Time to close online tax loophole This week, the U.S. Senate approved a bill that would force online stores with gross sales of $1 million or more to collect sales.
In 1992, the Supreme Court ruled a state can only collect taxes on businesses that have physical locations in that state. That’s a big boost for companies like Amazon...
Playbook: May 10 Friday, May 10
Baseball: Kodiak vs. Homer, 1 p.m.; vs. Wasilla, 7 p.m. at Wasilla. Junior varsity vs. Wasilla, 4 p.m.
Softball: Kodiak vs. Service, 5:45 p.m.; vs. Dimond, 7:30 p.m. in Anchorage. Junior varsity vs. South Anchorage, 4 p.m.
Track: Kodiak at the Region III Championships at Nikiski ...
Harbor deaths caused by heroin overdose More than two weeks after two men were found dead on separate boats in St. Paul and St. Herman harbors, the deaths were declared heroin-related by the state medical examiner’s office in Anchorage.
David Babarovich, 44, was found dead on the fishing vessel Alaska Patriot at 2:22 a.m. April 19, in ...
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KHS softball heads to Anchorage After spending a year away from softball, Kodiak’s Megan Pyles is making up for lost time.
Through the first eight games of the season, Pyles has cemented herself in the middle of the Bears’ batting order. The junior sports the team’s second-highest batting average at .412 (7 for 17), with five ...
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Blotter: May 9 Sunday, May 5
• At 12:23 a.m., officers received several reports of a man causing problems. The man reportedly broke a window, scared people and took their money. He was involuntarily taken into protective custody to the hospital. Charges are pending.
• At 12:56 a.m., a caller reported seeing a v...
Alaska State Troopers: May 9 Wednesday, May 1
At 5:02 p.m., a 69-year-old Kodiak man reported he had parts stolen from a vehicle stored on his property at mile 30 on Chiniak Highway. The value of the parts is $70. Anyone with information concerning the theft may contact Alaska State Troopers Kodiak post at 486-4121.
Borough will discuss employee pay and benefits The Kodiak Island Borough assembly will tackle the issue of employees’ pay and benefits at a work session beginning 7:30 p.m. tonight.
Assembly members will hear from Fox Lawson & Associates, which will present the results of a study measuring whether or not public employees’ pay is competitive w...
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Russian bombers near Aleutians A pair of Russian strategic bombers conducted flights near the Aleutian Islands last week, causing the Air Force to scramble F-22 fighters.
According to the Washington Free Beacon, which first reported on the incident, two H-model Bear bombers were intercepted as they entered the Alaska Air Defen...