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State Supreme Court: Bison grazing outside Kodiak lease areas not feral
Bison in Kodiak's Saltery Cove area that have wandered off grazing lease areas are not considered feral and new Board of Game regulations about emergency bison hunts are now invalid, the Alaska Supreme Court ruled Friday. The bison herd have been the subject of a seven-year court case between the...
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Code revision continues
The revision process for Kodiak Island Borough code sections that govern land use continues with an additional public hearing slated for January. Three code sections are being updated: Title 16 – Subdivisions, Title 17 – Zoning, and Borough real property. The Planning and Zoning Commission, which...
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Alaska State Troopers: Dec. 26
Dec. 17 At 2:56 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a hit and run. A 2004 Ford Explorer had received moderate damage to the driver’s side quarter panel and the front bumper while the vehicle was parked unattended at the victim’s residence in Cove Trailer Park. Damage was estimated at...
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In the Courts: Dec. 26
Gerald Wayne Vonscheele pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. Vonscheele was sentenced to 10 days in jail (10 suspended) and placed on probation for two years. Erik James Kawika Benton pleaded guilty to resisting or interfering with an arrested. Benton was sentenced to 40 days in jail. Ricardo Cr...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 26
Dec. 15 At 12:24 a.m., a 911 caller reported disorderly conduct on Erskine Avenue. It was gone when police arrived. At 12:33 a.m., police conducted a security check on Mission Road. At 12:41 a.m., police conducted a security check on Egan Way. At 12:50 a.m., police responded to a suspicious vehic...
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Tapestry: Fond memories stoke the fires of Christmas
Some of the greatest Christmas gifts are the memories that glow in our hearts like the embers of a fire that can never be extinguished. LOIS STOVER REMEMBERS A COLD CHRISTMAS In the frigid Arctic region of the Kuskokwim River, dogs are indispensable, especially during the winter. Lois Stover, who...
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Set net ban initiative based on conservation
The initiative to ban set nets in urban areas of Alaska is an environmental issue. It is about protecting fish stocks and other sea animals from an outdated, harmful type of fishing gear. Set nets are simply a wall of death. Eight other states have voted to eliminate or enacted stringent limitati...
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The new Borough code, Bob Pederson, and Agenda 21 are what we need

There are tons of hippie malcontents and right-wing “patriots” saying we need further examination of the proposed code. We don’t! This is why people like Bob Pederson are hired anyway. He can read it and decide what’s best for us and our land use. This is why we have a government. They know what...
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