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Assembly meetings to have video conferencing
The Kodiak Island Borough is currently working on installing a video conferencing system in the borough assembly chambers in order to offer better communication with villages and people unable to attend the meetings. When it’s set up, there will be two televisions in the assembly chambers, one facing the assembly and one facing the audience as well as video cameras. When video conferencing is used, both the assemb...
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Public Safety Blotter: Oct. 16
Oct. 5 • Around 1:27 a.m., police conducted four bar checks downtown. • At 1:46 a.m., police asked a man to leave Marine Way. He did so. • At 2:07 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. • At 2:12 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the Center Avenue and Marine Way area. • Around 3:29 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 4:20 a.m., someone was drunk on a licensed premise on Marine Way. Pa...
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Achievers: Oct. 16
Employees at Kodiak Benny Benson State Airport were given annual awards last week. Above and beyond customer service award: Lexxan Data Ramp Service Agent of the year: Jeraldo Ruiz Customer Service of the year: Desiree Rhinehardt
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Stage and Screen: 'Gone Girl' full of riveting action
“Gone Girl” (2104) is a gripping film. It is engrossing, frightening, compelling, challenging, disturbing, and very well made. On this point, one should not be surprised as the movie was directed by David Fincher. Among other credits Mr. Fincher produced the remarkable HBO series “House of Cards.” While not everyone’s cup of tea, “House of Cards” introduced audiences to a type of staccatoesque drama that intersper...
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String quintet mixes their music
This Saturday, a string quintet advertised as “redefining the rules between classical & rock music” will play at the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. Sybarite5 is the first string quintet to ever win the Concert Artists Guild International Competition, an annual competition for instrumentalists, singers and chamber ensembles performing classical and non-traditional repertoire. Sybarite5 won in 2011. The group is compr...
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Alaska State Troopers: Oct. 16
Oct. 5 • At 3:45 p.m., Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted a sport fisherman on Monashka Creek. He did not have a license and was issued a citation for sport fishing without a license in his possession. Oct. 8 • At 3:45 a.m., Alaska State Troopers investigated a report of a suspicious vehicle and a man with a gun on Coast Guard property along Anton Larsen Bay Road. The man attempted to take game in a restricted are...
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Playbook: Oct. 16
Friday, Oct. 17 Swimming Kodiak at the Valley Invitational at Palmer High School, noon. Volleyball Kodiak vs. Wasilla at Wasilla High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5 p.m.; varsity, 6:30 p.m.
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Alutiiq language lecture on Thursday
Alutiiq language education has been an important part of the Alutiiq Museum’s mission, and this week’s Fall Lecture series lecture will focus on the historic writing part of the Alutiiq language. Daria Safronova-Simeonoff, a Russian archivist who has done a variety of work with St. Herman’s Seminary, Kodiak College and the Baranov Museum, will give a lecture titled “Russian Alutiiq Cyrillic Archival Treasures,” wh...
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Reduce, reuse and recycle
To the Editor, I'd like to add my voice to the chorus of letters about recycling. I wholeheartedly encourage every resident of Kodiak to first reduce, then reuse, and finally recycle as much as possible (in that order). I moved here in 1997, and even then I was appalled at the lack of recycling. I couldn't bring myself to toss out glass jars or bottles for months (friends thought my mountain of glass collecting in...
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Borough election results likely to be certified Thursday
Last week’s Kodiak Island Borough election results are being canvassed, and the results should be certified at Thursday’s borough assembly meeting. The agenda lists certifying and ratifying the results as the second item under new business, and then administering the oath of office to new assembly members shortly after that. On Tuesday, Borough clerk Nova Javier said she expects canvassing to be finished by noon t...
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