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Loss of state arts council hits Kodiak community

Loss of state arts council hits Kodiak community

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KODIAK — The Alaska State Council on the Arts closed its doors on Monday after Governor Mike Dunleavy vetoed its funding earlier this month, m…

Fish waste invites bears, fines

Fish waste invites bears, fines

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KODIAK — With salmon season in full swing in many of Kodiak’s fisheries, the Department of Fish and Game in urging anglers to dispose of fish …

Fungus-based Styrofoam substitute to ship fish

Fungus-based Styrofoam substitute to ship fish

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KODIAK — A biologist and an engineer based in Anchorage believe they’ve found a solution to the Styrofoam waste caused when shipping frozen fi…

Post 17 puts up fight against Warriors

Post 17 puts up fight against Warriors

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KODIAK — Facing one of the top American Legion baseball teams in Alaska, Kodiak held its own to begin an extended trip to the mainland. 

Dunbar 2nd in DC mile

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Trevor Dunbar came close to recording his fourth mile under four minutes Saturday at the DC Road Runners Track Championships in Washington, D.C. 

Hoops for Hope comes to The Rock

Hoops for Hope comes to The Rock

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Hoops for Hope is returning to The Rock. 

Youth bowler qualifies for national tournament

Youth bowler qualifies for national tournament

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Being a bowler was not a choice for 12-year-old Nathaniel Kiefer. 

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  • Alaska Rug Company honored at White House today

    Alaska Rug Company honored at White House today

    KODIAK — Kodiak’s own Alaska Rug Company will be in Washington D.C. today to participate in the third annual Made in America Product Showcase at the White House. 

  • State budget cuts hit Kodiak senior citizens

    State budget cuts hit Kodiak senior citizens

    KODIAK — About 800 Kodiak senior citizens awaited their monthly stipend on July 1, available through the Alaska Senior Benefits Payment Program. But, the check never came. 

  • Recall Governor Mike Dunleavy

    KODIAK — When the Governor of Alaska has the power to undo months of hard work of sixty dedicated legislators who represent the people of Alaska by the mere stroke of a pen, he has undoubtedly been given too much power afforded by Alaska’s constitution. The Governor’s veto action defies democracy as we know it. The framers of our constitution assumed the office of the governor would be held by an honest and well-intentioned individual bent on continuing a legacy of giving Alaska and its people a better future.

  • Bearing down: Borough prepares procedures to fine residents for improper waste disposal

    Bearing down: Borough prepares procedures to fine residents for improper waste disposal

    KODIAK — The Kodiak Island Borough is preparing to implement new procedures that will allow borough staff to fine residents for failing to properly dispose of waste, inviting unwelcome bears to residential neighborhoods.  

  • Impacts of HB-49 showing up in Kodiak judicial system

    Impacts of HB-49 showing up in Kodiak judicial system

    KODIAK — A local woman’s drug possession charges were increased from a Class A Misdemeanor to a Class C Felony in the wake of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s signing of HB-49. The bill, signed into law July 8, enacts harsher sentencing for felonies, sex offenses and drug possession. 

  • Coast Guard medevacs Kodiak resident from North Sister Mountain

    Coast Guard medevacs Kodiak resident from North Sister Mountain

    KODIAK — Kodiak resident Jennifer Parnell, 55, was medevaced by a Coast Guard aircrew after she fractured her leg while hiking North Sister Mountain on Thursday.

  • Spaceport prepares for military launch later this month

    Spaceport prepares for military launch later this month

    KODIAK — The Israeli Missile Defense Organization and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency are scheduled to test the Arrow 3 Defense System at the Alaska Aerospace Corporation’s Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska in Kodiak this month. 

  • Cannabis store slated for Near Island

    Cannabis store slated for Near Island

    KODIAK — Kodiak currently has just one operating marijuana retail store –– but, by the end of the year, it may have three. Kodiakan Janiese Stevens has plans to set up a marijuana retail store called Wildflower at 158 Alimaq Drive on Near Island.

  • Alleged drug dealer overdoses in Kodiak Jail

    Alleged drug dealer overdoses in Kodiak Jail

    KODIAK — A local man who was arrested on several drug charges began to overdose in Kodiak Jail last month after allegedly attempting to smuggle heroin into the facility using his rectum. 

  • Loss of state arts council hits Kodiak community

    Loss of state arts council hits Kodiak community

    KODIAK — The Alaska State Council on the Arts closed its doors on Monday after Governor Mike Dunleavy vetoed its funding earlier this month, making Alaska the only state in the US without a state arts council. Without ASCA, the Kodiak Arts Council stands to lose $76,000 in grant funding over the next two years.