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Kodiak College presents 'Silent Night, Lonely Night'
Kodiak College will host its first full-scale theater production in several decades this weekend. Director Jared Griffin said about 20 people are involved in the production "Silent Night, Lonely Night" by Robert Anderson. The show features a woman with an unfaithful husband and a distant son in prep school, and a man whose wife is in a sanitarium. Both of them come together in a New England inn on Christmas Eve 19...
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State Trooper Report: Nov. 8
Thursday, Nov. 1 At approximately 9:57 a.m., Alaska State Troopers investigated a report of assault at a home on Middle Bay Drive. The investigation led to the arrest of a 14-year-old boy for third-degree assault, first-degree vehicle theft, and fourth-degree vehicle mischief. The 14-year-old was turned over to juvenile justice and charges will be forwarded to the district attorney. Saturday, Nov. 3 At 10:30 a.m.,...
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City Council expected to postpone vote on proposed bike trail
No solution is likely tonight as the Kodiak City Council votes on a proposal to advance a proposed bike and hike trail to Deadman’s Curve. In a Tuesday work session, city manager Aimee Kniaziowski said the city has received no response from the state department of transportation on questions that caused the council to postpone a vote last month. “I did not hear back from DOT,” she said. That simple statement was e...
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Borough meets in two work sessions tonight
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly meets for a pair of work sessions tonight that will include a first look at the next school district budget and a first discussion of changes to the borough’s bidding and disclosure rules. The first work session begins at 6:30 p.m. and is a joint gathering of the assembly and the school board. The two bodies will kick off the monthslong process of drafting a budget for the school...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 8
Friday, Nov. 2 • At 2:06 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Marine Way. • At 6:19 a.m., an officer picked up street signs that the wind had blown down on Thorsheim Street. • At 8:29 a.m., a caller reported vagabonds in the public restrooms on Marine Way. They left when an officer asked. • At 8:46 a.m., a woman reported her cell phone was stolen. She later found it at her work. • At 9:57 a.m., a woman reported ...
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Around Kodiak: Nov. 8
Alzheimers support group The Kodiak Senior Center hosts an Alzheimers support session and informational meeting at 9 a.m. Borough work sessions The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and Kodiak school board will hold a joint work session at 6:30 p.m. in the borough building. The joint work session will be preceded by a short school board meeting and followed by an assembly work session beginning at 7:30 p.m. The publi...
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Koniag Inc. purchases Anderson Construction
Koniag Inc. has announced the purchase of Anderson Construction, one of Kodiak's best-known construction companies. The acquisition ties in with Koniag's plans to invest a handful of core industries, a strategy announced during the corporation's annual meeting on Oct. 6. "We see this as a growth opportunity for our company in the marine construction arena," said Jim Erickson, executive vice president and chief fin...
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Red Cross will not close Kodiak office
Kodiak’s Red Cross office will not close after all. Last week, the Alaska chapter announced that Kodiak’s 67-year-old organization would be dissolved amid a search for ways to cut costs. While CPR and first aid training would continue with volunteers, the Red Cross planned to lay off its sole paid Kodiak employee and shutter its office next to the new Kodiak Public Library. On Wednesday, Red Cross spokeswoman Laur...
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As final election results roll in, Stevens is out as Senate President
The final results came late, but they didn’t change the conclusion: Sen. Gary Stevens and Rep. Alan Austerman are headed back to Juneau to represent Kodiak. When the legislative session opens in January, however, they will see a very different Alaska Legislature. On Wednesday, Republicans announced they had enough seats for an outright majority in the Alaska Senate. The announcement was the death knell for the bip...
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Obama elected nationally, but not in Kodiak
President Barack Obama has been re-elected for another four-year term, but if you're reading this, odds are you didn't vote for him. According to vote tallies collected by the Daily Mirror from the four urban Kodiak precincts, Republican candidate Mitt Romney collected 1,942 of the 3,453 ballots cast in urban Kodiak, or 56 percent. Obama received 1,364 votes, or 39.5 percent. Third-party candidates made up the rem...
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