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Council, assembly to hold special meetings for NPFMC letter
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and Kodiak City Council both have special meetings next week to vote on a letter to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council. The letter, on the agenda at the joint city and borough Fisheries Work Group meeting on Wednesday, Thursday and today, is intended t...
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Achievers: May 27
Ashley Rohrer, a sophomore music education major at Grove City College in Pennsylvania, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2016 semester. Ashley is a 2014 graduate of Kodiak High School and is the daughter of Daniel and Jill Rohrer of Kodiak. Students eligible for the dean’s list ha...
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Melvin Ray Chya
Melvin Ray Chya, 53, passed away of natural causes at the home of a friend on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, in Anchorage. Visitation was held 11 a.m. followed by a Panakhida memorial service at noon on May 26 at St. Innocent Cathedral, 401 Turpin St. in Anchorage. Father John Zabinko officiated. Funer...
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TEEING OFF: Piling up the trophies
What comes to mind when you hear the words Kodiak track and field? Dominating. The Dunbars. Levi Thomet. Distance dynasty. Today, the boys start their chase for a repeat state title, if successful, it would be the first back-to-back championship in Kodiak’s glorious track and field history. The B...
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ROCKIN' OUT: Reggae hits high tide
The Paragons were a reggae and rocksteady group from Kingston, Jamaica. They began in the late 1960s. The band had four members and released albums from into the 1980s. They released 10 albums total. This music makes me feel fantastic. It is a feel-good sound and makes me want to dance. The Parag...
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Troopers selling Kodiak-based patrol vessel
Anyone in the market for a 121-foot law-enforcement vessel? The Kodiak-based Woldstad, used by Alaska Wildlife Troopers to patrol the ocean for violations, is being decommissioned and sold. “Us not being on the water, there will be more violations that go undetected,” said AWT division director S...
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City employees making another run at unionization
A petition to put Kodiak city employee unionization on the Oct. 4 ballot can begin circulating next week. The State of Alaska Public Employment Relations Act asserts rights of collective bargaining for public employees, including at borough and municipal levels. In 1988, the city of Kodiak adopte...
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Festival not the place for bikes, dogs
The Kodiak Police Department advises that bikes, skateboards and dogs are not allowed at Crab festival. “For the safety of all festival attendees, there is a “no wheels” policy,” according to a Wednesday announcement from the department. Attendees can rent space to store their wheels in a bike co...
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