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Analysis: Coast Guard base expansion could mean Kodiak boon
The creation of a Military Facility Zone as part of an enticement to draw more Coast Guard assets to Kodiak could significantly help the island’s economy while bringing a potentially large array of new Coast Guard assets to town. A quid pro quo-like discussion between the upper echelons of the U.S. Coast Guard and officials from Kodiak Island Borough could result in significant numbers of ships and related assets ...
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Evelyn Carlough
Evelyn Carlough passed away March 6, 2014. Evelyn was born on July 11, 1941 in Seldovia Alaska, and had been a long time Kodiak resident. She is preceded in death by her mother Annie Halvorsen and her brother David Smith. Eveyln is survived by her husband James Carlough, children Dale and Lorena Carlough, Theresa and Daniel Carlson, Debra and George Smith, Bobbi and Kevin Nixon, 15 grand children, Joshua, Samuel, ...
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OHNC buys Great Northern Engineering
The Old Harbor Native Corporation said on Wednesday it purchased an 80 percent stake in engineering consulting firm Greater Northern Engineering, a move expanding the companies’ portfolio of operating companies away from government contracting. “They have a lot of synergies in areas that we are already operating such as telecommunications, oil and gas, and government contracting,” Carl Marrs, OHNC’s CEO was quoted...
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Fisherman Out Load returns Saturday
Fisherman Out Loud brings the eloquence and rhythm of saltwater-inspired poetry to Kodiak for the fourth year with a performance at 7 p.m. Saturday, in the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors, and are available through www.kodiakartscouncil.org. In addition to returning favorites Moe Bowstern, Erin Fristad and Kodiak’s own Tobly Sullivan, this year’s event bri...
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Local golfer starts season with an ace
Steve Schrof’s golf season couldn’t have started any better. Schrof, a Kodiak resident since 1991, sank a hole-in-one on April 16, opening day at the Bear Valley Golf Course. His ace came around 7:30 p.m. on the par 3, hole No. 7, an 85-yard pitch shot onto a temporary green. “You never imagine it,” Schrof said. “It is just sort of a fluke.” Schrof used an eight iron and said the ball was headed straight towards t...
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Middle school to put on Nancy Drew play
Literature’s most famous youth sleuth comes alive in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium this weekend as the Kodiak Middle School Drama Club presents “Nancy Drew: Girl Detective.” Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday and at 2 p.m. Saturday in the drama pod. Admission is free, but donations to the club will be accepted. More than 20 students have been working on the production, both on stage and behind the scenes, since e...
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Playbook: April 24
Friday, April 25 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Homer at Baranof Field. Junior varsity, 2 p.m.; varsity, 5:30 p.m. Track: Kodiak vs. Seward at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Field events, 3 p.m.; running events, 4 p.m.
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Superintendent faces emotional group in Q&A session
Kodiak Island School District superintendent Stewart McDonald faced a civil but emotional group of more than 50 parents and teachers, Tuesday in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium choral pod. The question and answer session brought out repeated talk of low morale among district employees and frustration about communication with the school board and administration. McDonald appeared receptive to complaints, countering...
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Three elected to KEA board
Ron Acarregui, Clifford Ford and Cecil Ranney were elected to three-year terms on the Kodiak Electric Association Board of Directors, Monday at KEA’s annual membership meeting. According to a KEA release, the vote totals were 743 for Acarregui, 624 for Ford, 708 for Ranney and 586 for Ben Millstein. There were three open seats. On Tuesday, the board elected Cliff Davidson as chairman, Acarregui as vice chairman an...
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City may not look far for new harbormaster
City manager Aimée Kniaziowski hinted at the probable identity of Kodiak’s next harbormaster during a meeting of the Port and Harbors Advisory Board Tuesday. “I don’t anticipate having to recruit from outside,” she said. The city made an internal announcement seeking a successor to Marty Owen, who will retire May 10, and may advertise for outside applicants after Thursday. Owen said deputy harbormaster Lon White, ...
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