin Frick (infield), Brandan Pickett (catcher), Jon...
Post 17 dominates West Anchorage
by Derek Clarkston
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A day after getting rained out, Kodiak finally proved why it is the top seed in the Horizon Lines Invitational. Post 17 disposed of No. 8 West Anchorage, 15-4, in an American Legion baseball game t...
Nation's top fisheries expert visits Kodiak
by Daily Mirror Staff
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The nation’s top fisheries official visited Kodiak Thursday for a tour of local facilities and to meet with the joint city-borough Fisheries Working Group. National Marine Fisheries Services Admini...