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As the threat of the coronavirus looms, some Kodiak residents are requesting a full closure of the Kodiak Airport to keep the virus away from the community.

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Hebrew flows out of Ella Santiago’s mouth as easily as if it were her first language, despite the fact that she was born and raised in the Philippines.  

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The 62nd annual Kodiak Crab Festival, which attracts thousands of attendees every year, will be postponed until the week of August 19, according to a Kodiak Chamber of Commerce press release. 

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Ten new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in Alaska on Wednesday, bringing the state total to 143 cases. There are no confirmed cases in Kodiak.

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Northrim Bank has launched a new loan production office in Kodiak, under the leadership of longtime island resident Mark Anderson. 

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A Kodiak man is facing charges after violently assaulting another man, according to court documents. Leo Molina, 44, is charged with felony assault in the third degree and misdemeanor misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fifth degree. 

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Summer in Kodiak is a hiking paradise, but the social distancing mandate may put a wedge between you and your favorite trail, as Kodiak organizations scramble to adapt to the new reality created by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Kodiak could be without ferry service until at least mid-May because of measures taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among ferry crew members, according to a Department of Transportation press release. 

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Kodiak resident Jessica Gardner went from being able to pay her bills and support her family to losing all her income overnight with the closure of her business due to concerns about the coronavirus. 

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The spring brown bear hunt is set to open in Kodiak today, but with travel restrictions and social distancing mandates in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, hunters and guides alike are facing a season of losses. Tags will go unused, and millions of dollars will be withheld from the lo…

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Following the allocation of nearly $24.5 million for 2018 Gulf of Alaska Pacific cod fishery disaster relief, the state is seeking stakeholder input on how the funds should be distributed. The deadline for initial stakeholder input is April 10.

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Alaska had five new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the state's total to 119 confirmed cases. 

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Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center has constructed a triage tent at the entrance to the hospital to assess COVID-19 patients while keeping them separate from other patients and hospital staff members, according to a Providence news release.

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Kodiak Island Borough Assembly members decided against transferring a borough-owned property to the city of Kodiak after the city identified it as a potential site for a new City Fire Department.

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With the constant stream of coronavirus-related news and with Kodiak in “hunker down” mode, residents are finding numerous ways to cope with the stress and take care of their mental well-being. 

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In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the search continues for a space to house the homeless after plans to use the Kodiak Armory as a day shelter fell through. 

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The Kodiak Area Native Association requested to purchase land valued at $2.15 million from the Kodiak Island Borough to construct a new medical facility, prompting assembly concern over the possible impacts of the new facility on the community.

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Seth Minyard, a local music instructor, is one of many in the community who have changed how they work in light of the novel coronavirus. As the threat of the coronavirus pandemic looms, Minyard has transitioned his guitar and piano lessons to Skype. And while teaching online is different — …

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With schools closed at least until May 1, the Kodiak Island Borough School District launched a meal delivery program to ensure that children in Kodiak ages 1-18 have access to breakfasts and lunches as the coronavirus pandemic exposes vulnerable families to joblessness, poverty and food inse…

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While many Kodiak businesses were closing their doors last week due to concerns about the coronavirus, local seafood processors were busy processing deliveries of Alaska pollock. 

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Amanda LeDoux’s 3-year-old son has been experiencing pain and numbness in his legs and hands since Christmas Eve. LeDoux worked with the Kodiak Area Native Association to set up an appointment with a pediatric specialist who would travel from Anchorage to Kodiak.

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A launch rehearsal held at the Pacific Spaceport Complex - Alaska in Kodiak ended in a fire on Monday afternoon, according to Alaska Aerospace Corp. CEO Mark Lester.

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Kodiak Island Borough Clerk Tara Welinsky has submitted her resignation, which will take effect May 22. 

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With Alaska schools now closed until May 1 due to the coronavirus, hundreds of Kodiak students are expected to return to classes next month — from home. The Kodiak Island Borough School District will aim to deliver instruction to students of all ages through the internet, and is relying heav…

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The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly passed an ordinance that will permit the assembly to meet remotely for the next 60 days, but the decision met some opposition from assembly members. 

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Gov. Mike Dunleavy introduced a COVID-19 economic response plan Friday afternoon to include the payment of his previously proposed supplemental Alaska Permanent Fund dividend check.

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With precautionary measures against coronavirus in place throughout Alaska, which among other directives mandate the shuttering of entertainment facilities until April 1, Kodiak’s 50-year-old movie theater is in danger of closing its doors for good.

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UPDATED 8:42 p.m.: Two new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in Alaska on Friday, bringing the state’s total to 14. The new cases were diagnosed in Ketchikan and Fairbanks. So far, individuals in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Ketchikan and Seward have been diagnosed with COVID-19. There are no confir…