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Borough may seek more money for landfill
The Kodiak Island Borough may seek more money to pay for its ongoing landfill expansion project. In a work session Tuesday night, the borough assembly discussed seeking a $3.4 million “line of credit” from the state’s clean water loan fund. The new money may be required if bids for a water treatment plant at the landfill come in as high as expected. In May, the borough — guided by engineering firm CH2MHILL — expec...
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Congratulations, Kodiak
From: The Kodiak Public Library Association Kodiak, stand up and take a bow. The Kodiak Public Library Association wrapped up the Living, Learning & Growing capital campaign for the new library last week, and we’ve tallied up the final contributions. In total, people in Kodiak and a few friends from elsewhere in the state and country contributed over $768,000 to help build the new library. (For comparison, total s...
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Two accused of robbing a man have charges dropped
The two people accused of robbing a man and stealing his pants in July had their robbery charges dropped. Cynthia Bean, 40, and Joseph Iannon Jr, 47, were accused of robbing a man of his pants and thousands of dollars in cash while he was sitting downtown near the Safeway liquor store. Bean faced charges of second-degree robbery, fourth-degree assault and third-degree theft, but her case was dismissed Oct. 23. Ian...
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In the Courts: Nov. 1
Dismissals • A charge of fourth-degree assault against Joshua Shangin, 24, was dismissed Sept. 5. • A charge of interfering with a report of a domestic violence crime against Andrew Christofferson Jr., 31, was dismissed Oct. 4. • A charge of fourth-degree drugs misconduct against Edwin Cagaoan, 48, was dismissed Oct. 7. • A charge of fourth-degree weapons misconduct against Ryan Yovino, 24, was dismissed Oct. 11. ...
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Ouzinkie generator fire linked to negligence
A March generator fire at the City of Ouzinkie power plant has been linked to negligent operational procedures. The city’s main diesel generator caught fire March 21 and left the Spruce Island city without power for a day. At the time, Ouzinkie’s two backup generators were not working, but a mechanic was able to fly to the community of 168 people and restore power. Investigation revealed the fire caused around $4,...
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Playbook: Nov. 1
Friday, Nov. 1 Swimming: Kodiak at the Region III Championships in Kenai. Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Palmer High School. C squad, 4 p.m.; junior varsity, 5 p.m.; varsity, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 Swimming: Kodiak at the Region III Championships in Kenai. Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Palmer High School. C squad, 10 a.m.; junior varsity, 11 a.m.; varsity, 12:30 p.m.
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Local Results: Nov. 1
Kodiak Island Dart Association Wednesday, Oct. 23 Elders 13, 3 in a Bed 2; Banditos 12, Rondy II 3; Ah-Shucks 11, Dart’in Divas 4; Darty Minds 8, River Rats 7; Nightflights 10, Coyote Pak 5; Oo Chuks 10, Shark Attack 5. High tons: Neal Skonberg, 146; Dave Masinter, 140; Jeff Johnson, 131; Lenny Heglin, 121; Aaron Petter, 121; Nick Billings, 121; Dean Wise, 121; Roberto Aragon, 120; Dave Utter, 120; Mark Wardell, 1...
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Unresolved search ends in Akhiok
The Alaska State Troopers have called off the search for a missing Akhiok man. Active searching has ended, troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said, and 20-year-old Brandon Phillips will go into the books as a missing person. “You can only search the same area so long with the same results,” Peters said. As many as 30 people searched for Phillips, who was last seen leaving Akhiok on an ATV Saturday evening. When he ...
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Kodiak looks to extend region streaks
Kodiak’s swimming team has been so dominant over the past decade that head coach John Lindquist has forgotten how many regional championships his team has won. “I know there has been a lot of them,” Lindquist said. A lot is an understatement. Kodiak’s girls are in search of their seventh consecutive title, while the boys are looking for their fifth straight win and ninth out of the past 11 years, when the Region I...
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Around Kodiak: Oct. 31
Coast Guard haunted house The Coast Guard cutter Alex Haley hosts a haunted house from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Coast Guard Base Kodiak. Admission is a canned food item to be donated to the food bank. Civilians are welcome to attend but must show ID and proof of insurance at the military police office to get gate access. The final hour of the haunted ship will be more intense. Downtown trick or treat Sutliff’s Tr...
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