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Austerman does her homework
Carol Austerman will get my vote on Aug. 19. Carol has proven to me that I can trust her judgment, her willingness to work for her community. What I like in regards to her work on the Borough Assembly is her enthusiasm to bring our community forward, she supported major improvements to our qualit...
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Austerman supports our community
Dear Editor, As a lifelong Alaskan, with 40 years calling Kodiak home, I would like to say how pleased I am that we have so many candidates willing to represent our district in Juneau. It takes a selfless spirit to be willing to represent your community as an elected official, and I admire each c...
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Fish Factor: U.S. Senate candidates sound off in Bethel
Breached mine tailings dams be damned! As millions of Fraser River sockeye salmon head for spawning beds polluted by a brew of metal toxins oozing from the Mount Polley gold/copper mine disaster in British Columbia, Republican candidates vying for the U.S. Senate want environmental regulators to ...
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Garden Gate: Last call for summer
With the recent wet spell (which seems to be making up for a dry summer), garden flowers, veggies, herbs and wildflowers and berries are moving along quickly. So if you want to savor a little bit of summer this winter, get out and pick the last remaining salmonberries and have a jam party. Before...
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Public Safety Blotter: Aug. 11
July 19 • Around 3:43 a.m., police conducted two bar checks downtown. • At 8:56 a.m., someone reported a neighbor on Bonaparte Circle kept leaving out trash that attracted bears, and it was strewn throughout the cul de sac and not cleaned up. Officers spoke to the neighbor who said the trash woul...
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State house candidates to debate the issues
The Kodiak Chamber of Commerce is hosting a debate among the candidates for District 32’s seat in the State House on Tuesday. The three Republican candidates, Richard Walker, Louise Stutes and Carol Austerman, and the sole Democrat candidate Jerry McCune will be there. “I don’t think there’s been...
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Two more sign up for assembly race, one for school board
Two new candidates have signed up to run for a seat on the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly, joining incumbent Dave Kaplan and Larry LeDoux who both signed up last week. Incumbent Tuck Bonney has filed to run again, and Brenda Schwantes has filed as well. It’s now a four-way race for three seats. F...
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Alutiiq Word of the Week: Cimiyuq - Trade; Exchange
Cimigiuq; Cimiyuq - Trade; Exchange Suuget cimiutut. - People are trading. Alutiiq communities obtained resources and formed alliances by exchanging foods and raw materials. In good weather, people traveled by skin boat to neighboring communities to share their surplus goods and barter for items....
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