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Board of Game seeks statewide regulation proposals
The deadline for submitting proposals to change statewide hunting and trapping regulations is coming up in just more than three weeks. Only regulations that will affect statewide regulations will be accepted by the Alaska Board of Game. Some of the regulations open to changes “include: permits; l...
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Parks and Rec seeks comment on dog park
The City of Kodiak Parks and Recreation Department is seeking community comments on a potential new dog park in the north end of East Addition Park. So far, all the comments have been positive, but the department is still seeking comment especially from people who live in the area and comments re...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 8
March 27 At 12:34 a.m., a 911 caller reported a disturbance on Mill Bay Road. There was no assault; it was a verbal argument. At 1:44 a.m., a 911 caller reported domestic violence on Mill Bay Road. There was no assault just verbal arguing. At 2:43 a.m., a caller reported harassing communications ...
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Alaska Science Forum: Citizen science meets the aurora
A scientist named Victor Hessler once made an aurora detector by driving two metal rods in the ground a few hundred feet apart and stringing a wire between them. When voltage changed along the wire, a bell rang. Hessler then pulled on his boots and went outside to take black-and-white aurora phot...
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Kodiak baseball begins today
Over the next four days there will be eight baseball games played at Baranof Field as part of the inaugural Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament. The tournament field includes host Kodiak, South Anchorage, Dimond and Chugiak. South Anchorage is last year’s state runner-up and American Legi...
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Playbook: April 8
Wednesday, April 8 Baseball: The Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament at Baranof Field. Chugiak vs. South Anchorage, 1 p.m.; Kodiak vs. Dimond, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9 Baseball: The Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament at Baranof Field. South Anchorage vs. Dimond, noon; Chugiak ...
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Asbestos causes High School cost increase
Potential asbestos-containing material found in part of the walls being torn down for the Kodiak High School renovation is causing an almost $200,000 increase in the cost. Vermiculite, a mineral that is used for insulation, was found in three of the walls of the school district's business buildin...
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Sea Stories: ‘Alaskeros’ die for cannery workers’ rights
In 1981 two young cannery worker union organizers, Gene Viernes and Silme Domingo, were gunned down in Seattle by hitmen hired by a corrupt union president in league with Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos. Viernes and Domingo were part of a uniquely American story involving racism, violence,...
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