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Borough will foot bill for complaint against assemblyman
Kodiak Island Borough Assemblywoman Louise Stutes had some harsh words for borough manager Bud Cassidy Thursday evening after it was revealed that the borough will foot the bill for an Alaska Public Offices Commission complaint against assemblyman Mel Stephens. “I am incensed, I am outraged, I cannot believe that kind of behavior,” she said. On April 1, borough attorney Cheryl Brooking attended an APOC hearing in ...
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KEA will consider new HQ
Correction : The original version of this story incorrectly stated that KEA's annual meeting is Tuesday evening. It is Monday evening. Since 1940, the offices of the Kodiak Electric Association have occupied an unobtrusive building on Marine Way. Under a new proposal to be unveiled at KEA’s annual meeting next week, that could change. On the agenda for Monday night’s meeting: discussion of a new KEA headquarters, ...
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Whale Fest gets under way this weekend
Kodiak’s 17th annual cetacean celebration, Whale Fest, gets under way this weekend as Kodiak observes the return of gray whales to area waters. While orcas, or killer whales, are seen around Kodiak throughout the year, Eastern Pacific Gray Whales come to Kodiak only twice per year as part of the longest migration of any mammal on Earth. Their migration, which begins in the waters off Mexico and ends in the Arctic ...
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Borough sets staging base for KHS construction
When the Kodiak High School expansion and renovation project begins, work won’t be limited to just the high school site. On Wednesday night, the Kodiak Island Borough planning and zoning commission gave preliminary approval for a temporary storage lot to be built next to the Little League baseball fields at Dark Lake. The storage lot will be a marshaling yard for equipment and construction material and will genera...
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Local results: April 19
Kodiak Island Dart Association Wednesday, April 10 Bar Pros 14, Dart’in Divas 1; Dart Vaders 13, Flying Tacos 2; Banditos 12, 3 in a Bed 3; Oo Chuks 8, Rondy II 7; Darty Minds 8, Shark Attack 7; River Rats 11, Coyote Pak 4; Elders 11, Nightflights 4; Ah-Shucks 12, Villains 3. High tons: Craig Larionoff, 160; Doug Seward, 145; Aaron Still, 140; David Utter Jr., 140; Randy Delacruz, 140; Ace Sumera, 140; Nick Alokli...
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Playbook: April 19
Today Track: Kodiak Invincible Penthatlon at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 4 p.m. Saturday, April 2- Track: Kodiak Invincible Penthatlon at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 11 a.m.
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A successful legislative strategy sends millions to Kodiak projects
In a year of austerity, Kodiak garnered funding for a slate of infrastructure projects thanks to a teamwork approach from its delegation to the Alaska Legislature. On Sunday, the Alaska Legislature adjourned after approving a $2.29 billion capital projects budget that includes $56 million in projects for House District 35, which includes all of the Kodiak Island Borough. That amount is down from last year’s record...
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Russian border guards make biannual visit to Kodiak
As the senior afloat command in Alaska, the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Munro bears an important but less-known responsibility common among US warships: the role of diplomat. On Monday, Coast Guard Base Kodiak received a delegation of Russian officers from the Kamchatka Border Guard. Visitors included the commander of the border guard, Rear Admiral Sergei Scherbakov, and his staff. All came to meet Rear Admiral Thomas...
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Kodiak Inn introduces new line of chefs and a new menu
The Chart Room restaurant has a new team of chefs cooking up a new menu of items. Chef Sean Corsi arrived from Gustavus in December to be the head chef at the Kodiak Inn’s restaurant. Corsi has more than 20 years of cooking experience, and first started cooking when he was 15 years old. “My mom was supervisor at an upscale grocery store in Cleveland,” he said. “I started there in the seafood department and then I ...
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Public Safety Blotter: April 18
Monday, April 15, 2013 • At 1:26 a.m., a woman reported hearing strange noises behind her home. She feared it was a bear. Officers searched the area, but found nothing. • At 1:28 a.m., a caller reported finding a bank card. Dispatchers notified the company and shredded it. • At 1:42 a.m., an officer was on foot patrol on Mill Bay Road. • At 1:47 a.m. a man received a citation for no proof of insurance. • At 2:18 a...
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