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KHS runners compete against the nation
Kodiak’s cross country team went postal Wednesday afternoon. No, the team didn’t get violent with bears, but instead competed in the Hoka One One High School Postal Nationals, an event that pits cross country squads from around the nation against each other in a two-mile time trial. Teams can compete anytime and submit times to Hoka’s website. The team’s top five times gets added up for an overall time that gets c...
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Council tackles capital improvements list
The city council discussed an abbreviated capital improvements program list for fiscal year 2016 to send to the state legislature this year. There are only three projects on the list as there’s expected to be less money available with a tight budget at the state level. State Rep. Alan Austerman and one of state Sen. Gary Stevens’ staff members, Doug Letch, attended Tuesday’s work session to talk about getting fund...
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Council hears about downtown, Pier 3 at work session
The Kodiak City Council heard an update on the Pier 3 project and discussed downtown revitalization at Tuesday’s work session. Roe Sturgulewski, Pier 3 project manager, said the project is going according to budget so far, and is expected to be completed on time. Currently, materials are still flowing into Kodiak. A barge with materials currently moored down at Pier 3 should be offloaded by the end of the week. Th...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 23
October 11 • At 12:02 a.m., a caller reported a bear sighting in the 400 block of Hillside Drive. • At 12:07 a.m., police stopped a driver on Mill Bay Road. The driver was found negative for driving under the influence. • At 1:29 a.m., a caller reported a bear in the 1600 block of Selief Lane. It was gone when police arrived. • At 2:01 a.m., a caller reported a bear sighting in the 500 block of Hillside Drive. It ...
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Alaska State Troopers: Oct. 23
Oct. 16 • At 8:30 p.m., Alaska State Troopers were notified of a burglary at a building in the 2000 block of East Rezanof Drive. Sometime between the evening of Oct. 14 and the evening of Oct. 15, force was used to gain entry to the building. About $40 in damage resulted, and various power tools valued at $1,850 were taken. The investigation is ongoing. Oct. 18 At 10:25 p.m., troopers were notified that a person k...
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Bertha Marie Teuber
What can you say to sum up the life of an amazing woman? Loving, strong, gracious, generous, selfless … these are just a few words to describe the woman who was wife, mother, grandmother and friend to so many people. After eight years of fighting cancer, Bertha Marie Teuber has moved on to a better place that is pain-free on the morning of Oct. 20, 2014 while she was surrounded by loved ones in her home. She is su...
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Free books on salmon available
The Salmon Project will begin giving away more than 1,000 copies of “King of Fish: The Thousand-Year Run of Salmon” around the state. It’s written by David Montgomery and is “an eye-opening book about the shared history of humans and salmon over the last millennium,” according to a news release from The Salmon Project. Between 9 and 11 a.m. Saturday at Harborside Coffee, organizers will give away 100 free copies o...
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Local airline adds Anchorage to Kodiak service
Kodiak’s Servant Air is now offering flights to Anchorage in luxury suitable for the prime minister of the Bahamas. The plane is a King Air, a twin-engine plane that will carry eight passengers, although Servant Air owner Wes Osowski is in the process of applying for a supplemental type certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration to add an extra seat, so nine people can be carried. Osowski purchased the p...
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Comment period for launch complex extended
The Federal Aviation Administration has extended the public comment period on the draft environmental assessment for the proposed Kodiak Launch Complex launch pad three. Originally, the public comment period ended on Oct. 15. “In response to comments received from the public, the FAA has extended the public comment period to Nov. 1,” said a statement from the FAA. The FAA asks that comments be specific. “Reviewers...
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Bull elk hunting closed on Afognak
Hunters looking for bull elk on Afognak Island on Thursday will be out of luck. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game closed bull elk hunting on Afognak Island, but hunters participating in the registration hunt area RE755 may harvest elk, according to an ADF&G news release. The cow elk season opens on Afognak and surrounding areas on Thursday. According to the release, an abundance of snow the past two seasons h...
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