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Alaska State Troopers: Aug. 25
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Aug. 18 At approximately 1:30 p.m., Alaska State Troopers were notified of a REDDI (Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately) vehicle going through the construction area near mile 11 of the Chinia...
Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 25
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
July 19 At 12 a.m., police arrested a man in the 400 block of West Marine Way on suspicion of assault in the third degree – domestic violence and violating conditions of release. At 10 a.m., a pers...
Shad Austin Loveland
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Shad Austin Loveland, 21, passed away suddenly in his home on July 14, 2016. He was born in Kodiak on Sept. 8, 1994, to Kelley and Breck Loveland. Shad is survived by his mom, Kelley Donaldson Love...
Getting it together: Council, assembly agree to schedule joint meetings
by Julie Herrmann
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and Kodiak City Council will hold meetings every other month to facilitate communication between the two bodies. On Tuesday, at the two governing bodies’ first jo...
College seeks non-credit ideas, teachers
by JOANN SNODERLY
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Kodiak College received approximately 100 applications from prospective new students for the semester beginning Monday, but the institution is hoping for even more students as it introduces new non...
Week in Words: Politicos don’t necessarily accede to access
by JARED GRIFFIN
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Access” just might be the word of the week. As I’m writing, the news feeds are swarming with reports that major donors to the Clinton Foundation sought inordinate access to Hillary Clinton while sh...
Playbook: Aug. 25
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Friday, Aug. 26 Football: Kodiak vs. Homer at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 6 p.m. Swimming: Kodiak vs. Palmer at the Kodiak Community Swimming Pool, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 Cross country: Kodiak ...
Kodiak loaded to make run at swimming title
by DEREK CLARKSTON
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kodiak boys have been painstakingly close to winning a state swimming title, finishing as bridesmaids three times in the program’s long history. Could this be the year the Bears finally snag a ...
Locals, guests make KNWR fete success
by Anne Marie LaRosa
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
To the editor: I would like to send a heartfelt thanks to all of the people, over 500 of you, who helped us celebrate Kodiak Refuge’s 75th anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 20. We were blessed with a s...
Trusty Tusty, Part 3: Exams and jury-rigging
by James Brooks/Juneau Empire
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor’s note: This is the third part of a four-part series about the health of the ferry Tustumena and the need to replace the 52-year-old ship. It was first published in the Juneau Empire and has...
Court rejects retaliation charge in Jackson eviction
by JOANN SNODERLY
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alaska state court has ruled in favor of Jackson Mobile Home Park in two eviction proceedings and repudiated allegations that park management retaliated against tenants. Jackson initiated evict...
Woman who lost home in Chiniak fire doing well
by Julie Herrmann
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The woman who lost her home one year ago in the Twin Creeks Fire still lives on her Chiniak property and is doing well, thanks to the kindness of the community. “I was just thinking this morning ho...
Trusty Tusty, Part 2: Design modifications
by James Brooks/Juneau Empire
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor’s note: This is the second part of a four-part series about the health of the ferry Tustumena and the need to replace the 52-year-old ship. The ferry Tustumena is cracked and is showing its ...
Byler asks for new trial
by Daily Mirror Staff
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Through his attorney, the man convicted of illegal dumping of waste last year has requested a new trial. Darren Byler, owner of the crabber Wild Alaskan that was converted into a floating bar and g...
Assembly agrees to review building inspection change
by JOANN SNODERLY
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and the Kodiak City Council directed city and borough managers to work together to amend their memorandum of agreement for building inspection services. The assem...
Healthy Kodiak: Ulcers, gastritis: abdomenal arsonists
by Dr. Jeff Larsen
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Gastritis and its associate, ulcers, are common causes of upper abdominal pain. In their early incarnations, they are frequently the culprits causing what is often described as “heartburn.” In more...
Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 24
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
July 17 At 12:53 a.m., a woman reported a man stole her gun and just recovered it from a specific male. Charges were forwarded for theft in the second degree. At 7:51 p.m., a person requested a wel...
GUEST OPINION: The end of wealth as worth
by Jeff Stewart
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
What I took away from Thursday’s borough assembly meeting is that our second-class borough form of government is not working well, nor is it likely to without significant overhaul. This despite hav...
ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Sabado back on the court
by Daily Mirror Staff
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Maureen Sabado, a 2008 Kodiak High School graduate, played in the University of Alaska Anchorage alumni volleyball match Saturday. Sabado, who ended her UAA playing career in 2014, recorded four ki...
Island golf championship turns 30
by DEREK CLARKSTON
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kodiak Island Golf Championship is turning 30 and for the first time the event will not be held during Labor Day weekend. Organizers decided to shift the tournament a week before the three-day ...