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Council hears from national defense act opponents
Representatives from People Against the National Defense Authorization Act went before the Kodiak City Council at Tuesday’s work session to provide information in hopes the council will pass a resolution against the act. Members of PANDA have testified in the past, showing up to council meetings and work sessions to speak during the public comment time in which they are limited to three minutes apiece. On Tuesday,...
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Task force proposed to keep drugs off Kodiak’s streets
The Kodiak City Council discussed a new drug task force and nonprofit funding at a three-hour work session in anticipation of its meeting tonight at 7:30. At tonight’s meeting, the council is scheduled to vote to authorize the creation of a safe streets task force. Police Chief Ronda Wallace spoke to the council in early June about the task force. Under it, some Kodiak police officers would be authorized to work o...
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Death Notice: Charles Dorman
Charles "Charlie" Dorman passed away July 20, 2014. A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m., July 27, at the Kodiak Senior Center.
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Alaska State Trooper report: July 20 & 22
July 20 At 4:44 p.m., Alaska State Troopers were investigating an incident at a residence and found a person who had an outstanding warrant for not appearing in court for a hearing on a charge of petition to revoke probation. The person was arrested. July 22 Troopers learned that a person at the Department of Motor Vehicles had an outstanding arrest warrant for failing to appear on an original charge of assault in...
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City tennis courts undergoing repairs
Kodiak tennis fans will have to play nice on the court for a week or two longer as work continues on upgrades and resurfacing projects at the city facility. The two tennis courts at Baranof Park are undergoing repairs, repainting and resurfacing work. City crews are working on one court at a time, so players will have access to at least one open court while the other is under repair. Work started about two weeks a...
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Legion support
To the editor: The American Legion Auxiliary held its annual baby contest on Saturday, June 28. The American Legion was full of beautiful babies decked out in some fancy patriotic attire. The judges had a very hard time judging. I want to take this opportunity to say thank you to the ladies of the auxiliary for a job very well done. Many hours of planning and volunteer work goes into this contest every year. For G...
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Decorum ordinance
To the editor: Borough Assembly members Carol Austerman and Chris Lynch sponsor and co-sponsor a request for a public comment ordinance (KDM July 17, 2014). Let me see if I remember correctly. Chris Lynch was awarded contracts worth tens of thousands of borough resident taxpayer dollars while holding a seat on the assembly. We then had to spend untold amounts on a ballot measure to prevent any future assembly memb...
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Public Safety Blotter July 5
At 2:48 a.m., officers received a phone call of “suspicious circumstances” on Marine Way but upon checking determined all to be OK. From 3:08 to 3:16 a.m., police conducted bar checks on Marine Way and West Marine Way. At 4:38 a.m., officers answered a 911 call of a report of domestic violence on Center Avenue. An arrest warrant was issued regarding the incident. At 10:07 a.m., police took a highly intoxicated man...
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2014-15 arts lineup features ‘radio play meets comic book’
The Kodiak Arts Council has released its lineup up of six performances for the 2014-2015 season, and it promises a wide variety. “We had a couple priorities this year,” Arts Council Director Katie Oliver said. “We wanted to bring in a traveling theater production because Kodiak has a very active theater community, but it’s been a number of years since we’ve brought in a professional theater troupe. We also wanted ...
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Stage and screen: ‘Once’ was more than enough
If you’ve seen “Once” (2006) you’ve seen “Begin Again” (2013.) To be honest, all you need do is hold “Once” up to the mirror and you’ve seen “Begin Again” — these films are virtual mirror images of one another. “Once” features a forlorn unknown Irish male guitar playing songwriter who has lost his love interest. “Begin Again” features a forlorn, unknown British female guitar playing songwriter who has been jilted ...
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