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Knowing rules helps vets to benefits
A Wednesday lunch and open forum at the Kodiak Area Native Association’s main building will provide local veterans access to an expert who help navigate the complicated Veterans Affairs system. The event offered by KANA will feature an open forum with Lucy Gifford of Vietnam Veterans of America. ...
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Pillans streaks to the finish line
Kodiak’s Kordell Pillans concluded his banner high school track career on a winning streak for the ages. The 6-foot-5, 315-pound senior thrower upped his winning streaks to 22 in the shot put and 19 in the discus after muscling his way to a pair of victories at the fourth Brian Young Invitational...
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Police Blotter: June 7
June 8 At 3:36 a.m., police warned a man in the 200 block of Center Avenue for camping and having an open container. At 3:45 a.m., police contacted a man from the previous day in the 300 block of Marine Way and served a criminal trespass notice. At 4:14 a.m., police responded to a suspicious vehi...
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GUEST OPINION: Shares hand resource over to ‘sea lords’
Gulf of Alaska groundfish trawl bycatch amendments for analysis top this week’s North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Kodiak. First up is the 10-year review of the crab privatization quota system. It put roughly 1,350 fishermen out of work and shifted roughly $800 million of labor’s...
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OUTDOOR KODIAK: Synthetic pepper chemical may beat DEET
It’s amazing how early spring arrived this year. Salmonberries have been blooming since early May, but I can recall past years when I didn’t see the first blossom until June. I almost got lulled by the sights close to home, however. Chores and rain have limited my wandering, but I recently manage...
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Kodiak Island Births: June 7
Tran Thien Kim was born at 8:45 a.m. on May 31, 2016, to Thu Nguyen and Nghia Tran. She weighed 7 pounds, 5.6 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Her parents are originally from Vietnam and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother and father work at Kodiak Beauty Nails. Grandparents are Trinh Tran fr...
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Commercial fishing openings this week
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced the following openings by emergency orders on Monday. Commercial salmon fishing will be allowed in the Southeastern District Mainland Section of the Southeastern District for 48 hours from noon today until noon Thursday. Fishermen are reminded that...
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Assembly nixes cuts to pay, mill rate
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly voted to go back to using the 1997 Universal Building Code in an attempt to loosen regulations around building homes. Assembly member Larry LeDoux, who has championed removing engineering requirements for some residential construction, made the motion to go back...
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