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Why no bus service to Main Elementary?
I was wondering why Main Elementary is the only school that has no bus service, except for the special-needs children that start in second grade, which should start in kindergarten. Main Elementary needs school bus services because not having this service is a hardship for parents and students. T...
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KDM columnist’s words preserved for posterity
I enjoyed the “FDR in Kodiak” article from the Feb. 3 issue, and I sent a copy to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library. I think they liked it! FDR and Jimmy Carter are the only presidents to visit Kodiak, as far as I know. — Mat Freeman (EDITOR’S NOTE: Bob Clark, acting director of the Franklin D. R...
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Decision on two tax ordinances postponed
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly postponed a decision on two ordinances that would have eliminated a $1 per foot tax on boats and changed how mobile homes are taxed. At previous assembly meetings and work sessions, borough staff called the boat tax a nuisance to boat owners and proposed elimina...
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Witch doctor cheaper for Medicaid recipients
In order to expand Medicaid the legislature wants compromise and to cut cost on the program. A way this can be done is to give the people who would receive expanded Medicaid a witch doctor instead of a medical doctor. A witch doctor is much cheaper than a medical doctor, so the legislature would ...
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Kodiak boys blast Seward
HOMER — It didn’t take long for Kodiak to take control of its Saturday soccer match against Seward. Omar Beltran broke free on the left sideline in the first minute and zinged the ball into the upper right side of the goal from 20 yards out. He added another goal in the second half to help Kodiak...
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Seward denies Kodiak girls soccer first win
HOMER — Kodiak’s girls soccer nearly made history on a sunny Saturday afternoon at Homer High School. The Bears were minutes away from the program’s first victory when Seward’s Mailley Morianty decided to take over the game, scoring a pair of goals in the final 15 minutes to hand Kodiak a 2-1 Nor...
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KHS track finishes second in Anchorage
A pair of disqualifications kept the Kodiak boys track team from obtaining its second big invitational victory in as many weeks. The Bears finished Saturday’s Anchorage Invitational in second with 76 points, five points behind champion West Valley. Kodiak’s 800-meter relay team and Jemuel Mangalu...
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What Kodiakans did when Nazis surrendered
It was already 4 a.m. on May 9, 1945 when Kodiak learned that the guns finally fell silent in Europe. But Kodiak residents were wide-awake. Victory in Europe Day, which would eventually register in history as V-E Day or simply V Day on May 8, 1945, marked the formal acceptance by the Allies of Wo...
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