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Court rejects retaliation charge in Jackson eviction
The Alaska state court has ruled in favor of Jackson Mobile Home Park in two eviction proceedings and repudiated allegations that park management retaliated against tenants. Jackson initiated eviction proceedings against Judi Kidder and David Masinter on May 23, citing a change in land use. The c...
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Woman who lost home in Chiniak fire doing well
The woman who lost her home one year ago in the Twin Creeks Fire still lives on her Chiniak property and is doing well, thanks to the kindness of the community. “I was just thinking this morning how glad I was that I wasn’t going to be in that camper again all winter,” said Mary Brown. The camper...
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Assembly agrees to review building inspection change
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and the Kodiak City Council directed city and borough managers to work together to amend their memorandum of agreement for building inspection services. The assembly will hold additional talks on building code requirements for borough residents. The council and ...
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Byler asks for new trial
Through his attorney, the man convicted of illegal dumping of waste last year has requested a new trial. Darren Byler, owner of the crabber Wild Alaskan that was converted into a floating bar and grill and strip club, was convicted by a jury in December 2015 of illegally discharging sewage from t...
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Trusty Tusty, Part 2: Design modifications
Editor’s note: This is the second part of a four-part series about the health of the ferry Tustumena and the need to replace the 52-year-old ship. The ferry Tustumena is cracked and is showing its age. The Alaska Marine Highway System knows this. It knows something else, too. “The ship is safe. I...
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Healthy Kodiak: Ulcers, gastritis: abdomenal arsonists
Gastritis and its associate, ulcers, are common causes of upper abdominal pain. In their early incarnations, they are frequently the culprits causing what is often described as “heartburn.” In more serious and advanced stages of both these diseases, severe illness and even death can occur. The co...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 24
July 17 At 12:53 a.m., a woman reported a man stole her gun and just recovered it from a specific male. Charges were forwarded for theft in the second degree. At 7:51 p.m., a person requested a welfare check on a very intoxicated man lying on the sidewalk in the 100 block of West Rezanof Drive. H...
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GUEST OPINION: The end of wealth as worth
What I took away from Thursday’s borough assembly meeting is that our second-class borough form of government is not working well, nor is it likely to without significant overhaul. This despite having some very competent and caring assembly members, so having the wrong people on the assembly is n...
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