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Kodiak Island Births: Dec. 15
Adaline Grace Hess was born at 5:42 a.m. on Dec. 9, 2015, to John D. Hess and Kimberly A. Hess. She weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20.s5 inches long. Her dad is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and the baby’s mother is originally from Prescott, Arizona, and they now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother and father work at U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak. Also welcoming her to the family are John, 6; Ly...
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City to issue Sept. 16 responses on Tuesday
City of Kodiak attorneys have promised to release a statement Tuesday addressing questions “of interest to the public” stemming from a late summer incident in which a local resident was restrained and pepper sprayed by police. On Sept 16, Kodiak officers, responding to a 911 call, allegedly caused injury to Nick Pletnikoff, who was picking up mail outside his home on Steller Way. The Daily Mirror, other media and ...
Dec 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assembly supports proposal for assessment of Chiniak trees
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly supports a contract with NorthWind Forest Consultants to assess trees on borough property in Chiniak burned in last summer’s Twin Creeks Fire. The assembly has discussed before whether or not to get an assessment, appraisal or timber cruise on the land, before taking this step at its Thursday work session. “What we did is put together a basic scope, pretty minimal, to have folks ...
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Council passes several compost items
The Kodiak City Council passed a number of items relating to the new facility for dealing with biosolids or treated sewage at Thursday’s meeting, including purchase of a screener and woodchips. The council approved $97,000 for a used screener for the compost facility to separate reusable wood chips from finished compost. The council also post-authorized the $40,302 purchase of 500 cubic yards of wood chips for a b...
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Boatyard building proposal no surprise
To the editor: Several months ago I testified before the city council regarding their proposed building for the Dog Bay boatlift. I was told by Mr. Szabo publically that was an untruth and there were no plans. Members of the council chastised me with Charles Davidson telling me to get my facts straight. The fact is, Mr. Davidson, there was and currently is a picture of the building on the plans for future improvem...
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Nick Neil Berestoff Sr
Lifelong Alaskan Nick Neil Berestoff Sr., 75, passed away Dec. 8, 2015, at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Assisted Living in Anchorage Services will be held at noon Monday, Dec. 14, at St. Innocent Cathedral, 401 Turpin St., Anchorage. The Very Rev. Archpriest John Zabinko will officiate. Visitation will be 11 a.m.-noon at the church. Burial services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, at the Church of the Holy Assum...
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GARDEN GATE: Thanks to houseplants for cleaner air
Every once in a while, I get a phone call from a distraught plant owner. The call might go something like this: “Ten years ago, I brought a plant cutting back to Kodiak after attending Mom’s funeral service. I planted it right away, but now it’s not doing so good. What should I do? it was Mom’s favorite plant.” Many folks assume you can keep houseplants alive forever with just the occasional dribble of water. Sorr...
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Kodiak wrestling fifth at NLC championships
For the first time since 2008, Kodiak did not have a wrestler stand atop the podium at the in Northern Lights Conference Championships. The streak snapped when junior Russel Delacruz fell to Colony’s Levi Hopkins, 7-5, in the 120-pound championship bout, Saturday at Wasilla High School. Kodiak took 19 wrestlers to the conference championships and Delacruz was the only one to reach the final round. Delacruz navitag...
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Food poisoning limits Lindquist at juniors
Food poisoning dampened Talon Lindquist’s second trip to the Speedo Winter Junior Championships. Lindquist missed both of his swimming events on Saturday — the 200-yard backstroke and the 200 butterfly — because of food poisoning, according to John Lindquist, his father and coach. “Really bummed for him,” John Lindquist wrote in a text message. Kodiak’s talented sophomore swimmer did get one day of competition in,...
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FISH FACTOR: Program bringing Alaska fish to Alaskans
Caught by Alaskans for Alaskans is a business concept that bested 170 others in a global fisheries business competition last month at Stanford University in California. The contest, sponsored by Fish 2.0, awards creative approaches that build demand for sustainable seafood, reduce waste and support fishing towns. The Alaska Community Seafood Hub model, presented by Kelly Harrell of Anchorage, won $5,000 in cash an...
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