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Don’t give up on versatile, tasty turnips
My husband Marty’s a good sport. He’s my guinea pig when it comes to trying new foods. One day, I sliced up a new variety of turnip. Rather than sauté it in butter and serve it with salt and pepper, I decided to give it the naked taste test. So dipped a sliced wedge of the mystery veg into a honey-mustard dip and turned to face Marty. My hand moved toward his mouth and before he could argue or run, I put the slice...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 21
July 2 • Around 2:24 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 8:36 a.m., officers patrolled the Bells Flats area for animal violations. • At 9:53 a.m., officers spotted a loose dog on Balika Lane. It ran home and the officers warned the owner. • At 10:23 a.m., police cited a driver on Mill Bay Road for having no proof of insurance. • At 11:09 a.m., police warned a driver in the Mylark and Selief Lanes ...
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Community archaeology project gets digging today
A band of amateur archaeologists are getting their hands dirty and shovels poised for discovery when the Alutiiq Museum’s community archaeology program begins today in the Womens Bay area. Led by Patrick Saltonstall, the museum’s curator of archaeology, the program takes community members and turns them into archaeologists to help Saltonstall and museum staff excavate and research historic sites around Kodiak. The...
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Helicopter rescues injured seaman
A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued an injured man Saturday after he suffered injuries from a chemical exposure aboard the Horizon Kodiak. The MH-60 Jawhawk crew rescued the 39-year-old man from the cargo ship in the Gulf of Alaska, about 160 miles east of Kodiak, and transported him to Kodiak for medical attention. He was listed in stable condition. The Coast Guard received the medevac request Saturday morning ...
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Work may lead to discolored water today
Residents in parts of Kodiak may notice discolored water today when city crews start work on a water flushing system on Rezanof Drive. The city’s public works and fire department will start work on the system at 1 p.m. today in the 3400 block of Rezenof. Areas possibly affected by the flushing include Woody Way, Sitkinak Drive and Woodland Acres through Sharatin Road. All water used in the flushing system and all ...
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Assembly OKs emergency generators for schools
At their July 17 meeting, the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly passed an ordinance to fund emergency generators for four Kodiak schools and moved forward an ordinance to allow voters to decide whether the borough will issue bonds to finance repairs on school facilities. As the first item under new business, the assembly unanimously authorized a contract for emergency generators for the Port Lions, Karluk, Old Harbor...
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Wait and see on decorum rules
Letter to the Editor. Mr. Stewart makes good points. The expectations of decorum highlighted in the ordinance (re: avoiding ad hominems, questioning motives, etc.) are already a part of Robert’s Rules, which the Assembly adopted, so those prohibitions are superfluous, as I, too, suggested. Which is, admittedly, part of my confusion, too: opponents to the ordinance disagree with this language, but it has already be...
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Governor’s plan is smoke and mirrors
To the Editor, The state has not done an audit on the oil companies since 2007. The governor does not want to have the state do an audit because it would expose the fact that the free billions of dollars he is giving away is all going out of state. None of it will be spent in Alaska. The money the oil companies’ are spending now in the oil fields was planned a number of years ago and has nothing to do with the fre...
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Local sells 1948 Indian Chief motorcycle
A local Kodiakan recently sold his classic 1948 Indian Chief motorcycle in its original condition.  Byron Pierce, 64, bought the Chief about eight years ago, he said. He brought it to Kodiak after buying it from a guy in Homer who bought it from a guy in California, who was the original owner.  Pierce has only ridden it in and around Kodiak, reserving riding for beautiful days.  “I only rode it when it was 70,” Pi...
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Man stabbed during assault
A man was stabbed in the leg after assaulting another man at St. Herman Harbor early this morning, according to a Kodiak Police Department report. The police received a 911 call at 2:19 a.m., and the caller, Johnan Dechance, 22, said Dillon Hildebrand, 29, had stabbed him. Police responded and found Hildebrand near the public restrooms at the harbor. Hildebrand said the stabbing was in self-defense because Dechanc...
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