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Small blast planned near Kodiak High School this afternoon
Anderson Construction will perform a small excavation blast near Kodiak High School this afternoon. According to Mike Anderson, owner of Anderson Construction, the blast is a small one between the high school and the borough building intended to crack rock for a rerouted water main. “It’ll probably be late (this) afternoon, but certainly before 6 p.m.,” he said. The public is asked to avoid the area during blastin...
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Artists wanted for new Kodiak library project
Kodiak artists are again being asked to show off their talents. This week, the city of Kodiak opened the door for artists to submit proposals for art to be installed in the new Kodiak Public Library. Proposals are due by 4:30 p.m. Aug. 10. The city has budgeted $76,000 for art, and the proposal that opened this week has slots for five pieces worth about half that amount, $37,500. The remaining budget will be spent...
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Alaska Lt. Gov. rained out, but meet goes on
Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell was rained out, but the show went on anyway. Kodiakans and other Alaskans gave testimony at a three-hour public hearing about a ballot measure to reintroduce a coastal management program in Alaska. About 30 people attended Thursday’s meeting at the Kodiak High School commons to listen to Treadwell and the pro and con sides of the measure. Treadwell had planned to attend the meeting in perso...
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Kodiak City Council keeps projects rolling
Mayor Pat Branson called it “a good news night.” It was as good a term as any for an evening in which the Kodiak City Council formally accepted more than $20 million from the state and kept the ball rolling on two major construction projects. The council approved new spending on the Baranof Park improvements project and the new Kodiak Public Library in separate votes, then accepted $18.1 million to build a new cit...
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Coast Guard Base Kodiak gets new commanding officer
Capt. Karl Moore retired after 24 years of service with the Coast Guard, during a change of command ceremony Wednesday. He was relieved by Capt. Jerald Woloszynski, who arrived from Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Moore served as commander of Coast Guard Base Kodiak from June 2009. During his time in Kodiak he saw the base through a process that consolidated many of the units here. He created strong c...
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Getting to know Capt. Woloszynski
Now that Coast Guard Capt. Jerald “Jerry” Woloszynski has taken command of Coast Guard Base Kodiak, he has a new goal: breaking his 148-pound personal halibut record. Fishing is just one of the activities Woloszynski plans to take advantage of while serving his three-year tour on the Emerald Isle. “I want to get back to the outdoors,” he said. He also plans to introduce his wife Keri and 4-year-old twins, Samantha...
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Leisnoi Native Corporation to drop Pagano lawsuit
By JAMES BROOKS Mirror Editor The lengthy legal battle for control of Leisnoi Inc.’s board of directors is nearing an end. In a newsletter to shareholders late last month, Leisnoi president Debbie Lukin said the company will drop its lawsuit against former company board member Frank Pagano. In February, Leisnoi reached a deal to drop lawsuits against former board members Carole Pagano and Tanya Pavloff. “We’ve dec...
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Kodiak woman arrested after kayak tips
A Kodiak woman got more than she bargained for when her kayak tipped and a bystander called Alaska State Troopers to help. According to a troopers dispatch report, Dolores Peterson was paddling about 9:40 p.m. Tuesday near the Spruce Cape Road heliport when her kayak overturned. A bystander helped her to shore with his own kayak, and the two were met by a trooper who was called to the scene. Peterson was unharmed ...
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Kodiak arts: Modern makeover for a medieval monster
The bucket kept dropping over Beowulf’s eyes, and Grendel couldn’t see out of her paper-bag mask. Just as planned. On Saturday, the drama and improvisational comedy courses taught by the Kodiak Arts Council’s Sum’Arts For Kids concluded with a show at the Gerald C Wilson Auditorium. After the four improv students entertained their audience with comedic skits, the larger theater group performed “Beowulf on a Budget...
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Lt. Gov. Treadwell visits Kodiak
Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell will visit Kodiak today as part of the ongoing campaign to educate Alaskans ahead of an Aug. 28 primary vote. On that date, Alaskans go to the polls to decide the fate of the state’s coastal management program, which ended in 2011 when Gov. Sean Parnell and the Alaska Legislature failed to reach agreement on its renewal. Treadwell is hosting informational meetings in communities across the ...
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