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Mayor Branson receives award
Kodiak Mayor Pat Branson was awarded the Vic Fischer Local Government Leadership Award at the Alaska Municipal League Annual Awards Banquet during the 64th Annual Local Government Conference in November. She was chosen for the award for her significant statewide contributions to improve local government and communities in Alaska. Since the 1980s she has diligently worked to improve programs and services for Alaska...
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Kodiak fire chief replaced, job status unclear
Deputy chief Mullican takes over, city officials mum on reasons
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Boat-based strip club in Kodiak still in business, owner says
‘Wild Alaskan’ to appeal revocation of vessel’s liquor license
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Full weekend of events ahead
Looking for something to do this weekend? There’s a bunch of activities going on around Kodiak kicking off the month of December. Friday night is the monthly First Friday art walk by the Kodiak Arts Council from 5 to 7 p.m. The Alutiiq Museum, Baranov Museum, Harborside Fly By, The Frame Shop, Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center and Kodiak Public Library are all hosting artists with mediums ranging from jewelry to photog...
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ACS sells wireless service to GCI
Alaska Communications announced plans Thursday to sell its wireless subscriber base, wireless assets and one-third share of the Alaska Wireless Network to Global Communications Inc. The company commonly referred to as ACS issued two statements Thursday, one announcing GCI’s purchase of Alaska Communications’ subscriber base and interest in AWN and the other announcing the sale of the wireless assets. GCI will pay ...
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Teeing Off: Gizmo's picks puts him on the naughty list
It’s Christmas time and Gizmo is on my naughty list. How did he get there you ask? Well, let me tell you. I thought the pup was a Seattle Seahawks fan, that was until Thursday afternoon when he made his Week 14 NFL picks. Gizmo did the unthinkable and predicted the 9-3 Philadelphia Eagles to beat the 8-4 Seahawks in what will be a huge NFC battle Sunday afternoon in the city of Brotherly Love. When he grabbed the ...
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Kodiak wrestlers back in action
The dust that has collected on Kodiak’s wrestling singlets over the past three weeks will come off today. The Bears travel to the North/South Tournament at Wasilla High School that begins today and ends Saturday. This will be Kodiak’s first meet since Dec. 15 when it opened the season at the Peninsula Duals. Kodiak was supposed to compete Nov. 22 at the Lancer Smith Memorial Tournament but couldn’t travel to Palme...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Dec. 5
Cikuq Ice Nanwat cikumaut. The lakes are frozen over. Kodiak may lie south of the frozen Arctic regions of Alaska, but from 1852 to 1870 it was a known for its ice. In the 1850s the California gold rush was in full swing, and the West Coast needed ice to preserve food. Russian American Company officials saw an economic opportunity and established contracts to sell ice in San Francisco. Ice production began in Sitk...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 5
Nov. 18 Around 1:09 a.m., police conducted three bar checks downtown. At 1:35 a.m., police conducted a security check on Benny Benson Drive. At 1:40 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mill Bay Road. At 9:35 a.m., animal control observed no animal violations in the Monashka area. At 10:34 a.m., a caller reported shoplifting on Mill Bay Road. At 10:53 a.m., a caller requested a subject removal on Marine Way....
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In the Courts: Dec. 5
Elmer G. Barroga pleaded guilty to two counts of harassment in the second degree, offensive physical contact. Barroga was sentenced to 120 days in jail (120 suspended) and fined $2,000 ($1,000 suspended) and ordered to schedule a screening for alcohol/substance abuse and mental health/domestic violence/anger management and placed on probation for three years. William Dent-Kincaid pleaded guilty to reckless driving...
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