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Kodiak police may team with FBI on drug hunts
As local drug busts have helped law enforcement gain some momentum in the drug war, a recent city council discussion revealed a new possible tack: giving local police the power to conduct investigations from outside Kodiak. The city is now examining a proposal from the Federal Bureau of Investiga...
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Assembly considers final KIBSD funding
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly will take up a school funding resolution with a starting point of a 9.16 mill rate at its May 15 regular meeting. During a work session Thursday, assembly members discussed a draft ordinance that would set the minimum amount of borough contribution to the school...
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Kodiak softball hammers Kenai, Skyview
All it took was a little sun to heat up Kodiak’s softball team. Playing in 60-degree weather and under a cloudless sky, the Bears grabbed control of the Northern Lights Conference with a four-game sweep of Skyview and Kenai Friday and Saturday in their first home games of the season at East Addit...
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City prepares fiscal 2015 budget; 7 percent lower than 2015
The city of Kodiak hosted a Saturday work session to hammer out its budget beginning July 1 for fiscal year 2015. City council members and managers rolled up their sleeves in the Kodiak Public Library in an informal meeting on May 10 and came away with a budget that was 7 percent leaner than the ...
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Garden Gate: Grandma Boswell’s healing taters
To Charlaine Siefert, the potato is more medicine than food. In fact, potatoes have been a tool in her home medicine kit for over fifty years. “The introduction to its use was a gift from my grandmother, Grandma Boswell of Plummer, Idaho.” Charlaine shared a couple of her potato experiences durin...
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Fish Factor: Commercial bigger for economy than sport
The debate over which sector – commercial or recreational fishing – provides the bigger economic punch can finally be put to rest. The annual Fisheries Economics of the U.S. report by the Deptartment of Commerce shows once and for all that in terms of values, jobs, sales and incomes the commercia...
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Viral video arrest case moves to trial next week
A renowned arrest-gone-viral enters a new phase when the jury trial of Skyler Irene Waite, booked on four charges by Alaska State Troopers, begins on Tuesday. The case, already renowned on the Internet, features Waite, two Alaskan State Troopers, and a YouTube video of the arrest inside her trail...
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Tax-exempt companies face May 15 filing deadline
The Internal Revenue Service on Thursday advised tax-exempt organizations to file by May 15 to preserve tax-exempt status. The federal body said in a statement that tax-exempt groups should not include social security numbers or other unneeded persona information on their 990 forms. “By law, orga...
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