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Assembly split four to three on liquor license request
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly voted Thursday to not ask for more public comment time on a liquor license location transfer application for a possible package store on Kodiak State Airport grounds. The assembly voted on Jan. 7 to postpone a request to give more people notice of the application and time to respond. The application was submitted by Wayne Sargent and seeks transfer of a liquor license from the Ka...
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Stutes opposed to rural school counting change
Ahead of the new legislative session, Rep. Louise Stutes said making sure small communities like Kodiak do not bear the brunt of state budget cuts will be a top priority. “Obviously the budget is going to be a huge issue,” Stutes said, referring to the $3.6 billion deficit confronting the Legislature. “We need to come up with ways to balance the budget. We need to be creative in revenue generating, but we cannot b...
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Suspect emailed about killing man on Shuyak
The man found shot on Shuyak Island in November 2015 was shot multiple times and the man accused of killing him was planning to leave the state, according to an Alaska State Trooper affidavit obtained at the Kodiak Courthouse. Steven McCaulley, 56, was found dead on Nov. 17, 2015, from an apparent shooting, after a manager for Port William Wilderness Lodge on Shuyak Island asked the troopers for a welfare check. A...
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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Scott Norton is Washington’s only varsity college wrestling coach
Google “Scott Norton” and the first item that comes up is about Scott Norton, the professional wrestler. A little further down the page is Scott Norton, the professional bowler. Fifth on the list is Scott Norton, the former Kodiak High School standout wrestler and current Highline College (Washington state) wrestling coach. “A lot of my fifth graders look on the Internet to see what is going on with me and they al...
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Fish Work Group speeds up process of analysis
The Kodiak Fish Work Group met Wednesday to review alternatives for trawl bycatch management and get updates on an economic analysis and the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center. The group looked at the first few elements of the four alternatives currently before the North Pacific Fishery Management Council for trawl bycatch management. The first alternative is no action, the second alternative includes alloca...
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Public Safety Blotter: Jan. 15
Nov. 13 At 2:26 a.m., police removed debris from the 1200 block of East Rezanof Drive. At 4:29 a.m., someone requested police assistance in removing two unruly customers from the 300 block of Shelikof Street. They were gone when police arrived. At 7:54 a.m., police cited a driver in the 2600 block of Mill Bay Road for having no proof of insurance. At 9:12 a.m., police received a report of two males drinking on the...
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Tapestry: Dead Sea Scrolls shed light on time of Jesus
Trusting the Bible as God’s divine word is a matter of faith; the faithful transmission of scriptures throughout the ages is a matter of record. That faithful transmission has been borne out by the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Weston Fields, executive director of the Dead Sea Scroll Foundation, will talk about the Scrolls at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. at the Frontier Baptist Church and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, a...
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In the Courts: Jan. 15
Frederick Theodore Angasan III pleaded guilty to sexual assault in the third degree. Angasan III was sentenced to 365 days in jail (350 suspended) and placed on probation for five years and ordered to obtain a sex offender evaluation and risk assessment. Gary L. Davidson pleaded guilty to proof of insurance to be carried and exhibited on demand. Davidson was fined $500. Christopher B. Halog pleaded guilty to reckl...
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Stinky souls, insurance rates and rental cars
Recently, when I rented a car after a collision with a tree on a snowy evening before Christmas (I hate when they jump out in front of you like that), I received a rude reminder that I live on a remote island where supply and demand rule. There is only one car rental place downtown, but that wouldn't have made a difference. It is still a minimum $70 per day for a car, including a subcompact Nissan they call a "sta...
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Kodiak girls basketball falls to 3A Nikiski
A barrage of second-quarter 3-pointers from Nikiski did in Kodiak Thursday evening. Nursing a one-point lead, the Bulldogs nailed four long balls that triggered a 42-26 girls basketball victory on the opening day of the 27th Nikiski Tip-Off Tournament at Nikiski High School. “Our girls played hard, Nikiski was the better team tonight,” Krista Hicks wrote in a text. “They hit some big shots at the right time to swi...
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