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City votes on $25K to ‘influence election’
The Kodiak City Council will vote tonight on a $25,000 appropriation for public information campaigns concerning city employee unionization and borough and city government consolidation. The ordinance up for vote says the campaigns can include “without limitation information that may influence th...
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KPD chief to explain terminating body cams
Kodiak Police Chief Ronda Wallace will give a statement to the city council today on the decision to stop using police body cameras. Wallace confirmed to KMXT last week that the Kodiak Police Department no longer requires officers to wear the cameras on their uniforms. Within the past year, KPD b...
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Grandpa’s GOP held up decency, respect
To the editor: Never in my wildest dreams could I have imagined what is happening in my America today. As in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” the crazies are running the asylum. My grandfather Joe was a delegate to the Republican convention that chose Eisenhower to be candidate for the presiden...
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Alaska State Troopers: Aug. 11
Aug. 3 Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a citation to a 33-year-old Kodiak for failing to release a snagged pink salmon. Bail was set at $130. At approximately 5:40 p.m., AWT contacted a Kodiak woman sport fishing on Russian Creek. Investigation revealed the woman had not purchased a sport fish li...
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Former KHS football star takes over defense
The first time Kodiak High School’s football team made the playoffs and reached the small-school state championship game was in 2006. Ben Watkins was a star defensive player for that team, which ended up losing 28-20 to Soldotna in the title game and finished with a program-best 8-2 record. Ten y...
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Kodiak football installs no-huddle offense for 2016
Don’t blink. The 2016 Kodiak High School football team is lightning fast. And the coaching staff plans to showcase the speed by running a no-huddle offense when the season kicks off Friday night against Houston at Joe Floyd Track and Field. “We are going to go as fast as humanly possible,” second...
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State’s local health job may remain unfilled
The position of environmental health officer in Kodiak hasn’t been filled in nine months, and it could wind up a permanent victim of budget cuts. After the position became vacant in November 2015, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation tried to hire a new officer. “Despite multiple a...
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GUEST OPINION: ‘Pursue the idea’ language too vague
This past Thursday’s borough meeting was both pleasant and productive. A committee report by Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center noted they completed their JCAHO (national hospital accreditation agency) evaluation and received both the highest rating and for the longest period before they mus...
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