Mayors Recall 9/11, Call For Silent Rememberance Sunday


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Sunday marks a full decade since the devastating terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001. In tribute to the 10 year anniversary of that fateful day, Kodiak Island Borough Mayor Jerome Selby said the borough assembly adopted a proclamation calling for an island-wide moment of silence at 9 a.m. on Sunday.

(September 11 1: :36 sec "Well the proclamation declared war on us.")

Selby said he vividly remembers the morning of the attacks.

(September 11 2: :31 sec "I remember waking … rest of your life.")

He said even though Kodiak is very far away from where the attacks occurred, the effects were definitely felt by the community.

(September 11 3: :25 sec "You know the reality … in Kodiak as well.")

City of Kodiak Mayor Carolyn Floyd said Kodiak has definitely seen some changes as a result of 9/11.

(September 11 4: :16 sec "Oh yes we’ve changed … to the plane.")

She said the city plans to hold a minute of silence on the 10-year anniversary as well.

Petty Officer First Class Sara Francis said the Coast Guard Base Kodiak plans on having a flag raising ceremony at 8 a.m. on that day.

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