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Tapestry: Tuoi Le’s voyage to freedom and new life came at gun point
It was Tuoi Le’s knowledge of boat engines that got him hired for a job on a Vietnamese fishing vessel and eventually abducted from his home. But the horrendous voyage through Southeast Asia turned out to be a passage to freedom and a prosperous life in America and an escape from chaos, misery an...
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Who approved new coast guard housing?
To the Editor, US Coast Guard is building new townhomes costing $950,000 each? (duplexes at $1.9 million for two homes). Who approved this $1.9 million expenditure? After surveying who in Kodiak about available housing in the private sector? Will these 20 new, super-expensive townhomes mean 20 pr...
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In the Courts: Sept. 5
Lisa A Georgino pleaded guilty to misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fourth degree. Georgino was sentenced to 360 days in jail (270 suspended) and ordered to schedule a screening for mental health/domestic violence/anger management and placed on probation for four years. Leo Eugen...
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Public Safety Blotter: Sept. 5
August 4 • At 12:17 a.m., a caller complained about noise on Hemlock Street. Police advised neighbors to turn down the music. • At 1:15 a.m., an officer saw a bear cross Mill Bay Road and head into the woods near the 2600 block of Mill bay Road. The officer patrolled the area for the safety of pe...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Masiqsiraq - Port Lions
Masiqsiraq - Port Lions Elltuwaqa Masiqsirami skuuluqutartuq.- My granddaughter is going to go to school in Port Lions. On Friday March 27, 1964, life changed dramatically for the residents of Afognak village. A magnitude 9.0 earthquake ripped open the sea floor off the coast of Kodiak, creating ...
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Parks and Rec Schedule: Sept. 5-12
Sept. 5 – Sept. 12 Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Sept. 5 Morning Lap 5:30 – 6:45 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Evening Lap 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening La...
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DOT fire exceeds $1 million in damages
The structure, a flatbed truck and a forklift were totally destroyed by a fire at a highway maintenance building near Chiniak early Saturday. “The losses are anticipated to be in excess of $1 million,” Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities spokeswoman Shannon McCarthy said. Ot...
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Council and borough discuss fisheries data, fees, economic development
The Kodiak City Council and Kodiak Island Borough Assembly met at a joint work session to talk about fisheries, building fees and economic development on Tuesday. Members of the fisheries work group, comprised of three members from the borough assembly and three from the city council plus the cit...
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