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Showers, crane hoped for harbor’s future
The city of Kodiak continues to weigh options for downtown and harbor improvements for fishermen and the public at large, potentially including a public crane, showers and changes to the Shelikof bathroom building. Fisherman’s Hall At a Tuesday city council work session, harbormaster Lon White presented a preliminary proposal for changes to the Harbormaster Building to include three showers, a common area and incr...
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KIB finding space for displaced trailers
Trailers displaced by the imminent closure of Jackson Mobile Home Park — although not their occupants — might get a place to go, if the Kodiak Island Borough works out kinks in a proposed licensing agreement. The borough assembly already approved temporary storage of mobile homes on public use and conservation-zoned land. The assembly is now ironing out details of the agreement needed between the borough and owner...
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KIB finding space for displaced trailers
Trailers displaced by the imminent closure of Jackson Mobile Home Park — although not their occupants — might get a place to go, if the Kodiak Island Borough works out kinks in a proposed licensing agreement. The borough assembly already approved temporary storage of mobile homes on public use and conservation-zoned land. The assembly is now ironing out details of the agreement needed between the borough and owner...
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Boaters live to tell a tale
Three Kodiak residents will share tales of commercial fishing and long-distance kayaking, Friday at the Kodiak Public Library. The library, the Alutiiq Museum and New Pathways Alaska are teaming up for the Maritime Story Share to highlight the importance of boating in the Kodiak community. “We’re going to have … storytellers from different segments of the community just talking about boating and telling stories ab...
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Stevens: Income tax not likely to pass
A restructuring of the Alaska Permanent Fund to allow government use of some of the earnings reserve is likely, while an income tax and sales tax are improbable during the current legislative session, Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, said Monday during a brief visit to Kodiak. The Legislature has already exceeded its 90-day regular session and is nearing the end of its first special session without agreement on major ...
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A grand night for storytelling
After a year of experimentation, the Galley Tables’ last storytelling event of the season is Friday. With the theme “How Did I Get Here?,” it takes place at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center, the last of three large venues the organizers have tested over the past few months due to the sheer number of people who want to attend. “In March, we had it at the Kodiak Baptist Mission, which was new, and then we had an ...
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Week in Words: Letters make the grade from A to Q
When May rolls around in the world of academia, students are all abuzz with one word. Graduation. Last week, Kodiak College awarded over 60 degrees and professional certificates to graduates. Thanks to Kodiak College and other University of Alaska programs, our community has that many more new professionals, ready to take the next step in our workforce or in their own academic careers. Some of these graduates, alo...
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Boats line up for one-day derby
Local anglers rose bright and early Saturday for the first King Salmon Slam, sponsored by the Kodiak Association of Charterboat Operators. Teams struck out at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start. On their return, they checked in at the Kodiak Island Brewing Company, where Lenny Heglin weighed the catches of the day. Winning teams were selected based on the total weight of up to four kings. Taking the grand prize was the t...
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Strip boat owner gets new lawyer
A federal judge approved Darren Byler’s request for new representation on Tuesday, setting back sentencing for an illegal dumping conviction. Byler was due for sentencing on Monday, but Judge Sharon Gleason granted a postponement on May 2 pending the outcome of the request to replace public defender Michael Dieni. Anchorage attorney John Cashion will take over Byler’s defense. Byler owned and operated the converte...
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City council looking for more marijuana committee applicants
The Kodiak City Council is looking for one more city resident to serve on the Marijuana Advisory Special Committee At their Tuesday work session, council members also decided to amend the draft resolution creating the committee to accommodate an applicant who did not meet the criteria. According to city clerk Deb Marlar, the committee would differ from a recently created borough marijuana task force, because the c...
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