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LEPC reiterates class importance, looks to purchases, social media
Kodiak’s Local Emergency Planning Committee approved several purchases to improve awareness and communication, and reiterated the need for more people to take emergency operations center after a report was released following the Twin Creeks Fire. The LEPC approved spending some of their grant fun...
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New map shows rainbow of resources
ANCHORAGE – The United States Geological Survey released a new digital geologic map of Alaska on Tuesday, providing land users, managers and scientists geologic information for the evaluation of land use in relation to resource extraction, conservation, natural hazards and recreation.  The map gi...
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AMHS fares increase
Most ferry fares increased five percent as of Jan. 1, according to a release from the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. The increase will only apply to reservations made after Jan. 1. “Some fares will not increase,” according to the release. “Any fare that is disproportio...
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Hearing continued in 2015 hit-and-run
The man charged with seriously injuring another man in a hit-and-run accident in early 2015 was scheduled for change of plea and sentencing Tuesday, but the court date was continued to Monday. Alexander Rice, 33, faces several charges after he allegedly hit Brent Watkins, a pedestrian, in Februar...
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NLC Power Rankings: Teams travel Outside
Northern Lights Conference teams picked up a lot of frequent flyer miles over Christmas break. Last week, half of the 12 teams in the league traveled to Lower-48 tournaments — three went to California, while the others visited Oregon, Arizona and Florida. The six teams combined to go 12-8, and al...
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Floyd tips off Thursday
The longest running high school basketball tournament in the state tips Thursday at Kodiak High School. The 49th edition of the Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament begins Thursday with a co-ed doubleheader between visiting schools Anchorage Christian and North Pole. The gir...
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Alaska Science Forum: Impressions of a place far from everywhere
ST. MATTHEW ISLAND — I’m resting on a mattress of tundra plants that are growing more than 200 miles from the nearest Alaska village. While I have snuck away here to my own private ridgetop, eight other people, all scientists, are somewhere on this 30-mile-long wedge of tundra, rocky beaches, lak...
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Report: Chiniak fire response fast, lacked depth
Local and state emergency personnel “performed very well” in the response to the Twin Creeks Fire last summer, although long hours revealed a need for more people trained for relief shifts, according to an after-action report/improvement plan from the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emer...
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