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Council approves compost facility construction
The Kodiak City Council approved funds and awarded a contract for the construction of a new facility for composting bio-solids. The contract was awarded to Brechan Enterprises for $3.39 million. Before awarding the contract, the council approved the addition of a $3 million loan from the Alaska C...
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KHS soccer begins first varsity season
For the first time in Kodiak High School’s existence, students donned kits and played on a pitch in varsity soccer matches at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The outcomes weren’t in Kodiak’s favor, but in all accounts it was a victory for the first-year varsity program. “I can’t really describe it. I’...
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A huge Thank You to Kodiak Community College
To the Editor, Thanks so much to the staff and faculty of our Kodiak Community College for hosting the 2015 SERVS/Alyeska Oil Spill Response Classroom Training, March 29, 30 and 31. Staff members were especially helpful with technology; classroom set up and were ready at a moments notice to take ...
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Garden Gate: Bumblebees on lookout for new homes
As I left the greenhouse and walked toward the house, I heard a loud puh- hh-HUP behind me. I twisted around and took two steps toward the ocean, just in time to see an orca whale’s dorsal fin disappear below the surface. I’m always humbled by gifts like this; surprise snippets of life. Like this...
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Fish Factor: Wild game could be on the menu
Caribou instead of corn dogs…salmon instead of Trout Treasures… seal meat in place of spaghetti – all could soon be available to more Alaskans if traction continues on a new bipartisan bill before the Alaska legislature. The bill - HB 179 - allows schools, senior centers, hospitals, child care ce...
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Thomet sizzles in opener
Kodiak started its track and field season in front of a national audience at the Big C Relays in Anchorage. And Levi Thomet didn’t disappoint. The senior recorded the fastest 3,200-meter time in the nation this season, set a personal-best time in the 1,600, recorded one of the quickest 800 times ...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 13
March 30 At 2:04 a.m., a caller reported suspicious circumstances on Rezanof Drive East. Police were unable to locate the described vehicle. At 2:36 a.m., a caller reported suspicious circumstances on Von Scheele Way. A no camping advisement was given. At 7 a.m., police advised a driver on Mill B...
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Community events: April 13
Today 9:30 a.m. — Military children’s parade, chapel parking lot on base, call 487-5525, ext. 2270. 2:30-4:20 p.m. — Children’s beginner kayak session, Coast Guard MWR pool, call 907-299-0061. Wednesday, April 15 6-8 p.m. — Adult improver kayak session, Coast Guard MWR pool, call 907-299-0061. Fr...
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