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KANA receives grant for new clinic
The Kodiak Area Native Association received $750,000 from the Rasmuson Foundation to build a new clinic. According to a Rasmuson Foundation statement, the clinic will provide improved access to behavioral health services as well as serve veterans and active duty military dependents. The grant was part of the Rasmuson Foundation’s Tier 2 grant program. That program provides large grants over $25,000 for large build...
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Thanks for paying attention
To the editor, Around 1:30 p.m. on June 29, I almost caused an accident at Benny Benson and Mission roads. I am truly sorry. And I want to thank you, sir, for being the one to pay attention. Elizabeth West
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Running on the Fourth
Before fireworks light up the night’s sky, runners will take center stage in Kodiak’s annual July Fourth 10K Run and Walk. The 6.2-mile race begins at the Coast Guard base entrance at 9:30 a.m. Friday and ends at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. The City of Kodiak Parks and Recreation organized race has been a Kodiak tradition since 1980. The course is in honor of longtime Kodiak city pool manager Steve King, ...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 3
June 16 • Around 1:18 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • Around 1:55 a.m., police conducted security checks on Chichenof and Simeonoff streets. • At 10:30 a.m., a caller reported a parking issue on Woody Way Loop. Officers will contact the owner. • At 3:11 p.m., a caller on West Marine Way reported that someone had taken a swing at him. • At 3:20 p.m., a caller dialed 911 to report an assault on Cen...
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School board calls for new member
The Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education is seeking candidates for the board to fill in for Todd Hailey, who resigned from the board to move off-island. Those interested in finishing out Hailey’s term on the board, through October, need to submit letters of interest by July 14 at 5 p.m. Interviews for the school board post will happen at a special work session on July 21 with appointment happen...
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Playbook: July 3
Friday, July 4 Baseball: Kodiak American Legion Post 17 vs. Kenai at Baranof Field, 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
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Port Lions, Tusty celebrate the Fourth
The Tustumena will feature large in Port Lions’ celebration of the Fourth of July and its own 50th anniversary. The ferry — which is celebrating its semicentennial too — is scheduled to leave Kodiak at 9:30 a.m. for Port Lions and will wait for the celebrations to end before heading back to Kodiak via Ouzinkie. “The Tustumena has agreed to laying over five hours for the event. They’re going to be going directly fr...
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Floating club hits hiccup within days of opening
After a hiccup in his foray into the world of floating adult entertainment, Wild Alaskan owner Darren Byler breathed a sign of relief. “We’re opening Tuesday night at 8 p.m.,” owner Darren Byler told the Mirror. The U.S. Coast Guard temporarily suspended from operations the seaborne adult entertainment charter bar that floats in Dog Bay, accessible to patrons by water taxi, two days after its initial opening. The ...
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Kodiak students can now request retroactive diplomas
Students who did not pass the high school exit exam may be getting a notice soon saying they can request a retroactive diploma. Between 60 and 80 students in the Kodiak Island Borough School District are eligible, according to KIBSD Superintendent Stewart McDonald. The students became eligible under House Bill 278, the education bill, which went into effect Tuesday. Part of the bill repealed the Alaska High School...
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Major All-Stars will rely on experience
The only Kodiak Major Little League All-Star baseball team to win a state title was in 1982. Manager George Lee is hoping to end that drought this season with a team loaded with experience. Ten of Kodiak’s 11 players are 12 years old, while seven were on last year’s squad. “It is basically the same team that we had last year, only they are three inches taller and faster and have more experience,” Lee said. Last ye...
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