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KDM EDITORIAL: Facts don’t have an agenda
This week saw misalignment between Kodiak’s borough and city governments exposed over the question of renewing fishery analyst Heather McCarty’s contract. The contract, a joint venture of the city and borough, expired Feb. 6. It contained provisions for one-year extensions. On Feb. 4, the assembl...
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You can’t win the pot from the pros
To the editor: Does it seem odd the estimated cost of the LNG pipe dream is about $55 billion — more than the total permanent fund? Yep, with this one foul sweep we could lose the whole kitty. How can we be comfortable with temporary, amateur state officials dealing in huge projects with the armi...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 19
Feb. 14 At 4:28 a.m., police warned a speeding driver in the East Rezanof Drive and Woody Way Loop area. At 4:45 a.m., police arrested a woman in the 1000 block of East Rezanof Drive on suspicion of driving under the influence. At 10:30 a.m., someone requested assistance removing a man who refuse...
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Tapestry: Two mayors named Johnson
Other than their surnames and municipal positions, mayors Jimmy Johnson and Wally Johnson seemed to have little in common. Two distinct individuals, living on different parts of Kodiak Island, the men departed this life within the last year. They were alike in that they both took their mayoral du...
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In the Courts: Feb. 19
Loniel Viloria pleaded guilty to misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fourth degree. Viloria was sentenced to 110 days in jail.
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Achievers: Feb. 19
The Alutiiq Museum named Anna Donaldson its 2015 Volunteer of the year. Anna is an illustrator from Oregon. She moved to Kodiak in July of 2015,with her husband Jake Donaldson, a member of the Coast Guard, and their yellow Labrador retriever Luna. Although Anna is new to our community, she is alr...
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God understands, from ailing sister to new puppy
I am having trouble getting down to “real work” this week, despite being in the midst of the first week in Lent. Two big things happened in the middle of the week. The first was that I got a puppy, after being on the waiting list for several weeks. Yes, a third dog, but we have missed our border ...
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Middle School grapplers open season
The Kodiak Middle School wrestling team spent five days on the road last week, traveling to Kenai, Anchorage and Seward. The 20 wrestlers combined to go 19-30 at a six-team meet in Anchorage last Friday. “Considering that almost half of our kids had never wrestled a match before we were very happ...
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