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Areas around launch complex still off limits
The U.S. Army continues to restrict access to some areas around the Kodiak Launch Complex for “completion of debris recovery and public safety” following the explosion of a three-stage solid fuel rocket shortly after liftoff on Aug. 25. “A contract will be awarded to a contractor specializing in ...
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Dr. Weston Fields is DSS ‘broker’
Steve Green, whose family business, Hobby Lobby, recently won its Supreme Court appeal to opt out of the part of the Affordable Care Act mandate for employers to provide contraceptive coverage for its employees, is building the Museum of the Bible in Washington D.C. (a town that could use it.) Hi...
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Pioneers convention comes to Kodiak for first time
Over 250 members of the Pioneers of Alaska have poured into Kodiak this weekend for the annual Pioneers of Alaska convention. The organization has been holding conventions for 90 years, and this is the first time it’s been to Kodiak, said Louise Stutes, the president of Kodiak’s women’s igloo, th...
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Amazing Nature: Ocean shows signs of planet transition
The view out of my office window shows a quiet ocean engulfed in a tranquility that seems impossible to rock as if it had been stable for millions of years. Yet I know from experience how the sound of a boat slicing through the surface water or the sharp whine of a floatplane trying to get airbor...
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Playbook: Sept. 26
Friday, Sept. 26 Football: Kodiak at Houston, 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 Cross Country: Region III Championships at Bear Valley Golf Course. Junior varsity girls, 10 a.m.; junior varsity boys, 10:45 a.m.; 1/2/3A girls, 11:30 a.m.; 4A girls, 12:15 p.m.; 1/2/3A boys, 1 p.m.; 4A boys, 1:45 p.m. Award...
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Alaska State Troopers: Sept. 25
Sept. 11 • At noon, Alaska State Troopers were notified of a sexual assault involving a 12-year-old Kodiak resident. The investigation continues. Sept. 16 • At 10:56 p.m., troopers received a report of an assault in Ouzinkie. The Ouzinkie VPSO responded and found that a 19-year-old man was consum...
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Kodiak Coast Guard woman gets service award
A Coast Guard member currently assigned to Kodiak recently received a service award for volunteering with local schools. Petty Officer Third Class Kristina Manson, an operations specialist at the Coast Guard Communication Station Kodiak, received the American Legion’s Spirit of Service award alon...
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Guest opinion: Drive carefully around schools
Approximately 40 percent of the elementary and middle school students in Kodiak walk or ride the bus to school. As the days grow increasingly shorter this fall and winter, this means that over 700 or more elementary and middle school students are walking in the vicinity of the schools or to their...
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