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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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After plastic prices fall, recycler limits drop-offs
A new policy at Kodiak’s household recycler limits the type of plastic it will accept. Threshold Services Inc. will now only accept No. 1 and No. 2 plastics, which are described as bottles and jugs with necks, such as water bottles or milk jugs. The plastic ID number is listed on the bottom of the bottle inside the triangular recycling symbol. Plastic grocery bags will also be accepted. Executive director Ken Rein...
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Kodiak teachers need respect from school administrators
After raising two children in the Kodiak school system and working as a teacher in this district for 23 years, I find myself beginning this process again with two young grandchildren for whom my wife an I are legal guardians. The older of the two is now four years old, and it won’t be long before he is eligible to attend school. It is for this reason that I feel compelled to write you and the board regarding some ...
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Alaska State Troopers: April 18
Thursday, March 21 Kodiak Alaska Wildlife Troopers conducted a subsistence shellfish patrol with the patrol vessel Cama’i in the Chiniak Bay area. During the patrol, two subsistence Tanner crab pots belonging to a 52-year-old Kodiak man were pulled and inspected. The investigation revealed both pots failed to have a legal biodegradable panel or escape mechanism, and one buoy was not properly marked. The man was is...
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