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Public Safety Blotter: March 16
March 9 At 3:12 a.m., community policing at Hillside Park. At 3:42 a.m., bar check, 300 block of Shelikof Street. At 3:58 a.m., community policing at East Addition Park. At 8:55 a.m., a citizen found a needle and a knife on the ground on Marine Way. Officers retrieved and disposed of properly. At...
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Alaska Science Forum: Coyotes show up here, there, everywhere
Last Friday, an email popped up in all the mailboxes of people with the Geophysical Institute: Someone saw what might have been a wolf on the trails north of the UAF campus. “Please be cautious if skiing in the area.” A few people responded, saying they had seen one or two coyotes roaming the 1,0...
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Time has come to reinstate income tax
To the editor: I have great concerns about the fiscal health of our states future and the decisions our representatives are making on behalf of their constituents. Some of the proposed cuts include important organizations like public radio, services such as Internet access at remote libraries and...
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Delay can only worsen budget woes
Alaskans, it’s time to make some hard decisions. As you’ve probably heard, our state is facing a perfect fiscal storm. Mainly due to a sharp drop in oil prices, state revenue has fallen by almost 90 percent in just two years. We’re earning less than half of what we need to cover our budget, and t...
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Doug Dawson
Memorial services for long-time Kodiak resident Doug Dawson will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Community Baptist Church, with a repast following in the church basement. Mr. Dawson, a beloved teacher in the community, died at the home of his niece Roberta and her husband Ronald Blon...
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Discs fly against cigarettes
Discs of green, yellow and red flew threw the air at the Kodiak Island Raceway Saturday at the Muddy Fingers Disc Golf Tournament to promote smoking cessation. Children and adults participated in the tournament, while others came out just to have a good time and play without entering the competit...
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Smaller scenario for responders this year
Kodiak firefighters and police will take part in an emergency response exercise Thursday, part of the regular Alaska Shield. “It’s a pretty big exercise,” said Jeremy Zidek, a spokesperson for the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. But even with Kodiak and 13 other Ala...
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OUTDOOR KODIAK: Finishing winter with spring in your step
Many of us can measure winter in inches and pounds. Girth added to our waistlines and pounds to the scale. Even if you manage to avoid the winter spread, odds are good that muscle tone and endurance will crash over the winter. However you manage it, now is the time to start reversing the trend. S...
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