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Assembly talks revenue forecast, high school siding issues
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly discussed issues with paneling on the new Kodiak High School addition and the expected revenues for the next year. Some of the siding panels on the new sections of the Kodiak High School have small bulges that are noticeable from some angles and in some lighting conditions. “Staff is working with the architect, worked with the general contractor and expressed concern,” said borou...
Mar 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiakan attends D.C. conference
WASHINGTON – Beverly Eads of Robert G. Blair Unit 17 in Kodiak was one of more than 300 delegates and distinguished guests from across the country who attended the American Legion Auxiliary’s annual Washington, D.C., Conference Feb. 22-25. The mid-year event provides an opportunity for the organization’s leadership to hear from Washington experts on issues relevant to the Auxiliary’s mission and to meet with Congr...
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Museum tour takes a peek behind the scenes
Normally, visitors to the Baranov Museum get to see the downstairs exhibits, but last Saturday, the museum offered behind-the-scenes tours to members as a member appreciation event. The upstairs part of the building houses offices for museum staff, a wall of research books, multiple filing cabinets containing research documents, and rooms full of items that don’t currently fit into the museum’s existing exhibits. ...
Mar 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawmakers feast, dance with Juneau's Filipino community
JUNEAU — Juneau's Filipino community rolled out the proverbial red carpet for local and visiting lawmakers at its fifth annual legislative reception, and Filipino Community Inc. did not disappoint with the food nor the entertainment. Pounds and pounds of house-made pancit, lumpia, chicken and beef were served at the FCI Hall and the floor was cleared for performances by local talents — including one of Juneau's ow...
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Council accepts downtown water, sewer plan, gets earful on spending
Two Kodiak residents demanded decreased spending by the city during public comment at the Kodiak City Council meeting shortly before the council officially accepted a multi-phase plan for sewer, water and storm drain upgrades downtown. “I am asking you, I am imploring you,” cab driver Bonnie McDonald told the council on Thursday, “You tell the city you cut your budget by five percent over the next 10 years, five p...
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Researchers discover increases in sterility in Kodiak Sitka deer
I've hunted deer in the Kodiak Archipelago since 1967. I soon discovered venison here to be the finest I had ever eaten. For 47 years it has been a major part of my family's nutrition. In 1994, I sighted and later shot an abnormal buck. This animal had antlers still in the velvet in late November and had grown several non-typical points near the bases. This buck had the body conformation of a doe and had no testic...
Feb 27, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Education offered through spring break with Alutiiq Week
The Alutiiq Museum will be offering a week of activities over spring break for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade, the first Alutiiq Week in the city of Kodiak in several years. Alutiiq Week has been an ongoing event in Kodiak Island villages for years. “Typically, villages produce their own Alutiiq Week and bring in artists to teach mainly kids and students different types of arts and cultural activities...
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Museum construction bill proposes aiding upgrades
The Baranov Museum may get some funding next year for planned new exhibits with a new bill recently introduced in the Alaska Legislature. The bill would provide matching grants for capital projects “for museum construction, expansion, and major renovation projects,” according to the text of Senate Bill 61, which Sen. Gary Stevens introduced on Wednesday as a companion bill to House Bill 52, sponsored by District 3...
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grounded vessel gets fuel lifted off, some may have leaked
Much of the fuel aboard the fishing vessel that went aground on Long Island has been removed although as much as 200 gallons of diesel may have leaked from a “compromised” fuel tank. A new situation report from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation issued Tuesday stated Global Diving and Salvage, LLC had removed about 2,300 gallons of diesel from three intact tanks onboard the vessel Savannah Ray. An...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man with previous arrest records face sentencing — again
A Kodiak man who has been sentenced to jail twice in 2012 and again arrested on unrelated charges last year will be sentenced Friday on charges involving criminal trespass. Julian Valdez will face sentencing before Judge Steve Cole at 3:30 p.m., court documents show. Other than the charges of criminal trespass in the second degree, which is a class-B misdemeanor, the 28-year-old Valdez was also charged on May 12 l...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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