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State furloughs affect courthouse staff
Pocketbooks and services in Kodiak will feel the effects of state budget cuts, as the start of the new fiscal year brings furloughs for many state employees. According to Kate Sheehan, director of the Alaska Department of Administration’s Division of Personnel and Labor Relations, nearly 120 stat...
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TAPESTRY: Rose remembered for cheer, faith, flying
If you were planning to have a bad day, pilot Eddie Rose wouldn’t let you get by with it; he could change that frown into a smile. His dear friend Vic Downing shared that insight as he gave the eulogy at Eddie’s memorial service at the Kodiak Baptist Mission Heritage Center last Saturday afternoo...
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UAF, state take fresh look at tsunami danger
All of Kodiak Benny Benson State Airport could flood in a large tsunami, according to preliminary data on tsunami inundation zones presented to local government officials and emergency responders on Thursday. The University of Alaska Fairbanks and the State of Alaska are developing new guidelines...
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Add sunset clause to PFD ‘seizure act’
To the editor: Gov. Walker calls it the Permanent Fund Protection Act, but a more accurate name would be the Permanent Fund Seizure Act.  Walker tells us that he “reduced the $430 million appropriation for oil tax credits to the governor’s original proposal of $30 million, the statutory minimum r...
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Teeing Off: On the road
Nothing beats getting pummeled by a dog after six long days on the road — not even right-out-of-the-oven-melt-in-your-mouth cookies. When I walked through the door of the Clarkston apartment last Saturday, it was like Gizmo had not seen his daddy for a year. The pup went crazy, sprinting around t...
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Post 17 hosts Bartlett in final home series
While teams jockey for position atop the American Legion baseball standings, Kodiak and Bartlett are battling to stay out of the cellar this weekend in Kodiak. Bartlett Post 29 is seventh in the eight-team National Division with a 1-12 record (14 points), while Kodiak Post 17 is last with a 0-11 ...
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Sports Briefs: Ostrander makes 5,000 finals
Former Kenai High School standout Allie Ostrander advanced to the 5,000-meter run finals at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials Thursday in Eugene, Oregon. Ostrander, a freshman at Boise State University and the only college runner in the field, placed fourth in the second of two heats to punch her tick...
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Bear sightings down despite nearby encounters
Two bears are believed to be behind recent sightings in populated areas, according to a local wildlife biologist. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has received recent observation reports from the Monashka and Womens Bay areas, said Nathan Svoboda, an area wildlife biologist for the agency. ...
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