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Council approves contracts at meeting
The city council unanimously approved in the first reading a two-year contract with the Kodiak Historical Society for the operation of the Baranof Museum. Included in the contract is the city taking over the fire suppression system at the museum. The city council on Thursday also: • chose, by sec...
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Fish Factor: Next Senate fish chairman will not be Alaskan
It went down to the wire, but fishermen were relieved to learn they can continue to hose down their decks without fear of violating the Clean Water Act. Congress voted unanimously last week to extend a moratorium for three years that exempts commercial fishing vessels 79 feet and under from needi...
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Borough gets opposing logging view at work session
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly heard a presentation from a man representing a group of Chiniak residents who are unhappy with the way logging has been conducted in the area by A1 logging, a company hired by native corporation Leisnoi. At the last work session on Dec. 2, the assembly received ...
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Garden Gate: Make your Christmas tree last
One of my favorite days of the year is right around the corner: Winter Solstice, which signals the return of daylight. This year’s solstice occurs at 2:03 p.m. on Dec. 21. And while I realize there is a lot of winter ahead of us, it’s good to have reminders that the light is at the end of the tun...
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Lockheed Martin wins bid to reconfigure Kodiak Launch Complex
Lockheed Martin beat out three other bidders to reconfigure Launch Pad One at the Kodiak site
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In the Courts: Dec. 12
Teddy Charliaga pleaded guilty to two counts of violating conditions of release. Charliaga was sentenced to 141 days in jail. Robert Furrow pleaded guilty to driving while with a cancelled/suspended/revoked/limited license and no motor vehicle liability insurance. Furrow was sentenced to 90 days ...
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Public Safety Blotter: Dec. 12
Dec. 1 At 1:18 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. At 2:18 a.m., police warned a driver on Rezanof Drive West about an equipment issue. At 11:22 a.m., a caller reported littering on Kouskov Street. Patrolling officers were advised. At 11:44 a.m., a caller reported a dangerous driver on S...
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Bering Sea halibut fishing threatened
A struggle in Alaska over shrinking supplies of halibut is threatening the iconic centerpiece fish in favor of cheaper exports, fast-food fillets and fish sticks. If expected cuts are made in January, halibut fishing could be over in the Bering Sea west of Alaska, the source of one-sixth of halib...
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