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Budgetary bigwigs deliver dismal details
A Saturday community presentation gave Kodiak area residents an opportunity to learn more about the state’s current fiscal crisis and some of the proposed steps to address it. State budget director Pat Pitney gave an overview of the current state of Alaska finances and the governor’s budget propo...
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Man gets one year for 2015 hit-and-run
The man who hit a pedestrian in early 2015 causing serious injuries pleaded guilty to a reduced charge and will serve one year in jail, according to court documents. Alexander Rice, 43, pleaded guilty to leaving an accident without assisting the injured with charges of tampering with evidence, no...
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No agreement on assembly role in fish politics
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly discussed its role in fisheries politics during a Thursday work session and came to no consensus. The assembly is involved in two fisheries boards: the Kodiak Fisheries Work Group and the Kodiak Fisheries Advisory Committee. The FWG is entirely made up of govern...
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Bears’ losing skid extended to eight games
An inspired first-half effort on Saturday wasn’t enough to keep Kodiak from ending its losing skid. After leading Colony — the state’s third-best team last season — by as many as 11 points in the opening half, the Bears were held without a field goal in the second half and dropped a 41-25 Norther...
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Colony sweeps Kodiak boy cagers
Colony remained perfect in the Northern Lights Conference with a home sweep of Kodiak. On Friday, Colony’s Anton Chamblee scored 12 of his game-high 23 points in the third quarter in leading the Knights to a 62-43 victory boys basketball victory. On Saturday, the Knights never trailed in picking ...
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GARDEN GATE: Ready, set, grow! with sweet peas
It’s February, and as we approach Valentine’s Day, it’s time to think about starting sweet peas. Ah, but isn’t too early? The latest twist on sweet peas is to start them in late February or early March instead of waiting until April so you can enjoy fragrant blooms in mid-summer, rather than earl...
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FISH FACTOR: Halibut numbers indicate solid rebound
Alaska’s halibut stocks are showing signs of an uptick and fishermen’s catches will not be slashed for the first time in 15 years. Fishery managers on Friday set the coastwide Pacific halibut harvest for 2016 at 29.89 million pounds, a 2.3 percent increase from last year. “This was probably the m...
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Assembly, council ask questions about pot
At a joint work session held Wednesday, Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and Kodiak City Council members asked questions ranging from what happens if the city and borough make different decisions regarding marijuana sales to if someone can have pot while driving on a public road through military la...
Jan 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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