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Coast Guard monitors sheen from grounded vessel
The Coast Guard is keeping an eye on a light diesel sheen from the fishing vessel Savannah Ray, which went aground off Long Island three weeks ago. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation reported the sheen, according to a release from the Coast Guard. Coast Guard personnel, who flew ...
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P&Z abuses continue
To the Editor, Last summer I got my lesson in the abusive Planning and Zoning process and I’ve been paying close attention to our government ever since. I was involved in the recent public resistance to the draft codes, and I’ve started attending borough, city, and P&Z meetings and work sessions....
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Public Safety Blotter: March 9
Feb. 9 At 12:57 a.m., police responded to a hit and run on Shelikof Street. It’s under investigation. At 7:25 a.m., a caller reported a moving vehicle accident with property damage on Rezanof Drive West. It’s under investigation. At 10:14 a.m., a caller complained about parking on Cope Street. Th...
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Assembly votes down mayoral appointment to P&Z
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly voted two to two opposing the mayoral appointment of Greg Spalinger to the Planning and Zoning Commission. Four assembly members attended the meeting, and the appointee needed a majority of all the assembly members, at least four, to vote yes in order to advance...
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Coast Guard Kodiak chopper evacuates ailing mariner from Turkish-flagged ship
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak helicopter crew evacuated an ailing mariner off a Turkish-flagged freight ship about 230 miles southeast of Dutch Harbor on Saturday morning. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the 46-year-old man off the 600-foot freight ship 26 Agustos and transported him to awaiti...
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Two Kodiak youths arrested on drug-related charges
Two Kodiak youths have been arrested after a traffic stop on Thursday led to discovery of a cache of illegal drugs in the car and a residential raid on Friday revealed a stolen handgun and a hallucinogenic mushroom growing operation, according to an Alaska State Trooper report. Dakota Benton, 18,...
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FISH FACTOR: Fish and Game could faces state fund cuts
A nearly $12 million cut in state funds is on tap for the Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game if state policy makers have their way. That was one early outcome of legislative House finance subcommittee meetings last week, as they wrapped up the first step in a budget process that will see cuts in agenc...
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GARDEN GATE: Easter Egg colors to dye for
Natural egg dyes are easy to make using berries, vegetables, and spices. And since Easter is right around the corner, now is a good time to gather up supplies. Many common foods and spices make excellent dyes, and you can create just about any color you want, from pastels to rich hues. The result...
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