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Assembly moves fees forward, fails resource manager hiring
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly has re-established the borough’s fee schedule, and did not approve the hiring of a resource manager due to some assembly members’ budget concerns. The borough’s fees are reviewed annually by the assembly. Among the changes at Thursday’s meeting, the fees were mo...
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assembly talks subsistence management
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly discussed a resolution in support of a Congressional bill governing rural and non-rural designations, and chose to postpone the resolution until they received more information. If passed, the Subsistence Access Management Act would require the U.S. Congress to a...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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KIVC drops first six matches in Florida
The Kodiak Island Volleyball Club has gotten off to a rocky start at the 42nd AAU Junior National Championships in Florida. The club, competing in the 17-and-under division, has lost its first six pool play matches in the four-day tournament that wraps up Tuesday. Kodiak started the tournament wi...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak resident, senators frustrated over federal VA health care program
A Kodiak resident says a new program to deliver health care to veterans across the nation has left him frustrated, while two senators say it has jeopardized a system it used for a model, triggering outrage from vets. Alaska’s network, built of necessity in a massive state where many communities a...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Troopers seek owner of gun found in parking lot
State troopers are looking for the owner of a firearm found in the parking lot of Heitman Lake Trailhead. A trooper report said Kodiak resident Autumn Hanson, 28, found a firearm in the parking lot at around noon on June 13. Hanson left the firearm where she found it in hopes the owner would retu...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet off the pace at Brooks PR
The two-mile run at the Brooks PR Invitational was as fast as advertised Saturday in Seattle, Washington. Kodiak’s Levi Thomet did his best to stay up front, but finished in ninth with a time of 8 minutes, 58.60 seconds, 10 seconds off his personal-best time set earlier this season at the Simplot...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Government overreach is palpable everywhere
After a recent trip to Fairbanks it has become very apparent that government overreach is everywhere. We stayed with friends on a county road, where both sides of the paved road were torn up 6 feet deep and 12 to 20 feet wide as the crews were removing soil, so they could backfill with gravel. In...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bright spots despite bleak salmon global sales
As Alaska’s salmon season heads into high gear, a few bright spots are surfacing in an otherwise bleak global sales market. Sales and prices for all salmon, especially sockeye, have been in a slump all year. And amid an overall glut of wild and farmed fish, Alaska is poised for another huge salmo...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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