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GUEST OPINION: Truck drivers sure of work, good pay
Recently I wrote an opinion describing shortcomings in the Kodiak Island Borough school board’s support for the vocational-technical program at Kodiak High School. As an illustration, Friday’s KDM carried a help wanted ad from Schneider National Carriers Inc. for truck drivers having a commercial...
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Trends: Kodiak cost of living still high
Kodiak’s cost of living remains high but lower in some areas, according to the 2016 annual cost of living issue of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s publication “Trends.” The Council for Community and Economic Research surveys 250 cities, but just four in Alaska – Anchora...
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City nonprofit cap higher, requests down
The Kodiak City Council will discuss nonprofit funding and sales tax exemptions at tonight’s work session. This year, the city’s cap for nonprofit grants exceeds the amount requested from area nonprofits. According to meeting packet materials, the ceiling for nonprofit funding from the city will ...
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Petitions for KIB candidacy available
People interested in running for borough elected office can get candidacy petitions and begin seeking signatures. According to an announcement from the Kodiak Island Borough, petitions can be picked up at the clerk’s office in the borough building or downloaded from the borough’s website, kodiaka...
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SEA STORIES: Missing brothers turn up dead in Uganik
June of 1988 was warm and dry, and prices for salmon were at atmospheric levels — $2.40 per pound for sockeye — which would never be seen again. For most setnet fishermen in Uganik Bay, on the west side of Kodiak Island, it was a good year to be there. At Noisy Island setnet site on Uganik Island...
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Public Safety Blotter: July 12
May 15 At 12:59 a.m., police cited a driver in the Fir and Thorsheim streets area for having no proof of insurance and warned her for speeding. At 1:43 a.m., police cited a driver in the 1800 block of Larch Street for driving while intoxicated, four counts of misconduct involving weapons in the f...
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Kodiak Island Births: July 12
Ethan Hazim Fernandez Fuentes was born at 8:40 a.m. on June 29, 2016, to Reyna Guadalupe Fernandez Castillo. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18 inches long. Her parents are originally from the Philippines and Mexico and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Snug Harbor Seafoods, an...
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Kodiak Post 17 goes 2-1 against Bartlett
Wins have been difficult for Kodiak Post 17 to obtain this season. And on a drizzly Saturday evening at Baranof Field, the Bears tasted their first American Legion league win of the year. Backed by a seven-run third inning, Post 17 snapped a 13-game losing skid with a 13-3 victory over Bartlett P...
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