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Assembly forwards boat, mobile home tax changes
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly moved forward the elimination of the personal property tax on boats and changes to how mobile home are levied. At a recent work session, borough assessor Bill Roberts told the assembly that the tax on boats, $1 per foot, doesn’t bring in enough money to cover th...
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Jerry L. Burns
Long-time Alaska resident Jerry L. Burns, 68, passed away at home on March 6, 2015, following a five-year battle with cancer. Jerry was born in Pomeroy, Ohio, on Jan. 27, 1947, and grew up in West Virginia near Mason and the Big Bend country and was proud to be called a “hillbilly.” He joined the...
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Alumni update: Horn drops playoff game
Former Kodiak star Alysa Horn scored in double figures but it wasn’t enough to help Osnabruck in its semifinal opener in Germany. Top-seeded Osnabruck fell to second-seeded Veilchen, 69-65, in Game 1 of a Bundesliga second division women’s basketball semifinal playoff game. Horn played 30 minutes...
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Outdoor Kodiak: Jig, mooch for kings without downriggers
I’m among the legions who love king salmon, both on the line and on the table. I’ve fished for them for over 50 years now, and they continue to fascinate me. In recent years downriggers have become standard equipment for saltwater fishing. They certainly make it easier to catch kings when they’re...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 21
April 5 At 2:21 a.m., a caller requested a welfare check on Shelikof Street. A man was taken into protective custody. At 3:09 a.m., a 911 caller reported an assault in the Willow Street and Center Avenue area. A man was arrested for a warrant, and another man was arrested on suspicion of assault ...
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Community events: April 20
Today 12:30 p.m. — Food distribution, Food Bank. 7:30 p.m. — City council work session, Kodiak Public Library multipurpose room. Wednesday, April 22 1 p.m. — Senior Citizens of Kodiak board meeting, Senior Center multipurpose room. 6-8 p.m. — Adult beginner kayak session, Coast Guard MWR pool, ca...
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Bear Chronicles 2015

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Spinning a yarn tells their story
Most people don’t think about where their clothes come from, but members of the Society for Creative Anachronism, who re-enact medieval lifestyles, know it takes a lot of work to get from raw fibers to clothing. On Saturday, members of the local SCA group held a hands-on day for learning about ar...
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