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Tustumena passengers report stolen wallets, cash
Two passengers aboard the M/V Tustumena on Wednesday reported that their wallets and cash has been stolen from their purses while they were asleep in the forward observation deck of the ferry, the Alaska State Trooper said. The M/V Tustumena had left Homer and sailed to Kodiak through the night. ...
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Missing Trident worker found dead at Akutan
The body of a 30-year-old woman who worked for Trident Seafoods was found in Akutan a day after a village public safety officer reported her missing, the Alaska State Troopers said. No foul play was suspected, a trooper report said. Yuliana Zazueca, of Bakersfield, California, was reported missin...
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Borough talks more plans with Jacksons
Kodiak Island Borough staff will be contacting the state of Alaska regarding potentially declaring an emergency about Kodiak residents who may become homeless when Jackson Mobile Home Park closes in May 2016. During the assembly’s work session on Thursday, assembly member Larry LeDoux pushed for ...
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Fish Factor: State workers brace for layoffs
Alaska’s salmon industry is ready to get corked by the inability of state lawmakers to pass a budget. More than 20,000 state workers are bracing for 30 day layoff notices, meaning they’ll be off the job when the new fiscal year starts on July 1. The timing couldn’t be worse for Alaska’s salmon ma...
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Lucky Kodiak fifth-graders
East Elementary fifth-graders are very fortunate kids. I was able to be involved in the annual end-of-school-year Camp Woody trip this year as a grandparent volunteer. The weather was a bit damp, but that didn’t put a damper on the staff, volunteers or students on this awesome trip. I just wanted...
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Thomet, Pillans win titles on Day 1 of state meet
Kodiak snagged a pair of state titles on the opening day of the 4A state track and field championships Friday at Dimond High. Senior Levi Thomet set a new state standard in the boys 3,200-meter run, while junior Kordell Pillans topped the discus field. Thomet lead wire-to-wire in winning the 3,20...
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Fishermen, tribal groups to unite behind flotilla protesting Navy exercises
Commercial fishermen and tribal groups are joining forces as they began preparations for a protest flotilla aimed at drawing attention to the Navy’s training exercises planned in the Gulf of Alaska. The protest, scheduled to take place at 2 p.m. Saturday near Pier 2 in Kodiak, will also help incr...
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Strong earthquake rattles Kodiak residents
A strong earthquake shook Kodiak and a remote region about 400 miles southwest of Anchorage Thursday evening. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. “Holy cow! I’ve never felt anything like that — it freaked me out,” said Kodiak resident Maria Hiner through Facebook. “It shook my ...
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