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Kodiak football travels to Colony
A week after losing by 48 points to Kenai, Kodiak is now tasked with playing the second-ranked large-school team in the state. The Bears play at 2 p.m. Saturday against Colony in a nonconference game. “Colony has a great program, they have some great athletes and a lot of big kids. It is definitely a challenge,” Kodiak coach Jim Schnick said. “It would be a challenge for anybody … It is a game on the schedule and ...
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Pigskin picks: Stumbling through the season
For the third consecutive week I suffered a pair of losses to post a 6-2 record. For the season I stand at 20-6 for a .769 winning percentage — extremely sub-par for me at this point in the season. I misfired on Houston’s victory over Seward and Homer’s win over Barrow. We will try to do better in Week 4, the halfway point of the season. Week 4: Barrow (2-1) at Voznesenka (0-2) — Barrow suffered its first loss of ...
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Borough moves decorum ordinance repeal forward
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly unanimously moved forward an ordinance to repeal the controversial decorum ordinance passed in early July. All six of the assembly members in attendance at Thursday’s meeting — Tuck Bonney, Aaron Griffin, Dave Kaplan, Chris Lynch, Frank Peterson Jr., and Mel Stephens — voted in support of moving Ordinance FY2015-05 to rescind Ordinance FY2014-20 forward for second reading and pub...
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Navy to present environmental analysis
The U.S. Navy will host an open house from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Kodiak Elks Lodge to get public feedback about military training in the Gulf of Alaska. At 6:30 p.m., Navy representatives will give a presentation about a draft supplemental Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement in an event that repeats in Anchorage, Homer, Juneau and Cordova on succeeding days. The draft updates...
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Running for feeding
Milk, cookies, awareness and fundraising are all part of the second annual Kodiak Kindness Milk Run. “It’s a yearly celebration for Kodiak Kindness,” said Kodiak Kindness’ program coordinator, Heather Preece. Kodiak Kindness is a free program that provides phone and home visitation to educate parents about feeding babies. The route follows the road to Trident Basin on Near Island. Distances will be marked out, so ...
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Tapestry: Tuoi Le’s voyage to freedom and new life came at gun point
It was Tuoi Le’s knowledge of boat engines that got him hired for a job on a Vietnamese fishing vessel and eventually abducted from his home. But the horrendous voyage through Southeast Asia turned out to be a passage to freedom and a prosperous life in America and an escape from chaos, misery and death wrought by the Communist takeover in 1975. Tuoi is known as the “chief” at Trident Seafoods where he works as ma...
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Who approved new coast guard housing?
To the Editor, US Coast Guard is building new townhomes costing $950,000 each? (duplexes at $1.9 million for two homes). Who approved this $1.9 million expenditure? After surveying who in Kodiak about available housing in the private sector? Will these 20 new, super-expensive townhomes mean 20 private homes won't be sold on Kodiak Island? Or 20 units for rent in the private sector will be vacant? These will be the...
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Parks and Rec Schedule: Sept. 5-12
Sept. 5 – Sept. 12 Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Sept. 5 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Evening Lap 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7 Family 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Evening Lap 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:4...
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DOT fire exceeds $1 million in damages
The structure, a flatbed truck and a forklift were totally destroyed by a fire at a highway maintenance building near Chiniak early Saturday. “The losses are anticipated to be in excess of $1 million,” Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities spokeswoman Shannon McCarthy said. Other equipment, including two graders, a plow and a loader, were not at the Kalsin Bay Maintenance Station at the time an...
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Council and borough discuss fisheries data, fees, economic development
The Kodiak City Council and Kodiak Island Borough Assembly met at a joint work session to talk about fisheries, building fees and economic development on Tuesday. Members of the fisheries work group, comprised of three members from the borough assembly and three from the city council plus the city and borough managers, talked about developing economic analysis for local fisheries. Assembly and work group member Ch...
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